Den gångna helgen arrangerade BET musikgalan Soul Train Awards 2023 i Los Angeles. På förhand hade SZA, Usher och Summer Walker flest nomineringar med “nods” i hela nio kategorier var. Connie Orland på BET kommenterade galan på förhand:

“Soul, R&B, and hip hop continue to top the charts and drive culture forward. This year, we are taking inspiration from these genres to innovate and disrupt the award show format while celebrating the legacy of Soul Train. We are proud of this year’s list of esteemed nominees and look to deliver an unforgettable night of soul with our new location, performances, and show moments.”

Efter galan stod det klart att SZA tog hem priser i fyra kategorier, tätt följd av Usher och Victoria Monét som tog hem två priser var. Årets nykomling blev Coco Jones. Se alla vinnare på Soul Train Awards 2023 nedan!

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • SOS – SZA
  • The Age of Pleasure – Janelle Monáe
  • Age/Sex/Location – Ari Lennox
  • Clear 2: Soft Life EP – Summer Walker
  • Girls Night Out (Extended) – Babyface
  • I Told Them… – Burna Boy
  • Jaguar II – Victoria Monét
  • What I Didn’t Tell You (Deluxe) – Coco Jones

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • “Snooze” – SZA
  • “Back to Your Place” – October London
  • “Favorite Song” – Toosii
  • “Good Good” – Usher, Summer Walker & 21 Savage
  • “ICU” – Coco Jones
  • “Kill Bill” – SZA
  • “Lipstick Lover” – Janelle Monáe
  • “On My Mama” – Victoria Monét

BEST R&B/SOUL FEMALE ARTIST

  • SZA
  • Ari Lennox
  • Beyoncé
  • Coco Jones
  • H.E.R.
  • Janelle Monáe
  • Summer Walker
  • Victoria Monét

BEST R&B/SOUL MALE ARTIST

  • Usher
  • 6lack
  • Babyface
  • Brent Faiyaz
  • Burna Boy
  • Chris Brown
  • Eric Bellinger
  • October London

BEST NEW ARTIST

  • Coco Jones
  • Ambré
  • Ayra Starr
  • Doechii
  • Flo
  • Fridayy
  • Tyla
  • WanMor

SOUL TRAIN CERTIFIED AWARD

  • Usher
  • Anthony Hamilton
  • Ashanti
  • Ciara
  • Eric Bellinger
  • Monica
  • PJ Morton
  • Ronald Isley & The Isley Brothers
  • T-Pain

BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD

  • “All Things” – Kirk Franklin
  • “All the Glory” – Shirley Caesar
  • “Came Too Far” – Fridayy featuring Maverick City Music & My Mom
  • “Cry” – Koryn Hawthorne
  • “Feel Alright (Blessed)” – Erica Campbell
  • “God Problems” – Maverick City Music, Chandler Moore & Naomi Raine
  • “The Journey” – H.E.R.
  • “Try Love” – Kirk Franklin

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • “On My Mama” – Victoria Monét
  • “Back to Your Place” – October London
  • “Boy’s a Liar, Pt. 2” – PinkPantheress & Ice Spice
  • “Boyfriend” – Usher
  • “Good Good” – Usher, Summer Walker & 21 Savage
  • “ICU” – Coco Jones
  • “Kill Bill” – SZA
  • “Lipstick Lover” – Janelle Monáe
  • “Special” – Lizzo

BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE

  • “On My Mama” – Victoria Monét
  • “Better Thangs” – Ciara featuring Summer Walker
  • “Boyfriend” – Usher
  • “Good Good” – Usher, Summer Walker & 21 Savage
  • “How We Roll” – Ciara & Chris Brown
  • “Snooze” – SZA
  • “Summer Too Hot” – Chris Brown
  • “Under the Influence” – Chris Brown

BEST COLLABORATION

  • “Good Good” – Usher, Summer Walker & 21 Savage
  • “America Has a Problem (Remix)” – Beyoncé featuring Kendrick Lamar
  • “Boy’s a Liar, Pt. 2” – PinkPantheress & Ice Spice
  • “Creepin’ (Remix)” – Metro Boomin, The Weeknd, 21 Savage & Diddy
  • “Fly Girl” – Flo featuring Missy Elliott
  • “Sittin’ on Top of the World” – Burna Boy featuring 21 Savage
  • “Special (Remix)” – Lizzo featuring SZA
  • “To Summer, From Cole (Audio Hug)” – Summer Walker & J. Cole

THE ASHFORD & SIMPSON SONGWRITER’S AWARD

  • “Snooze” – Written by SZA, Babyface, Blair Ferguson, Khris Riddick-Tynes and Leon Thomas; Performed by SZA
  • “Back to Your Place” – Written and performed by October London
  • “Favorite Song” – Written by Toosii, Adelso Sicaju and Tatiana Manaois; Performed by Toosii
  • “Good Good” – Written by Usher, 21 Savage, Paul Dawson, Melvin Hough II, Caleb Ishman, Rafael Ishman, Jaylyn Denaie MacDonald, Tauren Stovall, Keith Thomas and Rivelino Wouter; Performed by Usher, Summer Walker and 21 Savage
  • “ICU” – Written by Coco Jones, Darhyl Camper Jr., Raymond Komba and Roy Keisha Rockette; Performed by Coco Jones)
  • “Kill Bill” – Written by SZA, Rob Bisel and Carter Lang; Performed by SZA
  • “On My Mama” – Written by Victoria Monét, Dernst Emile II, Jeff Gitelman, Kyla Moscovich, Jamil Pierre and Charles Williams; Performed by Victoria Monét
  • “Sittin’ on Top of the World” – Written by Burna Boy, 21 Savage, Fred Jerkins III, Isaac Phillips, LaShawn Daniels, Mason Betha, Matthieu Le Carpentier, Nycolia “Tye-V” Turman, Rodney Jerkins and Traci Hale; Performed by Burna Boy featuring 21 Savage

Foto: Jacob Webster / RCA Records

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