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"Bootylicious"

Destiny's Child

Hot 100 Peak Position: 1 (two weeks), Peak Date: August 4, 2001

Destiny's Child showed love to lady lumps and curves long before Fergie did, with the second single off "Survivor." The groovy "Bootylicious," which samples Stevie Nicks' "Edge of Seventeen" (1981) marked DC's fourth Hot 100 No. 1.

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"If I Were A Boy"

Beyoncé

Hot 100 Peak Position: 3, Peak Date: November 8, 2008

Released alongside "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," "If I Were a Boy," found Beyoncé at her most honest, drawing in both women and men. The single off "I Am… Sasha Fierce" skyrocketed on the Hot 100 because it grabbed so many ears.

18

"Halo"

Beyoncé

Hot 100 Peak Position: 5, Peak Date: May 23, 2009

Within three hours in the studio with Ryan Tedder and Evan Bogart, Beyonce composed her third huge Billboard hit from "I Am… Sasha Fierce." The power ballad peaked at No. 5 on the Hot 100.

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"Telephone"

Lady Gaga feat. Beyoncé

Hot 100 Peak Position: 3, Peak Date: April 3, 2010

Beyoncé becomes Honey Bee on Lady Gaga's second single off "Fame Monster." After Britney Spears rejected Gaga-co-penned "Telephone," the fashionable divas took it and ran with it, driving it up the charts and inspiring many Halloween costumes with the colorful cinematic video.

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"Me, Myself And I"

Beyoncé

Hot 100 Peak Position: 4, Peak Date: February 21, 2004

The third single off Bey's first solo studio album proves a woman scorned sill posses the power to win. "Me, Myself, and I," different from her previous Billboard hits, peaked at No. 4 on the Hot 100 and earned Beyonce the Songwriter of the Year honor at the 2005 ASCAP Pop Music Awards.

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"Soldier"

Destiny's Child feat. T.I. & Lil Wayne

Hot 100 Peak Position: 3, Peak Date: February 12, 2005

The trio cemented their street and chart credibility by recruiting hip-hop heavyweights T.I. and Lil Wayne for the second single of "Destiny's Child Fulfilled." "Soldier" peaked at No. 3 on the Hot 100 as did DC's previous single, "Lose My Breath."

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"'03 Bonnie & Clyde"

Jay-Z feat. Beyoncé Knowles

Hot 100 Peak Position: 4, Peak Date: December 28, 2002

Before the success of "Dangerously in Love," Bey' notched herself another Hot 100 top five, without the ladies, by joining her man for their first song together, "'03 Bonnie & Clyde," on his "The Blueprint 2: The Gift & Curse."

13

"No, No, No"

Destiny's Child Hot 100 Peak Position: 3 Peak Date: March 28, 1998

Destiny's Child debuted impressively on the Billboard charts with their first single, creating a ripple affect of top fives for Beyoncé. "No, No, No" showcased the four ladies vocal prowess, catching the eyes and ears of many with both part one and part two of the single.

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"Naughty Girl"

Beyoncé

Hot 100 Peak Position: 3, Peak Date: June 4, 2004 

Beyonce's disco-flavored fourth single from "Dangerously in Love" also marked the singer's fourth top five Hot 100 hit. Although it didn't reach No. 1 as previous songs had, "Naughty Girl," did take the bronze on the Hot 100.

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"Bills, Bills, Bills"

Destiny's Child

Hot 100 Peak Position: 1 (one week), Peak Date: July 17, 1999

Destiny's Child made its presence known with its second studio album, "The Writings on the Wall," and especially with with the first single. The female-empowered "Bills, Bills, Bills" became the ladies' first No. 1.