Art & Hollywood

The Carter's Are Really Stealing The Spotlight Right Now

Jun 20, 2020 ByClaire Miles

Like mother, like daughter! Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s oldest child was just nominated for her fist BET Award for being featured on “Brown Skin GIrl” by Beyoncé, Wizkid, and SAINt JHN. This track was part of The Lion King: The Gift soundtrack. The song is nominated for the BET Her Award competition against “Underdog” by Alicia Keys; “Melanin” by Ciara feature Lupita Nyong’o, Ester Dean; City GIrls and LaLa, “I Choose” by Layton Greene; “Tempo” by Lizzo featuring Missy Elliott; and “Afeni” by Rapsody featuring PJ Morton. Yeah, Blue Ivy Carter is just 8 years old and already up there with the biggest stars in Hollywood. Basically, Blue Ivy is a legend just like her mom! Blue has already won a 2019 BET Soul Train Award and a 2020 NAACP Image Award for her work on the song. 

Blue Ivy Carter (L) and Beyonce Knowles-Carter attend the World Premiere of Disney's "THE LION KING" at the Dolby Theatre on July 09, 2019 in Hollywood, California

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Beyoncé just dropped a brand new song called “Black Parade” on Juneteenth. Proceeds from the song are going to Black-owned small businesses. The song “Black Parade” was cowritten by her husband Jay-Z. Beyoncé announced the song on Juneteenth on Instagram writing “Happy Juneteenth Weekend! I hope we continue to share joy and celebrate each other, even in the midst of struggle. Please continue to remember our beauty, strength and power. ‘BLACK PARADE’ celebrates you, your voice and your joy and will benefit Black-owned small businesses.” Byeonce shared a directory of Black-owned businesses on her website writing “Happy Juneteenth. Being Black is your activism. Black excellence is a form of protest. Black joy is your right.”