Amy Winehouse's 'Amy'
In 2015, Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees teamed up to create Amy — a documentary film about the late singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse. The flick covered her personal life and battle with substance abuse before and after she started her career.
It garnered several accolades following its release, including an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, a Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Documentary Film, a Grammy Award for Best Music Film and an MTV Movie Award for Best Documentary.
Beyoncé's 'Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé'
Beyoncé's Homecoming, with the subtitle A Film by Beyoncé, covered her 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Performance in 2018. Netflix released it on the streaming site on April 17, 2019.
It set a record at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards by winning the Best Music Film, becoming the second winner in the category that was directed or co-directed by the artist. It also followed Janet Jackson as the first individual African-American female artist to win the category since 1989.
Jane Fonda's 'Jane Fonda in Five Acts'
Jennifer Lopez's 'Halftime'
Jennifer Lopez's career became the center of the 2022 Netflix documentary Halftime, created by Amanda Micheli. It mostly touched on her preparation and performance at the Super Bowl 54 halftime show and her work in the film Hustlers.
Kurt Cobain's 'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck'
Pamela Anderson's 'Pamela, a love story'
Directed by Ryan White, Netflix's Pamela, a love story recounted Pamela Anderson's life before she started working for Playboy magazine and became a s-- symbol. Part of the flick revisited her romance with Tommy Lee until their marriage ended.
The documentary received nominations for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special and Outstanding Music Composition for a Documentary Series or Special at the 75th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
Selena Gomez's 'My Mind & Me'
Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me explores Selena Gomez's health battles, including her lupus and bipolar disorder diagnoses.
"After years in the limelight, Selena Gomez achieves unimaginable stardom. But just as she reaches a new peak, an unexpected turn pulls her into darkness. This uniquely raw and intimate documentary spans her six-year journey into a new light," the official synopsis reads.
Taylor Swift's 'Miss Americana'
After ending her 2018 Reputation Stadium Tour and creating her album Lover, Taylor Swift went through a transitional phase that was presented in the 2020 documentary film. Titled after her song "Miss Americana & the Heartbreak Prince," it flaunted the "Look What You Made Me Do" songstress' transformation as a singer-songwriter and an influential individual.