See The Full List Of 2016 Soul Train Awards Winners
Teddy Riley performing with Tito Jackson at the 2016 Soul Train Awards. Photo taken by David Goodson for Okayplayer.
Beyoncé, Fat Joe and Remy Ma, and Chance The Rapper all won big at the 2016 Soul Train Awards.
Erykah Badu hosted and served as executive producer, bringing her soul and charm to the show. Beyoncé led award winners with victories in Video of the Year, Album/Mixtape of the Year, Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, and Song of the Year. Breakout years for Chance The Rapper and Anderson .Paak earned them Best New Artist and Centric Certified Award. Kanye West and Teyana Taylor won Best Dance Performance for their "Flashdance"-inspired "Fade" music video. Fat Joe and Remy Ma featuring French Montana and Infared won two awards for their single "All The Way Up:" Rhythm & Bars Award (formerly the Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year) and Best Collaboration.
Longtime veterans also took home several awards: Maxwell won the award Best R&B/Soul Male Artist, and Kirk Franklin won the Best Gospel/Inspirational Song for "123 Victory." Brandy and Teddy Riley also took home two awards that honored their long-term achievements - the Lady of Soul Award and the Legend Award, respectively.
Read below for a full list of the performances.
Best New Artist – Chance the Rapper
Best R&B/Soul Male Artist – Maxwell
Centric Certified Award – Anderson .Paak
Video of the Year – Beyoncé – “Formation”
Best Gospel/Inspirational Song – Kirk Franklin – “123 Victory”
Album/Mixtape of the Year – Beyoncé – “Lemonade”
Rhythm & Bars Award (Formerly Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year) – Fat Joe & Remy Ma featuring French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”
Best R&B/Soul Female Artist – Beyoncé
Song of the Year – Beyoncé
The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award – “Rise Up” – Written by Andra Day and Jennifer Decilveo (Andra Day)
Best Dance Performance – Kanye West (Dance Performance featuring Teyana Taylor) – “Fade”
Best Collaboration – Fat Joe & Remy Ma featuring French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”
Watch a few of the highlights from the 2016 Soul Train Awards below: