Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child and rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny’s Child. Dangerously in Love which established her as a solo artist worldwide, earned five Grammy Awards. With the release of Lemonade (2016), Beyoncé became the first artist to have their first six studio albums debut at number one on the Billboard 200 chart.
I Think It's Healthy For A Person To Be Nervous. It Means You Care - That You Work Hard And Want To Give A Great Performance. You Just Have To Channel That Nervous Energy Into The Show.
I Get Nervous When I Don't Get Nervous. If I'm Nervous I Know I'm Going To Have A Good Show.
The Great Thing About Mcdonald's Is That They Have A Lot Of Different Things On The Menu. I Love Their Salads.
You Know What, I'm Very Attracted To Someone Who Makes Me Laugh And Is That Charming. Really, I Could Be Charmed By Anyone. I'm Just A Sucker For Somebody That Is Charming.
We All Have Our Imperfections. But I'm Human, And You Know, It's Important To Concentrate On Other Qualities Besides Outer Beauty.
I Wanted To Sell A Million Records, And I Sold A Million Records. I Wanted To Go Platinum; I Went Platinum. I've Been Working Nonstop Since I Was 15. I Don't Even Know How To Chill Out.
When I Was Writing The Destiny's Child Songs, It Was A Big Thing To Be That Young And Taking Control. And The Label At The Time Didn't Know That We Were Going To Be That Successful, So They Gave Us All Control. And I Got Used To It.
I Always Treat Myself To One Meal On Sundays When I Can Have Whatever I Want. Usually It's Pizza, Which Is My Favorite Indulgence.
When You Love And Accept Yourself, When You Know Who Really Cares About You, And When You Learn From Your Mistakes, Then You Stop Caring About What People Who Don't Know You Think.
Who I Am On Stage Is Very, Very Different To Who I Am In Real Life.
For Me, It's About The Way I Carry Myself And The Way I Treat Other People. My Relationship And How I Feel About God And What He Does For Me, Is Something Deeply Personal. It's Where I Came From, My Family, I Was Brought Up In A Religious Household And That's Very Important To Me.
I Like To Walk Around With Bare Feet And I Don't Like To Comb My Hair.
I Don't Really Like To Call Myself A Brand, And I Don't Like To Think Of Myself As A Brand. I'm A Singer, A Songwriter, A Musician And A Performer. And An Actress, And All The Other Things That I Do. When You Add It All Together, Some Might Call It A Brand, But That's Not My Focus.
I'm Over Being A Pop Star. I Don't Wanna Be A Hot Girl. I Wanna Be Iconic. And I Feel Like I've Accomplished A Lot. I Feel Like I'm Highly Respected, Which Is More Important Than Any Award Or Any Amount Of Records. And I Feel Like There Comes A Point When Being A Pop Star Is Not Enough.
My Fans Kept Asking Where They Could Get Clothes Like 'Destiny's Child's', So It Was Only Natural For Us To Do A Clothing Line. I Was Adamant About Not Putting My Name On Something That I Didn't Love.
The More Successful I Become, The More I Need A Man.
If He Invited You Out, He's Got To Pay.
I Just Hope People Don't Get Sick Of Us. I'm Sick Of Us And I'm In Destiny's Child.
I Grew Up In A Very Nice House In Houston, Went To Private School All My Life And I've Never Even Been To The 'Hood. Not That There's Anything Wrong With The 'Hood.
Diana Ross Is A Big Inspiration To All Of Us. We All Grew Up Watching Everything About Her - Her Mike Placement, Her Grace, Her Style And Her Class.
If I Weren't Performing, I'd Be A Beauty Editor Or A Therapist. I Love Creativity, But I Also Love To Help Others. My Mother Was A Hairstylist, And They Listen To Everyone's Problems - Like A Beauty Therapist!
I Hold A Lot Of Things In. I'm Always Making Sure Everybody Is Okay. I Usually Don't Rage; I Usually Don't Curse. So For Me, It's A Great Thing To Be Able To Scream And Say Whatever I Want.
