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Solange Knowles

Born Jun 24, 1986

Solange Piaget Knowles, who performs under the mononym Solange, is an American singer-songwriter, actress, model, dancer, and DJ. Knowles was born and raised in Houston, Texas along with her older sister singer Beyoncé. Showing an interest in music recording at an early age, she eventually broke into the music scene at 16. She has released two studios albums: Solo Star in 2003 and her most successful album to date, Sol-Angel and the Hadley St.… Read More

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1986 Birth Born on June 24, 1986.


2001 15 Years Old Managed by her father Mathew, Knowles' first foray into the music business was in 2001 as the lead singer, backed with Destiny's Child, on the title theme song for the animated television series The Proud Family.
She also was a featured performer on "Hey Goldmember" for the soundtrack to the 2002 film Austin Powers in Goldmember, as well as a backup singer on the track "Little Drummer Boy" on her sister's group's 2001 holiday album 8 Days of Christmas.
2003 17 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Solo Star was released on January 21, 2003 in the United States, where it debuted at number 49 on the Billboard 200 and reached number 23 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. … Read More
In 2004, Knowles married Daniel Smith, eventually giving birth to their son Daniel Julez J. Smith Jr., which prompted a move to Idaho. … Read More


2006 20 Years Old In 2006, she starred as a cheerleading captain in the film Bring It On: All or Nothing, the third installment of the Bring it On series, alongside American actress and singer Hayden Panettiere. … Read More
2007 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, Knowles divorced Smith and moved to Los Angeles, California, beginning to write and record music again. … Read More
Knowles earned the R&B and Hip-Hop Song accolade for "Get Me Bodied" at the 2008 ASCAP Awards. … Read More
2009 23 Years Old In an interview with MTV in 2009, Knowles revealed that she was determining the type of sound for the follow-up to Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams. … Read More
2010 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Early in 2010, Knowles traveled to Australia to work with Australian rock band, Midnight Juggernauts on her third studio album Knowles had planned to release the album in summer as revealed on her official Twitter account in 2009 She also revealed on her Twitter account that she rented a house in Santa Barbara, California to get into a certain state of mind while writing and making music On May 7, 2010, Knowles made a guest appearance on the popular children show, Yo Gabba Gabba! for a "Mothers Day Special" where she performed an original song called, "Momma Loves Baby".
…  The music video for her 2012 single "Losing You" featured a heavy demonstration of the contemporary sartorial movement throughout Africa, La Sape. … Read More
2013 27 Years Old In August 2013, Knowles announced that she and her son were moving to New Orleans, Louisiana. … Read More
2014 28 Years Old 1 More Event
On November 16, 2014, Knowles married music video director Alan Ferguson in New Orleans, Louisiana. … Read More
2015 29 Years Old On May 15, 2015 Solange performed a new song at an HBO-sponsored event, the song entitled “Rise” is inspired by police killings in Ferguson and Baltimore and the subsequent protests. … Read More
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