BEYONCE followers are outraged Lizzo beat out the Formation singer for greatest feminine R&B/pop artist on the 2020 BET Awards.
This 12 months’s ceremony – which honors Black achievements in music, sports activities, tv, and films – was held nearly as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
When the class for Finest Feminine R&B/Pop Artist got here up, the Bey Hive was certain the Halo songstress would snag the highest honor.
Nevertheless, Lizzo, 32, continued the monster success she’s garnered this 12 months and received the award.
The Fact Hurts rapper – who has listed Beyonce, 38, as one in every of her private inspirations up to now – even thanked the music icon in her acceptance speech.
“Thanks a lot BET and thanks to all of the splendidly proficient, stunning Black ladies that I share this class with,” she started.
Lizzo continued: “Beyonce thanks for the whole lot you may have accomplished for Black tradition.
“I’ve to say that three years in the past, I sat within the viewers on the BET Awards and I didn’t win something. However I nonetheless went house feeling like a winner.
“Final 12 months I carried out on the primary stage and I didn’t win something however I nonetheless felt like a winner.
“This 12 months, I’ve the honour of profitable this prestigious award however I’ll at all times really feel like a winner.
“As a result of so long as you’re profitable at life, that’s the one trophy you want. So we’re all winners, girls,” she praised on the conclusion of her speech.
Lizzo appeared gorgeous in a sublime black robe with a white ruffled shoulder as she accepted the award in entrance of a nude portrait of herself inside her house.
Along with Queen Bey, Jhene Aiko, Kehlani, Summer season Walker and H.E.R. had been additionally nominated within the R&B/pop class.
Followers of Beyonce had been livid their favourite performer misplaced out on the award.
“You imply to inform me I’m residing in a world the place individuals assume Lizzo is a greater vocalist than H.E.R, Beyonce, Kehlani, and Jhené?
“I WANNA GET OFF THIS STOP,” an indignant Twitter person wrote.
One other fired off: “LIZZO???!!! Over Beyonce and H.E.R. somebody is out of their d**n thoughts for this.”
“Lizzo actually beat Beyoncé in a class one thing fishy happening,” another person questioned.
Whereas one other added: “Lizzo received as a result of they couldn’t get @Beyonce to report a ‘thanks speech.’”
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Beyonce had higher luck throughout the awards pre-show after she received for The Lion King monitor, Brown Pores and skin Lady.
The actress’ eight-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy, appeared on the track alongside her mother and was additionally a recipient of the distinguished honor.
Regardless of her younger age, Blue Ivy beat out fellow nominees together with Alicia Keys, Ciara, Missy Elliot and Lizzo.