March 15, 2021

Beyoncé's Daughter Blue Ivy Wins Her 1st Grammy Award at Only 9 Years Old for 'Brown Skin Girl'

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z's daughter Blue Ivy has made her parents proud by bagging her first Grammy at nine years old for "Brown Skin Girl." She is a superstar in the making!

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's daughter Blue Ivy is now a proud Grammy winner! The nine-year-old bagged her first Grammy Award in the Best Music Video category. 

"Congrats Best Music Video winner - 'BROWN SKIN GIRL'," the Recording Academy/Grammys congratulated Beyoncé and Ivy in a tweet. The duo joined forces to work on the video for the song.

Beyoncé and her daughter, Blue Ivy, at the premiere of "The Lion King" in Hollywood, July, 2019. | Source: Getty Images.


Blue Ivy is now the second youngest person to ever win the prestigious award. "Brown Skin Girl" was originally released on the 2019 soundtrack album "The Lion King: The Gift." 

Beyoncé now has 25 Grammys to her name. She is also the leading nominee with nine nominations, but according to the Recording Academy's interim chief executive, she will not be performing at the ceremony. 


Chief Harvey Mason Jr. expressed how Beyoncé's decision to not perform was unfortunate because she is a huge part of the Recording Academy. He said everyone would have loved to see her. 

Blue Ivy and Beyoncé first collaborated on "Blue," a track released on the singer's eponymous fifth solo album.


The music video was co-directed by Nigerian-British filmmaker, Jenn Nkiru, who accepted the award on behalf of the creative team. She has collaborated with Beyoncé in the past. 

The star-studded video features supermodel Naomi Campbell, "Black Panther" star Lupita Nyong'o, and Beyoncé's former "Destiny's Child" bandmate, Kelly Rowland. 


This is not the first award Blue Ivy has won for "Brown Skin Girl." In 2020, she nabbed her first BET Award during a virtual ceremony and became the youngest winner in the award show's two-decade history. 

Being the daughter of music royalties, Blue Ivy was assigned a star at birth, but it looks like she will be marching to the beat of her own drum and make a name for herself. 

Blue Ivy also won the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award at the 2019 BET Soul Train Awards, which she shared with Beyoncé, Jay-Z, and SAINt JHN, among others. 

Blue Ivy and Beyoncé first collaborated on "Blue," a track released on the singer's eponymous fifth solo album in 2013. The little one was also featured on "Glory," a 2012 track written by her father.