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Beyoncé's Eldest Daughter Blue Ivy Receives 1st BET Awards Nomination for 'Brown Skin Girl'

Afouda Fortune
Jun 18, 2020
07:30 A.M.
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Blue Ivy Carter, the eldest daughter of Beyonce and Jay-Z, has earned her first BET Award nomination, and fans couldn't be more excited.

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Ever since the release of Beyoncé's song "Brown Skin Girl," which featured Blue Ivy Carter, SAINt JHN, and Wizkid, Blue has been getting numerous accolades.

Beyonce and Blue Ivy Carter at The 67th NBA All-Star Game: Team LeBron Vs. Team Stephen at Staples Center on February 18, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images

Beyonce and Blue Ivy Carter at The 67th NBA All-Star Game: Team LeBron Vs. Team Stephen at Staples Center on February 18, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images

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As it turned out, the accolades won't stop any time soon as Today reported that the nomination in the BET HER Award category alongside tracks from artists like Alicia Keys, Layton Greene, Ciara, and Lizzo.

In 2018, [Blue Ivy] warned her grandmother about recording a video in a theatre when they went to see a "walking ballet."

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"Brown Skin Girl," which was featured on the 2019 "Lion King: The Gift" soundtrack, is a hit which charted on the Billboard Hot 100 for thirteen weeks after it debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200.

According to Huff Post, the song also earned Blue her first Soul Train Award - a feat that attracted applause from her fans on social media platforms.

Her first significant award followed that honor during the 51st NAACP Image Awards where she earned a spot in the category of Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration for the song.

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Billboard reported that when the song was declared the winner of the category, her grandmother, Tina Lawson, gushed about the win on her Instagram feed. Alongside a photo of Blue, who happenes to be the youngest person to win the award, Tina wrote:

"Grandma is soo proud of you. You are giving all the beautiful little brown girls a voice."

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Besides following in her mother's singing steps, Blue showed that she could also hold it down on the dance floor.

Harpers Bazaar revealed that the budding star's personal stylist, Manuel A. Mendez uploaded a clip that showed her choreographing to her mother's "Mood 4 Eva" - another song from "The Lion King: The Gift" project.

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For the performance, the 8-year-old opted for a pink jumpsuit, which she paired with dark brown lipstick. Blue also and wears her hair in sleek cornrows as she dances along to her mother's song.

Blue-Ivy has also become known for scolding the adults in her life as W Magazine divulged that in 2018 the eldest daughter of Beyonce, warned her grandmother about recording a video in a theatre when they went to see a "walking ballet."

As Tina showed off the interior of the theatre, the then-6-year-old can be heard saying "you're not supposed to take videos, grandma," in the background

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