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Watch Erykah Badu Accepts Legend Award/ Faith Evans Remains Humble and Thankful As She Accepts the Lady of Soul Award ‘Soul Train Awards 2018’

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Erykah Badu thanks her soul family for their support, her mother for beating greatness into her, and for the growth that she’s found along the way.

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Faith Evans performs an enchanting medley of “Soon As I Get Home,” “Use To Love Me,” and more! The star even brings out Carl Thomas to perform “Can’t Believe.”

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Watch Jacquees, Koryne Hawthorne, Jon B, Donell Jones, Soul Cypher, And More At The ‘Soul Train Awards 2018’

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The ‘Soul Train Awards 2018’  welcomed a slew of talented R&B musicians starting with a nostalgic performance of the 90’s favorite trio, Bell Biv Devoe. Jon B. and Donell Jones kept the crowd crooning with soulful serenades of their top hits. Jacquees took the soul train on a route to the new school with his rendition of “B.E.D” and a performance of his 2018 record “You”. Queen of Soul Erykah Badu shut down the stage after accepting the Legend Award

Jacquees  performs his hit singles  “B.E.D” And “You.” Click Here to watch.’

BBD Hyped Up The Crowd With Their Performance of “Do Me” & “Poison” Click Here to watch.

Jon B’s performance of “Someone To Love” and “They Don’t Know” gives us major nastolgia. Donell Jones also had us reminiscing on the past with “Where I Wanna Be” and “U Know What’s Up!”

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Koryne Hawthorne praises the lord and empowers us with her performance of “Won’t He Do It! click Here to watch.

Erykah Badu, Kelly Price, BJ The Chicago Kid, Luke James, Queen Naija, Robert Glasper And Thundercat show out in the soul cypher!

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2018 Soul Train Music Awards Winners

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The awards show, which aired this evening, November 25, 2018 at 8pm ET on BET and BET HER, was hosted by the iconic best friend duo Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold.

Ella Mai led the pack as the evening’s most awarded songstress, dominating in three categories including Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, Song of the Year and The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award. 

The full winners list for BET PRESENTS: 2018 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS is below.

2018 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS WINNERS
Best New Artist– Daniel Caesar
Soul Train Certified Award– Ledisi
Best R&B/Soul Male Artist– Bruno Mars
Best R&B/Soul Female Artist– Ella Mai
Video of the Year– Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B. – “Finesse (Remix)”
Best Gospel/Inspirational Award– Lecrae
Album/Mixtape of the Year– H.E.R. – “H.E.R.”
Rhythm & Bars Award (Formerly Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year)– Drake – “In My Feelings”
Song of the Year– Ella Mai – “Boo’d Up”
The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award– “Boo’d Up” – Written By: Ella Howell, Dijon McFarlane, Joelle James, Larrance Dopson (Ella Mai)
Best Dance Performance– Ciara – “Level Up”
Best Collaboration Performance– Daniel Caesar ft. H.E.R. – “Best Part”

Lady of Soul- Faith Evans

Legend Award- Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu Shut Down Pregnancy Rumors.

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This week  Erykah Badu sparked pregnancy rumor via social media. 

In the clip, music featuring Digable Planets MC Butterfly — also known as Ishmael “Ish” Butler of Shabazz Palaces — is playing in the background as Badu rubs her bare belly and the words “She Loves You Ish” flash across the screen.

Fast Forward….

Erykah Badu addresses the rumors with this funny message.

Erykah Badu Sparks Pregnancy Rumors

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Rumors are swirling that Erykah Badu is expecting her fourth child after exposing her belly on instagram…

Erykah Badu’s comment section exploded with fans congratulating her on her fourth pregnancy after she raised her shirt and rubbed her belly twice in a video she posted online.

Erykah is dating Digable Planets frontman Ishmael Butler.


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Ishhues wit trust.

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BET Announces Official Nominees for the 2018 Soul Train Awards: Cardi B, H.E.R. and Bruno Mars Lead Nominations

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BET Networks today announces the nominees for the 2018 Soul Train Awards across 12 different categories. The annual celebration will recognize the best in Soul, R&B and Hip-Hop from legends to the next generation. Filming on November 17th at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, BET presents: 2018 Soul Train Awards will air on BET and BET HER on November 25th, 2018 at 8PM ET.

According to the press release, 2018 breakout star, H.E.R. leads the nominees for this year’s awards, followed closely by last year’s top winner, Bruno Mars & Cardi B both with six nominations each.  H.E.R.’s nominations include ‘Song of the Year,’ ‘Best R&B/Soul Female Artist,’ ‘Album/Mixtape of the Year,’ ‘Best Collaboration Performance,’ Video of the Year,’ and two nods in the ‘The Ashford and Simpson Songwriters Award’ category for “Best Part” & “Focus.” Bruno’s nominations include ’Best R&B/Soul Male,’ and he shares nominations with Cardi B for  ‘Song of the Year, ’Best Dance Performance, ’Best Collaboration Performance,’ ‘The Ashford and Simpson Songwriters Award’ ’Video of the Year,’ for “Finesse.”  Additionally, Cardi garnered a nomination for Rhythm & Bars Award (Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year).

