Facts About Beyonce

If you are interested in and inspired the singer and actress, you might want to know some facts about Beyonce Knowles.

oBeyonce was born in Houston, TX on September 4, 1981. Her parents are Matthew Knowles and Tina Beyince. she also has a younger sister, Solange.

oShe won her first talent competition when she was 8. she sang John Lennon’s Imagine.

oShe first got together with LaTavia Roberson and Kelly Rowland when she was 8. The three of them were auditioning for a girls’ rap group, Kids Tyme.

oKids Tyme made an appearance on Star Search, but they did not win.

oLeToya Luckett joined the other 3 girls in 1993 and they were rechristened Destiny’s Child.

oDestiny’s Child toured for four years before signing a record deal.

oThe group’s debut song was killing Time for the 1997 film Men in Black.

oIn 1998, the group had a self titled debut album which featured the song no, no, no.

oIn 1999, Destiny’s Child released The Writing’s on the Wall which had their most popular music on it. This became their breakthrough album.

oBy 2000, Luckett and Roberson had been eased out of the group, replaced by Michelle Williams and Farrah Franklin.

oDuring a hiatus by Destiny’s Child, Knowles recorded her own album, Dangerously In Love.

oAbout this time, she also started an acting career. Some of her credits include Dreamgirls, Pink Panther and Cadillac Records.

oKnowles performed at Superbowl XXXVIII at the Superdome in Houston in 2004.

oBeyonce also performed at the Neighborhood Inagural Ball for President Barrack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama singing at Last, a ballad first made popular by Etta James.

And those are some facts about Beyonce Knowles.

Facts About Beyonce

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