Soul Train Awards 2021: Here Are The Winners!

The 2021 edition of the Soul Train Awards was aired Sunday night. The pre-taped ceremony was presented by BET and it featured performances by Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Summer Walker, Ari Lennox, Ashanti and more. 

The Soul Train music Awards started first back in 1987 and its aim is to honor the best in African-American culture music and entertainment. 

This year, it was Jazmine Sullivan’s time to shine. Sullivan won the award for Best R&B/ Soul Female Artist and Album Of The Year for Heaux Tales. On the other hand, “Leave the Door Open” by Bruno Mars, Anderson. Paak(Silk Sonic) grabbed multiple awards as well.

Here’s the full list of winners: 

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist: Jazmine Sullivan

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist: Giveon

Best New Artist: Yung Bleu

Certified Soul Award: Charlie Wilson

Album of the Year: Jazmine Sullivan – Heaux Tales

Song of the Year: Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) – “Leave the Door Open”

Video of the Year: Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) – “Leave the Door Open”

Best Collaboration: Wizkid feat. Tems – “Essence”

Best Dance Performance: Normani Feat. Cardi B – “Wild Side”

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award: Kirk Franklin

The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award: “Leave the Door Open” – written by: Bruno Mars, Brandon Anderson, Dernst Emile Ii, Christopher Brody Brown (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic)