Blue Ivy Carter joins her mother Beyoncé to win the Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award for the songwriting and vocals on “Brown Skin Girl,” a collaboration with Saint Jhn and WizKid, which also recognizes Miss carter’s first win for a song songwriting credit.
The 2019 Soul Train Awards was held on Sunday night in celebration of the best in R&B and soul live from the Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas.
The 7-year-old daughter of Beyoncé and Jay-Z won a songwriting award for the hit “Brown Skin Girl.” The song was featured on the new Lion King soundtrack.
The music tribute to women of color is Blue Ivy’s first songwriting credit, according to host channel BET.
Brown Skin Girl” is from Beyoncé’s The Lion King companion album, The Gift, which is eligible for the Grammys and features a track eligible for the Academy Awards. The song also landed Blue Ivy her first appearance on the Billboard Hot 100, where it debuted at No. 76.
Blue Ivy opens and closes the song.
Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold hosted the award ceremony and the former “Martin” co-stars’ chemistry was unmatched.
Keyshia Cole, Le’Andria Johnson, Anthony Hamilton, Carl Thomas, Robert Glasper & Erykah Badu also brought the all soul to the awards.