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Beyonce’s  career year by year

Destiny’s Child formed in early 90s with Beyoncé Knowles, LaTavia Roberson, Kelly Rowland, and LeToya Luckett (joining in 1993), all based in Houston, Texas. Music interests began early with Knowles and her cousin Rowland singing together in their pre-teens. With Knowle’s dad representing the quartet, Destiny’s Child began to move beyond the local Houston music scene and toward opening act status for the likes of SWV, Dru Hill, and Immature.

Year 1997
• Destiny’s Child signed with Columbia Records.
J U L Y
• Destiny’s Child was introduced to the music world with their contribution to the soundtrack for Men In Black with “Killing Time.”

Year 1998
J A N U A R Y
• The single “No, No, No” hit the Top 40 and was certified gold.
F E B R U A R Y
• Destiny’s Child released their debut LP, Destiny’s Child.
• The single “No, No, No” was certified platinum.
M A R C H
• Destiny’s Child topped the Billboard R&B Singles chart with “No, No, No” for a week and the R&B Singles Sales chart for 2 weeks.
A P R I L
• Destiny’s Child had their 1st Top 10 hit with “No, No, No.”
M A Y
• “No, No, No” topped the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Sales chart for a week.
J U L Y
• Destiny’s Child hit the Top 40 with “Bills, Bills, Bills.”
• Destiny’s Child was certified gold.
S E P T E M B E R
• Destiny’s Child won 3 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards including Best R&B/Soul Single, Group, Band or Duo and Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist (“No, No, No”), and Best R&B/Soul Album of the Year, Group, Band, or Duo (Destiny’s Child) and was also nominated for Best R&B/Soul or Rap Song of the Year (“No, No, No”).
• DC could be heard on the soundtrack for Why Do Fools Fall In Love with “Get On The Bus.”

Year 1999
J U L Y
• Destiny’s Child released The Writing’s On The Wall – the title “…spells out what will happen in a relationship if people treat each other a certain way. It really shows what’s really going on” said Knowles.
• The single “Bills, Bills, Bills” was certified gold and topped the Billboard Hot 100 for a week, the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Sales chart for a week, and the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart for 9 weeks.
A U G U S T
• The Writing’s On The Wall was certified gold.
S E P T E M B E R
• The Writing’s On The Wall was certified platinum.
O C T O B E R
• Beyoncé could be heard on the The Best Man soundtrack with “After All Is Said And Done” dueting with Marc Nelson.

