Beyoncé, Harry Styles and the High Risk of Going Solo

Leaving a successful group can make you iconic — unless it doesn’t.

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Solitude, like silence, is golden, but in music it doesn’t always yield gold and platinum rewards. If you’re used to being part of a well-known group, and fans are accustomed to seeing you that way, too, going solo can be risky. Even if you manage to scrounge up…