Solange Knowles Wiki Biography Age Height Weight Family Bio Parents Boyfriend Biodata Net Worth

Solange Knowles Wiki Biography Age Height Weight Family Bio Parents Boyfriend Biodata Net Worth

Solange Knowles Wiki Biography Age Height Weight Family Bio Parents Boyfriend Biodata Net Worth

Solange Piaget Knowles (/sˈlɑːnʒ/; born June 24, 1986) is an American singer, songwriter, model and actress. Expressing an interest in music from an early age, Knowles had several temporary stints in Destiny’s Child, before signing with her father Mathew Knowles’s Music World Entertainment label. At age 16, Knowles released her first studio album Solo Star (2002). Between 2005 and 2007, Knowles had several minor acting roles, including the direct-to-video Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006) and continued writing music for her older sister Beyonce Knowles-Carter and for ex-Destiny’s Child band members Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams. In 2007, Knowles began to write and record music again. Her second studio album Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams (2008) deviated from the pop-oriented music of her debut to the Motown Sound of the 1960s and 1970s. It peaked at number nine on US Billboard 200 and received positive reviews from critics. She followed this up with the 1980s pop and R&B–inspired extended play True (2012) and her third studio album, A Seat at the Table (2016) on Columbia Records and her imprint Saint Records. The latter became her first number-one album in the United States. In December 2016, Billboard magazine ranked her as the 100th most successful dance artist of all-time

Knowles is heavily influenced by Motown girl groups and says that her first passion is songwriting. She is frequently compared by the media to her sister, Beyoncé, but Solange insists they have different aspirations and are musically different. Her other ventures include an endorsement deal with Rimmel London and a line of hip-hop-oriented merchandise for young children. On November 16, 2014, Knowles married music video director Alan Ferguson in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Knowles was born in Houston, Texas, to Mathew Knowles and Tina Lawson. Solange’s older sister is singer Beyoncé. Her father, originally from Alabama, is African American, and her mother, originally from southern Louisiana, is Creole (with African, Native American, French, and 1/32 Irish ancestr] Her maternal grandparents are Lumis Beyincé and Agnéz Deréon, (a seamstress). She is also a descendant of Acadian leader Joseph Broussard.[10] As a child, Knowles studied dance and theater. At the age of five, she made her singing debut at an amusement park. She began writing songs at the age of nin At 13, she decided to pursue recording, but her parents initially advised her to wait. At the age of 15 Knowles replaced a departed dancer and performed with her sister’s group Destiny’s Child on tourDuring the group’s opening stint for American pop singer Christina Aguilera’s tour, Knowles temporarily replaced Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland after she broke her toes backstage during a costume changeWhen Knowles was 16, her father, who was then also her manager, signed her to his recording company, Music World Entertainment, along with Columbia.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Johnson Family Vacation Nikki Johnson
2006 Bring It On: All or Nothing Camille Credited as Solange Knowles-Smith

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Intimate Portrait Herself 1 episode
2002 The Proud Family Chanel
Taina Rachel
Taff Herself 2 episodes
2003 Soul Train 1 episode
The 30th Annual American Music Awards Award show
The Today Show 1 episode
The Brothers Garcia
2004 One on One Charlotte
2005 Listen Up! Erika
2008 Ghost Whisperer Singer
Lincoln Heights Herself
2010 Yo Gabba Gabba!

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Result
2003 Soul Train Lady of Soul Award Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video Nominated
2008 ASCAP Award Top R&B/Hip-Hop Song (“Get Me Bodied”) Won
2009 BET Award Centric Award Nominated
2009 Soul Train Music Award Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist Nominated[85]
2012 The Golden Spin Award Celebrity DJ of the Year Nominated
2013 NME Award Dancefloor Anthem (“Losing You”) Nominated
O Music Award Must Follow Artist on Twitter Nominated
2013 Soul Train Music Award Centric Award Nominated
2017 Grammy Award Best R&B Performance (“Cranes in the Sky”) Won
2017 Brit Awards Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist Pending
2017 NAACP Image Award Outstanding Album (“A Seat at the Table”) Nominated
Outstanding Song (“Cranes in the Sky”) Nominated
Outstanding Female Artist Nominated
Outstanding Duo or Group(“Mad”) Nominated
Outstanding Music Video(“Cranes in the Sky”) Nominated

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Solange Knowles Wiki Biography Age Height Weight Family Bio Parents Boyfriend Biodata Net Worth

Solange Knowles Wiki Biography Age Height Weight Family Bio Parents Boyfriend Biodata Net Worth

Solange Knowles Wiki Biography Age Height Weight Family Bio Parents Boyfriend Biodata Net Worth

Solange Knowles Wiki Biography Age Height Weight Family Bio Parents Boyfriend Biodata Net Worth interview with Vibe on July 7, 2010, Knowles said she suffered “a little bit of a breakdown” while recording her new album: “I literally gave up my sanity for a while to do this record.  We literally were waking up in the morning and just making music all day and all nighIt just started to wear on me in so many different ways.Solange Knowles Wiki Biography Age Height Weight Family Bio Parents Boyfriend Biodata Net Worth  I started having these crazy panic attacks.” Knowles explained how she made sacrifices “mentally, emotionally and financially”, and continued, “It’s more than an album to me. It’s a transitional time in my life.” Regarding the musical direction of the album, she said the inspiration came from new wave and stated, “Solange Knowles Wiki Biography Age Height Weight Family Bio Parents Boyfriend Biodata Net Worth  This is a dance record, but the lyrics can get pretty dark at times.”[54] The singer has also worked on songs with Chromeo and long-time collaborator Pharrell Williams.

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