Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter turned 34 yesterday! Regarded as one of the most iconic musicians of the 21st century, the gorgeous artiste has given us hits over the years. Last, she released a surprise album which made records sales – selling 68,000 copies in the UK in just 48 hours! As of November 2014, she had sold 5 million copies of her music worldwide!

Some of her biggest songs to date include “Drunk In Love” (2013), “Irreplaceable” (2005), “Run The World (Girls”) (2011), “Crazy In Love” (199*) and “Halo” (2008).

She received loads of love from her fans all over the world. The singer, who is married to rap mogul Jay Z runs a music streaming company with Nicki Minaj and Alicia Keys as well as a company – Parkwood Entertainment – that has handled most of her latest movie and music production.

Beyonce was born to parents Mathew and Tina Knowles and has a sister, Solange Knowles.

To celebrate the success of the former Destiny’s Child member, here are some of her pictures over the years: