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".