Publisher: Greenwood; 1 edition (May 14, 2009)
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even though Beyoncé Knowles isn't but 30, the sensual famous person has already succeeded on many degrees: as a dancer, singer, composer, version, tune manufacturer, video director and actress. Like rap star/entrepreneur Jay-Z, with whom Beyoncé lately married, she has developed right into a businesswoman, who together with her designer-mother, Tina Knowles, markets Beyoncé's own model line, apartment of Dereon. The multi-talented, international entertainer lends her identify and photograph to many advertisement and philanthropic ventures. She is the spokeswoman for L'Oreal and looks in advertisements for Pepsi and Ford.This biography tells the tale of a tender, proficient woman's meteoric upward thrust within the leisure undefined. From a shy, demure Catholic schoolgirl transforming into up in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé Knowles ultimately morphed into the 1st African-American girl to win the Songwriter of the yr Award from the yank Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Pop tune Awards. The once-shy suburban schoolgirl has long past a long way past her unique dream of changing into a primary musician and vocalist. With the help of her manager-father―former Xerox govt Mathew Knowles―and as lead singer of the R&B lady staff Destiny's baby (the world's all-time bestselling woman group), Beyoncé has received 10 Grammy Awards and Golden Globe nominations. Her albums have reached greater than 20 million humans around the world, and he or she has turn into a cultural icon to song fans all over in addition to a task version for younger ladies. writer Janice Arenofsky provides scholars and basic readers alike an insightful examine a song and type icon who has a different area of interest in pop culture at the present time. whole with pictures, a timeline, and a radical bibliography.