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Like mom and father, Blue Ivy Carter now a Grammy nominee

NEW YORK (AP) — Blue Ivy Carter is an official Grammy nominee.

When the Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 2021 Grammys previous month, Beyoncé scored a nomination for greatest tunes movie for “Brown Skin Lady,” which Ivy Carter is credited as a highlighted artist. The 8-year-old’s name did not appear on the nominees checklist, but the Grammys not too long ago updated its web page to now contain her.

The update also incorporates Nigerian singer Wizkid, who appears on the track and video clip. SAINt JHN — who is showcased on the keep track of but was not in the video — was even now not shown as a nominee.

The ideal audio video Grammy is awarded to the most important and highlighted artists on the monitor, as nicely as the video’s director and producer.

“Brown Skin Girl” is a celebration of dim- and brown-skinned gals and functions Beyoncé namedropping Lupita Nyong’o, Naomi Campbell and Kelly Rowland. She sings the lyrics, “I like everything about you, from your nappy curls to just about every solitary curve.” Ivy Carter presents a vocal effectiveness that opens and closes the music.

“Brown Pores and skin Girl” seems on Beyoncé’s “The Lion King: The Gift,” a 2019 album featuring music inspired by “The Lion King,” the place Beyoncé voiced the character Nala. This 12 months, Beyoncé produced “Black Is King,” the visual companion of “The Gift” which included the online video for “Brown Pores and skin Lady.” Beyoncé, who acquired nine Grammy nominations this year, is nominated for very best songs film for “Black Is King.”

“Brown Pores and skin Girl” has gained Ivy Carter a amount of awards, such as two Soul Practice Audio Awards, a Wager Award and a NAACP Picture Award. Ivy Carter is detailed as a co-author of the track along with Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Wizkid, SAINt JHN and many others.

The 2021 Grammys will consider place Jan. 31.

By MESFIN FEKADU
AP Audio Author