Year 2000
J A N U A R Y
• Destiny’s Child hit the Top 40 with “Say My Name.”
• The Writing’s On The Wall was certified 2x platinum.
F E B R U A R Y
• Destiny’s Child were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (“Bills, Bills, Bills”).
• Destiny’s Child were nominated for 2 Soul Train Awards for Best R&B/Soul Single, Group, Band, or Duo (“Bills, Bills, Bills”) and Best R&B/Soul Album, Group, Band, or Duo (The Writing’s On The Wall).
• The gals were nominated for a Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Song (“Bug A Boo”) and a Blockbuster Award for Favorite Group.
• The groups line up changed when it was announced that LeToya Luckett and LaTavia Roberson were no longer with the group (because of “creative differences”) and replaced with Farrah Franklin and Michelle Williams.
M A R C H
• Destiny’s Child appeared on the soundtrack to Romeo Must Die with “Perfect Man.”
• The Writing’s On The Wall was certified 3x platinum and the single “Say My Name” was certified gold.
• They hit the Top 10 with “Say My Name” which also topped the Billboard Hot 100 for 3 weeks, the Billboard R&B/Hip Hop chart for 3 weeks, and the Billboard Maxi-Singles Sales chart for 10 weeks.
• Former members, Luckett and Roberson, filed a lawsuit against Destiny’s Child and their manager.
A P R I L
• Destiny’s Child appeared on VH1’s Divas 2000: A Tribute To
Diana Ross.
M A Y
• Destiny’s Child hit #1 with “Say My Name.”
• The Writing’s On The Wall was certified 4x platinum.
• Destiny’s Child hit the Top 40 with “Jumpin, Jumpin.”
J U N E
• Destiny’s Child were nominated for a Source Hip-Hop Music Award for R&B Artist of the Year.
J U L Y
• Destiny’s Child began opening for Christina Aguilera’s tour running through October.
• The gals were nominated for a VH1/Vogue Fashion Award for Most Stylish Band.
• Destiny’s Child was certified platinum.
• Destiny’s Child became a 3some when it was announced that Farrah Franklin would be leaving the group. Knowles said of Franklin’s departure: “We’re sorry that Farrah won’t be with us for the long run, but we wish her the best in the future. It wasn’t a management decision, it was a group decision. Destiny’s Child is going to be fine. We’ve done three or four shows already without Farrah and they’ve been phenomenal.”
A U G U S T
• Destiny’s Child were nominated for a MuchMusic Video Music Award for Best International Video (“Say My Name”).
• The Writing’s On The Wall was certified 5x platinum.
• The gals hit the Top 10 with “Jumpin, Jumpin” and topped the Billboard Maxi-Singles Sales chart for 1 week.
S E P T E M B E R
• Destiny’s Child hit #1 with “Jumpin, Jumpin.”
• The girls won a MTV Video Music Award for Best R&B Video (“Say My Name”) and were also nominated for Best Group Video and Best Pop Video.
• The girls also made it known during the month that they were going to remain a trio and not look for a 4th member to replace Franklin.
• The Writing’s On The Wall was certified 6x platinum.
• The girls also won 2 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards for Best R&B/Soul Single, Group Band, or Duo (“Say My Name”) and R&B/Soul Album of the Year, Group, Band or Duo (The Writing’s On The Wall), and were also nominated for R&B/Soul or Rap Song of the Year (“Say My Name”).
• The video for “Say My Name” was nominated for 2 Billboard Music Video Awards for Maximum Vision Video for Best R&B Clip of the Year.
O C T O B E R
• Destiny’s Child could be heard on the soundtrack for Charlie’s Angels with “Independent Woman Pt. 1” which hit the Top 40 during the month.
N O V E M B E R
• Destiny’s Child hit the Top 10 with “Independent Woman Pt. 1.”
• “Independent Woman Pt. 1” topped Billboard Hot 100 chart for 11 weeks and the Hot 100 Airplay chart for 9 weeks.
D E C E M B E R
• “Independent Woman Pt. 1” hit #1 on The ARC Top 40 for 5 weeks.
• “Independent Woman Pt. 1” topped the singles charts in the UK and Canada.
• “Independent Woman Pt. 1” topped the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop chart for 3 weeks, the R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart for 3 weeks, the Dance Music Maxi-Singles Sales chart for 6 weeks, and the Club Play chart for a week.
• The video for the song also hit #1 on Canada’s MuchMusic.
• Destiny’s Child topped Billboard Year-End Charts as Top Pop Artist, Top Pop Artist – Duo/Group, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist – Duo/Group, Top Hot Dance Maxi-Single Sales Artist, and Top Hot Dance Maxi-Single Sales Artist – Duo/Group.

Year 2001
J A N U A R Y
• Destiny’s Child won an American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group and were also nominated for Favorite Soul/R&B Album (The Writing’s On The Wall).
• The group also reached an out-of-court settlement with former members Luckett and Roberson who filed a lawsuit last March.
F E B R U A R Y
• Destiny’s Child won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (“Say My Name”) and were also nominated for Record of the Year – “Say My Name” also won for Best R&B Song (writers: La Shawn Daniels, Fred Jerkins III, Rodney Jerkins, Beyoncé Knowles, LeToya Lucket, LaTavia Roberson & Kelly Rowland) and was nominated for Song of the Year – one last nomination went to Knowles for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media (“Independent Woman Pt. 1”) (writers: Samuel Barnes, Beyoncé Knowles, Jean Claude Olivier & Corey Rooney). The trio also performed at the ceremony.
• The Writing’s On The Wall was certified 7x platinum.
• Destiny’s Child were nominated for a Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single, Group, Band or Duo (“Independent Woman Pt. 1”).
M A R C H
• At the Soul Train Music Awards, Destiny’s Child received the Sammy Davis Jr. Award for ‘Entertainer of the Year.’
• Destiny’s Child hit the Top 40 with “Survivor” and the Top 10 by the end of the month.
• Destiny’s Child also won a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group.
• Destiny’s Child topped the MTV Video Countdown with “Survivor” for 7 weeks.
A P R I L
• Destiny’s Child won 2 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards for Favorite Group and Favorite Group – R&B and were nominated for Favorite Single (“Say My Name”), Favorite Song from A Movie, and Favorite Group – Pop.
• The video for “Survivor” topped the MTV Top 20 and hit #1 the UK.
• Destiny’s Child won a Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Singing Group.
• “Survivor” topped the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay chart for 5 weeks and the Top 40 Tracks chart for 2 weeks.
M A Y
• Destiny’s Child hit #1 for the 4th time with “Survivor” which spent 3 weeks at the top.
• Destiny’s Child released their next LP Survivor with all 3 members sharing lead vocals. The LP includes a cover of the Bee Gees’ “Emotion.” – The 3 members may also be releasing solo projects to be released at the same time.
• Destiny’s Child topped the UK singles chart for a week with “Survivor.”
• Meanwhile, former member Farrah Franklin will be recording a solo LP.
• Destiny’s Child also appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone and performed on Saturday Night Live.
• Destiny’s Child topped the Billboard Dance Music Maxi-Singles Sales chart for 8 weeks with “Survivor.”
• Knowles was solo for a little while – appearing in a MTV production of Carmen.
• Survivor topped the Billboard 200 LP chart for 2 weeks, the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop LP chart for 2 weeks (selling over 663,000 copies in the US its first week), and the Canada and UK (for 4 weeks) LP charts.
J U N E
• Destiny’s Child hit the Top 40 with “Bootylicious” – which also hit the Top 10 by month’s end.
• “Bootylicious” topped the MTV Video Countdown for 2 weeks.
• Survivor was certified 2x platinum.
• Destiny’s Child won a BET Award for Best Female Group.
J U L Y
• Destiny’s Child topped the MTV Video countdown with “Bootylicious.”
• Survivor was certified 3x platinum.
• Destiny’s Child began touring as part of MTV’s TRL tour.
A U G U S T
• Destiny’s Child hit #1 on the ARC Weekly Top 40 for 2 weeks and topped the Billboard Hot 100 charts for 2 weeks with “Bootylicious.”
• Destiny’s Child won a Soul Train Lady of Soul Award for Best R&B/Soul Single: Group, Band or Duo (“Survivor”) and were nominated for Best R&B/Soul or Rap Song of the Year (“Independent Woman”).
• Destiny’s Child won a Teen Choice Award for Choice Pop Group.
S E P T E M B E R
• DC won a MTV Video Music Award for Best R&B Video (“Survivor”), and were also nominated for Best Group Video and Best Pop Video, and Viewer’s Choice and Best Video from a Film (“Independent Woman”).
• Destiny’s Child hit the top 40 with the remake of “Emotion.”
• The girls could be heard on the All-Star Tribute benefit single “What’s Going On” (with proceeds going to AIDS and 9/11 charities).
O C T O B E R
• Destiny’s Child released a holiday LP – 8 Days Of Christmas with 3 tracks written by Beyoncé.
• Destiny’s Child cancelled their European tour in wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Knowles stated: “We’re always excited when we perform for our fans in Europe and the UK. Postponing these shows was the hardest thing for us because we truly enjoy the fans. We made that decision the very last second after taking a hard look at the state of the world right now.”
• The gals performed at The Concert For New York City benefit concert in New York City (later released as an LP) with proceeds going to 9/11 charities.
• Destiny’s Child also performed in a Washington, DC concert benefiting the 9/11 attack victims.
• The group took home a VH1/Vogue Fashion Award for Outrageous Group.
N O V E M B E R
• Destiny’s Child hit the Top 10 with “Emotion.”
• The Writing’s On The Wall was certified 8x platinum.
• Destiny’s Child were nominated for 3 MTV Europe Music Awards for Best Group, Best Song (“Survivor”), and Best R&B Act.
D E C E M B E R
• 8 Days Of Christmas was certified gold.
• Destiny’s Child topped Billboard Year-End Charts as Top Pop Artist, Top Pop Artist – Duo/Group, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist – Duo/Group, Top Hot Top 40 Artist, Top Hot Dance Maxi-Single Sales Artist, and Top Hot Dance Maxi-Single Sales (“Independent Woman Pt. 1”).

Year 2002
J A N U A R Y
• Survivor was certified 4x platinum.
• Destiny’s Child won 2 American Music Awards for Favorite Pop/Rock Album and Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group, and were nominated for Internet Artist of the Year.
F E B R U A R Y
• Destiny’s Child won a Brit Award for Best International Group.
• Destiny’s Child won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (“Survivor”) and was also nominated for Best R&B Album (Survivor).
• Former original members of Destiny’s Child (LeToya Luckett and LaTavia Roberson) filed a lawsuit against the group stating that the single “Survivor” made disparaging comments about them.
M A R C H
• Destiny’s Child released a remix LP, This Is The Remix.
• Destiny’s Child won 3 World Music Awards for World’s Best-Selling Artist or Group, World’s Best-Selling Pop Group, and World’s Best-Selling R&B Group.
A P R I L
• The girls won a Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Singing Group.
M A Y
• Beyoncé was honored at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards as Songwriter of the Year.
J U L Y
• Beyoncé co-starred in Austin Powers: Goldmember as Foxxy Clepatra. Beyoncé also contributed 2 track to the film Austin Powers: Goldmember – “Work It Out” and “Hey Goldmember.”
• Destiny’s Child settled out-of-court the lawsuit filed by 2 former members.
A U G U S T
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with “Work It Out.”
• Destiny’s Child won 2 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards for Best R&B/Soul Single, Group, Band or Duo (“Emotion”) and R&B/Soul Album of the Year, Group, Band, or Duo (Survivor).
S E P T E M B E R
• Beyoncé ranked # 16 on VH1: 100 Sexiest Artists.
O C T O B E R
• Beyoncé began filming The Fighting Temptations.
N O V E M B E R
• Beyoncé could be heard helping out Jay-Z with the hit “’03 Bonnie & Clyde” from his LP, The Blueprint 2: The Gift And The Curse.
D E C E M B E R
• Beyoncé signed an endorsement deal with Pepsi Cola.

