Soul Train Awards 2022: Ckay, Burna Boy, Tems, Fireboy Dml and Wizkid Nominated

Africa’s contingent at the 2022 Soul Train Music Awards is led by Burna Boy, who is nominated in four category categories: Best R&B/Soul Male Artist, Song of the Year, Ashford and Simpson Songwriters Award, and Video of the Year.

burna boy Soul Train Award nominees for 2022
Burna Boy

KAMPALA | LIFESTYLE UGANDA ( https://lifestyleuganda.com/) — Burna Boy, Wizkid, CKay, Tems and Fireboy DML are among the West African Afrobeats stars nominated for this year’s Soul Train Awards taking place on 13 November 2022 at the Apollo Theater in Nevada, USA.

BET presents the Soul Train Music Awards to recognize the best achievements in African-American culture, including soul music, contemporary R&B, gospel, jazz, and hip hop.

The African contingent at the 2022 Soul Train Music Awards is led by Burna Boy with four nominations. He is up for Best R&B/Soul Male Artist, Song of the Year, The Ashford And Simpson Songwriter’s Award, and Video of the Year.

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There are also other Africans on the Soul Train Music Award shortlist for 2022, such as Tems, nominated for Best New Artist, Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, and Best Collaboration, and Wizkid, who has been nominated in the Best Dance Performance category as well as the Best Collaboration category for his contribution to Chris Brown’s ‘Call Me Every Day’.

CKay and Fireboy DML will compete in the Best New Act Category at the 2022 Soul Train Awards while Beyoncé and Mary J. Blige lead the field with seven nods each.

Here is a list of the nominees for the 2022 Soul Train Awards.

Best New Artist

  • CKay
  • Coco Jones
  • Dixson
  • Doechii
  • Fireboy DML
  • Muni Long
  • Steve Lacy
  • Tems

Certified Soul Award

  • Chaka Khan
  • Charlie Wilson
  • Diana Ross
  • Mary J. BligeMaxwell
  • PJ Morton
  • Ronald Isley & The Isley Brothers
  • T-Pain

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

  • CeCe Winans
  • Erica Campbell
  • Fred Hammond
  • Major.
  • Marvin Sapp
  • Maverick City Music X Kirk Franklin
  • Tamela Mann
  • Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist

  • Ari Lennox
  • Beyoncé
  • H.E.R.
  • Jazmine Sullivan
  • Lizzo
  • Mary J. Blige
  • SZA
  • Tems
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Best R&B/Soul Male Artist

  • Babyface
  • Brent Faiyaz
  • Burna Boy
  • Charlie Wilson
  • Chris Brown
  • Giveon
  • Lucky Daye
  • PJ Morton

Album of the Year

  • An Evening With Silk Sonic, Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak)
  • Away Message (EP), Ari Lennox
  • Breezy, Chris Brown
  • Good Morning Gorgeous, Mary J. Blige
  • Heaux Tales, Mo’ Tales: The Deluxe, Jazmine Sullivan
  • R&B Money, Tank
  • Renaissance, Beyoncé
  • Special, Lizzo

Song of the Year

  • ‘About Damn Time,’ Lizzo
  • ‘Bad Habit,’ Steve Lacy
  • ‘Break My Soul,’ Beyoncé
  • ‘Good Morning Gorgeous,’ Mary J. Blige
  • ‘Hrs & Hrs,’ Muni Long
  • ‘Last Last,’ Burna Boy
  • ‘Pressure,’ Ari Lennox

The Ashford And Simpson Songwriter’s Award

  • ‘Bad Habit,’ Steve Lacy
  • ‘Break My Soul,’ Beyoncé
  • ‘Church Girl,’ Beyoncé
  • ‘Good Morning Gorgeous,’ Mary J. Blige
  • ‘Hrs & Hrs,’ Muni Long
  • ‘I Hate U,’ SZA
  • ‘Last, Last,’ Burna Boy
  • ‘Pressure,’ Ari Lennox

Best Dance Performance

  • ‘About Damn Time,’ Lizzo
  • ‘Call Me Every Day,’ Chris Brown Ft. Wizkid
  • ‘Have Mercy,’ Chlöe
  • ‘Persuasive,’ Doechii
  • ‘Pressure,’ Ari Lennox
  • ‘Smokin Out the Window,’ Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak)
  • ‘We (Warm Embrace),’ Chris Brown
  • ‘Woman,’ Doja Cat
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Video of the Year

  • ‘About Damn Time,’ Lizzo
  • ‘Bad Habit,’ Steve Lacy
  • ‘Good Morning Gorgeous,’ Mary J. Blige
  • ‘Have Mercy,’ Chlöe
  • ‘Hrs & Hrs,’ Muni Long
  • ‘Last Last,’ Burna Boy
  • ‘Pressure,’ Ari Lennox
  • ‘Smokin Out the Window,’ Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak)

Best collaboration

  • ‘Amazing,’ Mary J. Blige Ft. DJ Khaled
  • ‘Be Like Water,’ PJ Morton Ft. Stevie Wonder & Nas
  • ‘Call Me Every Day,’ Chris Brown Ft. Wizkid
  • ‘Gotta Move On,’ Diddy Ft. Bryson Tiller
  • ‘Hate Our Love,’ Queen Naija & Big Sean
  • ‘Make Me Say It Again, Girl,’ Ronald Isley & The Isley Brothers Ft. Beyoncé
  • ‘Move,’ Beyoncé Ft. Grace Jones & Tems
  • ‘Slow,’ Tank Ft. J. Valentine
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