When Lizzo obtained her first-ever Emmy Awards nomination for her present Watch Out for the Big Grrrls, she expressed that “we didn’t do that for the awards, we did this for ourselves.” Now, as she takes residence the award in the Outstanding Competition Show class, the musician is making room for each.
“I’m very emotional,” Lizzo stated as she took the stage to settle for the award. “The trophy is sweet, however my emotion is for these individuals on the stage with me.”
Lizzo then mirrored on how a lot seeing a present like Watch Out for the Big Grrrls on tv rising up would have impacted her.
“When I was just a little lady, all I needed to see was me in the media. Someone fats like me, Black like me, lovely like me,” she stated. “If I may return inform little Lizzo one thing, I’d be like ‘You’re going to see that individual however bitch, it’s going to have to be you.’ “
Lizzo, who serves as the govt producer and host of the Prime Video sequence, created Watch Out for the Big Grrrls to observe 13 dancers as they competed to fill the ten slots to carry out alongside her at Bonnaroo.
The sequence obtained 5 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards nominations, together with two wins for Outstanding Directing for a Reality Program and Outstanding Picture Editing for a Structured Reality or Competition Program.
At this 12 months’s primetime ceremony, Watch Out for the Big Grrrls beat out the Voice, Nailed It, the Amazing Race, Top Chef, and RuPaul’s Drag Race.
“[We did it] for the lives we touched making this… To shake up the trade.. and present the world how BEAUTIFUL AND TALENTED WE AREEEEE!” Lizzo continued on Instagram in July. “BIG GRRRLS ARE BOOKED, BLESSED AND BUSY.”