In 1996, the girls began recording their debut album under an agreement with Sony Music, the Knowles family reunited, and shortly after, the group got a contract with Columbia Records. The album established the group as a viable act in the music industry, with moderate sales and winning the group three Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards for Best R&B/Soul Album of the Year, Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist, and Best R&B/Soul Single for "No, No, No".
She rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of the R&B girl-group Destiny's Child.
Managed by her father, Mathew Knowles, the group became one of the world's best-selling girl groups in history.
and Lovin' It and during the last stop of their European tour, in Barcelona on June 11, 2005, Rowland announced that Destiny's Child would disband following the North American leg of the tour.
Beyoncé conducted pre-concert food donation drives during six major stops in conjunction with her pastor at St. At the same time, B'Day was re-released with five additional songs, including her duet with Shakira "Beautiful Liar".
This put further strain on the family, and Beyoncé's parents separated.