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Zendaya Makes History (Twice) at the 2020 Emmy Awards

Because of her efficiency as recovering teen addict Rue in Euphoria.  Zendaya earned her first Emmy nomination in 2020. Following the award present, the HBO drama gained three Emmy statuettes whole, and followers and fellow actors alike are celebrating the victories.

So, did Zendaya win an Emmy?

Zendaya was nominated alongside The Morning Present’s Jennifer Aniston, The Crown’s Olivia Colman, Ozark’s Laura Linney, and Killing Eve’s Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh within the Excellent Lead Actress in a Drama Collection class. 

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When the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards aired on Sept. 20, 2020, Zendaya took dwelling the award for Excellent Lead Actress in a Drama Collection, making it her first Emmy win ever.

Zendaya additionally made historical past because the youngest girl to win greatest actress in a drama collection AND as solely the second Black actress, following Viola Davis’ win in 2015. 

“I’m actually speechless,” the 24-year-old wrote in July after the nominations announcement. “My coronary heart is simply overflowing with love and gratitude. I’m so extremely honored to work beside the proficient those that I get to name household. I’m a small piece of an enormous stunning puzzle and I’m so happy with all of you.”

In her acceptance speech for her Emmy, which she gave remotely, Zendaya spoke of hope within the youthful technology and what the award means to her in that regard.

“I do know this seems like a extremely bizarre time to be celebrating, however I simply wish to say that there’s hope within the younger folks on the market,” she mentioned. “I do know that our TV present doesn’t all the time really feel like an ideal instance of that however there’s hope within the younger folks. And I simply wish to say to all my friends on the market doing the work within the streets, I see you, I like you, I thanks.”

Did Labrinth win an Emmy?

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Timothy Lee McKenzie, higher identified by his stage title of Labrinth, gained the 2020 Primetime Artistic Emmy Award for Excellent Unique Music and Lyrics in recognition of his tune “All For Us” from the Euphoria episode “And Salt the Earth Behind You,” the Season 1 finale. He was additionally nominated in 2020 for an Emmy for Excellent Music Composition for a Collection, however misplaced to The Mandalorian’s Ludwig Göransson.

Labrinth celebrated his Artistic Emmy Award for Excellent Unique Music win on Instagram, posting GIFs of Euphoria characters dancing, crying, and looking out askance. Though he did not take dwelling the opposite Emmy for which he was nominated, his award nonetheless meant one other win for the breakout HBO collection.

“Present vary of feelings listening to you gained an EMMY award in the midst of the night time!” He wrote. “Thanks to everybody. Wow. How am I going to get again to sleep now?!”

In a June 2020 interview with GoldDerby, Labrinth mentioned that composing the rating for Euphoria was “a labor of affection and fervour.” Clearly, all of that labor paid off.

Followers and celebrities left celebratory feedback on the publish. “SO PROUD MAN!” Zendaya wrote. “HELLLL YEEAHHHHH.”

“You deserve it,” wrote Nika King, the actress who performs Leslie Bennett on the present, who added three “100” emojis. And Lukas Gage, the actor behind Euphoria character Tyler Clarkson, commented with three coronary heart emojis.

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The present was additionally nominated within the Excellent Modern Costumes and the Excellent Music Supervision classes. Plus, it gained the Excellent Modern Make-up (Non-Prosthetic) class, because of the work of make-up artists Doniella Davy, Kirsten Sage Coleman, and Tara Lang Shah within the episode “And Salt the Earth Behind You.”

“Thanks a lot, Academy, for this unbelievable honor,” Doniella mentioned in her acceptance speech. “Sam Levinson, thanks trusting us to ship your distinctive imaginative and prescient for the Euphoria make-up… Kirsten, Tara, and each member of the Euphoria make-up group, I’m so happy with what we did.”

As a brand new child on the block when it comes to primetime tv, Euphoria simply proved it belongs right here as a lot as every other hit present.

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