Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of Destiny's Child, one of the best-selling girl groups of all time. 

10. “Rocket”

Beyoncé has no problem dialing up the sex appeal when called for, but on “Rocket” she turns lovemaking into a religious experience and instantly grabs the listener's attention within the first few seconds of the song.

9. “Love Drought”

“Love Drought” combines the singer's inherent resilience with pure vulnerability—and shows just how tender she can be.

8. “I Care”

Even as Beyoncé pleads for a lover's affection on “I Care,” it manages to sound defiant and empowering.

7. “Resentment”

While the artist is known to fully encompass the emotions she sings about, “Resentment” feels uncomfortably personal. 

6. “Dangerously in Love 2”

The rerecorded version, “Dangerously in Love 2,” is a classic R&B ballad that shows off the vocal prowess of a singer who was ready to expand her horizons as a solo artist. 

5. “Daddy Lessons”

 “Daddy Lessons” was submitted to the Grammys for consideration in its country categories, it was rejected by the Recording Academy. She then performed the song alongside the Chicks at the 2016 Country Music Awards ceremony, gracefully getting the last laugh.

4. “Haunted”

“Haunted” starts off as “Ghost,” which denounces the shady nature of the music industry but somehow turns into a slinky, sexy song that embraces experimental sounds. It's the most elusive the singer has ever been.

3. “Me, Myself and I”

“Me, Myself and I” is a smooth R&B ballad that prioritizes bouncing back from the sadness of a failed relationship instead of wallowing in it. 

2. “Mood 4 Eva”

“Mood 4 Eva,” which features hubby Jay-Z and Childish Gambino, is a jovial anthem celebrating success in which Bey compares herself to the like of Oshun and Queen Sheeba.

1. “Formation”

Beyoncé stopped the world back in 2016 when she released “Formation” and dropped the video for it the same day. 

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