Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actress. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as a member of the R&B girl group Destiny's Child. After the group disbanded, Beyoncé released a series of successful solo albums, including Dangerously in Love (2003), I Am... Sasha Fierce (2008), 4 (2011), Beyoncé (2013), Lemonade (2016), and Renaissance (2022). Beyoncé's artistry is known for being boundary-pushing and exploring societal themes such as feminism, womanism, escapism, and hedonism. She has sold over 200 million records worldwide and amassed multiple chart-topping singles. Beyoncé has won 32 Grammy Awards, 26 MTV Video Music Awards, and many more accolades. She is regarded as one of the most successful performers of her generation and a pop icon of the 21st century.