Beyoncé , by her full name Beyoncé Giselle Carter , born Knowles on September 4, 1981> in Houston, Texas, is a singer, songwriter, American dancer and actress.
In January 2017, it has over 185.5 million records sold worldwide,> which can be added to 65.5 million copies sold with the group Destiny's Child which she was the leader. This is also the third women's group to have sold the most albums behind Spice Girls and TLC. Beyoncé thus ranks among the artists who sold the most records in the 2000s.
In 2003, during a break with Destiny's Child, Beyoncé released her first solo album "Dangerously in Love" , which contains the popular singles Crazy in Love , Baby Boy and Naughty Girl . The album became one of the best-selling albums of the year, selling over 12.5 million copies worldwide, including 5 million in the United States and also the record of five Grammy Awards >>>. After the dissolution of the group in 2005, Beyoncé released her second studio album, B'Day , released the day of her 25> birthday in 2006. contains Déjà Vu hits, Irreplaceable and Beautiful Liar ; in December 2014, it has more than 9.5 million copies sold, including 3 million in the United States. Her third solo album, Am ... Sasha Fierce, released in 2008, includes the Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It) hit. The album and its singles win six Grammy Awards, break the record of the number of Grammy Awards won by a female artist during the same ceremony >>>>> and sell to more than 9 million copies worldwide of which 5 million in the United States. In 2011, his fourth album titled 4 contains the singles Run the World (Girls) , Best Thing I Never Had and finally Countdown ; the album sells 5.1 million copies. In 2013, his fifth self-titled album contains the single Drunk in Love in collaboration with Jay-Z. The album sold 8.5 million copies in November 2016. On April 23, 2016, she created the event with the surprise release of her sixth album Lemonade, which has sold more than 3 million copies of which more than 1.7 million in the United States. She is the first artist whose first six albums are at the top of the Billboard 200.
Beyoncé wins many awards over the course of her career; she is the second most awarded artist in the world right after Michael Jackson. At the Grammy Awards, she is the most awarded female artist with 22 awards In 2017, Beyoncé has 62 nominations, making her the most nominated female artist in Grammy Awards history. In 2007, she made history by becoming the first female artist to win the International Artist Award at the American Music Awards. She is ranked as the fourth artist of the 2000s according to Billboard and on December 11, 2009, the magazine Billboard the class as the most successful female artist and as the most broadcasted artist in the decade 2000-2009>. In February 2010, the RIAA classifies her as the most certified artist of the decade >>>.