H.E.R. Dominates Nominations for 2021 Soul Train Awards

H.E.R. Dominates Nominations for 2021 Soul Train Awards

11/02/2021

The ‘Fight for You’ singer leads nominees for the upcoming Soul Train Awards with a total of eight nods including Best Song, Best Album, and Video of the Year.

AceShowbizH.E.R. leads the 2021 Soul Train Awards nominations with eight nods.

The Oscar winner will compete with six-times nominated Jazmine Sullivan and WizKid for Best Song, Best Album, and Video of the Year honours.

Chris Brown, Tems, Blxst, Silk Sonic, and Doja Cat are also among the multiple nominees while Maxwell will be honoured with the Legend Award and Ashanti will be the recipient of the Lady of Soul honour.

The Soul Train Awards will take place at the Apollo theatre in Harlem, New York on 20 November (21), with Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold co-hosting for a fourth consecutive year. The show will honour the 50th anniversary of Soul Train, which made its debut in October, 1971.

The complete list of nominees for the 2021 Soul Train Awards is:

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”
  • Wizkid 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”

Video of the Year:

  • Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) – “Leave the Door Open”
  • Chris Brown, Young Thug feat. Future, Lil Durk, Latto – “Go Crazy (Remix)”
  • H.E.R. – “Damage”
  • Jazmine Sullivan – “Pick Up Your Feelings”
  • Normani Kordei feat. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
  • Wizkid feat. Tems – “Essence”

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 Collaboration:

  • Chris Brown, Young Thug feat. Future, Lil Durk, Latto – “Go Crazy (Remix)”
  • Doja Cat feat. SZA – “Kiss Me More”
  • H.E.R. feat. 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”

Best New Artist:

  • Blxst
  • Capella Grey
  • Morray
  • Tems
  • Tone Stith
  • Yung Bleu

Certified Soul Award:

  • Anthony Hamilton
  • Ashanti
  • Charlie Wilson
  • The Isley Brothers
  • Jam & Lewis
  • T-Pain

Best Dance Performance:

  • Chloe X Halle – “Ungodly Hour”
  • Chris Brown, Young Thug – “City Girls”
  • Lizzo feat. Cardi B – “Rumors”
  • Normani Kordei feat. Cardi B – Wild Side”
  • Usher – “Bad Habits”

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award:

  • Brian Courtney Wilson
  • James Fortune
  • Kelly Price
  • Kirk Franklin
  • Maverick City Music
  • Tasha Cobbs Leonard

The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award:

  • “Can’t Let It Show” – written by: Kate Bush, Durrell Babbs (Tank)
  • “Come Through’ – 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)

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