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 time 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


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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 1 More Event
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
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".
2012 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2012, Solange released a teaser video for "Losing You", which was announced as the lead single from her third studio album. … Read More
2013 27 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 14, 2013, Knowles announced that she had launched her own record label named Saint Records, which she will be using to release her third full-length album and future music projects distributed through Sony. … Read More
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On November 16, 2014, Knowles married music video director Alan Ferguson in New Orleans, Louisiana. … Read More
2015 29 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 15, 2015 Knowles performed a new song at an HBO-sponsored event. … Read More


2016 30 Years Old On her thirtieth birthday, she stated that she completed A Seat at the Table, her third studio album (fourth overall) three days before her birthday, on 21 June 2016. … Read More
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