Blue Ivy Carter Earns First Grammy Nomination

Written by on December 12, 2020

Blue Ivy is formally a Grammy nominee.

The daughter of Beyoncé and JAY-Z earns her first Grammy nomination for “Brown Pores and skin Lady,” which was acknowledged within the Greatest Music Video class. When the nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards have been introduced final month, her title didn’t seem on the nominees record, however the Grammys lately up to date its web site to incorporate the eight-year-old, stories The Related Press.

Wizkid, who seems on the music and within the video, was additionally added to the nominees, however SAINt JHN–who’s featured on the monitor however doesn’t seem within the video–was nonetheless not listed as a nominee.

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Blue contributes vocals and is credited as a co-writer of the empowering monitor, which seems on Beyoncé’s 2019 album The Lion King: The Reward. The visible, which options cameos from Kelly Rowland and Naomi Campbell, was additionally included in Beyoncé’s Disney+ movie Black Is King.

Blue, who will flip 9 on Jan. 7, turns into one of many youngest Grammy nominees in historical past, in line with Billboard. At eight years previous, Leah Peasall of The Peasall Sisters is the youngest Grammy nominee and winner for her contribution to the O Brother, The place Artwork Thou? soundtrack, which gained Album of the 12 months in 2001.

Within the Greatest Music Video class, the opposite Grammy nominees embody Future and Drake’s “Life Is Good,” Anderson .Paak’s “Lockdown,” Harry Kinds’ “Adore You,” and Woodkid’s “Goliath.”

That is the newest accolade for Blue. “Brown Pores and skin Lady” additionally gained her two Soul Prepare Music Awards, a BET Award, and a NAACP Picture Award this yr.

Beyoncé leads with 9 nominations on the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, which can happen Jan. 31.

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