September 4, 2015

Beyoncé turns 34: Her career in 5 songs

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter was born in Houston, Texas, on September 4, 1981, but nobody knew back then that would become an icon of the music.

His musical career began officially in 1990, when he became the lead singer of female R & B group Destiny's Child, under the tutelage of his father, Mathew Knowles.

Following the success of this first project he shared with Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, Beyonce launched solo Dangerously in Love with that of 2003, with whom he won five Grammy awards and more than 11 million copies sold.

And to celebrate his 34th birthday Friday we review his meteoric rise to fame through five of his many hit songs:

Say My Name: Beyoncé got to fame with Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, the latter replacing LaTavia Roberson. Their debut album, Destiny's Child, passed almost unnoticed and the group did not reach the top of the charts until the release of their second album, The Writing's on the Wall in 1999. From this stage include simple and Say My Name or Independent Women, the main theme of the soundtrack of Charlie's Angels.

CRAZY IN LOVE: In 2003, Beyoncé adjourned his time as vocalist of Destiny's Child and began his solo career with her debut album Dangerously in Love. An album that sold over 11 million copies worldwide and was placed in the top of the charts in just one week, becoming one of the artists who sold more albums that year. Two singles were framed this stage Crazy in Love, in which he told with the collaboration of Jay-Z, and Baby Boy with Sean Paul.

DEJA VU: September 4, 2006, Beyoncé celebrated his 25th birthday revealing what would be his second solo album, B'Day. The artist managed to enter the Top 5 in the United States and first place in the charts of R & B with his now iconic Déjà Vu.

SINGLE LADIES: In 2008, the singer released what would be his third album, I Am ... Sasha Fierce. A disc that sold nearly 600,000 copies worldwide and he took two double singles, all successes in the United States and Europe. Who does not remember If I Were a Boy, Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It) or Halo?

RUN THE WORLD (GIRLS): In 2011, Beyoncé toured the world with his single Run The World, the first of its fourth album, leaked on the Internet before its official release. With the video for this single, the artist won the award for best choreography at the MTV Video Music Awards.

PLUS: DRUNK IN LOVE The singer gave his name to his fifth studio album, released in December 2013. To the delight of the fans, the album was launched by surprise and sold 828,773 copies in just three days, becoming the album fastest selling in the history of iTunes. Four simple highlight of this latest recording project, XO, Drunk in Love and Pretty Hurts Partition.