The world presumed that birthing her first child would break songstress Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s dominant stride. Wrong. King Bey hasn’t blessed iTunes with empowerment anthems or club picks in almost 18 months, but with the expertise of her brilliant marketing team, she’s managed to retain her super-stardom. The millennial pop princess dominated magazine covers, entertainment blogs, and Twitter feeds in 2012. Mrs. Shawn Carter infiltrated social media, nabbed one of the most coveted performance venues, and offered homage to one of her most beloved fore-mothers … while raising an infant in the glare of the public’s lens.
Life experiences breed superwomen. Beyoncé accepted her invitation to the elite circle in 2012, without even stumbling in her dazzling stilettos. Here are some of her most memorable moments.