Soul Train Music Awards

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  • 1987
  • 1 Season

The Soul Train Music Awards is aired every year. The show showcases the best of R and B music artist. The show is shown on television usually the last weekend in November. The awards show is formatted similar to The Soul Train show. The voting process consists of music professionals within the industry. There have been various R&B soul singers that hosted the show such as Will Smith, Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, and Luther Vandross to name a few. The trophy that is award has an African mask since the awards show debuted in 1987. Many successful R&B singers hold records for the most nominated, and winner of the Soul Train Music Awards. The Soul Train Music Awards first show was in 1987. There were many performers such as Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, and LL Cool J just to name a few. Janet Jackson Control album won best female album of the year. Luther Vandross Give Me the Reason album won best male album of the year. Cameo Word Up album won best group album of the year. Janet Jackson has won the most awards for a female artist, and Michael Jackson holds the most awards for male artist and overall artist. R. Kelly has been nominated the most for the Soul Train Music Award. Due to a lot of red tape and at the time the founder Don Cornelius was not in the greatest health the show was not aired in 2008. However the show was aired in 2009 through a different production company. Also in 2009 the Soul Train Music Awards was held in Atlanta, Georgia and not in Los Angeles, California this made history. In 2010 the show was held again in Atlanta, Georgia, and in 2011 the show was held in Atlanta Georgia. In 2012, the show was held in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2012 the group New Edition won the Life Time Achievement award. The Best R&B female singer was Beyonce. The best R&B male singer was Miguel. Frank Ocean Channel Orange won best album of the year. The Soul Train Awards continues to be a pleasure for many to view.

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Soul Train Awards 2020
33. Soul Train Awards 2020
November 29, 2020
Actor, singer and writer Tisha Campbell ("Martin," "My Wife & Kids," "Last Man Standing," "Outmatched") will once again join actor, singer, and writer Tichina Arnold ("Martin," "Everybody Hates Chris," "The Neighborhood," "The Last Black Man in San Francisco") as host and co-producers of this year's awards. The iconic best friend duo, both on the 90's hit show "Martin" and in real-life, will return to the "SOUL TRAIN AWARDS" stage for the third time, bringing their dynamic comedy and infectious personalities to this year's ceremony.
2018 Soul Train Awards
32. 2018 Soul Train Awards
November 25, 2018
Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold host the annual event, which honors artists in 12 categories. From the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
2017 Soul Train Awards
31. 2017 Soul Train Awards
November 26, 2017
Erykah Badu hosts the annual awards fete, which features performances by Tamar Braxton, 112, Tank and Kirk Franklin. Toni Braxton receives the Don Cornelius Legend Award, while SWV is honored with the Lady of Soul Award. From the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
2016 Soul Train Music Awards
30. 2016 Soul Train Music Awards
November 27, 2016
Bobby Brown, BLACKstreet, Guy, Total, Doug E. Fresh, Doug E. Fresh, Wreckx-N-Effect, Carl Thomas, Yuna and Candice Boyd perform at the Erykah Badu-hosted gala, which honors Teddy Riley with the Legends Award and Brandy with the Lady of Soul Award. Nominees include Drake, who has 12 nods, and Beyonce, who has eight. From the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
The 28th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
29. The 28th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
November 29, 2015
Erykah Badu hosts the 28th Annual Soul Train Music Awards.
The 27th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
28. The 27th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
November 30, 2014
Wendy Williams hosts the 27th Annual Soul Train Music Awards.
The 26th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
27. The 26th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
December 1, 2013
Comedian Anthony Anderson teams up with Cedric the Entertainer to host the 26th Annual Soul Train Music Awards.
The 25th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
26. The 25th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
November 25, 2012
Cedric the Entertainer hosts the 25th Annual Soul Train Music Awards.
The 24th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
25. The 24th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
November 27, 2011
The 24th Annual Soul Train Music Awards.
2011 Soul Train Music Awards Pre-show
24. 2011 Soul Train Music Awards Pre-show
November 27, 2011
Watch the Pre-Show to the 2011 Soul Train Music Awards.
The 23rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards
23. The 23rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards
November 28, 2010
The 23rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards.
The 22nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards
22. The 22nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards
November 29, 2009
The 22nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards.
The 21st Annual Soul Train Music Awards
21. The 21st Annual Soul Train Music Awards
March 18, 2007
Summary is not available.
The 20th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
20. The 20th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
March 4, 2006
Summary is not available.
The 19th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
19. The 19th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
March 12, 2005
Summary is not available.
The 18th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
18. The 18th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
March 20, 2004
Held at the International Cultural Center Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Hosted by Alicia Keys and Babyface.
The 17th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
17. The 17th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
March 1, 2003
Held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. Hosted by Queen Latifah and Arsenio Hall.
The 16th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
16. The 16th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
March 30, 2001
Summary is not available.
The 15th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
15. The 15th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
 
