The 74th Emmy Awards took place over the weekend and saw a big win for the hip-hop community as history was made after broadcasting network NBC scooped a trophy for best live variety special for The Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime show.
NBC aired the annual Super Bowl halftime show on February 13, it featured some of hip-hop’s legends including Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, 50 Cent and Mary J. Blige.
The moguls gave an unforgettable show as they broke the internet after performing some of their greatest hits: ‘Still D.R.E’, ‘In Da Club’, ‘Family Affair’ and ‘Alright’ among other songs.
This is the first time Super Bowl has won the award in the live variety act, and it was also a big win for hip-hop.
Not only did the performers win, the team that made the show possible were also recognized including: executive producers Jay-Z, Desiree Perez and Jesse Collins; co-executive producers Dionne Harmon and Dave Meyers plus supervising producer Aaron B. Cooke.