Get ready for the trippiest show in America. The 2015 Soul Train Awards will be a star-studded affair that you don’t want to miss. Erykah Badu is the host and she is ready to bring the peace, love and soul.

The Weeknd and Bruno Mars (along with Mark Ronson) lead the pack of nominees with five nods apiece. Abel Tesfaye’s nominations include Best R&B/Soul Male Artist and Album of the Year for his chart-topping effort, Beauty Behind the Madness. Among Mars & Ronson’s mentions include Video of the Year and Song of the Year for “Uptown Funk.”

Other nominees include Beyonce, Chris Brown, Jidenna and Tyrese who all grabbed four mentions apiece.

In addition, R&B icons Babyface and Jill Scott will be honored with the Legend Award and the first-ever Lady of Soul trophy, respectively.


Who will win Best R&B/Soul Female Artist? How about Best R&B/Soul Male Artist? Check out the winners below as they’re announced.

See the full list of winners below.

Best New Artist

Alessia Cara

Dej Loaf

Jidenna – Winner!

Jussie Smollett


Best R&B/Soul Male Artist

Chris Brown


The Weeknd — Winner!

Trey Songz


Centric Certified Award


Chrisette Michele

The Internet

Tyrese — Winner!

Vivian Green

Video of the Year

Beyonce – “7/11″

Jidenna Ft. Roman Gianarthur – “Classic Man”

Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”

Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk” — Winner!

The Weeknd – “Earned It” (From The Fifty Shades Of Grey soundtrack)

Best Gospel And/Or Inspirational Song

Erica Campbell – “More Love”

Fred Hammond Ft. Breeann Hammond – “I Will Trust”

Kirk Franklin – “Wanna Be Happy?”

Lecrae – “All I Need Is You” — Winner!

Marvin Sapp – “Yes You Can”

Album of the Year

Chris Brown – X

D’Angelo and The Vanguard – Black Messiah

Jill Scott – Woman

The Weeknd – Beauty Behind the Madness — Winner!

Tyrese – Black Rose

Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year

Big Sean Ft. Drake & Kanye West – “Blessings”

Big Sean Ft. E-40 – “IDFWU”

Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”

Kendrick Lamar – “Alright” — Winner!

Nicki Minaj Ft. Drake & Lil Wayne – “Truffle Butter”

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist


Janelle Monae

Janet Jackson

Jill Scott — Winner!

Tamar Braxton

Song of the Year

Common & John Legend — “Glory” (from the motion picture “Selma”)

Jidenna Ft. Roman Gianarthur — “Classic Man”

Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars — “Uptown Funk” — Winner!

Rihanna — “Bitch Better Have My Money”

The Weeknd – “Earned It” (From The Fifty Shades Of Grey soundtrack)