Beyonce turns 40 today. Twenty-four years after her debut album, Dangerously In Love, changed the landscape of pop music forever, Beyonce remains an international superstar. She has been nominated for over 30 awards and has been nominated for 9 Grammy awards, winning 4 of them. Her latest album, Lemonade, was a huge international success, and has won numerous awards and received critical acclaim. With her fanbase of over 240 million, Beyonce has remained at the centre of pop music. She has consistently pushed the boundaries of music, not only with her own music, but in her political and social activism, as well as her artistry and dance moves. She is the first artist to have a physically healthy pregnancy, birth of her daughter Blue Ivy Carter. She is the only artist to have a Grammy winning song, and album, number 1 single, and number 1 album. She is the first female artist to have an appearance on the cover of Vogue as well as Vanity Fair. She was the first female artist to perform on the National Mall. She is the only artist to have 3 number 1 albums, and she is the only artist to have an album as well as a song simultaneously charted as number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. She is the first female artist to have a number 1 single, album, and the biggest selling single of all time. She has an estimated net worth of over $400 million, and continues to be one of the highest-paid female artists of all time. Her 2013 Super Bowl halftime performance, as well as her performance at the 2015 Grammy Awards, are considered to have been career highs of her career. The six-second video clip of her performance of “I love you, I love you” at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards is one of the most viewed videos in MTV history, with over 200 million views.