Beyonce and Jay-Z’s daughter Blue Ivy, nine, wins Voice Arts award

Blue Ivy Carter, the eldest daughter of Beyonce and Jay-Z, won a Grammy Award for Best Music Video in March 2021.

And nine months later, the nine-year-old has added another award to her collection, this time for Best Voiceover at the VoiceArts Awards.

The star, got the award for her work narrating the audiobook Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry.

Her grandmother (and Beyonce’s mother) Tina Lawson proudly shared the news on her Instagram page on Tuesday.

Tina reposted a snap of Blue with the news from a fan site, adding: ‘Congrats my Blue you killed this!! It’s only the beginning! You are so talented! Grandma is beyond proud!!!’ adding heart emojis.

Blue won Best Voiceover for Audiobook narration – children (infant to 12) at the Voice Arts Awards; the winners were announced on Sunday.

 Hair Love’s author Matthew A. Cherry, is an Academy Award-winning filmmaker.

After publishing the book, he directed the short film Hair Love (based on his book); The short film went on to win an Oscar award for Best Animated Short Film.

Blue has already received a number of awards, with her first in 2019: The Ashford & Simpsons Songwriter’s Award at the Soul Train Music Awards for co-writing her and mom Beyonce’s song Brown Skin Girl.

She also sang on the Brown Skin Girl track as well alongside Beyonce and is featured in the music video.

Brown Skin Girl was originally released in 2019 on the soundtrack The Lion King: The Gift.

In 2020, Blue won the BET HER Award at the BET Awards, as well as Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration at the NAACP Image Awards and Video of the Year at the Soul Train Music Awards – all for Brown Skin Girl

Earlier this year, Blue won her first Grammy Award for Best Music Video for Brown Skin Girl.

 With her win for Brown Skin Girl, Beyonce’s daughter became the second-youngest Grammy winner in the history of the Recording Academy.

The record is currently held by Leah Peasall, who was just eight years old when she and her sisters won the Grammy for Best Album for their work on the soundtrack for the 2000 film O Brother, Where Art Thou?

In 2021, Blue also won NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album and MTV Video Music Awards for Best Cinematography.

The mother-daughter duo first collaborated on the track Blue, released on the hitmaker’s fifth solo album in 2013.

Blue Ivy was also featured on the 2012 track Glory, which was written by her father and produced by Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, who are credited as The Neptunes.

Beyonce, 40, and Jay-Z, 52, are also parents to twins Sir and Rumi, four.

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