Blue Ivy: Beyonce's 7-year-old daughter wins her first Soul Train award for Brown Skin Girl

Blue Ivy: Beyonce's 7-year-old daughter wins her first Soul Train award for Brown Skin Girl

- At the tender age of seven, Blue Ivy Carter won her very first Soul Train award,

- It was announced on Sunday, November 17, evening during the awards show held in Las Vegas

- The daughter of Beyoncé and Jay-Z wracked up the honour for her contribution to her famous mom's hit, Brown Skin Girl

- The music tribute to women of colour is Blue Ivy’s first songwriting credit

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The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.

At seven-years-old, Blue Ivy Carter is already walking in the footsteps of her parents in building a stunning résumé.

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z's firstborn daughter just won a songwriting award for contributing to her mom’s track Brown Skin Girl which was featured in the Lion King album.

Blue took home the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award, which also credits her parents as co-writers at the 2019 BET Soul Train Awards on Sunday, November 17.

Other co-writers shared the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award win with the young girl including SAINt JHN and Wizkid.

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Twitter users applauded the youngster for her breakthrough.

Brown Skin Girl was part of her mom’s 2019 The Lion King: The Gift album, and it received rave reviews from fans and critics upon its release.

The #BrownSkinGirlChallenge even went viral on social media, with black women including Lupita Nyong’o and Gabrielle Union using the hashtag to celebrate the song’s positive message.

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Beyoncé is currently involved in a trademark battle over her daughter’s name.

The superstar singer claimed in court documents that her child is a cultural icon so this latest honour may help her case.

In addition to Blue, Bey and Jay are also parents to 2-year-old twins Sir and Rumi Carter.

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Beyonce's connection to her children was important to her crafting of The Gift, she revealed during an interview with ABC in September 2019, special: Beyonce Presents: Making the Gift.

"Knowing where you come from, that’s what I want for my children," she said of bringing all three kids to Africa.
"It feels like I’m making peace with a part of me that is yearning for my ancestral connection," she added.

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