Began music career at the age of seven
Formed the group Girl's Tyme with LaTavia Roberson and Kelly Rowland; group later changed its name to Destiny's Child
Destiny's Child signed to Columbia Records
Released first album <i>Destiny's Child</i>; album went platinum
Group's ophomore album <i>The Writing's on the Wall</i> reached top ten Billboards upon its release
Destiny's Child replaced two original members (Roberson and LeToya Luckett) with Michelle Williams and Farrah Franklin
Destiny's Child loses another member (Franklin) and decide to remain as a trio
Made acting debut as the lead in "Carmen: A Hip Hopera," an MTV made-for-television film
Feature film debut, as Foxxy Cleopatra in "Austin Powers in Goldmember"
Replaced Britney Spears as the Pepsi spokesperson
Starred as a single mother and the love interest to Cuba Gooding Jr.'s character in "The Fighting Temptations"
Received 6 Grammy nominations, including Record Of The Year for her debut solo album <i>Crazy In Love</i>
Performed "The Star Spangled Banner" at Super Bowl XXXVIII from Reliant Stadium in Houston
Co-designed with her mother, Tina Knowles a line of apparel for young women named the House of Dereon collection
Earned five Grammy nominations, two as a solo artist and three for <i>Destiny Fulfilled</i>, the final album for Destiny's Child
Co-starred with Steve Martin in a prequel to the 1964 Peter Sellers original film "The Pink Panther"
Released second solo album <i>B'Day</i>, which hit U.S. stores one day after her 25th birthday; earned 4 Grammy nominations
Starred as Deena, the Diana Ross-like lead in "Dreamgirls," an adaptation of the Broadway musical; received Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical and Best Original Song for <i>Listen</i>
Earned two Grammy nominations including one for her collaboration with Shakira, "Beautiful Liar"
Portrayed singer and songwriter Etta James in the musical biopic "Cadillac Records"; earned a Golden Globe nomination for performing the song "Once in a Lifetime"
Earned a Grammy nomination for the live version of "Me, Myself and I" from "The Beyoncé Experience Live!"
Released third studio album <i>I Am¿ Sasha Fierce</i>; earned 10 Grammy nominations, including Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best Album
Co-starred in the thriller "Obsessed"
Earned three Grammy nominations, for her single "Halo" and for her collaboration with Lady Gaga on "Telephone"
Released fourth solo album <i>4</i>