At age 8, Blue Ivy Carter has achieved greater than most will in a lifetime. She simply added one other accolade to her ever-growing record: a BET Award nomination. Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s oldest little one was simply nominated for being featured on Beyoncé’s “Brown Pores and skin Lady,” alongside Wizkid, and SAINt JHN. The track initially appeared on The Lion King: The Reward soundtrack in 2019.
“Brown Pores and skin Lady” is nominated for the BET Her Award, which acknowledges neo soul and conventional R&B artists. Different songs nominated within the class embody, “Underdog” by Alicia Keys; “Melanin” by Ciara that includes Lupita Nyong’o, Ester Dean, Metropolis Women and LaLa; “I Select” by Layton Greene; “Tempo” by Lizzo that includes Missy Elliott; and “Afeni” by Rapsody that includes PJ Morton. Beyoncé can also be nominated in three different classes—Greatest Feminine R&B/Pop Artist, Album of the 12 months for Homecoming: The Reside Album, and Greatest Film for Homecoming.
Though an thrilling accomplishment, this is not Blue Ivy’s first main awards nomination—or win, for that matter. In February, she gained an NAACP Picture Award for “Brown Pores and skin Lady,” which additionally charted on the Billboard Sizzling 100. Final fall, she gained a song-writing trophy for a similar observe on the BET Soul Practice Awards.
Blue Ivy’s grandmother Tina Lawson congratulated her granddaughter on the NAACP honor with a candy Instagram publish. “Congratulations BLUE IVY in your NAACP award final night time for singing and writing on ‘Brown Pores and skin Lady’ from the Album The Reward. 👏🏾👏🏾The youngest artist to win a significant award👏🏾👏🏾Grandma is soo happy with you❤️❤️❤️ Eight years previous!!!!🙏🏾❤️ You might be giving all the gorgeous little brown ladies a voice ❤️,” she wrote.
If Blue Ivy and Beyoncé take dwelling the trophy later this month, it will not be the household’s first win on this class. Bey took dwelling the BET Her Award for “Formation” in 2016 and Solange gained the trophy for “Cranes within the Sky” the next yr.
The BET Awards will air on Sunday, June 28, at 8:00 p.m. ET on BET and CBS.
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