Photos: Beyonce through the years

Beyoncé performs on stage during "The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" at Staples Center on December 3, in Los Angeles. Her new music video "Partition" is stirring controversy. Here is a look back at her life and career:

Beyoncé performs on stage during "The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" at Staples Center on December 3, in Los Angeles. Her new music video "Partition" is stirring controversy. Here is a look back at her life and career: