Three of the biggest music stars on the planet, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen and Beyoncé, are competing for an Emmy for Best Variety Special, pre-recorded. Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool, Springsteen on Broadway and Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé are among the nominees. The McCartney Carpool Karaoke clip is also in line for an Award in the Directing For A Variety Special and Writing For A Variety Special categories.
All three artists have received multiple Emmy nominations in the past, but none has yet won. The nominations for the 71st annual Emmy Awards were announced on Tuesday, 16 July and the winners will be announced on Fox on 22 September.
Two previous Carpool Karaoke specials won in the Best Variety Special category in 2016-17. The other nominees in the category are Hannah Gadsby: Nanette and Wanda Sykes: Not Normal. All of these shows aired on Netflix, except for the Carpool Karaoke instalment on CBS. Click here to see a full list of the 2019 Emmy nominees.
Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool is nominated for an Emmy in the following three categories:
Variety Special (Pre-Recorded):
Carpool Karaoke: When Corden MetMcCartney Live From Liverpool (CBS)
Hannah Gadsby: Nanette (Netflix)
Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé (Netflix)
Springsteen On Broadway (Netflix)
Wanda Sykes: Not Normal (Netflix)
Directing for a Variety Special:
Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool – CBS (Ben Winston)
Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé – Netflix (Beyonce Knowles-Carter, Ed Burke)
Live In Front Of A Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All In The Family’ And The Jeffersons – ABC (James Burrows, Andy Fisher)
Springsteen On Broadway – Netflix (Thom Zimny)
The Oscars – ABC (Glenn Weiss)
Writing for a Variety Special:
Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh – Netflix (Adam Sandler)
Amy Schumer Growing – Netflix (Amy Schumer)
Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool – CBS (Matt Roberts, Head Writer; James Corden, Written by; Rob Crabbe, Written by; Lawrence Dai, Written by; Dicky Eagan, Written by; Nate Fernald, Written by; Lauren Greenberg, Written by; John Kennedy, Written by; Ian Karmel, Written by; James Longman, Written by; Jared Moskowitz, Written by; Sean O’Connor, Written by; Tim Siedell, Written by; Benjamin Stout, Written by; Louis Waymouth, Written by; Ben Winston, Written by)
Hannah Gadsby: Nanette – Netflix (Hannah Gadsby)
Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé – Netflix (Beyonce Knowles-Carter)
Wanda Sykes: Not Normal – Netflix (Wanda Sykes).
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