Year 2003
J A N U A R Y
• Beyoncé performed at the pre-show of Super Bowl XXXVII.
• Beyoncé hit the Top 10 with Jay-Z on “’03 Bonnie & Clyde.”
M A Y
• Beyoncé performed on Saturday Night Live.
• Beyoncé performed on VH1’s Divas Duets 2003.
J U N E
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 and then the Top 10 with help from Jay-Z with “Crazy In Love.”
• Beyoncé’s Dangerously In Love was released and featured help from Sean Paul, Jay-Z, and Missy Elliott. The LP’s release dates was pushed up by 2 weeks in an attempt to thwart piracy.
• VH1: 100 Best Songs of the Past 25 Years includes “Say My Name” at # 79.
• Beyoncé performed on the Today Show Summer Concert Series.
J U L Y
• Beyoncé’s Dangerously In Love topped the Billboard 200 LP chart and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart selling over 317,000 copies its first week of release in the US.
• Beyoncé’s Dangerously In Love also topped the LP charts in the UK and Canada.
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart, the Top 40 Tracks chart, the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart, and the UK singles chart with “Crazy In Love.”
• Beyoncé performed at the Prince’s Trust concert which raised money for disadvantaged children.
• Beyoncé could be heard on the Bad Boys 2 soundtrack with the track “Keep Giving Your Love To Me.”
• Beyoncé hit #1 for 7 weeks with “Crazy In Love.”
• Dangerously In Love was certified platinum.
A U G U S T
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 chart and Mainstrem Top 40 chart with “Crazy In Love.”
• Beyoncé’s video for “Crazy In Love” won 3 MTV Video Music Awards for Best Female Video, Best R&B Video, and Best Choreography (Frank Gatson, Jr.), and was nominated for Viewer’s Choice. Beyoncé’s collaboration with Jay-Z on “’03 Bonnie & Clyde” was nominated for Best Hip-Hop Video. Beyoncé also performed at the ceremony. Kelly’s collaboration with Nelly on “Dilemma” was nominated for Best R&B Video.
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with help from Sean Paul with “Baby Boy.”
S E P T E M B E R
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart with “Crazy In Love.”
• Beyoncé could be heard on The Fighting Temptations soundtrack along with Missy Elliott, MC Lyte, and Free with “Fighting Temptation” and the tracks “Fever,” “Everything I Do,” “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,” “He Still Loves Me,” “Summertime,” and “Time To Come Home.” Destiny’s Child also contributed a new track: “I Know.” Beyoncé co-starred in the movie.
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart and Rhythmic Top 40 chart with help from Sean Paul with “Baby Boy.”
• Beyoncé’s Dangerously In Love was certified 2x platinum.
O C T O B E R
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart, Hot 100 Airplay chart, and the Top 40 Tracks chart with help from Sean Paul with “Baby Boy.”
• Beyoncé hit #1 for 5 weeks with help from Sean Paul with “Baby Boy.”
N O V E M B E R
• Beyoncé won 2 MTV Europe Awards for Best R&B Award and Best Song of the Year (“Crazy In Love”).
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Dance Radio Airplay chart and Mainstream Top 40 chart with help from Sean Paul with “Baby Boy.”
• Beyoncé was nominated for 3 American Music Awards for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist, Favorite Soul/R&B Album, and the Fan’s Choice Award.
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with “Me, Myself And I.”
• Beyoncé won a Vibe Award for Coolest Collbo along with Jay-Z for “Crazy In Love.”
• Beyoncé performed at the ‘46664’ concert (an AIDS benefit show) in Cape Town hosted by Nelson Mandela.
D E C E M B E R
• Beyoncé topped the ARC Top Songs of 2003 along with Jay-Z with “Crazy In Love.”
• Readers of Rolling Stone named Beyoncé as the Best R&B Artist. Critics named Beyoncé the Best Female Performer and Best R&B Artist.
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Year-End Charts as the Top Hot 100 Singles Artist – Female and Top New R&B/Hip-Hop Artist.
• Beyoncé had the 6th biggest selling LP of the year – Dangerously In Love – which sold over 2.5 million copies during the year in the US.

