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Beyonce Just Got Nominated For 6 Emmys & We Are Here For It

Blackness isn't a trend or a wave to ride until the mainstream gets bored with melanin, and the proof is in the trophies. For the past few years, Black film and television have been dominating the award shows, proving that all of the Hollywood critics who said people of color are not marketable were dead ass wrong.


Recently, the full list of this year's Emmy's nominations was announced, and just know that over here, we're rooting for everybody black. While Game of Thrones made history with a recording breaking 32 nominations, Queen Bey stole the show in the way that true Black girl royalty always does. The nomination announcement revealed that the behind-the-scenes documentary of her wildly popular Coachella performance, Homecoming, racked up a total of six awards.

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Bey has been nominated for four Emmys before, and although she's never taken home a trophy, it's looking like this may just be her year. The announcement comes just on the heels of the live-action Lion King release, where she stars as Nala, and her soundtrack single "Spirit". Thanks to her multi-million dollar collaboration projects with Netflix and Disney, Beyoncé might just win an Emmy, Oscar, and Grammy in the same damn year.

Along with Beyonce, there were a few other stars that dominated this year's Emmy nominations, including but not limited to Viola Davis, Sterling K. Brown, and the cast of When They See Us, who racked up a total of 16 awards. Here's our black AF list of all of the Emmy nominations that were announced today:

Netflix special, including Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded), Outstanding Music Direction, Outstanding Directing, Outstanding Writing, Outstanding Production Design, and Outstanding Costumes For Variety

"Homecoming" (Netflix)

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Best Drama Series

"Pose" (FX)

"This Is Us" (NBC)

Limited Series

"When They See Us" (Netflix)

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Sterling K. Brown ("This Is Us", NBC)

Billy Porter ("Pose", FX)

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Viola Davis ("How to Get Away With Murder", ABC)

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson ("Black-ish", ABC)

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Don Cheadle ("Black Monday", Showtime)

Mahershala Ali ("True Detective", AMC)

Jharrel Jerome ("When They See Us", Netflix)

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Niecy Nash ("When They See Us", Netflix)

Competition Program

"Nailed It" (Netflix)

"RuPaul's Drag Race" (VH1)

"The Voice" (NBC)

Variety Talk Show

"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" (Comedy Central)

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Marsha Stephanie Blake ("When They See Us", Netflix)

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Asante Blackk ("When They See Us", Netflix)

Michael K. Williams ("When They See Us", Netflix)

Guest Actress in a Drama Series

Laverne Cox ("Orange Is the New Black", Netflix)

Writing for a Limited Series or TV Movie

"When They See Us," Part Four," Netflix (Ava DuVernay, Michael Starrbury)

Featured image by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney

 

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