Soul Train Awards 2021: Maxwell, Ashanti, Silk Sonic, Ari Lennox, Leon Bridges and Lucky Daye announced as performers | New
Today, BET announced the performance lineup for the 2021 Soul Train Rewards and this year’s show is about to be turned on. Prepare to see 2021 Soul Train Rewards Winner of the “Legend Award” Maxwell, Winner of the “Lady of the Soul” Ashanti, great R&B duo Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Sonic Silk, R & B / Soul singer Ari Lennox, singer / songwriter and soul producer Léon Bridges, R&B singer Lucky day, and more on stage.
The Soul Train Rewards Annual Soul-Cypher is a tradition started by the show’s former host Erykah Badu and presents a group of artists who practice freestyle in rhythm. The cypher will bring together some of today’s top singers for what promises to be an electrifying performance. Directed by DJ D-Nice, the figure this year will include Soulchild Music, Jac Ross, Koryn hawthorne, Elle Varner, and Your Stith. In a nod to the 20th anniversary of his eponymous album Aaliyah, the late R&B hit single “Rock the Boat” provides both the theme and the instrumental for the number.
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Additionally, BET has announced the first group of presenters to take the stage: HER, Tristan Mack Wilds and the BET casts of Games people play and Sacrifice, an Original BET + series.
As previously announced, HER run the 2021 Soul Train Rewards nominations with an impressive eight nods for “Best Female R & B / Soul Artist”, “Song of the Year”, “Album of the Year”, “Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award (x2)”, “Best Collaboration (x2) ”, and“ Video of the year ”. Jazmine Sullivan and Chris Brown won the second highest number of nominations with six nominations each. Jazmine Sullivan’s nods include “Best Female R & B / Soul Artist,” “Song of the Year,” “Album of the Year,” “The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award,” “Best Collaboration,” and “Video of the Year “. Chris Brown’s nods include “Best Male R & B / Soul Artist”, “Ashford & Simpson Songwriters’ Award”, “Best Dance Performance”, “Best Collaboration (x2)” and “Video of the Year”. Wizkid and TEMS are the third highest with five nods each, followed by Blxst with four nods. Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic, Doja cat, and Yung Blue each has three nods.
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Three times GRAMMY award-winning singer-songwriter and producer Maxwell will receive the “Legend” award in 2021 Soul Train Rewards. Award-winning, multi-platinum singer-songwriter, actor, entrepreneur and songwriter Ashanti will be the recipient of the ‘Lady of Soul’ honor.
Dynamic Best Friends Duo Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold will return as 2021 co-hosts Soul train price, bringing their irreplaceable energy and hilarious comedic skills to this year’s show.
The 2021 Soul Train Rewards premiered by BET Sunday, November 28 at 8 p.m. ET / PT on BET and BET Her.