Year 2004
J A N U A R Y
• Beyoncé hit the Top 10 with “Me, Myself And I.”
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Sales chart with “Me, Myself And I.”
• Beyoncé won a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Female Performer (a tie with Faith Hill).
F E B R U A R Y
• Beyoncé sang the National Anthem at Super Bowl XXXVIII.
• Beyoncé’s Dangerously In Love was certified 3x platinum.
• Beyoncé won 5 Grammy Awards including Best Female R&B Vocal Performance (“Dangerously In Love”), Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (“The Closer I Get To You” with Luther Vandross), Best Contemporary R&B Album (Dangerously In Love), and Best R&B Song (songwriter) (“Crazy In Love” with Shawn Carter, Rich Harrison & Eugene Record), and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (“Crazy In Love” with Jay-Z), and was also nominated for Record of the Year (“Crazy In Love”). Beyoncé opened the ceremony with a performance with Prince.
• Beyoncé won a Brit Award for Best International Female Solo Artist.
M A R C H
• Beyoncé began touring for a month with Alicia Keys and Missy Elliott.
• Beyoncé won a Soul Train Music Award for R&B/Soul Album, Female (Dangerously In Love).
A P R I L
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 and Top 10 with “Naughty Girl.”
M A Y
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Top 40 Tracks with “Naughty Girl.”
Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Dance Music Club Play chart, Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, Hot Dance Radio Airplay chart, and R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart with the remixes of “Naughty Girl.”
• Beyoncé hit #1 for a week with “Naughty Girl.”
J U N E
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Dance Music Club Play chart, Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, Hot Dance Radio Airplay chart, and R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart with the remixes of “Naughty Girl.”
• Beyoncé won 2 BET Awards for Best Female R&B Artist and Best Collaboration (“Crazy In Love”).
J U L Y
• Destiny’s Child could be heard on the compilation LP Unity – Athens 2004 Olympics with “I Know.”
A U G U S T
• Beyoncé’s video for “Naughty Girl” won a MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, and was also nominated for Best Dance Video, Best Choreography, and Best Cinematography. The video for “Me, Myself And I” was nominated for Best R&B Video.
• Beyoncé’s Dangerously In Love was certified 4x platinum.
S E P T E M B E R
• Destiny’s Child were back performing together in September on the TV show Play For A Billion – Their new LP is expected in November.
• Destiny’s Child hit the Top 40 with “Lose My Breath.”
O C T O B E R
• Destiny’s Child hit the Top 10 and #1 for 2 weeks with “Lose My Breath.”
• Destiny’s Child will release Destiny Fulfilled on November 15th.
• Beyoncé was nominated for an American Music Awards for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist.
• Bee will be co-starring in the prequel movie The Pink Panther with S. Martin.
N O V E M B E R
• Destiny’s Child released Destiny Fulfilled.
• Beyoncé was nominated for an American Music Awards for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist.
• Destiny’s Child topped the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Sales chart and R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart with “Lose My Breath.”
• Destiny’s Child hit the Top 40 with “Soldier.”
D E C E M B E R
• Destiny’s Child topped the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with Destiny Fulfilled.
• Destiny’s Child topped the Billboard Hot Dance Radio Airplay chart and Hot Digital Tracks chart with “Lose My Breath.”
• Destiny’s Child performed on Saturday Night Live.
• Destiny Fulfilled was certified 2x platinum.

Year 2005
J A N U A R Y
• Destiny’s Child topped the Billboard Hot Dance Music Club Play chart and Hot Dance Radio Airplay chart with the remixes of “Lose My Breath.”
• Destiny’s Child hit the Top 10 with “Soldier.”
• Destiny Fulfilled was certified 3x platinum.
F E B R U A R Y
• Destiny’s Child was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (“Lose My Breath”).
• Destiny’s Child topped the Billboard Hot Dance Music Club Play chart with the remixes of “Soldier.”
• Destiny’s Child won a Soul Train Music Award for R&B/Soul Album, Group, Band or Duo (Destiny Fulfilled).
M A R C H
• Destiny’s Child hit the Top 40 with “Girl.”
• Destiny’s Child won a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group.
J U N E
• Destiny’s Child announced they would be splitting up after their ‘Destiny Fulfilled… And Lovin’ It’ tour stating: “After a lot of discussion and some deep soul searching, we realized that our current tour has given us the opportunity to leave Destiny’s Child on a high note, united in our friendship and filled with an overwhelming gratitude for our music, our fans, and each other.”
J U L Y
• Beyoncé could be heard on the compilation LP So Amazing… An All-Star Tribute To Luther Vandross with “So Amazing.”
• Beyoncé could be heard on the Roll Bounce soundtrack with “Wishin On A Star” and Michelle with “Let’s Stay Together.”
O C T O B E R
• Beyoncé’s singles “Crazy In Love” and “Naughty Girl” were certified platinum and “Baby Boy” was certified gold.
N O V E M B E R
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with “Check On It from Destiny’s Child’s #1’s “.
D E C E M B E R
• Beyoncé hit the Top 10 with “Check On It.”

