Soul Train Awards 2021: The winners list

Originally Published: 29 NOV 21 08:45 ET


    (CNN) -- BET presented the 2021 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.

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


Yung Bleu


Certified Soul Award


Charlie Wilson


Best R&B/Soul Female Artist


Jazmine Sullivan


Best R&B/Soul Male Artist


Giveon


Best Gospel/Inspirational Award


Kirk Franklin


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"


Best Collaboration


Wizkid feat. Tems -- "Essence"


Video of the Year


Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic - "Leave The Door Open"

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