Summary is not available.
The 14th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
14. The 14th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
 
Summary is not available.
The 13th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
13. The 13th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
 
Summary is not available.
The 12th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
12. The 12th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
 
Summary is not available.
The 11th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
11. The 11th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
 
Summary is not available.
The 10th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
10. The 10th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
 
Summary is not available.
The 9th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
9. The 9th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
March 13, 1995
Held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Hosted by Anita Baker, Babyface, and Patti LaBelle.
The 8th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
8. The 8th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
 
Held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Hosted by Natalie Cole, Patti LaBelle, and Luther Vandross.
The 7th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
7. The 7th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
March 9, 1993
Held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Hosted by Natalie Cole, Patti LaBelle, and Luther Vandross.
The 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
6. The 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
March 10, 1992
Held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Hosted by Patti LaBelle, Will Smith, Luther Vandross, and, Vanessa Williams.
The 5th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
5. The 5th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
March 12, 1991
Held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Hosted by Patti Labelle, Luther Vandross and Dionne Warwick.
The 4th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
4. The 4th Annual Soul Train Music Awards
March 14, 1990
Held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Hosted by Patti LaBelle, Luther Vandross, and Dionne Warrick.
The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards
3. The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards
April 12, 1989
Summary is not available.
The 2nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards
2. The 2nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards
March 30, 1988
Held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Hosted by Dionne Warwick.
The 1st Annual Soul Train Music Awards
1. The 1st Annual Soul Train Music Awards
March 23, 1987
Held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Hosted by Luther Vandross , Dionne Warwick and Patti LaBelle.
A Very Soul Train Valentine's Day 2017
100. A Very Soul Train Valentine's Day 2017
February 11, 2017
Celebrating Valentine's Day with a few of the most unforgettable performances in "Soul Train'' history.
Description

The Soul Train Music Awards is aired every year. The show showcases the best of R and B music artist. The show is shown on television usually the last weekend in November. The awards show is formatted similar to The Soul Train show. The voting process consists of music professionals within the industry.

There have been various R&B soul singers that hosted the show such as Will Smith, Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, and Luther Vandross to name a few. The trophy that is award has an African mask since the awards show debuted in 1987. Many successful R&B singers hold records for the most nominated, and winner of the Soul Train Music Awards.

The Soul Train Music Awards first show was in 1987. There were many performers such as Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, and LL Cool J just to name a few. Janet Jackson Control album won best female album of the year. Luther Vandross Give Me the Reason album won best male album of the year. Cameo Word Up album won best group album of the year.

Janet Jackson has won the most awards for a female artist, and Michael Jackson holds the most awards for male artist and overall artist. R. Kelly has been nominated the most for the Soul Train Music Award. Due to a lot of red tape and at the time the founder Don Cornelius was not in the greatest health the show was not aired in 2008. However the show was aired in 2009 through a different production company. Also in 2009 the Soul Train Music Awards was held in Atlanta, Georgia and not in Los Angeles, California this made history. In 2010 the show was held again in Atlanta, Georgia, and in 2011 the show was held in Atlanta Georgia. In 2012, the show was held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

In 2012 the group New Edition won the Life Time Achievement award. The Best R&B female singer was Beyonce. The best R&B male singer was Miguel. Frank Ocean Channel Orange won best album of the year. The Soul Train Awards continues to be a pleasure for many to view.

  • Premiere Date
    March 23, 1987