Last night, several R&B faves appeared on this year’s Soul Train Awards.
Notably absent, however, was the night’s biggest winner, Bruno Mars. The pop superstar received awards for Best R&B/Soul Male Artist, Video of the Year, Album/Mixtape of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Dance Performance. And SZA, the super-talented artist who is commanding wide attention, won Best New Artist and Best R&B/Soul Female Artist.
Erykah Badu, R&B/Soul royalty and the award’s host for the year, stole the show, once again. The evening included third annual Lady of Soul honorees SWV, who were honored by singers, Ro James, Jessie J. and Luke James. The ’90s trio also took the stage to perform their hits, “I’m So Into You,” and “Weak.”
Check out the full list of winners and a gallery of the night’s biggest stars below.
Best New Artist
Best R&B/Soul Male Artist
Soul Train Certified Award
Bell Biv Devoe and Ledisi
Video of the Year
Bruno Mars- “24K Magic”
Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Album/Mixtape of the Year
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
Rhythm & Bars Award (Formerly Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year)
Best R&B/Soul Female Artist
Song of the Year
Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”
The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award
“Cranes in the Sky” – Troy L. John, Solange Knowles, Raphael Saadiq (performed by Solange)
Best Dance Performance
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
1. Erykah BaduSource:Splash News
The host with the most, Erykah Badu arrives at the 2017 Soul Train prepared to steal the show.
2. Jessie JSource:Splash News
Jessie J arrived at The 2017 Soul Train Awards soul train awards in a soft full length gown with a plunging neckline.
3. Sevyn StreeterSource:Splash News
Sevyn Streeter arrived the 2017 Soul Train Awards in a sexy gold number.
4. TankSource:Splash News
R&B Crooner, Tank arrives at the 2017 Soul Train Awards in a well tailored green suit with a crips white shirt.
5. KehlaniSource:Splash News
Kehlani arrives at the 2017 Soul Train Awards in a sexy black dress with sheer detailing.
6. Tamar BraxtonSource:Splash News
Tamar Braxton arrives at the 2017 Soul Train Awards in a sheer gown with beautiful embellishments.
7. Toni BraxtonSource:Splash News
Soul Train Legend Award recipient, Toni Braxton arrives at the 2017 Soul Train Awards in sheer gown fit to perfection.
8. Luke JamesSource:Splash News
Luke James arrives at the 2017 Soul Train Awards, Godly, in all white.
9. Method ManSource:Splash News
M-E-T-H-O-D Man arrives at the 2017 Soul Train Music Awards looking dapper in a navy suit.
10. Demetria MckinneySource:Splash News
Singer/Actress, Demetria Mckinney arrives at the 2017 Soul Train Awards in a purple number with side cut-outs.
11. Ro JamesSource:Splash News
Ro James arrives at the 2017 Soul Train Music Awards in a red silk shirt and classic black tuxedo pants.
12. Bridget KellySource:Splash News
Bridget Kelly arrives at the 2017 Soul Train Awards Awards in a beautiful green pants suit.
13. Melanie FionaSource:Splash News
New Mommy, Melanie Fiona arrives at the 2017 Soul Train Awards in a beautiful flowing gown.
14. Bell Biv DevoeSource:Splash News
Bell Biv Devoe arrives at the 2017 Soul Train Awards casual and cool.
15. SWVSource:Splash News
Lady Of Soul honorees, SWV arrives at the 2017 Soul Train Music ready to accept their award.