Destiny's Child

American rhythm and blues girl group

Destiny's Child was a three-time Grammy Award-winning American R&B girl group. They were founded in Houston, Texas. They formed in 1997. Originally a quartet called Girl's Tyme, the group eventually became a trio whose members were Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams. According to the World Music Awards, Destiny's Child is the best selling female group of all time. On June 12, 2005, they announced on tour in Barcelona that they would no longer be performing together, but pursuing individual careers in music, theatre, television and film.

Destiny's Child
Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams (From left to right)
Background information
Also known asGirl's Tyme
OriginHouston, Texas, U.S.
Years active1990–2006
Past member(s)

They disbanded in 2006. Destiny's Child has sold in total 75 million worldwide including albums, video albums and singles; its leader Beyoncé as a solo and featured artist has sold the same million of copies; Kelly Rowland has sold as a solo and featured artist 20 albums and singles million worldwide. With Michelle Williams as the lineup destiny's child sold about 35 million copies. By herself Michelle has had several albums amongst them are: heart to you and unexpected. Destiny's Child has sold 170 million worldwide.



Destiny's Child released their first album, Destiny's Child, in 1998. Their second album The Writing's on the Wall was released in 1999. It was the band's last album with four members.


In 2001 Survivor was released. All of the album's four singles reached number one.


The band released their last album Destiny Fulfilled in 2004. Four singles were released from the album.