-Carter (born September 4, 1981), often known simply as Beyoncé, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she enrolled in performing arts schools and was first exposed to singing and dancing competitions as a child. Knowles rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of Destiny's Child, one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. Knowles' work has earned her numerous awards and accolades, including 16 Grammy Awards, 12 MTV Video Music Awards, a Billboard Millennium Award, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (with Destiny's Child). As a solo artist, Knowles has sold over 13 million albums in the United States and over 75 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time. In 2009, Billboard named her the Top Female Artist and Top Radio Songs Artist of the 2000s decade, and ranked her as the fourth Artist of the Decade. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) also recognized Knowles as the Top Certified Artist of the 2000s. In 2010, she appeared on VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time", and was ranked third on their "100 Greatest Women in Music" list in 2012. In 2010, Knowles was ranked first on Forbes list of the "100 Most Powerful and Influential Musicians in the World".
A pregnant Beyoncé Knowles hit the NYC streets today in a daring gray minidress and a towering bun with bangs. The singer has been out and about in the Big Apple almost every day... - 10.19.2011, PopSugarTV
23.10.2012 [Ninemsn] - The legal battle began in January, when singer Beyoncé Knowles and rapper Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter reportedly filed an application to trademark the name directly after the birth of their first child, Blue Ivy Carter, in part to protect the name for future
18.10.2012 [Enstarz] - (Photo : Reuters) Singer Beyonce Knowles arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations" exhibition in New York, May 7, 2012. Simon Cowell is pulling out
17.10.2012 [iDigitalTimes.com] - Beyoncé Knowles, the 31-year old American singer, confirmed the news of performing at the 2013's Super Bowl Halftime show. It has become a tradition to feature performances by top artists from the entertainment world,especially the music industry, at
17.10.2012 [Channel 24] - Los Angeles - Beyoncé Knowles will perform at the half time show of the 2013 Super Bowl. The Love on Top singer will be the musical act at the NFL Super Bowl XVLII, held in New Orleans on 3 February next year. The Super Bowl is one of the biggest TV
16.10.2012 [WKZO] - Singer Beyonce Knowles arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of "Schiaparelli and Prad. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop superstar Beyonce on Tuesday confirmed that she will headline the entertainment
10.10.2012 [TheCelebrityCafe.com] - The one constant in the production has been Beyonce Knowles' participation, but the singer has now officially dropped out of the project, putting it in serious jeopardy. Variety first reported that Beyonce had dropped out. She was supposed to take the
10.10.2012 [The Root] - Beyoncé Knowles has backed out of a role in director Clint Eastwood's remake of A Star Is Born, Variety reports. This news comes after production was delayed for the singer-actor's pregnancy. Eastwood took an acting gig on Trouble With the Curve during
18.10.2012 [Hindustan Times] - Singer Beyonce Knowles is set to perform a duet with contestant Ella Henderson, one of the favourites to win the competition, at the X Factor final. Show judge Simon Cowell is confident that 16-year-old Henderson will make the last three and thinks
10.10.2012 [CultureMap Houston] - We were so looking forward to seeing Beyoncé Knowles put her pipes to use on the silver screen, but news came on Tuesday afternoon that the Houston-born singer has bowed out as the lead female character in Clint Eastwood's production of A Star Is Born.