From: Houston, Texas, USA
Based in: New York City
Solo Debut: 'Dangerously in Love' (2003)
Big Break: A string of megahits with Destiny's Child
Biggest Hit: 'If I Were A Boy' (2008)
Awesome Accolade:The 2014 Video Vanguard MTV VMA, 20 Grammy's (among too many others to count)
EMA Nominations: Best R&B 2002, Best Female 2003-4, Best R&B/Best Album/Best Female 2004, Best R&B/Best Female 2006, Best Female 2006, Ultimate Urban/ Most Addictive Track/Best Headliner 2007, Ultimate Urban 2008, Best Live Act 2009, Best Video 2010, Best Female/Best Video/Best North American 2011, Best Female/Best Live/Best US Act 2014, Best US Act 2015
EMA Wins: Best Song/Best R&B 2003, Best Female 2008, Best Song/Best Video/Best Female 2009, Best Live Act 2013, Best Song With a Message 2014
EMA Performances: 'Baby Boy' ft. Sean Paul (2003), 'If I Was A Boy' (2008), 'Sweet Dreams' (2009)
Fun Fact: Revealing her baby bump at the 2011 MTV VMA, she set a Guinness world record for sparking the most tweets per second ever: 8,868.
Why MTV Loves Her: Somehow, she manages to be impossibly flawless AND a relatable, real role model for young women. She's calle d Queen Bey for a reason!