awards & nominations

view all

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)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Golden Globe (2015)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)WonOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Read or Write a Comment
moviefone newsletter
Want more? Signup for our newsletter to get movie and TV show news, exclusive content, the latest trailers, giveaways and much more
By signing up I accept the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy