7. When Did Beyonce And Jay-Z Start Dating? Although they were rumoured to have begun dating around 2002, Beyonce reportedly told American publication US magazine that she first met the rapper when she was 19 when they first started a relationship making it 1999 when they became a couple.
Beyoncé's first solo recording was a feature on Jay-Z's "'03 Bonnie & Clyde" that was released in October 2002, peaking at number four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. Her first solo album Dangerously in Love was released on June 24, 2003, after Michelle Williams and Kelly Rowland had released their solo efforts.
When she was eight years old, Beyoncé Knowles auditioned for a kids singing group in Houston, Texas and met LaTavia Robertson (who later became a member of Destiny's Child). The two later met Kelly Rowland and LeToya Lucket and formed the group Girl's Tyme.
Beyoncé is also the most-awarded artist at the BET Awards and the Soul Train Awards. With a total of 22 awards and 63 nominations from the Grammy Awards for her music (as a solo artist and with Destiny's Child), she is the most nominated woman and the second most-awarded woman in Grammy history.