Beyoncé
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1981-09-04
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Beyoncé

Beyoncé Biography (Wikipedia)

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter ( bee-YON-say; born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of the R&B girl-group Destiny's Child, one of the best-selling girl groups in history. Their hiatus saw the release of her first solo album, Dangerously in Love (2003), which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart and earned her five Grammy Awards. The album also featured the US Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy".

Following the break-up of Destiny's Child in 2006, she released her second solo album, B'Day, which contained her fourth solo number-one song in the US, "Irreplaceable". Beyoncé also continued her acting career with starring roles in The Pink Panther (2006), Dreamgirls (2006), and Obsessed (2009). Her marriage to rapper Jay-Z and her portrayal of Etta James in Cadillac Records (2008) influenced her third album, I Am... Sasha Fierce (2008), which saw the introduction of her alter-ego, Sasha Fierce, and earned a record-setting six Grammy Awards in 2010, including Song of the Year for "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)". After splitting from her manager and father Mathew Knowles in 2010, she released 4 in 2011, which explored a mellower tone and was influenced by 1970s funk, 1980s pop, and 1990s soul. Her critically acclaimed eponymous album, released in 2013 with no prior announcement, was even more experimental in its production and exploration of darker themes. Lemonade (2016), one of her most personal and political work to date, received widespread critical acclaim and became the best-selling album of 2016. In 2018, she released Everything Is Love, a collaborative album with her husband, Jay-Z, as The Carters.

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Upgrade U (feat. JAY-Z)
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Upgrade U (feat. JAY-Z)

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MOOD 4 EVA
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MOOD 4 EVA
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Crazy In Love
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Crazy In Love
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Crazy in Love (feat. JAY-Z)
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Crazy in Love (feat. JAY-Z)
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Already vs. Suh Different
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Already vs. Suh Different
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Spirit
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Spirit
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Perfect Duet
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Perfect Duet
Naughty Boy
Runnin’ (Lose It All) (feat. Beyoncé & Arrow Benjamin)
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Runnin’ (Lose It All) (feat. Beyoncé & Arrow Benjamin)
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Naughty Girl (ID Remix)
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Naughty Girl (ID Remix)
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Feeling Myself (feat. Beyoncé)
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Feeling Myself (feat. Beyoncé)
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Baby Boy (feat. Sean Paul)
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Baby Boy (feat. Sean Paul)
Coldplay
Hymn For The Weekend (feat. Beyoncé)
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Hymn For The Weekend (feat. Beyoncé)
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Hold Up
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Hold Up
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Work It Out
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Work It Out
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Before I Let Go
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Before I Let Go
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Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
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Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Naughty Boy
Runnin' (Lose It All)
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Runnin' (Lose It All)
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2011
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2011-06-26T15:52:10
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2011
Glastonbury: 2011

Glastonbury: 2011

Worthy Farm, Pilton
Live Lounge: Beyoncé
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
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Nov
2008
Live Lounge: Beyoncé

Live Lounge: Beyoncé

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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