Beyonce's Netflix Special Nabs 6 Emmy Nods: See The Full List
By Hayden Brooks
July 16, 2019
Beyoncé might add some more prestige to her historic 2018 Coachella performance as the pop titan's Netflix concert doc, Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé, which chronicled the creation of the shows, received six 2019 Emmy nominations.
As per a live announcement from The Good Place actress D'Arcy Carden and The Masked Singer judge Ken Jeong from Wolf Theatre at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on Tuesday (July 16), the concert doc is up for Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded), Outstanding Music Direction, Outstanding Directing, Outstanding Writing, Outstanding Production Design, and Outstanding Costumes For Variety. Homecoming debuted in April and arrived with a live album to pair with the release. The set included two bonus tracks: a cover of Maze's song "Before I Let Go" and "I Been On."
Among another musical-charged nominees include Lifetime's docuseries, Surviving R. Kelly, for Outstanding Informational Series or Special and HBO's Leaving Neverland for Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Nonfiction Program; Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special; Outstanding Picture Editing for a Nonfiction Program; Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Program; and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction Program.
Meanwhile, on the series side of things, HBO led the pack in front of competitor networks with a whopping 137 nomination, mostly due to Game of Thrones. The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will air September 22 at 8:00 PM ET at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Click here see the full list of nominees!
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