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Wizkid bags his first Soul Train Award for his effort on Beyoncé’s “Brown Skin Girl”

Wizkid bags his first Soul Train Award for his effort on Beyoncé’s “Brown Skin Girl”

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Wizkid bags his first Soul Train Award for his effort on Beyoncé’s “Brown Skin Girl”

Nigeria’s very own vibe-lord, Ayodeji Balogun popularly known as Wizkid has bagged his first Soul Train Award for his effort on Beyoncé’s song ‘Brown Skin Girl’. The Nigerian pop superstar was featured on the song along with Saint Jhn and Blue Ivy.

The track, ‘Brown Skin Girl’ was nominated for “The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award” at the 2019 Soul Train Awards. The song was subsequently voted as the winner ahead of other notable songs in its category.

Wizkid had previously been nominated in 2017 for his song ‘Come Closer’ with Drake in the ‘Best Dance’ category but lost the award to Bruno Mars’ ’24k Magic’.

Other notable winners at the 2019 Soul Train Awards include Chris Brown, Cardi B, Khalid amongst others. The ceremony aired live on BET and BET HER from the Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas. Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold hosted.

Check out the full list of winners below;

Best New Artist

Summer Walker (WINNER)
Lucky Daye
Mahalia
Nicole Bus
Pink Sweat$
YK Osiris

Soul Train Certified Award

Trevor Jackson (WINNER)
Ciara
Daniel Caesar
Fantasia
India.Arie
Kelly Rowland

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Kirk Franklin (WINNER)
Bebe Winans
Donald Lawrence
Erica Campbell
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Tori Kelly

Rhythm & Bars Award

Cardi B, ‘Money’ (WINNER)
21 Savage feat J. Cole, ‘A Lot’
DaBaby, ‘Suge’
J. Cole, ‘Middle Child’
Meek Mill feat. Drake, ‘Going Bad’
Megan Thee Stallion feat. DaBaby, ‘Cash Shit’

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist

H.E.R. (WINNER)
Ari Lennox
Beyoncé
Lizzo
Mary J. Blige
Summer Walker

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist

Khalid (WINNER)
Anderson.Paak
Bruno Mars
Chris Brown
Daniel Caesar
Tank

Album/Mixtape of the Year

Cuz I Love You, Lizzo (WINNER)
Shea Butter Baby, Ari Lennox
Indigo, Chris Brown
Ella Mai, Ella Mai
I Used To Know Her, H.E.R.
Free Spirit, Khalid

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Song of the Year

‘No Guidance’, Chris Brown feat. Drake
‘Before I Let Go,’ Beyoncé
‘Shot Clock’, Ella Mai
‘Talk’, Khalid
‘Juice’,Lizzo
‘Girls Need Love (Remix)’, Summer Walker feat. Drake

The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award

‘Brown Skin Girl,’ written by Beyoncé Knowles, Carlos St. John, Adio Marchant, Shawn Carter, Stacy Barthe, Anathi Mnyango, Michael Uzowuru, Ayodeji Balogun, Richard Isong (Beyoncé feat. Saint Jhn, Wizkid & Blue Ivy Carter) (WINNER)
‘Hard Place’, written by H.E.R., David Harris, Sam Ashworth & Ruby Amanfu (H.E.R.)
‘Juice’, written by Theron Thomas, Sam Sumser, Sean Small, Eric Frederic & Melissa Jefferson (Lizzo)
‘Make It Better’,written by Brandon Anderson, William Smokey Robinson, Alaina Chenevert, Miguel Atwood Ferguson, Daniel Manman Farid Nassar (Anderson .Paak feat. Smokey Robinson)
‘No Guidance’, written by Christopher Brown, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Josha Lewis, Michee Lebrun, Nija Charles, Teddy Walton, Noah Shebib & Tyler Bryant (Chris Brown feat. Drake)
‘Talk’, written by Howard Lawrence, Guy Lawrence & Khalid Robinson (Khalid)

Best Dance Performance

Chris Brown feat. Drake, ‘No Guidance’ (WINNER)
Beyoncé, “Spirit”
Danileigh feat. Chris Brown, ‘Easy (Remix)’
Lizzo, ‘Juice’
Normani, ‘Motivation’
Teyana Taylor, ‘WTP’

Video of the Year

Lizzo, ‘Juice’ (WINNER)
Alicia Key, ‘Raise A Man’
Beyoncé, ‘Spirit’
Childish Gambino, ‘Feels Like Summer’
Khalid, ‘Better’

Best Collaboration Performance

Chris Brown feat. Drake, ‘No Guidance’ (WINNER)
Ari Lennox feat. J. Cole, ‘Shea Butter Baby’
Beyoncé feat. Saint Jhn, Wizkid & Blue Ivy Carter, ‘Brown Skin Girl’
Cardi B & Bruno Mars, ‘Please Me’
PJ Morton & JOJO, ‘Say So’
Ty Dolla $ign feat. J. Cole, ‘Purple Emoji’

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