- The news was first made public by Blue's grandmother and Beyoncé's mum, Tina Knowles, through her Instagram account
- Tina went ahead to disclose how proud she was of Blue, saying she was the youngest musician to ever win such a major award
- Blue won the award for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration for her Brown Skin collab with her mother
Hip-hop icon Jay-Z and wife Beyoncé's daughter Blue Ivy has made her entire family proud after clinching a coveted award at only 8 years old.
The young girl on Friday night, 21 February floored competition to emerge the winner of an NAACP Image Award.
News about her impressive win was first made public by her grandmother and Beyoncé's mum, Tina Knowles, through her Instagram account.
In a post seen by Briefly.co.za on 22 February, the granny gushed over her granddaughter and her achievement.
Tina went ahead to disclose how proud she was of Blue, holding she is the youngest musician to ever win such a major award.
''Congratulations Blue Ivy on your NAACP award last night for singing and writing on Brown Skin Girl from the Album The Gift. The youngest artist to win a major awardGrandma is so proud of you❤️❤️❤️ 8-years-old!!!!❤️ You are giving all the beautiful little brown girls a voice ❤️,'' she wrote.
Following her post, countless people camped in the comments section to congratulate her famous granddaughter.
Blue won the award for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration for her Brown Skin Girl collab with her mother.
It is important to note Blue sang on the chorus of Brown Skin Girl and even received a writing credit for the song, which also featured Wizkid and Saint JHN.
The jam also appeared on The Lion King: The Gift album.
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