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Bessie (2015)

Queen Latifah as "Bessie Smith"

Blues singer Bessie Smith (Queen Latifah) rises to fame in the 1920s to become a musical legend.

Emmy (Primetime) (2015) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie
Golden Globe (2015) Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015) Won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries


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