Beyonce through the years

In 2014, there's been no denying Beyonce's power. From releasing a surprise album to emerging unscathed from a potentially damaging family squabble, Queen Bey's reign has yet to end. <a href='http://www.forbes.com/sites/dorothypomerantz/2014/06/30/beyonce-knowles-tops-the-forbes-celebrity-100-list/' target='_blank'>Forbes magazine</a> recognized the 32-year-old's prowess in June, naming Beyonce as the most powerful celebrity in entertainment. Here's a recap of the superstar's life and career:

In 2014, there's been no denying Beyonce's power. From releasing a surprise album to emerging unscathed from a potentially damaging family squabble, Queen Bey's reign has yet to end. Forbes magazine recognized the 32-year-old's prowess in June, naming Beyonce as the most powerful celebrity in entertainment. Here's a recap of the superstar's life and career: