See the Full List of Soul Train 2021 Winners and Performances Here

The year 2021 marks 50 years of Soul Train and the 2021 Soul Train Awards honored that legacy and more.

Hosted by Tichina Arnold and Tisha Campbell for the fourth year in a row, the duo helped bridge R&B, Soul, Hip-Hop and dance with comedy.  

The award show had performances from Lady of Soul honoree, Ashanti, as well as Maxwell, who received the Living Legend Award. Silk Sonic’s Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, Ari Lennox, Lucky Daye, Fred Hammond, Tone Stitch, Musiq Soulchild, Leon Bridges, ELHAE, and Summer Walker also graced the stage. 

View the full list of winners 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
Jazmine Sullivan 

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist

Best Collaboration
Wizkid feat. Tems – “Essence” 

Best New Artist
Yung Bleu 

Certified Soul Award
Charlie Wilson 

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)