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I Had Recorded at Least 50 Songs at 10 – Beyonce



World’s best-selling recording artiste, Beyonce, has revealed that she had recorded at least 50 songs by the time she was 10 years old.

Speaking in an interview with Harper’s Bazaar on Tuesday, the Parkwood Entertainment founder walked down memory lane as she prepares to celebrate her 40th birthday in September.

The Multi award-winning entertainer, Beyoncé was asked about how each decade of her life has shaped her career and she revealed that by the time she was seven, she was already performing and competing at singing and dancing competitions, and three years later, she had recorded at least 50 to 60 songs in the studio.

She said “I started taking voice lessons from an opera singer at nine. By 10 I had already recorded at least 50 or 60 songs in the recording studio.”

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With 28 wins and holding the record as the most nominated female artiste in Grammy’s history, the mother of three also revealed in the interview that she thought her career was over after she developed vocal injury due to singing for too many hours at age 13.

“I had my first vocal injury at 13 from singing in the studio for too many hours. We had just gotten our first record deal, and I was afraid I had developed nodules and destroyed my voice and that my career could be over,” she stated.

The Brown Skin Girl singer reminiscing on her teenage years remarked that she had a lot of pressure as a young black woman to succeed and break stereotypes surrounding her kind. She mentioned that she was “the most careful, professional teenager” as she had to grow up fast.

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