Zendaya Wins Emmy For Best Actress For “Euphoria”
Earlier this month, Zendaya was awarded the Emmy for Best Actress for her role in “Euphoria.” This is the first time a young woman of colour has won this award for a movie. She is also the youngest person of colour to be nominated twice for a drama series category.
Drama lead actress
Earlier this month, Zendaya was awarded the coveted Emmy for Best Actress in a Drama for her role as Rue Bennett in HBO’s drama series Euphoria. The 26-year-old actress beat out Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh in the category.
She also won the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series award for the same show. The 26-year-old is the youngest woman to win an Emmy in this category and the second African American to win a prize after Viola Davis.
The award was her second Emmy in a year, which has seen her nominated for four categories. She was nominated for the role of Rue in ‘Euphoria’ as well as the show’s music and lyrics. In addition, she was nominated for producing the show’s second season.
“Euphoria” is the story of a group of high school students and their love life. It follows a group of teens who have to navigate drugs, sex and the pitfalls of growing up in East Highland. It also starred Sydney Sweeney, Jacob Elordi and Alexa Demie.
It was also nominated for the best drama series category. It was set alongside Succession, Ozark, The Good Wife and The Walking Dead. The nominees all made headlines for being among the most popular television shows this year.
Youngest person of colour to be nominated twice in a drama series category
During the Emmy Awards this year, Zendaya became the youngest person of colour to be nominated for two different drama series categories. She beat out Jodie Comer for Killing Eve and Laura Linney for Ozark. She also became the first Black woman to be nominated for acting and songwriting in the same year.
At 24 years old, Zendaya is the youngest Emmy winner. She won the Drama Actress award for her role on HBO’s “Euphoria”. She is the only person of colour to have succeeded in this category twice.
Zendaya was nominated for two other categories: Best Original Music and Lyrics for the album “Euphoria” and the show’s second season. She also received a nomination for Producing. During her speech, she thanked the cast and crew of the show, her friends and her family. She wore a strapless Valentino peplum ballgown and a shimmering choker necklace. She sang Diana Reeves’ “Endangered Species” jazz song before she stepped on stage.
After winning her second Emmy, Zendaya remains the youngest person of colour to win two Emmys. In addition, she is the first Black woman to win the Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series and Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category.
Critics’ choice movie award
During the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards, Zendaya won the Best Actress in a Drama Series award for her role in the HBO series, “Euphoria.” The youngest prize winner, Zendaya, is also the second African-American to win this award after Viola Davis.
During her acceptance speech, Zendaya thanked her cast and crew for their work on the show. She also addressed the crowd with a heartfelt message. She told them about the sensitivity of Euphoria’s fans and how they may be vulnerable in some ways.
The series, which follows a group of high school students in East Highland, explores drugs, love, and identity. Ron Leshem and Daphna Levin created it. Its second season ranked as the second-most-watched program on HBO. It was also nominated for five Creative Arts Emmys. The episode “Stand Still Like a Hummingbird,” produced by Zendaya, was a major showcase for the series.
In addition to her acting nomination, Zendaya received four other nominations, including two for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in Drama Series. She was also nominated for Outstanding Drama Series for her work as an executive producer on the show.
This is the second consecutive year that Zendaya has won an Emmy. She is the youngest person to win the award and is the only person to win twice in the lead acting category. Currently, she’s nominated for four more Emmys, including two in the Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics category.