Difference between Beyonce and Rihanna

Key Difference: Beyonce is a renowned American Pop/R&B singer, songwriter and actress. Rihanna is a famous Barbadian Pop/R&B recording artist, actress and fashion designer.

Beyonce Knowles was born on September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas. She exhibited her singing talent at an early age and participated in various competitions. She had won several prizes for her natural singing talent. People also appreciate her dancing abilities. R&B producer Arne Frager brought her to his Northern California studio after seeing her performance in an audition. Beyonce as one of the members of a group participated in the Star Search (a mega talent show). The group did not win the talent show; however, Beyonce's father started managing the group. The group was finally signed by Elektra Records. Later, the name of the group was changed to Destiny’s Child. Songs like “No, No, No”, "Bills, Bills, Bills," Say my name” gathered a lot of fame and name for the group. She made her acting debut with MTV’s Carmen- A hip Hopera. First solo album of Beyonce got launched in 2003 ‘Dangerously in Love’, and won 5 Grammy awards. She also runs a clothing line named as House of Dereon.

Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born on 20th February, 1988 in Barbodas. She is a famous recording artist, actress and fashion designer. She was noticed at the age of 15 by Evan Rogers, a music producer, who happened to be visiting the island. He was impressed by her voice. In August 2005, Rihanna released her first single that was a reggae-influenced club track. It was awarded the second position on the Billboard singles chart. ‘Music of the sun’ released in the same month as her first album. A series of albums continued the trend. She has won a lot of appreciation for her voice. In UK, she became the only artist in 52 years to have three top ten songs at once on the 'UK Official Chart'.

Comparison between Beyonce and Rihanna:

 

Beyonce

Rihanna

Definition

Beyonce is a renowned American singer, songwriter and actress.

Rihanna is a famous Barbadian recording artist, actress and fashion designer.

Date of Birth

September 4, 1981

February 20, 1988

Place of Birth

Houston, Texas, United States

Saint Michael Parish, Barbados

Parents

Tina Knowles, Mathew Knowles

Monica Braithwaite, Ronald Fenty

Height

1.69 m

1.73 m

Claim to Fame

Album "Dangerously in Love" (2003)

Single "Pon De Replay" (2005)

Accolade

  • 2012 - Won American Music Award category Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&B
  • 2011 - Won American Music Award category Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist
  • 2011 - Got nomination for American Music Award category Favorite Soul/R&B Album for "4"
  • 2009 - Won American Music Award category Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist
  • 2009 - Got nomination for American Music Award, category Favorite Soul/R&B Album for "I Am... Sasha Fierce"
  • 2009 - Got nomination for American Music Award, category Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
  • 2007 - Won AMA International Star of the Year
  • 2007 - Got nomination for American Music Award, category Favorite Soul/R&B Album for "B'Day"
  • 2007 - Got nomination for American Music Award, category Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist and many more.
  • 2012 - Won American Music Award category Favorite Album - Soul/R&B for "Talk That Talk"
  • 2012 - Got nomination for American Music Award category Favorite Female Artist - Soul/R&B
  • 2012 - Got nomination for American Music Award category Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock
  • 2012 - Got nomination for American Music Award, category Artist of the Year
  • 2007 - Won Barbados Music Award, category Best Selling Recording Artiste - Worldwide
  • 2007 - Won Barbados Music Award category Entertainer of the Year
  • 2007 - Won Barbados Music Award, category Female Entertainer of the Year
  • 2007 - Won Barbados Music Award category Song of the Year - Female for "Unfaithful"
  • 2007 - Won Barbados Music Award category Album of the Year for "A Girl Like Me"
  • 2007 - Won Barbados Music Award category Best Soul/R&B Single - Female for "Unfaithful" and many more.

Education

  • Attended Welch Middle School in Houston, Texas
  • Attended The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Texas
  • Graduated from Alief Elsik High School in Houston
  • Attended Charles F. Broome Memorial School in Barbados
  • Attended the Combermere School in Barbados

 

Films

  • One Hit Wonders One Hit Wonders (2015)
  • Untitled Beyonce Documentary (2013), stars as Herself
  • Epic (2013), stars as Queen Tara (voice)
  • Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! (2009) - TV, stars as Shine
  • Obsessed (2009), stars as Sharon
  • Cadillac RecordsCadillac Records (2008), stars as Etta James
  • Dreamgirls (2006), stars as Deena Jones
  • The Pink Panther (2006), stars as Xania
  • Robins (2006) - TV, stars as Vinjettmusik 'Crazy in Love'
  • The Fighting Temptations (2003), stars as Lilly
  • Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) aka Austin Powers: Goldmember, stars as Foxxy Cleopatra
  • Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001) - TM stars as Carmen
  • Home (2014) aka "Happy Smekday!", stars as Tip (voice)
  • This Is the End (2013) aka "The End of the World", stars as Rihanna
  • Battleship (2012), stars as Petty Officer Cora 'Weps' Raikes

 

 

Famous as

R&B singer

R&B singer

Albums

The Remix, I am Sasha Fierce, Big R&B ego, B’day, Dangerously in Love, etc.

Unapologetic, Talk that talk, Loud, Rated R: Remixed, Music of the Sun, A Girl like me, etc.

(Data for films and accolade have been taken from aceshowbiz.com)

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