Blue Ivy Carter is now the second youngest artist to ever win a Grammy Award
Blue Ivy Carter is authoritatively a Grammy Award victor!
On Sunday evening, in front of the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, the 9-year-old girl of Beyoncé and JAY-Z was granted her first Grammy, winning in the best music video classification for Beyoncé’s “Brown Skin Girl” video at the honor show’s Premiere Ceremony.
Acquiring the honor close by her popular mother, 39, Blue Ivy additionally shares the desired accomplishment with “Brown Skin Girl” teammate Wizkid, just as the video’s chief Jenn Nkiru.
Individual chosen people in the classification included Future and Drake (“Life Is Good”), Harry Styles (“Adore You”), Anderson .Paak (“Lockdown”) and Woodkid (“Goliath”).
Blue Ivy is currently the second most youthful craftsman to at any point win a Grammy Award following Leah Peasall, who succeeded at the 2001 function for her work on the collection of the year-winning soundtrack to O Brother, Where Art Thou? at age 8.
— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) March 14, 2021
“Brown Skin Girl,” one of the tracks off of Beyoncé’s Lion King partner collection, The Lion King: The Gift, got an independent visual treatment on YouTube last August.
The video had already simply been accessible to Disney+ endorsers as a piece of Beyoncé’s latest melodic film, Black Is King, which dropped solely on the real time feature toward the finish of July.
In the video, Beyoncé enrolls different renowned countenances, including Naomi Campbell, Lupita Nyong’o and her previous Destiny’s Child bandmate Kelly Rowland — every one of whom she name drops on the tune — to sing the commendations of dark excellence, close by her girl, who sings on the opening and shutting of the track.
The clasp highlights Beyoncé and the remainder of the video’s stars in a progression of astonishing shots and outfits, with visitor highlights on the tune from Saint Jhn and Wizkid.
In a brief statement to Good Morning America about the video, Beyoncé shared, “It was so important to me in ‘Brown Skin Girl’ that we represented all different shades of brown. We wanted every character to be shot in a regal light … It was important that we are all in this together and we’re all celebrating each other.”
Blue Ivy received a writing credit for the track, which also scored not only her first official feature, but her first official entry onto the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
This year’s most-nominated star at the 2021 Grammys is none other than the Queen Bey herself.
The Black Is King star earned a total of nine nominations, including two nods in the record of the year category for “Black Parade” and her feature on collaborative hit song “Savage” with Megan Thee Stallion.
“Black Parade” has also earned her a nod for both best R&B performance and best R&B song. The “Savage” remix is also up for best rap performance.
Despite leading the pack in nominations this year, Beyoncé was not included in the list of performers scheduled to take the stage on Sunday evening.
Speaking with The Los Angeles Times, Recording Academy interim chief executive Harvey Mason Jr. shut down rumors that the Grammy winner would be making a surprise appearance. “It’s unfortunate, because she’s such a big part of the Recording Academy. We absolutely wish we had her onstage,” Mason told the outlet in a story published on Saturday.