Beyonce Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, and actress from Houston Texas. Beyonce first got her start in R&B girl-group Destiny's Child, which then went on to becoming one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. During Destiny's Child hiatus, Beyonce released her first solo record in 2003 titled Dangerously in Love. The album was a commercial success, with 11 million copies sold, and earned Beyonce five Grammy awards. With the disbandment of Destiny's Child in 2005, Beyonce focused on her solo career and released three more solo albums. Each album had a number of hits including songs like "Irreplaceable," "Halo," and "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)." Beyonce also ventured into acting and starred in movies like "Obsessed," "Cadillac Records," and "Dreamgirls," which she earned a Golden Globe nomination for. Beyonce is currently working on her fifth studio record and is also touring around the world on the Mrs. Carter Show World Tour.