Los Angeles, CA – Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s allyship to the LGBTQ neighborhood will likely be acknowledged on the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles.

GLAAD has introduced The Carters — whose EVERYTHING IS LOVE album earned an ideal rating from GroovyTracks — because the recipients of the 2019 Vanguard Award, which is awarded to “allies who’ve made a big distinction in selling acceptance of LGBTQ folks.”

Previous Vanguard Award winners embody Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Cher, Antonio Banderas and Whoopi Goldberg.

“Beyoncé and JAY-Z are international icons and passionate defenders of human rights and acceptance for all folks,” GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis mentioned in a press statement. “When Beyoncé and JAY-Z communicate, the world turns into impressed and in terms of LGBTQ folks, their voices of acceptance have been heard loud and clear.

“We couldn’t be prouder to face with them to ship a message of affection throughout the largest LGBTQ occasion on this planet and to honor their work to bend the arc of justice ahead for LGBTQ folks, folks of coloration, and marginalized communities in every single place.”

Last yr, JAY-Z was honored by GLAAD when he acquired the Special Recognition Award for his four:44 album lower and video “Smile.” The monitor encompasses a spoken phrase outro by his mom Gloria Carter, who publicly got here out as a lesbian the music.

Ms. Carter accepted the award and delivered a robust speech on the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in 2018.

The 2019 GLAAD Media Awards are scheduled to happen on the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on March 28 and the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City on May four. The full listing of nominees may be considered here.