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Summer Walker Speaks Out Following Soul Train Awards Speech

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By: Amira Lawson Summer Walker has made her social anxiety no secret to fans. This Sunday, the singer just won “Best New Artist” in this year’s Soul Train Awards. When the singer accepted her award and gave her speech, it sparked fans in a frenzy, adding to the tireless debate over her social anxiety. Half […]

H.E.R. Leads 2018 Soul Train Award Nominations

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The 2018 Soul Train Awards will hit TVs across America during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and is led by H.E.R. with seven total nominations. Following H.E.R. are Cardi B and Bruno Mars who are tied with six apiece. Additional nominations go to SZA who will compete with H.E.R. for “Best R&B/Soul Female Artist” with H.E.R. […]

Erykah Badu Live Album Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

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Words by Jasmine Johnson Erykah Badu released her album, Live, over the weekend 20 years ago (does that make you feel old?). Live quickly went double platinum with the radio hit “Tyrone.” It includes cover songs by Chaka Khan “Stay,” Roy Ayers “Searchin,” and many more old school hit singles. The album was nominated for […]

Keyshia Cole and Method Man Set To Perform At 2017 Soul Train Awards

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Words by Ime Ekpo BET is assuring soul folks the 2017 Soul Train Awards will meet their eyes with a largely warm welcome. The network has added Keyshia Cole, Method Man, Demetria McKinney, DVSN, Le’Andria Johnson, Ledisi, Daniel Caeser, Major, Luke James, U-God, and Ro James to the already star-studded lineup of performers for the […]

Solange and Bruno Mars Lead 2017 Soul Train Awards Nominations

Words by Ime Ekpo On November 5th, BET’s 2017 Soul Train Awards will be taking place in Las Vegas and the scroll of nominations this year is looking pretty impressive. Due to the wide success of her third studio album A Seat At The Table last year, Solange is in the lead for this year’s […]

Teyana Taylor, Bel Biv DeVoe Walk the 2016 Soul Train Awards Red Carpet

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The 2016 Soul Train Awards took over Las Vegas as stars flocked to the west coast for the awards show. Hosted by the Godmother of Soul, Erykah Badu, who also hosted last year’s extravaganza and who added Executive Producer to her titled, emceed the annual awards show at the Orleans Arena. See Also: Erykah Badu Releases […]

Watch The First “Soul Cypher” From The Soul Train Awards

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Last night’s 2015 Soul Train Awards changed the “freestyle” aesthetic with host Erykah Badu serving up beats on the turntables and soul singers Chrisette Michele, K-Ci, Lalah Hathaway and Eddie Levert participating in the first R&B cypher. Having served in the past as a highlight of the BET Hip Hop Awards, cyphers allow participants to […]

Erykah Badu Calls Out Iggy Azalea at Soul Train Awards: “Definitely Not Rap”

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Erykah Badu is hosting the Soul Train Awards this year–which began at 8pm and is currently airing on BET–and if you thought the queen of social media shade wouldn’t bring the shenanigans to the small screen, you thought horribly wrong. During a skit in which Badu–who released her first project in 5 years, But You […]