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Beyoncé, 1981-

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LC classificationML420.K675 Biography
Personal name headingBeyoncé, 1981-
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Variant(s)Knowles, Beyoncé, 1981-
See alsoCorporate body: Destiny's Child (Musical group)
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Corporate body: Carters (Hip-hop group)
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1981-09-04
Place of birthHouston (Tex.)
AffiliationDestiny's Child (Musical group) House of Dereon (Firm)
Profession or occupationSingers Composers Lyricists Record producers
Sound recording executives and producers
Found inDa real world, 1999: container (Beyoncé of Destiny's Child)
Texas monthly, Sept. 1999: p. 36 (Beyonce Knowles; singer, Destiny's Child)
Soul survivors, 2002: CIP t.p. (Beyoncé Knowles) galley (b. Houston, Tex., Sept. 4, 1981)
Beyoncé. I am-- Sasha Fierce [SR] p2008: label (Beyoncé)
Beyoncé WWW site, Jan. 16, 2009
Wikipedia, Jan. 16, 2009 (Beyoncé Knowles; Beyoncé Giselle Knowles; commonly known as Beyoncé; b. Sept. 4, 1981, Houston, Tex.; American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer and actress)
Int. ww in pop. mus., 7th ed. (Beyoncé; b. Beyoncé Knowles, Sept. 4, 1981, Houston, TX; American singer, songwriter, and producer; x-ref from Knowles, Beyoncé)
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century, accessed December 12, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Beyoncé; Beyoncé Giselle Knowles; popular singer, stage / screen actor; born 04 September 1981 in Houston, Texas, United States; rose to fame as part of Destiny's Child; in early 2000, the NAACP honored Destiny's Child with an Image Award, though the group broke up in 2000; Beyoncé began a solo career making an acting debut in Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001) and starring in Austin Powers: Gold member (2002); recorded first solo album, Dangerously in Love (2003); created fashion clothing company the House of Dereon (2005); co-stared with Steve Martin in The Pink Panther (2006); second solo album B'Day (2006); starred in the film Dreamgirls; honors include seventeen Grammy awards, Academy Award nomination for song "Listen", first woman to win the International Artist Award of Excellence at the American Music Awards)