BET Soul Train Awards 2019 Re-Cap; Chris Brown Wins Big, Yolanda Adams Honoured, Blue Ivy wins and more artists hit the stage

by Kabura Ng'ang'a

The Soul Train Awards 2019 happened on Sunday night at the Orleans arena, Las Vegas. The hosts of the night were Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold, for the second year in a row.

Chris Brown was the big winner of the night taking home 3 awards of the night for his song ‘No Guidance’ with Drake (Song of the Year, Best Dance Performance & Best Collaboration Performance). Lizzo was the other big winner of the night taking home two awards (Album/Mixtape of the year & Video of the Year). Other winners of the night include Cardi B (Rhythm & Bars Award), Kirk Franklin (Best Gospel/Inspirational Award), Beyonce’s writing team for Brown skin girl including Blue Ivy Carter, Khalid (Best R&B/Soul Male Artist), H.E.R (Best R&B/Soul Female Artist), Trevor Jackson (Soul Train Certified Award) and Summer Walker (Best New Artist).

There were great performances of the night including SIR and D Smoke, who opened the night with the first performance. Then K. Michelle, Wale, Queen Naija, the legendary Boys II men hit the stage with Stokely and Teamarrr. There was a soul cypher that was done by Erykah Badu, Robert Glasper, Carl Thomas, Kyshia Cole, Le’Andria Johnson and Anthony Hamilton.

Yolanda Adams was being honoured with the Lady of Soul Award and so she took the stage to perform for close to 10 minutes. She did a Yolanda medley of all her powerful anthems. Kirk Franklin presented her with the award after her performance.

It was a great night for the Black Soul Community that BET put together. Catch all the performances on their YouTube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHXKGiP03m0

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