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Destiny's Child

"Destiny's Child" was an American R&B group. Originally a duo and later a quartet, the group eventually became a trio. The group has record sales of 50 million albums and singles. On June 12, 2005, they announced on tour in Barcelona, Spain, that they will no longer be performing together, instead pursuing individual careers in music, theatre, television and film.

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"Destiny's Child" was formed in Houston, Texas, in 1990, when original members Beyoncé Knowles and LaTavia Roberson were just nine years old. Knowles' father, Mathew, set about developing an act based on their singing and rapping, under the name Girls Tyme. Because of her father's involvement, Beyoncé Knowles was always the leader of the group. They landed an appearance on ''Star Search'', where they performed a rap song. LaTavia Roberson met Kelly Rowland in elementary school and introduced her to Beyoncé. Atlanta, Georgia. In 1993, LeToya Luckett joined the act. The quartet's lineup was finalized (for the time being). Tina Knowles, Beyoncé's mother, took their name from a passage in the Book of Isaiah. They spent the next few years working their way up from the Houston club scene, eventually opening fo...

Background group or band
Origin Houston, Texas
Genre Rhythm and blues
Years active 1997–2005
website DestinysChild.com
Current members Beyoncé Knowles (1990–2005)
Kelly Rowland (1992–2005)
Michelle Williams (singer)
Past members LaTavia Roberson (1990–2000)
LeToya Luckett (1993–2000)
Farrah Franklin (2000)
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source: Wikipedia