As she grew up, she signed with Interscope Records and released her debut self-entitled album ‘Mya’.She released her album on 21 April 1998 which earned huge success selling over 1.4 million copies in the United States.
Fans quickly speculated that Beyoncé purposely changed the lyrics to refer to adultery in her own marriage.
She completed her high school at the age of 16 and took classes at the University of Maryland, College Park.
As being born to a musically oriented family, she had a strong interest in music.
She refers Lena Horne and Liza Minnelli as her role models.
Aside from her singing career, she is also a dancer who has competed in Dancing with the Stars in season 9 and came second place.