Wizkid, Tems Grab Multiple Nominations At 2021 ‘Soul Train Awards

Nigerian music superstar Wizkid and his collaborator Tems are multiple nominations at the 2021 Soul Train Awards.

Currently sitting among the top 10 on several charts around the world with their summer smash single Essence, the two grabbed nominations in various categories including Song of The Year, Best Collaboration, The Ashford And Simpson Songwriter’s Award and Video of The Year.

Wizkid also secured a nomination in the Best Album of The Year category with the 2020 released project, Made In Lagos.

Below is the complete list of nominees for the 2021 Soul Train Awards.

BEST NEW ARTIST

  • BLXST
  • CAPELLA GREY
  • MORRAY
  • TEMS
  • TONE STITH
  • YUNG BLEU

CERTIFIED SOUL AWARD

  • ANTHONY HAMILTON
  • ASHANTI
  • CHARLIE WILSON
  • ISLEY BROTHERS
  • JIMMY JAM & TERRY LEWIS
  • T-PAIN

BEST R&B/SOUL FEMALE ARTIST

  • ALICIA KEYS
  • DOJA CAT
  • H.E.R.
  • JAZMINE SULLIVAN
  • JHENE AIKO
  • SZA

BEST R&B/SOUL MALE ARTIST

  • BLXST
  • CHRIS BROWN
  • GIVEON
  • LUCKY DAYE
  • TANK
  • USHER

BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD

  • BRIAN COURTNEY WILSON
  • JAMES FORTUNE
  • KELLY PRICE
  • KIRK FRANKLIN
  • MAVERICK CITY MUSIC
  • TASHA COBBS LEONARD

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
  • WIZ KID 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

THE ASHFORD AND SIMPSON SONGWRITER’S AWARD

  • CAN’T LET IT SHOW – WRITTEN BY: KATE BUSH, DURRELL BABBS (TANK)
  • COME THRU – 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)

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 COLLABORATION

  • CHRIS BROWN, YOUNG THUG FEAT. YOUNG THUG, FUTURE, LIL DURK, LATTO – GO CRAZY (REMIX)
  • DOJA CAT FT. SZA – KISS ME MORE
  • H.E.R. FT. 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

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON .PAAK, SILK SONIC – LEAVE THE DOOR OPEN
  • CHRIS BROWN, YOUNG THUG FEAT. YOUNG THUG, 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

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