Through the Years: A Look Back at Beyoncé’s Evolution

Today, Beyoncé‘s name resounds in the news after landing a spot on Time magazine’s cover for the annual 100 Most Influential People issue.

However, it took the “Partition” singer years and many failures to become the world-renown icon she is today.

Starting off in the industry at the ripe age of 16, the former Destiny’s Child member saw many ups and downs before her career really took off.  Now, as Mrs. Carter with an adorable baby girl and 17 Grammy awards under her belt, she’s on top of the world.

Launch the video above to see how she evolved from pop princess to Queen B.