Power Means Happiness; Power Means Hard Work And Sacrifice.
I Mean, I Feel Like You Get More Bees With Honey. But That Doesn't Mean I Don't Get Frustrated In My Life.
We're African-american And We Work Together As A Family, So People Assume We're Like The Jacksons. But I Didn't Have Parents Using Me To Get Out Of A Bad Situation.
I've Worn Dresses From All Different Price Ranges, And The Thing That Couture Dresses Have In Common Is That The Fit Is Amazing.
I Always Try To Be Myself. Ever Since I Was An Introverted Kid, I'd Get On Stage And Be Able To Break Out Of My Shell.
Tina Turner Is Someone That I Admire, Because She Made Her Strength Feminine And Sexy.
I Am Really Proud That I Am One Of The Artists That Has The Opportunity To Be On Magazine Covers And To Be In The Movies.
I Love A Pair Of Sexy Heels With Jeans, A Nice Jacket, Or A Little Dress.
I Discovered After Going To Music Festivals That I Am A Rock Fan. I Love The Guitars, The Phrasing, And The Abandon Of Rock Fans.
In My Videos, I Always Want To Be A Powerful Woman. That's My Mission.
Playing Etta James In The Movie 'Cadillac Records' Really Changed Me. It Was A Darker Character, And I Realized That If Anything Is Too Comfortable, I Want To Run From It. It's No Fun Being Safe.
If Everything Was Perfect, You Would Never Learn And You Would Never Grow.
I'm A People Pleaser. I Hold A Lot Of Things In. I'm Always Making Sure Everybody Is Okay. I Usually Don't Rage; I Usually Don't Curse.
There Are A Lot Of Things I Never Did, Because I Believe In Watching Those True Hollywood Stories And I See How Easy It Is To Lose Track Of Your Life.
I Grew Up Upper-class. Private School. My Dad Had A Jaguar. We're African-american, And We Work Together As A Family, So People Assume We're Like The Jacksons. But I Didn't Have Parents Using Me To Get Out Of A Bad Situation.
I Love My Job, But It's More Than That: I Need It.
One Of The Reasons I Connect To The Super Bowl Is That I Approach My Shows Like An Athlete.
I Truly Believe That Women Should Be Financially Independent From Their Men. And Let's Face It, Money Gives Men The Power To Run The Show. It Gives Men The Power To Define Value. They Define What's Sexy. And Men Define What's Feminine. It's Ridiculous.
I Just Try To Write Songs That People Are Going To Have A Dialogue About.
I Know I'm Stronger In The Songs Than I Really Am. Sometimes I Need To Hear It Myself. We All Need To Hear Those Empowering Songs To Remind Us.
Any Other Woman Who Has To Go To Work And Pick Up The Kids And Make Dinner - That's Way Harder Than What I Have To Do.
I Feel Like You Get More Bees With Honey. But That Doesn't Mean I Don't Get Frustrated In My Life. My Way Of Dealing With Frustration Is To Shut Down And To Think And Speak Logically.
My Fans Kept Asking Where They Could Get Clothes Like Destiny's Child's, So It Was Only Natural For Us To Do A Clothing Line.
My Style Offstage Is So Different From Onstage. I Love A Pair Of Sexy Heels With Jeans, A Nice Jacket, Or A Little Dress.
Tina Turner Is Someone That I Admire, Because She Made Her Strength Feminine And Sexy. Marilyn Monroe, Because She Was A Curvy Woman. I'm Drawn To Things That Have The Same Kind Of Silhouettes As What She Wore Because Our Bodies Are Similar.
To Be Able To Travel The World, Especially To Places I Never Thought I'd Be... It's Really, You Know, Still Fascinating For Me.
I Wanted To Be Famous For My Music And My Talent, And I Always Wished I Could Cut It Out When I Left The Stage.
I Think Music Is Something That Can, And Should, Be Used To Get You Into Different Things Because Eventually What Goes Up Must Come Down - We're Not Going To Be The Number One Group In The World Forever - So You Have To Have Something Else To Fall Back On.