Grammys 2020: Beyoncé wins Best Music Film for Netflix documentary 'Homecoming'

Grammys 2020: Beyoncé wins Best Music Film for Netflix documentary 'Homecoming'
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Eight of the 84 Grammy Awards have already been given out prior to the main event in a separate premiere ceremony.  Beyoncé bagged one amongst those eight early Grammy Awards for the Best Music Film beating Thom Yorke, Paul Thomas Anderson, and Cameron Crowe. 

The 62nd annual Grammy Awards hosted by Alicia Keys is being held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Music's biggest night includes performances by star-studded artists that include Demi Lovato, Billie Eilish and a tribute to Nipsey Hustle. Beyoncé is one of the early winners that was revealed prior to the award ceremony on Sunday night. 

Taking home the award for the Best Music Film for her Netflix documentary titled 'Homecoming', it captures the famed singer's Coachella performance in 2018. 

Beyoncé attends the Pre-GRAMMY Gala and GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Sean "Diddy" Combs on January 25, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)



With what was tough competition, Beyoncé beat other nomiees that included the Miles Davis film 'Birth of the Cool', the David Crosby documentary 'Remember My Name', Thom Yorke’s 'ANIMA' and the Rick Rubin documentary series 'Shangri-La'.

The award for the category Best Music Film was first introduced in 1984 and is awarded to concert/performance films or music documentaries. The award is not only presented to the artist in the documentary/film, but also to the video directors and video producers who worked on the documentary and film too. 

Beyoncé is also nominated for other categories that include, Best Pop Vocal Album for The Lion King: The Gift and Best Pop Solo Performance for 'Spirit'. The famed award-winning singer, to date, has won 23 Grammy Awards both as a solo artist and as a member of Destiny's Child and The Carters. 

Apart from Beyoncé, other artists who won an early award include Lil Nas X for Best Music Video, and Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media. 


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