Without a doubt, Beyoncé is one of the greatest pop stars the world has ever got to witness. Not only does she have an incredible career but she is also one of the most celebrated stars on the planet. Following her rise to fame with the girl group, Destiny’s Child, Beyonce’s career then escalated when she went solo and took the world by storm. One thing is for sure, her following keeps growing each year and she never fails to disappoint her fans with her incredible music. Want to know more about Mrs. Knowles-Carter, keep reading to see some little-known facts about her.
Record Grammy Winner
Queen B is not just an incredible singer but she has also won an impressive amount of awards, specifically Grammys. Believe it or not, but Beyonce has snagged an amazing 28 Grammy awards throughout her career. In addition to that, she has also got the record for the most awards won by a female artist in one night. Overall, she has been nominated for over 79 Grammys.
Huge Beatles Fan
This next fact is probably one that is not very well known by many people. Beyonce is a huge Beatles fan and has been since she was very young. When she was just seven years old, Beyoncé won a school singing competition where she performed to John Lennon’s “Imagine.” She received a standing ovation and ever since then she has been a devoted fan.
Yes, even Beyonce has various allergies. This one may sound weird especially since she has her own perfume and fragrance line, but indeed it is true. Beyonce is allergic to perfume. Even though the singing sensation is allergic to many different types of scents, her fragrances are chemically altered so that she can wear them. How amazing, right?
Back in the early 2000s, Beyoncé struggles with depression. During this time, Destiny’s Child had just split and her father who was the group’s manager was sued for mismanagement. The singer withdrew herself from reality and didn’t eat much during this dark phase of her life. During an interview, she said, “I didn’t eat. I stayed in my room. I was in a really bad place in life, going through that lonely period: ‘Who am I? Who are my friends?’ My life changed.” Fortunately for her she had her mom to help her get back on track. Beyonce went on to say, “My mother was very persistent and she kept saying that I had to take care of my mental health.” And if you’re worried about someone in your life potentially suffering from depression, here are Ways Your Loved Ones May Be Hiding It.
She Broke An Instagram Record
Queen B surprised the world with the most exciting news, she announced that she was pregnant. The singer took to Instagram to do so by posting a highly stylized picture of herself wearing lingerie, draped in a veil while holding her belly. Although the post was uncaptioned, it was very clear what she wanted to show. Within eight hours of being published, it racked up over 6.3 million likes. To this day, ‘Sasha Fierce’ still has more than 11 million likes to this day, making it an iconic piece of social media history. 2017