Soul Train Awards 2017: The winners

The ceremony aired Sunday as well as Mars led the night’s winners, taking home awards for best R&B/Soul male artist, video of the year, album/mixtape of the year, song of the year as well as best dance performance.

Singer SZA won best completely new artist as well as best R&B/Soul female artist.

Presented by BET as well as hosted by singer Erykah Badu, the night included third annual Lady of Soul honorees SWV performing a medley of their top hits including “I’m So Into You,” as well as “Weak” before being joined by rappers Method Man as well as U-God for their song “Anything.”

Singers Ro James, Jessie J. as well as Luke James performed a medley of Toni Braxton hits as part of a tribute before she took to the stage to sing.

Here’s a list of some of the Soul Train Award winners:

Best completely new Artist


Best R&B/Soul Male Artist

Bruno Mars

Soul Train Certified Award

Bell Biv Devoe as well as 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)

Cardi B — “Bodak Yellow”

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist


Song of the Year

Bruno Mars — “which’s What I Like”

The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award

“Cranes inside the Sky” — Troy L. John, Solange Knowles, Raphael Saadiq (Solange)

Best Dance Performance

Bruno Mars — “24K Magic”

Best Collaboration

DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna as well as Bryson Tiller — “Wild Thoughts”

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