However, this was put on hold so she could concentrate on recording Destiny Fulfilled, the final studio album by Destiny's Child.

Destiny's Child embarked on a worldwide concert tour, Destiny Fulfilled...

The album earned Beyoncé a then record-tying five awards at the 46th Annual Grammy Awards; Best Contemporary R&B Album, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for "Dangerously in Love 2", Best R&B Song and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Crazy in Love", and Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for "The Closer I Get to You" with Luther Vandross.

Their hiatus saw Beyoncé's theatrical film debut in Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) and the release of her debut album, Dangerously in Love (2003).

The album established her as a solo artist worldwide, earned five Grammy Awards, and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy".

Beyoncé performing "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" during the I Am... The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, earned the Grammy Award for Song of the Year and spawned the Internet's first major dance craze.

and singles "Diva", "Ego", "Broken-Hearted Girl" and "Video Phone".

The music video for "Single Ladies" has been parodied and imitated around the world, spawning the "first major dance craze" of the Internet age according to the Toronto Star.

Its failure to win the Best Female Video category, which went to American country pop singer Taylor Swift's "You Belong with Me", led to Kanye West interrupting the ceremony and Beyoncé improvising a re-presentation of Swift's award during her own acceptance speech.

This put further strain on the family, and Beyoncé's parents separated.

On October 5, 1995, Dwayne Wiggins's Grass Roots Entertainment signed the group.

Lemonade (2016) became the best-selling album of the year, and also received wide acclaim.