(AllHipHop News) Jay-Z will be handed a special honor at the 2018 GLAAD Media Awards for highlighting his mother’s sexuality battle in his song "Smile."
The rapper has been named the recipient of the gay rights organization’s Special Recognition for Song and Music Video for documenting Gloria Carter’s coming out story.
Meanwhile, TV hits "Will & Grace" and "This Is Us" and movies "Call Me by Your Name," "Lady Bird," and real-life tennis drama "Battle of the Sexes" are among the nominees for top prizes, along with Halsey and Kesha.
The nominations were announced on Friday at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah by actress Trace Lysette and actor Wilson Cruz.
The GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies will be held in Los Angeles on April 12 and in New York on May 5.