Beyoncé Wins Prestigious Peabody Award for Lemonade
It’s been a great year so far for Beyoncé. Not only do she and Jay Z get to welcome twins this summer, but the pregnant star has been honored with a prestigious Peabody Award for her HBO visual album Lemonade.
This is reported by Eonline.com.
Once known as the “Pulitzer Prizes for Radio,” the Peabody Awards recognize excellence in television, radio and digital broadcasting. Beyoncé is among seven honorees in the Entertainment category to be named to be part of the Peabody Awards’ inaugural Peabody 30, honoring programming in news, radio/podcast, web and public service.
The other six winners in the Entertainment category are:
Better Things (FX)
Happy Valley (BBC One)
Horace and Pete (Louis C.K., Hulu)
National Treasure (Channel 4, Hulu)
Lemonade was also nominated for Outstanding Variety Special and lost to The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special.