Saturday 15 August, 2020

Rihanna's Savage X Fenty 2019 Show gets Emmy nomination

Savage X Fenty New York Fashion Week Show from 2019

Savage X Fenty New York Fashion Week Show from 2019

Rihanna could be adding another coveted award to her already stacked shelf. 
 

The Barbadian mogul is now one step closer to an Emmy.
 

During the 2020 Emmy nominations on Tuesday, Rihanna's Savage X Fenty fashion show was nominated for Outstanding Choreography For Variety Or Reality Programming.
 


The full nominee list for the category goes as follows;

  • The Oscars • Routine: Come Alive (Opening Sequence) • ABC • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences • Jemel McWilliams, Choreographer

 

  • Savage X Fenty Show • Routines: Statues, Benches, Window • Prime Video • Amazon Studios • Parris Goebel, Choreographer

 

  • So You Think You Can Dance • Routines: I’ll Be Seeing You, Mambo Italiano, The Girl From Ipanema • FOX • Dick Clark productions, LLC and 19 Entertainment • Al Blackstone, Choreographer

 

  • So You Think You Can Dance • Routines: Enough Is Enough, Sign Of The Times • FOX • Dick Clark productions, LLC and 19 Entertainment •Travis Wall, Choreographer

 

  • World Of Dance • Routines: Dos Jueyes, El Ray Timbal • NBC Universal Television Alternative Studio in association with Nuyorican Productions and World of Dance • Jefferson Benjumea, Choreographer Adrianita Avila, Choreographer

 

The show was filmed during New York Fashion Week and then aired on Amazon Prime in September 2019.

The Savage X Fenty Instagram posted a positive response to the news. 

"Did someone say #Emmy nomination?! The hype is real!"

The show's choreographer, Parris Goebel,  spoke on the experience.

"...to be in a position where I can change that and the way the world is thinking — and viewing females and appearance — is huge. Just to imagine myself as a little girl watching the show now, would have changed my whole perspective on my own body and life," Goebel said.

The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards are set to take place on Sunday, September 20 at 8 pm.

The full list of Emmy nominees and categories can be seen here.

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