Year 2006
J A N U A R Y
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Pop 100 and Hot Digital Songs chart with “Check On It.”
• Beyoncé hit #1 for 5 weeks with “Check On It.”
• The single “Check On It” was certified platinum.
F E B R U A R Y
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart, Hot 100 Airplay chart, and Pop 100 Airplay chart with “Check On It.”
• Beyoncé won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (“So Amazing” with Stevie Wonder the compilation LP So Amazing… An All-Star Tribute To Luther Vandross) and was nominated for Best R&B Vocal Performance – Female (“Wishing On A Star” from the Roll Bounce soundtrack).
• Beyoncé could be seen co-starring in the movie The Pink Panther with Steve Martin.
M A R C H
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Dance Club chart with “Check On It.”
J U N E
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with help from Jay-Z with “Deja Vu.”
• Beyoncé will release her next LP B’Day on September 5th with the first single “Deja Vu.”
J U L Y
• Beyoncé hit the Top 10 with help from Jay-Z with “Deja Vu.”
A U G U S T
• Beyoncé topped the UK singles chart with “Deja Vu.”
• The video for “Check On It” won a MTV Video Music Award for Best R&B Video. Beyoncé also performed at the show.
S E P T E M B E R
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, Hot Singles Sales chart and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart with “Deja Vu.”
• Beyoncé released her next LP B’Day.
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard 200 LP chart, Top Digital Albums chart, and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with B’Day. The LP sold over 541,000 copies its first week of release in the US.
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with “Ring The Alarm.”
O C T O B E R
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart with “Deja Vu.”
N O V E M B E R
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart and Hot Singles Sales chart with “Ring The Alarm.”
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 and Top 10 with “Irreplaceable.”
• Beyoncé could be heard on Jay-Z’s LP Kingdom Come on the track “Hollywood.”
• Beyoncé was nominated for an American Music Award for Artist of the Year and performed at the ceremony.
D E C E M B E R
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart, Pop 100 chart, Hot 100 Airplay chart, Pop 100 Airplay chart, Hot Digital Songs chart, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart, Hot Single Sales chart, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart, and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with “Irreplaceable.”
• Beyoncé could be heard on the Dreamgirls soundtrack and seen starring in the film.
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Dance Music Club Play chart with “Ring The Alarm.”
• Beyoncé hit #1 with “Irreplaceable.”

Year 2007
J A N U A R Y
• Beyoncé was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical for Dreamgirls. She was also nominated in the Best Original Song category for “Listen” from Dreamgirls.
F E B R U A R Y
• Beyoncé won a Grammy Awards for Best Contemporary R&B Album (B’Day), and was nominated for Best R&B Vocal Performance – Female (“Ring The Alarm”), Best R&B Song (with Jay-Z, Rodney ‘Darkchild’ Jerkins, Makeba, Keli Nicole Price and Delisha Thomas) (awarded to the songwriter) (“Deja Vu”), and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (“Deja Vu”with Jay-Z). Beyoncé performed at the ceremony.
M A R C H
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Dance Music Club Play chart with “Irreplaceable.”
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Singles Sales chart and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart with “Listen.”
• Beyoncé won a Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single, Female (“Irreplaceable”).
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with Shakira with “Beautiful Liar.”
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Singles Sales chart with “Listen.”
A P R I L
• Beyoncé released B’Day (Deluxe Edition). The set featured the duet “Beautiful Liar” with Shakira, remixes, and some Spanish versions of her songs.
• Beyoncé hit the Top 10 with Shakira with “Beautiful Liar.”
• Beyoncé topped the UK singles chart with Shakira with “Beautiful Liar.”
• Beyoncé’s B’Day (Deluxe Edition) was pulled from distribution due to a lawsuit filed over the use of the song “Still In Love (Kissing You)” which is a cover of Des’ree’s “Kissing You” that was used without permission.
• B’Day was certified 3x platinum.
M A Y
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart with Shakira with “Beautiful Liar.”
J U N E
• Beyoncé took home 2 BET Awards for Best Female R&B Artist and Video of the Year (“Irreplaceable”).
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Singles Sales chart and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart with Shakira with “Beautiful Liar.”
J U L Y
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Singles Sales chart and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart with “Get Me Bodied.”
• The single “Beautiful Liar” was certified gold.
S E P T E M B E R

