Mon, 29 November 2010 02:09:13 ET
Both Alicia and Usher show their domination at the annual awards with their double victories, while B.o.B and Eminem take one each for their hit single.
R&B stars Alicia Keys
have come out as the biggest winners at this year's Soul Train Awards. Though both were noticeably absent from the show, the "No One" hitmaker and the "There Goes My Baby" singer showed their domination at the annual awards that honors the best in Black music and entertainment by collecting two kudos each.
Newly-married Alicia grabbed one kudo for Best Female R&B Soul Artist. The 29-year-old singer also won a songwriting nod for Record of the Year thanks to "Un-thinkable (I'm Ready)", a song off her 2009 album "The Element of Freedom". She shared the latter prize with her co-writers, Drake
, Kerry Brothers Jr., and Noah "40" Shebib.
Meanwhile, 32-year-old Usher was in tie with Trey Songz
for the award of Best Male R&B/Soul Artist. Having just won a Favorite Soul/R&B Album kudo for his "Raymond vs. Raymond" album at 2010 American Music Awards, the Justin Bieber
's mentor nabbed Album of the Year nod for the same record.
Other winners included B.o.B, Eminem
and Melanie Fiona
. B.o.B grabbed Song of the Year for his Bruno Mars
-featuring single "Nothin' on You", the Slim Shady nailed Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year for his hit collaboration with Rihanna
, "Love the Way You Lie", and Melanie scored Best New Artist.
2010 Soul Train Awards was taped on November 10 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia and aired on BET and Centric on Sunday night, November 28. Terrence Howard
and Taraji P. Henson served as hosts. Keyshia Cole
, Cee-Lo, Tank and Jazmine Sullivan
were among the musical guests.
- Legend Awards: Anita Baker and Ron Isley
- Best New Artist: Melanie Fiona
- Best Female R&B/Soul Artist: Alicia Keys
- Best Male R&B/Soul Artist: Trey Songz and Usher (tie)
- Song of the year: "Nothin' on You" - B.o.B ft. Bruno Mars
- Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year: "Love the Way You Lie" - Eminem ft. Rihanna
- Album of the Year: "Raymond vs. Raymond" - Usher
- Record of the Year: "Un-thinkable (I'm Ready)" - Alicia Keys, Aubrey Graham (Drake), Kerry Brothers Jr., and Noah "40" Shebib
- Best Reggae Artist: Gyptian
- Centric Award: Janelle Monae
- Best Gospel Performance: Marvin Sapp
- Best Dance Performance: Ciara - "Ride"
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