Born Beyoncé Giselle Knowles on September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas, U.S.
She is a singer, song writer, dancer, recording producer and actress. Her first solo album Dangerously inLove was released on June 24, 2003. The album earned Beyoncé a then record-tying five awards at the 46th Annual Grammy Awards; Best Contemporary R&B Album, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. Beyoncé’s second solo album B’Day was released on September 4, 2006, in the US. It sold 541,000 copies in its first week.