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Beyonc Giselle Knowles or commonly known as Beyonce is an American, RB singer and Celebrity

She was first made famous as part of Destinys Child. She is ranked fourth in the Top 100 Celebrity in Forbes.com (2008)

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Jay-Z Michael Jackson Drake Madonna Rihanna Frank Ocean Adele Grandmother Oprah Winfrey Chris Brown Etta James Janet Jackson Anita Baker James Blake Aaliyah Jean-Michel Basquiat Timmy Kelly Serena Williams Andy Murray Sophie Calle Barack Obama Al Loving Hannah Diana Nyad Cher Future featuring Drake Josephine Baker Kelly Rowland Donna Summer Sade Adu The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill The Color Purple Rachelle Ferrell Diana Ross Big Sean Michelle Obama Dick Clark Tina Knowles Bee Gees
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Novacane
Beyonce
"Frank Ocean - Novacane" [Beyonce Knowles's Favourite Songs of 2011]
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Frank Ocean
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The Wilhelm Scream
Beyonce
"James Blake - The Wilhelm Scream" [Beyonce Knowles's Favourite Songs of 2011]
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James Blake
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Look At Me Now
Beyonce
"Justin Bieber and Chris Brown - Look at Me Now" [Beyonce Knowles's Favourite Songs of 2011]
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Chris Brown
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Man Down
Beyonce
"Rihanna - Man Down" [Beyonce Knowles's Favourite Songs of 2011]
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Rihanna
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The Motto
Beyonce
"Drake - The Motto" [Beyonce Knowles's Favourite Songs of 2011]
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Drake
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Someone Like You
Beyonce
"Adele - Someone Like You" [Beyonce Knowles's Favourite Songs of 2011]
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Adele
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Motivation
Beyonce
"Kelly Rowland - Motivation" [Beyonce Knowles's Favourite Songs of 2011]
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Kelly Rowland
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Ni**as In Paris
Beyonce
"Jay-Z and Kanye West - N****s in Paris" [Beyonce Knowles's Favourite Songs of 2011]
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Jay-Z
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Tony Montana
Beyonce
"Future - Tony Montana" [Beyonce Knowles's Favourite Songs of 2011]
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Dance (A$$) Remix
Beyonce
"Big Sean - Dance (A$$) ft. Nicki Minaj" [Beyonce Knowles's Favourite Songs of 2011]
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Big Sean
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Truly Strong African American Woman
Truly Strong African American Woman
Beyonce
"Michelle is the ultimate example of a truly strong African American woman. She is a caring mother, she's a loving wife, while at the same time, sh's the First Lady.

No matter the pressure, and the stress of being under the microscope - she's humble, loving and sincere.

She builds and nurtures her family, while also looking out for so many millions in so many ways.

Michelle, thank you so much for every single thing that you do for us - I am proud to have my daughter grew up in a world where she has people like you, to look upto."
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Michelle Obama
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Favourite Radio Personality
Favourite Radio Personality
Beyonce
"Thank you Dick Clark for all the times you touched my life. You introduced a generation to rock & roll on american bandstand and your new year's eve celebration brought people together through television.

You created so many opportunities for so many artists. You will be sadly missed"
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Dick Clark
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Favourite Artist
Favourite Artist
Beyonce
"What I find in a art work of Jean Michel Basquiat, I search for everyday in music. His art is musical, his broad strokes, he is lyrical and raw."
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Dearest Mama
Dearest Mama
Beyonce
"Everything I am is because of you! you are the first voice that ever sang to me. At every turn you pushes me to be better. You teach me to be true to myself and the ones I love.

When I look into your eyes, I am so proud. Now that I am a mother, I truly realize all the sacrifices you made for us.

My love for you goes beyond what I can say."
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Tina Knowles
Sparked by: Tina Knowles
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Emotion
Beyonce
"The Bee Gees were an early inspiration for me, Kelly and Michelle. We loved their songwriting and beautiful harmonies. Recording their classic song, ""Emotion,"" was a special time for destiny's child. Sadly we lost robin gibb this week. My heart goes out to his brother barry and the rest of his family."
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Bee Gees
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Timmy - Touched my heart
Beyonce
"The first time I met Timmy Kelly was in 2007, backstage at the Grammys. He was only 13 and he touched my heart with his voice and his love of music and life.

He is 18 now and he's just graduated high school - I'm so proud of him!

Timmy was born blind, and with cerebral palsy. But this never slowed him down - he has proven to everyone, that anything is possible if you believe in yourself and work hard."
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Timmy Kelly
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Black Or White
Beyonce
"When I was just starting out, my first producer used to make me listen to michael jackson’s live performance of “who’s loving you”. He would have me watch that for hours back to back to back.

What he wanted me to learn was his soul. You could hear his soul. and he was this little kid who hadn’t experienced love but he was a vessel. for whatever reason he could evoke more emotion than an adult. It was so raw and so pure. It was these little things that he did that were just swag. It’s something that’s god given.

Michael taught me that sometimes you have to forget technique, forget what you have on. if you feel silly, you have to go from the gut just let it go.

