Beyoncés debut album in 2003 has reached a tremendous success and sold over than 11 million copies worldwide, and nominated for 5 Grammy Awards. The second solo album of Beyoncé was released in 2006, and it wasnt less successful. Only in its first week, it sold over than 540.000 copies in US.
In 2008, Beyonce released her third album I Am ... Sasha Fierce on which she earned 6 Grammy Awards. Her album is influenced by her marriage to singer and producer Jay Z. In 2010, Beyonce took a hiatus and explored different musical styles including rock and roll, R&B, African and funk. And the exploration appeared in her album 4 released in 2011 that was affected more by R&B sound.
In 2010, Beyoncé appeared on Forbes magazine as one of the most powerful women in the world, and also appeared on the list of high earners. In 2011, she ended her business relation with father Mathew Knowles as her manager. In 2013, Beyonce appeared among 100s most influential people in the world in Time magazine list.
On private life, Beyoncé gave birth to her daughter from husband Jay Z in January 7, 2012, whom they name Blue Ivy Carter.