Beyoncé. We love her for her songs and the way she moves — lighting up the stage with her infectious energy. She’s bold, beautiful, confident, and has it all! That’s why she’s revolutionary — earning the nickname “Queen B” along the way. And her birthday on September 4 creates quite a stir in the “Beyhive” every year. We know millions of people will be celebrating “BeyDay” all over the world in their own unique way!
Key Moments in Beyoncé’s Life
From real life to "reel" life
Beyoncé shared some of the most important moments of her life during the TV documentary "Life is But a Dream."
"Single Ladies" won 3 Grammys
"Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" is a song from Beyoncé's third studio album "I Am... Sasha Fierce." There was also a black-and-white music video.
Beyoncé serenaded the first couple with the Etta James classic “At Last" during President Obama's inauguration.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z married on the fourth day of the fourth month since four is their favorite number. (His birthday is December 4). They also have the Roman numeral “IV” tattooed on their left ring fingers.
Destiny's Child's first major hit
"No, No, No" won Best R&B/Soul Single at the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards.
How to Celebrate Beyoncé’s Birthday
1. Read a Beyoncé book
Numerous authors have written Beyoncé biographies. Not into literature? There's always "Beyoncé: The Queen Bey Coloring Book."
2. Invite the Beyhive
Get the fans together for a fun party to celebrate. Beyoncé karaoke, anyone?
3. Dress up like Beyoncé
Which era will you choose? Beyoncé from Destiny's Child, "Dream Girls," "Cleopatra," or "Single Ladies"?
5 Royal Reasons We Love Queen B
1. Always a winner
Beyoncé won more than 30 singing and dancing competitions as a child.
2. Never too young to sing
Beyoncé won a school talent show at age 7 singing John Lennon's "Imagine."
3. This girl can write
Beyoncé wrote "Crazy in Love" in just two hours.
4. She's number one
Beyoncé's the first (and only) musical act in "Billboard" history to have their first six solo studio albums debut at number one.
5. Beyoncé added a word to the Oxford Dictionary
The Oxford Dictionary added "bootylicious" after Queen B used it!