She still produces music and acts in films but in 2010 decided to take a break to recharge her creative battery, leaving everyone waiting for her fourth album. . In 2001, the group was completing the third album, Survivor that rose to number 1 on the Billboard 200 and sold 663,000 copies. Finally they release their holiday album, 8 Days of Christmas, and announced a hiatus to focus on their own solo careers. The media started paying attention to her at the age of seven when the Houston Chronicle endorsed her for a local comunity performing art award: The Sammy. Her childhood career began when she was eight years old, LaTavia Roberson met her in an audition for a girl entertaining group. Six million copies had been sold worldwide to date.
Born in Houston, Texas, Her father Mathew Knowles is a record manager of some renown and her mother Tina Knowles is a hair stylist and costume designer, and older sister Solange is a singer-songwriter and actress. She went on to star with Cuba Gooding Jr in the Fighting Temptations and recorded numerous songs for hte sountrack. The group was cut to four, with LeToya Luckett joining in 1993. Mary's Elementary School in Texas where she took and interest in dance especially jazz and ballet and her love of singing showcased her talent quickly. In her youth, Beyonce was a soloist in the choir of her church, St. John's United Metodhist Church, but she was only a member of the choir for two years. After 3 years, Destiny's Child reformed to release their final album, Destiny Fullfiled in November 2004 peaking at number 2 on the Billboard 200 as they broke in to the top ten in eight countries.
Franklin also left the group after five months citing poor relations with fellow group members. Beyonce and childhood friend Kelly Rowland made the final cut in to a rap and dance group Girl's Tyme,The six member group made their debute on Star Search, a nation wide talent show but failed to win. Beyonce father stepped up to the plate, resigning from his job to setup a boot camp for the girls training and to manage their training. Beyonce moved on to Parker Elementary School, a 'specialized' music school in Houston in the fall of 1990, and joined their choir. In 2006, Beyonce released her second solo album, B'Day which debuted number one on the Billboard 200 stole the rankings in eighteen countries. She attended Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and sometime later moved again to Alief's Elsik High School.
It took then three years, and a failed deal with Elektra Records before the girls signed a contrac with Columbia Records. . . . . . .
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