BET Networks today announces the nominees for the 2018 Soul Train Awards across 12 different categories. The annual celebration will recognize the best in Soul, R&B and Hip-Hop from legends to the next generation. Filming on November 17th at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, BET presents: 2018 Soul Train Awards will air on BET and BET HER on November 25th, 2018 at 8PM ET.

2018 breakout star, H.E.R. leads the nominees for this year’s awards, followed closely by last year’s top winner, Bruno Mars & Cardi B both with six nominations each.  H.E.R.’s nominations include ‘Song of the Year,’ ‘Best R&B/Soul Female Artist,’ ‘Album/Mixtape of the Year,’ ‘Best Collaboration Performance,’ Video of the Year,’ and two nods in the ‘The Ashford and Simpson Songwriters Award’ category for “Best Part” & “Focus.” Bruno’s nominations include ’Best R&B/Soul Male,’ and he shares nominations with Cardi B for  ‘Song of the Year, ’Best Dance Performance, ’Best Collaboration Performance,’ ‘The Ashford and Simpson Songwriters Award’ ’Video of the Year,’ for “Finesse.”  Additionally, Cardi garnered a nomination for Rhythm & Bars Award (Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year).

Other nominees include SZA who garnered 5 nods, Ella MaiDaniel Caesar, and each garnered 4 nods for this year’s awards.

In addition, two special awards will be presented. Four-time Grammy winner Erykah Badu, a past host of the Soul Train Awards, will receive the Legend Award. And fellow Grammy winner Faith Evans will be given the Lady of Soul Award. Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold, who portrayed their real-life role as best friends on the ‘90s hit sitcom Martin, will share hosting duties.

Presenters and performers for BET Presents: 2018 Soul Train Awards will be announced in the coming weeks. For more information/updates, click here.

Here’s the complete list of nominees for the 2018 Soul Train Awards:

BEST NEW ARTIST

Daniel Caesar

Jorja Smith

Kali Uchis

Leon Thomas

Normani

Queen Naija

SOUL TRAIN CERTIFIED AWARD

Ashanti

Jorja Smith

Ledisi

Lenny Kravitz

MAJOR.

Tamia

BEST R&B/SOUL FEMALE ARTIST

Beyoncé

Ella Mai

H.E.R.

Mariah Carey

SZA

BEST R&B/SOUL MALE ARTIST

Bruno Mars

Childish Gambino

Daniel Caesar

John Legend

Khalid

Tank

BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD

Andra Day

Kirk Franklin

Lecrae

Snoop Dogg

Tori Kelly

RHYTHM & BARS AWARD (BEST HIP-HOP SONG OF THE YEAR)

Cardi B – “I Like It” featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin

Childish Gambino – “This is America”

DJ Khaled – “No Brainer” featuring Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper and Quavo

Drake – “In My Feelings”

The Carters – “Apeshit”

SONG OF THE YEAR

Bruno Mars – “Finesse” (Remix) featuring Cardi B

Ella Mai – “Boo’d Up”

H.E.R. – “Every Kind of Way”

SZA – “The Weekend”

The Internet – “Come Over”

ALBUM/MIXTAPE OF THE YEAR

Chloe X Halle – The Kids Are Alright

Chris Brown – Heartbreak on a Full Moon

H.E.R. – H.E.R.

Leon Bridges – Good Thing

Miguel – War & Leisure

The Internet – Hive Mind

THE ASHFORD AND SIMPSON SONGWRITER’S AWARD

“Finesse” (Remix) – Written by Gene Hernandez, Belcalis Almanzar, Chris Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Ray McCullough, Klenord Raphael, Jeremy Reeves, James Yip, Ray Romulus (Bruno Mars featuring Cardi B)

“Summertime Magic” – Written by Donald Glover, Ludwig Goransson (Childish Gambino)

Best Part” – Written by Ashton Simmonds, H.E.R., Riley Bell, Matthew Burnett, Jordan Evans (Daniel Caesar featuring H.E.R.)

“Boo’d Up” – Written by Ella Howell, Dijon McFarlane, Joelle James, Larrance Dopson (Ella Mai)

“Focus” – Written by H.E.R., Darhyl Camper, Justin Love (H.E.R.)

“Broken Clocks” – Written by Solana Rowe, Cody Fayne, Adam Feeney, Ashton Simmonds, Thomas Beesley (SZA)

BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE

Bruno Mars – “Finesse” (Remix) featuring Cardi B

Chris Brown – “Tempo”

Ciara – “Level Up”

HoodCelebrityy – “Walking Trophy”

Janet Jackson – “Made for Now” featuring Daddy Yankee

BEST COLLABORATION PERFORMANCE

Bruno Mars – “Finesse” (Remix) featuring Cardi B

Daniel Caesar – “Best Part” featuring H.E.R.

John Legend – “A Good Night” featuring BloodPop

Khalid featuring Ty Dolla $ign and 6lack – “OTW”

SZA – “Doves in the Wind” featuring Kendrick Lamar

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Bruno Mars – “Finesse” (Remix) featuring Cardi B

Ella Mai – “Boo’d Up”

H.E.R. – “Avenue”

SZA – “Broken Clocks”

The Internet – “Come Over”