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|Also known as||Girl's Tyme|
|Origin||Houston, Texas, U.S.|
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. 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.
They disbanded in 2006.
Destiny's Child has sold more than sixty million records worldwide to date. Billboard ranks the group as one of the greatest musical trios of all time, the ninth most successful artist/band of the 2000s, placed the group 68th in its All-Time Hot 100 Artists list in 2008 and in December 2016, the magazine ranked them as the 90th most successful dance club artist of all time. The group was nominated for 14 Grammy Awards, winning twice for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and once for Best R&B Song.
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.
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Wyclef Jean remixed the song "No, No, No", which became Destiny's Child's first successful single.
Michelle Williams joined the group as a replacement for Luckett and Roberson.
Beyoncé Knowles' sister, Solange, who had recorded songs and performed with Destiny's Child, was reported to join the group when they reunite, but this was later confirmed as only a test of the public's reaction.
Destiny's Child's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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