"We all experience pain and loss, and often we become inaudible. My intention for [Lemonade] was to create a body of work that would give a voice to our pain, our struggles, our darkness, and our history. To confront issues that make us uncomfortable."

  • Born Beyoncé Giselle Knowles on Sept. 4, 1981, in Houston
  • Beyoncé initially rose to prominence as a member of Destiny's Child. The trio scored two No. 1 hits in 1999 with "Bills, Bills, Bills" and "Say My Name" from their Top 5 album The Writing's On The Wall. As a solo artist, in 2003 Beyoncé released her debut solo album, Dangerously In Love, which topped the Billboard 200 and spawned the No. 1 hits "Crazy In Love" (a duet with Jay Z) and "Baby Boy." 
  • She won her first three career GRAMMYs with Destiny's Child, including Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group for "Survivor." She won five awards as a solo artist at the 46th GRAMMY Awards, including Best Contemporary R&B Album for Dangerously In Love.
  • She made her GRAMMY stage debut with Destiny's Child at the 43rd GRAMMYs in 2001, performing a medley of "Independent Women, Part I" and "Say My Name." Alongside Prince at the 46th GRAMMY Awards in 2004, Beyoncé performed a medley that included his "Purple Rain" and her "Crazy In Love."
  • Beyoncé is the most-nominated female artist in GRAMMY history, with 62 career nominations.
  • In 2016 Beyoncé's BeyGood charitable foundation partnered with United Way to offer aid to the people of Flint, Michigan, who were affected by the Flint water crisis.

Beyoncé Knowles

"We all experience pain and loss, and often we become inaudible. My intention for [Lemonade] was to create a body of work that would give a voice to our pain, our struggles, our darkness, and our history. To confront issues that make us uncomfortable."

  • Born Beyoncé Giselle Knowles on Sept. 4, 1981, in Houston
  • Beyoncé initially rose to prominence as a member of Destiny's Child. The trio scored two No. 1 hits in 1999 with "Bills, Bills, Bills" and "Say My Name" from their Top 5 album The Writing's On The Wall. As a solo artist, in 2003 Beyoncé released her debut solo album, Dangerously In Love, which topped the Billboard 200 and spawned the No. 1 hits "Crazy In Love" (a duet with Jay Z) and "Baby Boy." 
  • She won her first three career GRAMMYs with Destiny's Child, including Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group for "Survivor." She won five awards as a solo artist at the 46th GRAMMY Awards, including Best Contemporary R&B Album for Dangerously In Love.
  • She made her GRAMMY stage debut with Destiny's Child at the 43rd GRAMMYs in 2001, performing a medley of "Independent Women, Part I" and "Say My Name." Alongside Prince at the 46th GRAMMY Awards in 2004, Beyoncé performed a medley that included his "Purple Rain" and her "Crazy In Love."
  • Beyoncé is the most-nominated female artist in GRAMMY history, with 62 career nominations.
  • In 2016 Beyoncé's BeyGood charitable foundation partnered with United Way to offer aid to the people of Flint, Michigan, who were affected by the Flint water crisis.

GRAMMY Award Results for Beyoncé Knowles

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Wins
Best Urban Contemporary Album
Lemonade
Best Music Video
Formation
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Formation
Album Of The Year
Lemonade
Song Of The Year
Formation
Best Pop Solo Performance
Hold Up
Best Rock Performance
Don't Hurt Yourself
Best Rap/Sung Performance
Freedom
Best Music Film
Lemonade
 
Wins
Best R&B Performance
Drunk In Love
Best R&B Song
Drunk In Love
Best Surround Sound Album
Beyoncé
Nominations
Album Of The Year
Beyoncé
Best Urban Contemporary Album
Beyoncé
Best Music Film
Beyoncé & Jay Z: On The Run Tour
 
Nominations
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Part II (On The Run)
 
Wins
Best Traditional R&B Performance
Love On Top
 
Nominations
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Party
Best Long Form Music Video
I Am...World Tour
 
Nominations
Album Of The Year
The Fame Monster
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Halo (Live)
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
Telephone
 
Wins
Song Of The Year
Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Halo
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
At Last
Best R&B Song
Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Best Contemporary R&B Album
I Am... Sasha Fierce
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Halo
Album Of The Year
I Am... Sasha Fierce
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Ego
Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
Once In A Lifetime
 
Nominations
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Me, Myself And I
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Irreplaceable
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
Beautiful Liar
Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media
Dreamgirls
 
Wins
Best Contemporary R&B Album
B'Day
Nominations
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Ring The Alarm
Best R&B Song
Deja Vu
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Deja Vu
 
Wins
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
So Amazing
Nominations
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Wishing On A Star
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
Cater 2 U
Best R&B Song
Cater 2 U
Best Contemporary R&B Album
Destiny Fulfilled
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Soldier
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
Lose My Breath
 
Wins
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Dangerously In Love 2
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
The Closer I Get To You
Best R&B Song
Crazy In Love