Beyonce Giselle Knowles (born September 4, 1981), commonly known as Beyonce , is an American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she enrolled in various performing arts schools, and was first exposed to singing and dancing competitions as a child. Knowles rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of the R&B girl group Destiny's Child, the best-selling girl group of all time.In June 2003, after a series of commercial successes with the group, Beyonc released her debut solo album, Dangerously In Love.The album became one of the most successful albums of that year, spawning the number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy", and earned Knowles five Grammy Awards in a single night in 2004. "Halo" is a song recorded by American R&B singer BeyoncÃ© Knowles. The song was composed by Ryan Tedder, Evan Bogart and Knowles for her third studio album I Am... Sasha Fierce (2008). It was released on January 20, 2009, in the United States as the fourth single, while it was promoted internationally as the third single.
The single, originally written for Knowles, was rumored to have been later offered.