Becoming Beyonce : the untold story / J. Randy Taraborrelli.

By: Taraborrelli, J. Randy [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2015Copyright date: �2015Edition: First editionDescription: xi, 494 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781455516728; 1455516724Subject(s): Beyonc�e, 1981- | Rhythm and blues musicians -- United States -- Biography | Singers -- United States -- BiographyDDC classification: 782.42164092 | B LOC classification: ML420.K675 | T37 2015
Contents:
Tina & Matthew -- One Step Forward, Two Steps Back -- Destiny's Child -- Independent Women -- Jay Z -- Dreamgirl -- Run The World.
Summary: "Beyonce Knowles is a woman who began her career at the age of eight performing in pageant shows and talent contests, honing her craft through her teenage years until, at the age of 16, she had her first number one record with Destiny's Child. That hit-making trio launched Beyonce's successful solo career, catapulting her, as of 2014, to #1 on Forbes annual list of most wealthy celebrities--the same year she made the cover of Time. BECOMING BEYONCE is not only the story of struggle, sacrifice, and what it takes to make it in the cut-throat record industry, it's the story of the great rewards of such success and the devastating toll it often takes on the human spirit.,"--NoveList.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [463]-476) and index.

Tina & Matthew -- One Step Forward, Two Steps Back -- Destiny's Child -- Independent Women -- Jay Z -- Dreamgirl -- Run The World.

"Beyonce Knowles is a woman who began her career at the age of eight performing in pageant shows and talent contests, honing her craft through her teenage years until, at the age of 16, she had her first number one record with Destiny's Child. That hit-making trio launched Beyonce's successful solo career, catapulting her, as of 2014, to #1 on Forbes annual list of most wealthy celebrities--the same year she made the cover of Time. BECOMING BEYONCE is not only the story of struggle, sacrifice, and what it takes to make it in the cut-throat record industry, it's the story of the great rewards of such success and the devastating toll it often takes on the human spirit.,"--NoveList.

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