The year 2009 has almost come to an end and what a year it has been for Beyoncé. She topped the music charts and movie charts, completed her biggest worldwide tour so far and won every major award there was to win. Her ‘legend in the making’ status only got bigger and bigger during the past year. Here are some of the highlights of 2009!
Single Ladies notches up a fourth non-consecutive week at number one
Beyoncé performs twice during president Obama’s inauguration weekend
Beyoncé performs during a fundraising dinner to pay tribute to screen stars Gwyneth Paltrow and Courteney Cox.
Beyoncé wins the award for ‘Outstanding Female Artist’ at the NAACP Image Awards and gave us a performance of Halo.
Diva catapulted straight to the top of the R&B/Hip Hop Songs tally
Beyoncé performs ‘The Musical Is Back’ with Hugh Jackman at the Oscars
Cadillac Records is beeing released on DVD.
New ads from L’Oreal, Samantha Thavasa, Crystal Geyser and Nintendo appear online
Beyoncé manages to get on the biggest cover in the world…VOQUE
Halo enters the top 10 chart all over the world
The I Am… Tour kicks off in Edmonton
Beyoncé wins favorite Song for Single Ladies at the 2009 Kids Choice Awards
Beyoncé is lending her voice to Nickelodeon’s animated kids’ show, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!
Beyoncé is named as one of Vanity Fair’s Most Beautiful Women of the world
100 Single Ladies stop traffic in London with a performance of Beyoncé’s Single Ladies
A promo tour has been organized including visits on the Today Show, The Late Show and The View.
Obsessed opens up at number 1, racking up $28.5 million.
Beyoncé continues her I Am… world tour, making various appearances all over Europe
Beyoncé graces the covers of various magazines, including Glamour & Self
The video for Ego has it’s world premiere on Beyoncé’s official site
Beyoncé is spotted riding a bike (!) in Dublin, Ireland (it ís a big deal!)
Beyoncé wins the Dutch ‘Glamour’ award for favourite beauty personality
George Michael joins Beyoncé on stage to perform If I Were A Boy
The release of Above and Beyoncé: Video Collection & Dance Remixes
The video for Broken-Hearted Girl has it’s release on the internet
Beyoncé kicks off the Show Your Helping Hand campaign
Beyoncé performs Ave Maria at the BET Awards and wins two awards
The Sweet Dreams video premieres on msn.com
Beyoncé performs during the Essence Music Festival
Beyoncé is announced as the best-paid celebrity under 30
The four night stint at Wynn Las Vegas’ Encore Theatre kicks off
Beyoncé leads the VMA nominations with a total of nine
Sweet Dreams climbs into the top five in the UK
Beyoncé is a guest Star on America’s Best Dance Crew
Beyoncé wins two awards at the 2009 Teen Choice Awards
The DVD for obsessed tops the rental chart
I Am… Sasha Fierce reaches a new peak position in the UK (#2)
Celebrities and fans get together to wish Beyoncé a happy birthday!
Beyoncé becomes the fifth female in Hot 100 history to place six songs from one album within the top 40.
Beyoncé performs DIVA at the ‘Answer the Call’ concert
Beyoncé performs at the VMA’s and wins three awards, including Video of The Year
Beyoncé is named as one of People’s 10 Best Dressed Women of the Year
Beyoncé wins two awards at the 2009 Mobo Awards
The I Am… tour pulls in over $53.5 million
Single Ladies features in the Alvin & The Chipmunks movie
Beyoncé receives Billboard’s Woman of the Year award
Beyoncé wins three awards at the 2009 Soul Train Awards
Beyoncé performs Sweet Dreams at the EMA’s and wins 3 awards
Beyoncé teams up with Lady Gaga for Video Phone
(Beyoncé releases I Am...Yours An Intimate Performance At Wynn Las Vegas)
Alicia Keys and Beyoncé join forces and release their first duet
Beyoncé scores ten Grammy nominations
Beyoncé is Billboard’s female artist of the decade
Rolling Stone calls Beyoncé the queen of pop