Happy Birthday Beyoncé Knowles: The 'Irreplaceable' Queen of Pop
Updated On : 04 Oct 2018,12:22 PM
Known as the pop queen, Beyoncé Knowles showed all signs of becoming a star ever since her rise to fame in the 1990’s. From the American girl group vocal powerhouse, Destiny’s Child, to being a role model for millions of young girls, Beyoncé has got the sass, style, moves and of course the impressive vocal range. Married to rap-mogul, Jay Z, Beyoncé has been one those gifted individuals who always managed to keep her head above water in the limelight-life she is endowed upon. Her success has even taken her to the top Forbes celebrity 100 list. As she turns 37 today, these few songs of hers prove what it takes to have the name and the fame.
As one of the bestselling singles of all time, you might probably be living under a rock if you haven’t danced your way to this song. An empowering track of girl-power, Single Ladies slays every move there is. The song tells the story of a man who lost a woman, because he wasn't committed enough, and now he’s jealous because she’s being desired by other men. You go girl!!
Another female empowering song, Run the World is a powerful sing-along song about female emancipation and empowerment. The song also hinges on how women have the upper hand in a relationship between a man and a woman.
Written in a ballet format, Irreplaceable is a perfect song for those going through a breakup. And know that you are irreplaceable because the queen says so! The song tells the story of a woman who was cheated on by her boyfriend. But unlike what most girls have the mistake committing, she doesn’t take him back telling him he’s not irreplaceable.
A song that truly proves the vocal capability of Beyoncé Knowles, the video of the song highlighted about her life sans all the makeup and the limelight accessories. Another smash hit, Halo also an intense and powerful love shared by a couple.
A song for the album, Lemonade, Formation reflects Beyoncé’s racial ethnicity. A lyric with strong political leanings, Formation has been described by critics as a statement of black positivity. A song with an ocean-deep meaning, the song was nominated for two Grammy Awards and won Best Music Video, 2016.