Celebrated Nigerian Superstar Wizkid and collaborator Tems are proud winners of the collaboration of the year award at the Soul Train Awards 2021.
The Soul Train Awards hosted its annual celebration in the historic Apollo Theater in New York on Sunday night. Presented by BET, the pre-taped award show featured performances by prominent stars in R&B and gospel.
Hosted by Tichina Arnold and Tisha Campbell, the award show aims to celebrate the best in African-American culture, music and entertainment.
The 2021 edition of the awards show featured performances by Silk Sonic’s Bruno Mars and Anderson. Paak, Ari Lennox, Lucky Daye, Fred Hammond, Tone Stitch, Musiq Soulchild, Ashanti, Leon Bridges, ELHAE, Summer Walker and Maxwell.
See the full list of winners highlighted by category below.
Song of the Year
Bruno Mars, Anderson . Paak (Silk Sonic) – “Leave the Door Open”
Album of the Year
Jazmine Sullivan – Heaux Tales
Video of the Year
Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) – “Leave the Door Open”
Best R&B/Soul Female Artist
Best R&B/Soul Male Artist
Wizkid feat. Tems – “Essence”
Best New Artist
Certified Soul Award
Best Dance Performance
Normani Feat. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
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)