She was selected as the winner for narrating the audiobook version of the popular children’s story ‘Hair Love.’ The author Matthew A. Cherry spent some time on Instagram shortly after the win and congratulated Blue Ivy.
In addition to the author and Blue, the producer of the audiobook Erick Black was also included in the win! For those unfamiliar with the book, it explores and celebrates the relationship between African-American fathers and their daughters. Viral videos of Black fathers combing their daughter’s crowns was Matthew’s inspiration for his book.
Blue Ivy’s congratulations didn’t just end there. Her maternal grandmother Tina Lawson also some love.
“Congrats my Blue you killed this,” Tina wrote. “It’s only the beginning! You are so talented! Grandma is beyond proud!!!”
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As previously mentioned, Blue Ivy has a growing collection of awards, including a prestigious Grammy award. The nine-year-old won alongside her iconic mama Beyoncé. This duo secured the Best Music Video win for their project ‘Brown Skin Girl.’ The song became a viral sensation among Black girls and women everywhere following its summer 2020 release. At the time, the win made Blue Ivy the second youngest recipient of the prize.
This year Blue Ivy didn’t just earn a Grammy and Voice Arts Award, but also a Video Music Award. The young star, along with Beyoncé, won Best Cinematography Category at the 2021 MTV VMAs for ‘Brown Skin Girl.’ This time Blue Ivy claimed the title of youngest VMA winner in its history.