Congratulations to Beyoncé, whose visual album Lemonade continues to earn awards more than a year after its release.
Alongside television shows like Atlanta and Veep, EWreported Thursday that Lemonade won a Peabody Award in the entertainment category.
According to its website, the Peabody Awards recognize powerful storytelling.
Fun fact: Disgraced host Bill O’Reilly once lied about winning a Peabody.
The 2017 awards were announced just one day after old footage circulated of Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) calling out Bill O'Reilly — who was fired from his Fox News gig Wednesday — for claiming to win a Peabody Award when, in fact, he never did. Read more (4/20/17)
Beyoncé (and Parkwood Entertainment) have announced the “Formation Scholars Awards”, starting next school year.
The schools selected are Berklee College of Music, Howard University, Parsons School of Design and Spelman College.
“MTV’s move to create a genderless award for acting will mean something different for everyone, but to me it indicates that acting is about the ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes and that doesn’t need to be separated into two different categories. Empathy and the ability to use your imagination should have no limits. This is very meaningful for me both to be winning the award and to be receiving it from you, Asia. Thank you for educating me in such an inclusive, patient and loving way. Thank you so much.”