• Beyoncé won a MTV Video Music Award for Most Earthshattering Collaboration (“Beautiful Liar”), and was nominated for Video of the YEAR (“Irreplaceable”), Female Artist of the YEAR, Best Cinematography (Frank Gatson), Best Direction (Jake Nava), Best Editing (Jarett Figl) (“Beautiful Liar”), and Quadruple Threat of the YEAR.
O C T O B E R

• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with Justin Timberlake with “Until The End Of Time.”
N O V E M B E R

• Beyoncé could be heard on the Jay-Z LP “American Gangster” on the track “Pray.”
• Beyoncé was honored with the International Artist Award at the American Music Awards and was nominated for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist, Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist, and Favorite Soul/R&B Album. She also performed at the ceremony with country band Sugarland.
• Beyoncé released the DVD “The Beyoncé Experience Live!”
D E C E M B E R

• Beyoncé topped the Billboard YEAR-End Charts as the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artist (singles & albums), Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artist – Female (singles & albums) Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album Artist – Female, Top Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Artist, Top Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Artist – Female, and with the Top Hot 100 Single, Top Hot 100 Single Airplay (“Irreplaceable”).
• VH1: 100 Greatest Songs of the 90’s included “Say My Name” at # 17.

Year 2008
F E B R U A R Y
• Beyoncé was nominated for 2 Grammy Awards including Record of the YEAR (“Irreplaceable”) and Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals (“Beautiful Liar”). Beyoncé performed at the ceremony.
A P R I L
• Beyoncé married Jay-Z.
M A Y
• Beyoncé could be heard on the Usher LP “Here I Stand” on the track “Love In This Club Part II.”
J U N E
• Entertainment Weekly: 100 Best Albums of the Last 25 YEARs included “Dangerously In Love” at # 19 and “The Writing’s On The Wall” at # 92.
S E P T E M B E R

•  Beyoncé hit the Top 40 as part of Artists Stand Up For Cancer with the charity single “Just Stand Up!”
O C T O B E R
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with “If I Were A Boy.”
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Digital Songs chart and Hot Digital Tracks chart with “If I Were A Boy.”
N O V E M B E R
• Beyoncé performed on “Saturday Night Live.”
• Beyoncé hit the Top 10 with “If I Were A Boy.”
• Beyoncé released her next LP “I Am… Sasha Fierce.”
•  Beyoncé topped the UK singles chart with “If I Were A Boy.”
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart with “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It).”
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It).”
D E C E M B E R
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart, Hot Digital Songs chart, Hot Digital Tracks chart and Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop chart with “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It).”
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard 200 LP chart and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with “I Am… Sasha Fierce.” The LP sold over 482,000 copies its first week of release in the US.
• Beyoncé could be heard on the soundtrack for “Cadillac Records” on the tracks “At Last,” “I’d Rather Go Blind,” and “Once In A Lifetime.”
• Beyoncé hit the Top 10 with “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It).”
• “I Am… Sasha Fierce” ended 2008 as the #10 selling LP of the YEAR with sales topping 1.4 million.

Year 2009
J A N U A R Y
•”I Am… Sasha Fierce” was certified 2x platinum.
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay chart, Hot Dance Airplay, and Hot Dance Club Play chart for a week with “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It).”
• Beyoncé hit #1 for 3 weeks with “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It).”
F E B R U A R Y
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Pop 100 Airplay chart with “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It).”
• Beyoncé was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance – Female (“Me, Myself And I” (Live)).
• Beyoncé won a NAACP Image Award for Best Female Artist.
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with “Halo.”
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with “Diva.”
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop chart with “Diva.”
M A R C H
•Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart for a week with “Diva.”
A P R I L
•Beyoncé could be seen in the movie “Obsessed” which topped the box-office its opening week.
M A Y
• Beyoncé hit the Top 10 with “Halo.”
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart with “Halo.”
J U N E
• Beyoncé released the Wal-Mart exclusive DVD/CD “Above and Beyoncé: Video Collection & Dance Mixes.”
A U G U S T
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with “Sweet Dreams.”
S E P T E M B E R
• Beyoncé topped the BIllboard Dance/Club Play songs chart with “Sweet Dreams.”
• The video for “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” won 3 MTV Video Music Awards for Video of the YEAR, Best Editing, and Best Choreography, and was nominated for Best Female Video, Best Pop Video, Best Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, and Best Special Effects. Beyoncé performed at the ceremony and had the classiest move of the night. Earlier in the ceremony, Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift’s speech for Best Female Video proclaiming Beyoncé had the best video of the YEAR and was subsequently jeered throughout the ceremony. When Beyoncé accepted the award for Video of the YEAR, she referenced the excitement she felt when Destiny’s Child was nominted for a VMA when she was still a teen, and then asked Taylor to come up on stage to finish her acceptance speech – which she did.
O C T O B E R
• Beyoncé hit the Top 10 with “Sweet Dreams.”
N O V E M B E R
• Beyoncé won a few MTV Europe Music Awards including Best Song (“Halo”), Best Video (“Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)”), and Best Female Artist.
• The 2CD/1DVD “I Am… Yours: An Intimate Performance At Wynn Las Vegas” and “I Am… Sasha Fierce” (Deluxe Edition) were released.
• Beyoncé won an American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist, and was nominated for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B Album (“I Am… Sasha Fierce”).
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 helping out Lady Gaga with “Telephone.”
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Rhythmic chart with “Sweet Dreams.”
D E C E M B E R
• Beyoncé could be heard on the Alicia Keys LP “The Element Of Freedom” on the track “Put It In A Love Song.”
• Rolling Stone: ‘100 Best Songs of the Decade (2000-2009)’ included “Crazy In Love” at # 3 and “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” at # 50.
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard 2009 YEAR-End Chart Toppers as the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artist (singles & albums), Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artist – Female (singles & albums), Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album Artist, Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album Artist – Female, Top Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Artist, Top Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Artist – Female, Top Hot Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Artist, Top Hot Rhythmic Artist, Top Hot Dance Club Play Artist, and with the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Album (“I Am… Sasha Fierce”).

