Beyonce bags prestigious Peabody Award for 'Lemonade'

21 Avril, 2017, 18:34 | Author: Claudine Rigal
  • Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' Won a Peabody Award for Entertainment

Although few of us, Adele likely included, are still stunned that 25 beat out Beyoncé's seminal visual album Lemonade at this year's Grammy Awards, other accolade-gifting bodies are trying to make up for the slight.

The cable network had two television series - Donald Glover's "Altanta" and Pamela Adlon's "Better Things" - among the seven entertainment programs honored by the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Two music documentaries were announced as Peabody winners on Tuesday.

Louis C.K. is the top honoree of this year's Peabody Awards.

"Lemonade draws from the prolific literary, musical, cinematic, and aesthetic sensibilities of black cultural producers to create a rich tapestry of poetic innovation", Peabody organizers said in a statement.

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'National Treasure" (Channel 4 - UK) - A dark and timely examination of sexual abuse at the hands of a privileged celebrity, "National Treasure' is an engrossing series that explores the loyalty of family and friends during crisis, the impact of sexual abuse on victims and the legal system itself.

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Queen Bey has one more award to add to her collection - and this one's a biggie.

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