Beyonce wins best song with a message

MTV.com Staff
09/11/14

Just when we thought there was no ground left for her to break, she stunned fans and critics alike with a surprise album—plus videos for every track.

From: Houston, Texas

Based in: New York City

Solo Debut: ’Dangerously in Love’ (2003)

Big Break: A string of megahits with Destiny’s Child

Biggest Hit: ’Crazy in Love’ (2003)

Cool Collab: Co-headlining the On the Run tour with hubby and fellow superstar Jay Z

Awesome Accolade: The 2014 Video Vanguard MTV VMA (among too many others to count)

EMA Nominations: Best Song 2003, Best Female 2003-4, Best R&B/Best Album/Best Female 2004, Best R&B/Best Female 2006, Best Female 2006, Ultimate Urban 2007-8, Headliner of the Year 2007, Most Addictive Track/Best Headliner 2007, Best Live Act 2009, Best Video 2010, Best Female/Best Video 2011

EMA Wins: Best RnB 2003, Best Song/Best R&B/Best Female 2003, Best Female 2008, Best Song/Best Video 2009, Best Live Act 2013

EMA Performances: ’Baby Boy’ ft. Sean Paul (2003), ‘If I Was A Boy’ (2008), ’Sweet Dreams’ (2009)

Fun Fact: Revealing her baby bump at the 2011 MTV VMA, she set a Guinness world record for sparking the most tweets per second ever: 8,868.

Why We Love Her: Somehow, she manages to be impossibly flawless AND a relatable, real role model for young women. She’s called Queen Bey for a reason!

NOMINATED FOR:
BEST US ACT
BEST FEMALE
BEST LIVE
BEST SON WITH A MESSAGE