Year 2010
J A N U A R Y
• Beyoncé won 6 Grammy Awards for Song of the YEAR (awarded to the songwriter), Best R&B Song (awarded to the songwriter), and Best R&B Vocal Performance – Female (“Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)”), Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance (“At Last”), Best Contemporary R&B Album (“I Am… Sasha Fierce”), and Best Pop Vocal Performance – Female (“Halo”), and was nominated for Album of the YEAR (“I Am… Sasha Fierce”), Record of the YEAR (“Halo”), Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (“Ego” with Kanye West). and Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Visual Media (awarded to the songwriter) (“Once In A Lifetime”).
• Beyoncé hit the Top 10 helping out Lady Gaga with “Telephone.”
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Dance Club Play Songs chart helping out Lady Gaga with “Telephone.”
M A R C H
• Beyoncé hit #1 for 4 weeks helping out Lady Gaga with “Telephone.”
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Pop Songs chart helping out Lady Gaga with “Telephone.”
• Beyoncé topped the UK singles chart helping out Lady Gaga with “Telephone.”
M A Y
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Dance Club Play Songs chart with Lady Gaga with “Video Phone.”
S E P T E M B E R
• The video for “Video Phone” was nominated for 5 MTV Video Music Awards including Best Female Video, Best Collaboration, Best Pop Video, Best Choreography, and Best Art Direction. The video for “Telephone” (with Lady Gaga) was nominated for Best Collaboration and Best Choreography.

Year 2011
F E B R U A R Y
• Beyoncé was nominated for 2 Grammy Awards including Best Pop Vocal Performance – Female (live version of “Halo”) and Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals (“Telephone”).
M A Y
•Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with “Run The World (Girls).”
J U N E
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with “Best Thing I Never Had.”
• Beyoncé released “4.”
J U L Y
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Dance Club Play Songs chart with “Run The World (Girls).”
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard 200 LP chart, Digital Albums chart, R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with “4.” The LP sold over 310,000 copies its first week of release in the US.
• Beyoncé topped the UK LP chart with “4.”
A U G U S T
• Beyoncé announced she was pregnant at the MTV Video Music Awards where her video for “Run The World (Girls)” won for Best Choreography and was nominated for Best Female Video and Best Cinematography.
• “4” was certified platinum.
S E P T E M B E R
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Dance Club Play Songs chart with “Best Thing I Never Had.”
N O V E M B E R
• Beyoncé hit the Top 40 with “Countdown.”
• Beyoncé won an American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist and was nominated for Favorite Soul/R&B Album (“4”).
• Beyoncé could be heard on the Mary J. Blige LP “My Life II: The Journey Continues, Act 1” on the track “Love A Woman.”
• The DVD “Live At Roseland: Elements Of 4” was releasaed.
• Beyoncé was nominated for 2 Grammy Awards including Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (“Party”) and Best Music Video, Long Form (“I Am…. World Tour”).
D E C E M B E R
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Dance Club Play Songs chart with “Countdown.”

Year 2012
J A N U A R Y
• Beyoncé gives to a baby girl called Blue Ivy. This is the first child of Beyonce.
M A R C H
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart with “Love On Top.”
A P R I L
• Beyoncé topped the Billboard Dance Club Play Songs chart with “Love On Top.”
M A Y
• Beyoncé performs four shows at Revel Casino Resort in Atlantic City. This is her first performance after giving birth to Blue Ivy.
AUGUST
• Beyoncé participates in U.N. Humanitarian Day and releases special “I Was Here” video. It helps  inspire one billion messages, which the United Nations said was a social media record.

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