The video for Wizkid’s ‘Brown Skin Girl’ collaboration with Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, and Saint JHN won the best cinematography award at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards.
Wizkid and Saint JHN recorded “Brown Skin Girl” for Beyonce’s 2019 soundtrack album, The Lion King: The Gift.
Wizkid won a Grammy Award for the song in March and reached #72 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2019.
With the song, he also won two Soul Train Music Awards, a BET Award, and a NAACP Image Award.
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”.