Beyoncé’s 10 Most Influential Songs
By Stacy Lambe
8. "Say My Name"
While technically a Destiny’s Child song (which were purposefully left off the list), it was the first song to recognize that the other girls in the group were really Bey’s backup singers. After swapping out LaTavia and LeToya for Farrah and Michelle, Bey took center stage on the group’s biggest hit. There was only one name on people’s lips: Beyoncé. It was just a matter of time before she became a solo star.