Beyoncé Loses to ‘Carpool Karaoke’ in Head-Scratching Emmys Snub

IndieWire | 9/14/2019 | Staff
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It turns out that many members of the Television Academy are not part of the Beyhive. On a night when many expected Beyoncé to take home the Emmy in the Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) category, James Corden won instead for “Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live from Liverpool” on Saturday.

Beyoncé was nominated for her Netflix concert film and documentary hybrid “Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé” and also had nods for directing and writing the special. She lost the directing category to “Springsteen on Broadway” and the writing category to Hannah Gadsby’s “Nannette.” She was previously nominated for her visual album “Lemonade” in 2016 and for her HBO special “On the Run Tour: Beyoncé and Jay-Z” in 2015.

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Beyoncé is now zero for eight at the Emmy Awards.

“Homecoming” combines footage from her April 2018 concert at Coachella — in which Beyoncé led more than 100 singers, dancers, steppers, and brass band members through “the greatest performance in the modern history of music festivals” — and behind-the-scenes footage that offers an intimate look at the artist herself and how she painstakingly prepared...
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