Wizkid’s ‘Brown Skin Girl’ collaboration with Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, and Saint JHN, has won the best cinematography category in the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards.
Wizkid and Saint JHN joined Beyonce in 2019 to record, “Brown Skin Girl” for her 2019 soundtrack album, The Lion King: The Gift.
This earned Wizkid Grammy Award in March and a #72 spot in the Billboard Hot 100 in 2019.
He also won two Soul Train Music Awards, the BET Awards, and a NAACP Image Award with the song, which was nominated in other categories.
Brown Skin Girl with its cinematography organised by Benoit Soler won against Rob Witt in “Therefore I Am” by Malik H. Sayeed, Mohammed Atta Ahmed, Santiago Gonzalez, Ryan Helfant and Billie Eilish and Santiago Gonzalez in Foo Fighters’ “Shame Shame”.
Other nominees in the category was Elias Talbot in “Holy” by Justin Bieber ft. Chance The Rapper, Jeff Cronenweth in Lady Gaga’s “911″ and Andrew Stroud in Lorde’s “Solar Power”.