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Beyonce’s ‘Brown Skin Girl’ Bags MTV Video Music Award

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2019 record, “Brown Skin Girl” by Beyonce, Blue Ivy, SAINT JHN, and Nigerian musician, Wizkid, has won the Best Cinematography category in the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards.

The event took place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, New York City, on Sunday night, with rapper Doja Cat as host.

The song was also nominated in the Best R&B category alongside Bruno Mars’ “Leave the Door Open” (which emerged winner), Chris Brown’s “Go Crazy” featuring Young Thug, Giveon’s “Heartbreak Anniversary”, “Come Through” by H.E.R. ft. Chris Brown and SZA’s “Good Days”.

In the cinematography category, “Brown Skin Girl” beat Rob Witt in “Therefore I Am” by Malik H. Sayeed, Mohammed Atta Ahmed, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant and Billie Eilish and Santiago Gonzalez in Foo Fighters’ “Shame Shame”

Other nominees for the category include Elias Talbot in “Holy” by Justin Bieber ft. Chance The Rapper, Jeff Cronenweth in Lady Gaga’s “911″ and Andrew Stroud in Lorde’s “Solar Power”.

Recall “Brown Skin Girl” was from Beyonce’s 2019 soundtrack album, The Lion King: The Gift. The collaboration earned Wizkid his first Grammy Award in March.

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