(CNN) — BET presented the 20201 Soul Train Awards that aired Sunday night.
The awards ceremony celebrated the dance show “Soul Train’s” 50th anniversary and for the first time was held at the legendary Apollo in Harlem, New York.READ MORE: Celebrate The Tampa Bay Lightning And Independence Day With Fourth Of July Boat Parade
Bffs and former “Martin” costars Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold returned as co-hosts for this year’s awards.
R&B/Soul super duo Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, who perform together as Silk Sonic, kicked off the show with the song “Fly As Me.”
Ciara and Russell Wilson and Marley Dias received the Souls of Justice Award,
Ashanti performed a medley of her hits as did Maxwell. They were honored with the Lady of Soul and Legend award respectively.
The complete list of 2021 “Soul Train Awards” winners follows below.
Best New Artist
Certified Soul Award
Best R&B/Soul Female ArtistREAD MORE: Former HCSO Detective Arrested And Facing Charges Of Tampering And Misconduct With Evidence
Best R&B/Soul Male Artist
Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Song of the Year
Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic – “Leave The Door Open”
Album of the Year
Jazmine Sullivan – “Heaux Tales”
The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award
“Leave The Door Open” – written by: Bruno Mars, Brandon Anderson, Dernst Emile II, Christopher Brody Brown (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic)
Best Dance Performance
Normani feat. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
Wizkid feat. Tems — “Essence”
Video of the Year
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