Beyoncé is absolutely obsessed with birthdays and their numerology. Hers is 9/4, husband Jay Z's is 12/4, and they got married on 4/4. Since today is her thirty-fourth birthday, she went appropriately nuts on her website and shared loves notes from her family to herself on the special occasion. As you do. Her nearest and dearest each picked a song that reminds them of Queen B—click through to read what they had to say. Happy birthday, Bey!More
"It represents vulnerability," he wrote. "It's us in our own world, away from work and totally lost in love. 'For you, I'll bleed myself dry.'"
"I remember you singing at the Peoples' Workshop when you were just 9 years old," she wrote. "You brought the house down and got a standing ovation and all." Why couldn't there have been camera phones back then to capture this moment?