9-Year-Old Blue Ivy Is Now The Second-Youngest Grammy Winner In History
Written by Black Voices on March 14, 2021
That’s Grammy award winner Blue Ivy Carter to you …
Earlier than she’s even hit the double digits, Beyoncé’s 9-year-old daughter has received her first Grammys trophy, making her the second-youngest individual to ever take house an award on the present.
Forward of the 63rd annual ceremony on Sunday evening, the Recording Academy introduced that Beyoncé’s “Brown Pores and skin Woman,” from “The Lion King: The Reward” album, got here out on high within the Greatest Music Video class, beating out competitors from Future’s “Life Is Good,” Anderson .Paak’s “Lockdown,” Harry Types’ “Adore You,” and Woodkid’s “Goliath.”
Since Blue Ivy is credited as a featured artist and songwriter on the observe ― she performs a few traces on the tune’s outro ― she’s formally a winner, alongside her mother and collaborator WizKid.
The document for youngest Grammy winner nonetheless belongs to then-8-year-old Leah Peasall of The Peasall Sisters, who had been a credited artist on the “O Brother, The place Artwork Thou?” soundtrack, which received Album Of The Yr in 2002.
Relaxation assured that Blue Ivy already has a slew of awards to maintain her firm. She beforehand scored trophies on the BET, NAACP and Soul Prepare awards for her work on the tune, breaking a number of data within the course of.
And will the awards love proceed, the tween could possibly be up for one more Grammy in 2022 within the Greatest Spoken Phrase Album class for narrating the audiobook adaptation of Matthew A. Cherry’s Oscar-winning quick movie “Hair Love.”
It’d form as much as be a giant evening within the Knowles-Carter family, as Beyoncé is up for eight different awards, regardless of bowing out of performing on the ceremony.
If she picks up three extra awards, she’s going to formally surpass Alison Krauss —who nonetheless leads with 27 trophies — and change into probably the most adorned feminine artist in Grammys historical past.
Watch the music video for “Brown Pores and skin Woman” under.
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