10 facts about Beyoncé
Want to be a member of the almighty Beyhive? Think you know everything there is to know about Beyoncé?! Here are the 10 facts that you need to know about Queen Bey!
So you’re a Beyoncé fan, but do you know everything there is to know about Queen Bey?!Here are 10 facts that you need to know to secure yourself with a place as a member of theBeyhive:
1. Beyoncé’s name comes from a variation of her mother Tina Knowles maiden name –Biyence which is of African American origin – making her the original Beyoncé
2. In 1988, Beyoncé won her first talent show at just 7 years old, singing John Lennon’s“Imagine” (beating her competitors who were 15 and 16 years old!)
3. Her first girl band was known as Girl Tyme and Destiny’s Child was later formed in1996
4. Her debut solo album Dangerously in Love sold 317,000 copies in the first week of itsrelease in 2003, marking the beginning of Beyoncé’s solo success
5. Beyoncé was nominated for 10 Grammy’s in 2010 and was awarded 6 of them!!
6. Not only can she sing, but Beyoncé has also proven herself as an actress, as she wasnominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical orComedy in 2006 for her role in Dreamgirls
7. Beyoncé has an alter ego, Sasha Fierce, who she embodies when she’s on stage anddescribes as “sexy”, “strong”, and “sassy”
8. Her favourite number is 4
9. Over 100 million of Beyoncé’s solo albums have been sold worldwide
10. Her latest album Lemonade has helped her to make music history, being the firstartist to have her first 6 albums at number one on the Billboard chart