Michael Jackson changed me, and helped me to become the artist i am - thank you michael.""
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Michael Jackson
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Inspirational Tennis Player
Inspirational Tennis Player
Beyonce
"Passionate, driven, & determined. Andy Murray & Serena Williams show us that anything is possible. through past injuries, ups and downs, these two stellar athletes took the us open by storm. Thank you both for showing us the true definition of inspiration."
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Serena Williams
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Favourite Tennis Player
Favourite Tennis Player
Beyonce
"Passionate, driven, & determined. Andy Murray & Serena Williams show us that anything is possible. through past injuries, ups and downs, these two stellar athletes took the us open by storm. Thank you both for showing us the true definition of inspiration."
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Andy Murray
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Did You See Me?
Did You See Me?
Beyonce
"Sophie Calle takes the vulnerable side of being human, to a place of strength and freedom. as a woman, she is a living example of how we can turn the hardships of life into something beautiful and true."
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Sophie Calle
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President Obama
President Obama
Beyonce
"Everyday we see your heart and character, inspiring all of us to give more of ourselves. You are a leader to take us from where we are to where we need to be.

You are the reason my daughter and nephew will grow up knowing that they can truly be anything they want to be.

All my respect and adoration."
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Barack Obama
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Torn Canvas
Torn Canvas
Beyonce
"AL Loving was a trailblazer - as an artist, but also as a black artist. he was one of the first african american artists to explore abstract expressionism, and because of that - his work has a truly original stamp. thank you for your fearless originality AL! -"
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Al Loving
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This is my girl
Beyonce
"I met Hannah when she was seven years old. Her unbelievable strenght and positive energy instantly drew me in. hannah has Osteogenesis Imperfecta, which is more commonly know as Brittle Bones. Although she faces many challenges every day, her spirit can not be broken.

Now at 13, she is still a fighter, determined to enjoy life. She loves music, people and dancing, and boy does she have moves."
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Hannah
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World Hero
World Hero
Beyonce
"I am raising my glass to a woman who defined persistence, perseverance,
endurance and never giving up. you are a world hero
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Diana Nyad
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I Just Want To Make Love To You
Beyonce
"Etta expressed herself she was bold. "That inspired me to do a lot of things musically that no one else is doing."
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Etta James
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Personal Idols
Personal Idols
Beyonce
"My grandmother and my grandfather worked really, really hard. They put their kids through private school. My grandmother worked and cleaned up for the private schools to make sure that her children went in and were educated.

She made all of my, my aunts and my mother's and my uncles, she made all of their clothes and my mother's making mine. And one day when I have time to learn to sew,"
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Grandmother
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Art Deco Series - Breezin' Along
Beyonce
"I wanted to be more like Josephine Baker, because she didn't, she seemed like she just was possessed and it seemed like she just danced from her, her heart, and everything was so free,"
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Josephine Baker
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All For You
Beyonce
"We absolutely love Janet, "I know she's one of Destiny's Child's role models as an entertainer--an excellent entertainer--so that was cool."
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Janet Jackson
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Bad Girls
Beyonce
"Donna Summer made music that moved me both emotionally and physically to get up and dance. You could always hear the deep passion in her voice. She was so much more than the queen of disco she became known for, she was an honest and gifted singer with flawless vocal talent. I’ve always been a huge fan and was honored to sample one of her songs.

She touched many generations and will be so sadly missed."
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Donna Summer
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At Your Best
Beyonce
"Aaliyah was a big influence on all of us. She was the first major young female artist to come out in her generation. We're about the same age, so it was very inspiring to see someone like that. She went to a performing arts high school and so did I. I just really related to her. It made me feel like, alright, if she can come out and she's young so can I. It gave me inspiration and hope that we could do the same thing.

Aaliyah was the first celebraty to really embrace us"
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Aaliyah
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The Best of Sade
Beyonce
“For years I’ve turned to Sade for inspiration – I cannot even begin to count the nights, days, hard times – when I need her – she is there, to inspire me, and brighten me.Her music has been a true friend, as all true music should be. Thank you SADE.”
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Sade Adu
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The Oprah Winfrey Show
The Oprah Winfrey
Beyonce
"The definition of inspiration and a strong woman. When I'm around her, I want to stand up straight, pronounce my words right, and articulate.''
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Oprah Winfrey
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The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
Beyonce
'There's definitely something beyond Lauryn Hill that's in her voice and her mind when she writes songs. She's gifted and blessed.''
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Fairy Tales
Beyonce
'My mother played her and Luther Vandross all day at her hair salon. I always performed her music when I made my mom's friends watch me sing.''
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Anita Baker
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The Color Purple (1985)
Beyonce
'The type of movie you wish you could have been a part of. It made me cry, it made me laugh, it reminded me of my family, and it made me want to act.''
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The Color Purple
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Nothing Has Ever Felt Like This
Beyonce
"A jazz singer I grew up listening to. My voice teacher listened to her; that's what I'd sing during my voice lessons. She uses her voice like an instrument.''
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Rachelle Ferrell
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Touch Me in the Morning
Beyonce
"She's an all-around entertainer: a great actor, a good singer, and a beautiful, elegant woman. She's one of the few singers able to cross over into really good movies.''
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Diana Ross
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Gypsies, Tramps And Thieves
Beyonce
"I love that in the seventies Cher and Diana Ross looked like superstars and never played it safe. When they were onstage, they gave you drama—and I love drama."
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Cher
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Black Or White
Beyonce
"The reason I am here is due to Michael Jackson,"
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Michael Jackson
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Like a Prayer
Beyonce
"I think about Madonna and how she took all of the great things she achieved and started the label and developed other artists. But there are not enough of those women."
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Madonna
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