Happy birthday, Beyoncé!
Mrs. Carter has officially graced us with her presence on Earth for 36 years today, Sept. 4, and what a magnificent career she’s launched in that time frame.
The vocalist has become an icon for her powerful stage presence, activism and her show-stopping album drops that have revolutionized the music business.
And we’ve loved every second of it.
Peep the gallery below to glimpse some of Bey’s most spectacular moments that proved once and for all that she deserves the title Queen Bey.