From ‘Black Is King’ To BET Humanitarian Award, we look back at Beyoncé’s milestone achievements in 2020.
A worldwide phenomenon, Beyoncé Knowles Carter is one of the most successful artists to date. With over 100M records sold globally and 24 Grammys, her music career is nothing short of illustrious.
Besides, she’s also acted in a few films including Dreamgirls, Cadillac Records, and the latest, Disney’s The Lion King. Above all, the movie came to be the highest-grossing animated films of all time.
On top of her numerous successes; Beyoncé is a known philanthropist who has founded several initiatives to give back the world, in whatever capacity she can.
DID YOU KNOW?
Beyonce is the first black woman to make headlines with the music festival Coachella. Besides, her historic performance was the most-streamed Coachella video, ever, on YouTube.
BET AWARDS 2020
Beyonce Knowles Carter’s achievements include the 2020 Humanitarian Award for her philanthropy work in the Black Lives Matter cause, which the songstress has openly spoken about throughout her career.
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Beyoncé teamed up with her mother, Tina Knowles Lawson, to support the black and brown communities, disproportionately affected by COVID-19.
She has also donated millions and millions of dollars to support organizations that facilitate basic health and mental needs in vulnerable communities, affected by the crisis.
For Juneteenth, Beyoncé announced the creation of BeyGOOD’s Black Business Fund, administered by the National Urban League, to back Black-owned small businesses.
THE NEW EMPOWERMENT ALBUM
Beyonce dropped Brown Skin Girl featuring Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, WizKid on August 24. The music video features appearances from Naomi Campbell, Lupita Nyong’o, Kelly Rowland and Blue Ivy Carter.
BLACK IS KING
The 2020 US musical film and visual album is exclusively directed, written, and executive produced by singer Beyoncé. Moreover, the movie serves as a visual companion to the 2019 album The Lion King: The Gift.