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Music artist background
Beyoncé originally started out in a girl group called Destiny’s Child with Survivor, Independent woman,
Say my name etc.
They were managed by Matthew Knowles which was Beyoncé's dad who was a successful music
They then signed a record deal with Columbia Records in 1997 and their first big hit song was
featured on the Men In Black soundtrack.
They became a hit from the end of the 1990’s and then were a hit right throughout until 2005 when
they eventually split wanting to pursue solo careers.
No1. Killing time.
The writing’s on the wall
No1. Bills, bills, bills and Say my name.
8 days of Christmas
No1. 8 days.
No1. bootylicious and independent woman.
This is the remix
Destiny’s Child Albums
Crazy in love
B’day Deluxe edition
I am… sasha fierce
I am… sasha fierce Deluxe edition
Solo Albums (since 2006)
In 2002 Beyoncé decided on a different interest to singing, she was in the film Austin Powers
and acted as Foxy Cleopatra and released her first single for the film which was “work it out” and also in the Rom-com fighting temptations
and also sung the films soundtrack.
She has since done collaborations with other artists and has become a huge name in the music industry and has just married Jay-Z in secret and had the arrival of their daughter
After Destiny’s Child
Beyoncé's Album covers
Beyoncé's album covers
are all headshots or
mid-shots of her in different
settings, the majority of
them are staged in a studio with
a plain background
with beyonce being the main
attraction of the cover.
The opening scene of the music video is Beyoncé on a horse in a derelict area where there is rubbish thrown
about. There then is a long shot showing the contrast in colours showing the dark black of the horse and the purity of Beyoncé in all white and white is represented as almost angelic and God-like showing superiority. It flips between
Beyoncé on a horse, Police riots running about and Beyoncé being on top of a car as if she is leading the riots. She shows the superiority of the girls by showing the Police men running around in a panic with The girls stood in
position ready for the police to come with the weapons and lions as protection fitting the theme of the song. As the
police arrive Beyoncé is central of the girls in lots of gold headwear showing she is the leader of the riot and then the music comes in which she is supported by the girls behind
her with the lyrics in the song and the stance.
Beyoncé is well established through Destiny’s child from the late 90’s and has become a huge star all over the world since becoming solo and married a huge music producer and rapper and
also being in films so she is well known throughout. Her music and perfume campaigns
are advertised throughout TV adverts, Billboards and also posters such as on buses etc. which will be widely distributed now only in the UK but all