Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z are so overjoyed at their daughter that Jay-Z has even released a song "Glory" on his official website with the cries of the newborn mixed at the end of it.

As media frenzy over the child grows, IB times UK presents visuals of the diva in electrifying performances over the years.

Born on September 4, 1981, Beyonce was a familiar face in singing and dancing competitions as a child. She rose to fame with the best-selling girls group "Destiny's Child".

Forbes magazine ranked her the first in their list of 100 most powerful and influential musicians in the world in 2010. She was also featured second in the magazine's 100 most powerful and influential celebrities.

Her acting stints include films like "Carmen: A Hip Hopera," "Austin Powers in Goldmember," and "Dreamgirls". The multifaceted singer is also part of the family fashion line "House of Dereon".

Beyonce and Jay-Z seen here during one of their many performances together welcomed their first child on Saturday, a daughter named Blue Ivy Carter. Not even a week old, Blue Ivy has been a twitter sensation.Reuters
Beyonce sings to President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle during their first dance of the evening at the Neighborhood Inaugural Ball in Washington.Reuters
Now that Beyonce has given birth to Blue Ivy Carter, she might not be in as tip-top shape as she was before the pregnancy. Known for her “bootylicious” body, what will Beyonce's plans be for returning to her fit form? Exercise and diet are sure to be part of her plans.Reuters
Beyonce performs at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards at the Radio City Music Hall in New York, August 28, 2003.Reuters
Beyonce performs at the MTV Europe Awards in Edinburgh, November 6, 2003.Reuters
Beyonce Knowles: Singer Beyonce performs at the BET Awards '09 in Los Angeles June 28, 2009.Reuters
Beyonce presents Michael Jackson with the Humanitarian Award at the 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 27, 2003.Reuters
Beyonce performs at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2008.Reuters
Beyonce and Jay-ZReuters