Both Beyoncé and Solange Knowles have taken the music industry by storm each with their body of work; exemplifying creativity, innovation, race, social injustice, but most importantly displaying that women and women of color are beautiful, strong, and complex. Nevertheless, Mrs. Knowles-Carter was awarded the Peabody Award for Lemonade demonstrating “rich tapestry of poetic innovation”. According to RollingStone.com Queen Bey and Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino (awarded for his hit series Atlanta) are the two winning recipients this year. Beyoncé is the only woman other than Barbara Streisand to win this award.
Solange, blessed fans with her surprise A Seat At The Table, that critics compared the to the ultimate legendary classic The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill due to its message, creativity, and theme. With her North American tour well on its way alongside her Billboard hit album it is only right that Solange is crowned Artist of Year by Webby. According to Stereogum.com Solange was celebrated as Artist Of The Year “in celebration of her remarkable use of the internet as a force for promoting community and diversity!” The Knowles sister are definitely #WomenEmpowermentGoals!