The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards (EMMYs 2022) went down Monday night (Sept. 12) at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where television’s best and brightest were honored for their work over the past year. Keenan Thompson of “Saturday Night Live” fame hosted the show. 

“Succession” and “Ted Lasso” topped the Emmy Awards on Monday, in a ceremony that highlighted the influence of TV. Saturday Night Live, Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, Zendaya, Jean Smart, Quinta Brunson, Amanda Seyfried, Julia Garner, Jerrod Carmichael, Jason Sudeikis and Michael Keaton also were among the winners.

Black women who made history at the EMMYs 2022

However, we are here for some incredible black women who won EMMys this year; Zendaya, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Quinta Brunson and Lizzo!

Zendaya who won the award for “Best Actress in a Drama Series” for Euphoria, became the first Black woman to win the Emmy for this category, twice. She is also the youngest two-time winner in Emmys history.

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Zendaya became the youngest two-time acting winner in history for Euphoria. (c) Kevin Mazur/WireImage

Sheryl Lee Ralph also made a unforgettable win at last night’s EMMYs, when she took home her first career Emmy win for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series” in Abbott Elementary. She also became the second black woman in history to win in this category, after Jackie Harry who it 35 years ago.

Lizzo also got an Emmy win for “Outstanding Competition Series” for her show “Watch Out for Big Grrrls.”

Quinta Brunson won the award for “Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series”

See the full list of winners at the EMMYs 2022 awards. 

Best Drama Series

WINNER: Succession (HBO)

Best Actress in a Drama Series

WINNER: Zendaya (Euphoria)

Best Actor in a Drama Series

WINNER: Lee Jung-Jae (Squid Game)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

WINNER: Julia Garner (Ozark)

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

WINNER: Matthew Macfadyen (Succession)

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Sheryl Lee Ralph sings onstage as she accepts the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series for “Abbott Elementary” (c) Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images

Best Comedy Series

WINNER: Ted Lasso (Apple)

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

WINNER: Jean Smart (Hacks)

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

WINNER: Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

WINNER: Sheryl Lee Ralph (Abbott Elementary)

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

WINNER: Brett Goldstein (Ted Lasso)

Best Limited Or Anthology Series

WINNER: The White Lotus (HBO)

Best Actress in a Limited Series, Movie or Anthology

WINNER: Amanda Seyfried (The Dropout)

Best Actor in a Limited Series, Movie or Anthology

WINNER: Michael Keaton (Dopesick)

Best Supporting Actress In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

WINNER: Jennifer Coolidge (The White Lotus)

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie

WINNER: Murray Bartlett (The White Lotus)

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Lizzo won outstanding competition program for Lizzo’s Watch Out For the Big Grrrls. (c) Patrick T Fallon/AFP/Getty Images

Best Variety Talk Series

WINNER: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (HBO)

Best Variety Sketch Series

WINNER: Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Best Competition Program

WINNER: Lizzo’s Watch Out For The Big Grrrls (Amazon Prime Video)

Best Directing for a Drama Series

WINNER: Hwang Dong-Hyuk (Squid Game)

Best Directing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie

WINNER: Mike White (The White Lotus)

Best Directing for a Comedy Series

WINNER: MJ Delaney (Ted Lasso)

Best Writing for a Comedy Series

WINNER: Quinta Brunson (Abbott Elementary)

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Quinta Brunson (c) Getty Images

Best Writing for a Drama Series

WINNER: Jesse Armstrong (Succession)

Best Writing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie

WINNER: Mike White (The White Lotus)

Best Writing for a Variety Special

WINNER: Jerrod Carmichael (Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel)

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