If that’s not proof that awards ≠ success or impact I don’t know what else is.
These are the only black artists to ever win Album Of The Year Grammys:
Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Lionel Richie, Lauryn Hill, Outkast, H. Hancock, Whitney Houston & Quincy Jones. Now Adele and Taylor Swift have won album of the year twice and Beyonce has never won it.
victor, absolutely stewing over chihoko, singing beyoncé’s ‘hold up’ under his breath as he scales the ninja castle
“hold up, they don’t love you like i love you,” his shirt goes over his head and drops to the ground below
“can’t you see there’s no other man above you?” pants buttons come undone, each leg being kicked off with aggressive zeal
“what a wicked way to treat the one who loves you,” he spits over his shoulder for effect, misses the little girl sitting on the steps of the castle who goes, “heyyy!”
while trying to mimic the pose of the shachihoko statue he absolutely plays through bey’s monologue and whisper-mouths along to it, almost meditating, except instead of calming down his emotions just simmer under the surface ready to lash out for the moment yuuri finds him
I think it’s so funny how society is quick to brand those problematic lily white women (Taylor swift, Lena Dunham, Amy schumer, Jennifer Lawrence, etc) as feminist examples, but Beyoncé who has been singing feminist songs since destiny child and has always stood up for women had to write Feminist in bold on a mainstream scene but still people questioned whether or not she was a feminist