The 2021 Soul Train Award Nominees Announced


The 2021 Soul Train Award Nominees

Song of the Year

  • Blxst feat. Ty Dolla $Ign & Tyga – “Chosen”
  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) – “Leave the Door Open”
  • H.E.R. – “Damage”
  • Jazmine Sullivan – “Pick Up Your Feelings”
  • Wizkid feat. Tems – “Essence”
  • Yung Bleu feat. Drake – “You’re Mines Still” 

Album of the Year

  • Blxst – “No Love Lost”
  • Doja Cat – “Planet Her”
  • Giveon – “When It’s All Said and Done… Take Time”
  • H.E.R. – “Back of My Mind”
  • Jazmine Sullivan – “Heaux Tales”
  • Wizkid – “Made in Lagos” 

Video of the Year

  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) – “Leave the Door Open”
  • Chris Brown, Young Thug feat. Future, Lil Durk, Latto – “Go Crazy (Remix)”
  • H.E.R. – “Damage”
  • Jazmine Sullivan – “Pick Up Your Feelings”
  • Normani feat. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
  • Wizkid feat. Tems – “Essence” 

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist

  • Alicia Keys
  • Doja Cat
  • H.E.R.
  • Jazmine Sullivan
  • Jhené Aiko
  • SZA

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist

  • Blxst
  • Chris Brown
  • Giveon
  • Lucky Daye
  • Tank
  • Usher 

Best Collaboration

  • Chris Brown, Young Thug feat. Future, Lil Durk, Latto – “Go Crazy (Remix)”
  • Doja Cat feat. SZA – “Kiss Me More”
  • H.E.R. feat. Chris Brown – “Come Through”
  • Jazmine Sullivan feat. H.E.R. – “Girl Like Me”
  • Wizkid feat. Tems – “Essence”
  • Yung Bleu feat. Drake – “You’re Mines Still”

Best New Artist

  • Blxst
  • Capella Grey
  • Morray
  • Tems
  • Tone Stith
  • Yung Bleu 

Certified Soul Award

  • Anthony Hamilton
  • Ashanti
  • Charlie Wilson
  • The Isley Brothers
  • Jam & Lewis
  • T-Pain 

Best Dance Performance

  • Chloe X Halle – “Ungodly Hour”
  • Chris Brown, Young Thug – “City Girls”
  • Lizzo Feat. Cardi B – “Rumors”
  • Normani Feat. Cardi B- “Wild Side”
  • Usher – “Bad Habits”

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award:

  • Brian Courtney Wilson
  • James Fortune
  • Kelly Price
  • Kirk Franklin
  • Maverick City Music
  • Tasha Cobbs Leonard 

The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award

  • “Can’t Let It Show” - written by: Kate Bush, Durrell Babbs (Tank)
  • “Come Through” - written by: Carl Mccormick, Chris Brown, H.E.R., Kelvin Wooten, Michael L. Williams Ii, Tiara Thomas (H.E.R. Feat. Chris Brown)
  • “Damage” - written by: Anthony Clemons Jr., Carl Mccormick, H.E.R., James Harris, Jeff Gitelman, Terry Lewis, Tiara Thomas (H.E.R.)
  • “Essence” - written by: Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, Oniko Eddie Uzezi, Oniko Evawero, Richard Isong, Temilade Openiyi (Wizkid Feat. Tems)
  • “Leave the Door Open” - written by: Bruno Mars, Brandon Anderson, Dernst Emile Ii, Christopher Brody Brown (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic)
  • “Pick Up Your Feelings” - written by: Blue June, Chi, Audra Mae Butts, Jazmine Sullivan, Kyle Coleman, Michael Holmes (Jazmine Sullivan)

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