Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981
is an American
singer and actress.
Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child,
and rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny s Child
Managed by her father Mathew Knowles, the group became one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time.
Their hiatus saw the release of Beyoncé's debut album, Dangerously in Love
which established her as a solo artist worldwide;
it sold 11 million copies, earned five Grammy Awards and featured the Billboard Hot 100
number-one singles "Crazy in Love
" and "Baby Boy
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