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Destiny's Child Biography

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Destiny's Child was a Grammy award winning American R&B group. Originally a duo and later a quartet, the group eventually became a trio. Destiny's Child have sold a combined 60 million albums and singles worldwide, and they are one of the biggest selling girl groups of all time. On June 12, 2005, they announced on tour in Barcelona, Spain, that they would no longer be performing together, instead pursuing individual careers in music, theatre, television and film.

David Foster and his daughter Amy Foster-Gillies wrote Destiny's Child's last single Stand Up For Love for World Children's Day, an event which takes place annually around the world on November 20 to raise awareness and funds for children's causes worldwide. Over the past three years, more than $50 million has been raised to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities and other children's organizations. Destiny's Child lent their voices and support as global ambassadors for the 2005 program.

Beyoncé Knowles, Michelle Williams and Kelly Rowland, along with Mathew Knowles, Tina Knowles and Solange Knowles-Smith recently announced the formation of the Survivor Foundation, a charitable entity set up for the purpose of providing transitional housing for Hurricane Katrina victims and storm evacuees in the Houston, Texas area. The Survivor Foundation extends the philanthropic mission of the Knowles-Rowland Center For Youth, a multi-purpose community outreach facility in downtown Houston.

For a detailed look at the group's discography, see Destiny's Child discography.

For a detailed look at the group's awards, see Destiny's Child awards and accolades.

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