Monday, November 28, 2011

Heavy D honoured at the 2011 Soul Train Awards - Winners List

Bebe winans and gladys Knight at the award ceremony

       The Soul Train Awards aired last night on BET with tons of celebs and star-studded tributes. The show, which taped on November 17 at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, GA, brought out the best and brightest in the music industry and Hollywood. 
      Chris brown won album of the year, Rihanna won best carribean performance ,while Nicki minaj won Best Hip-Hop song. 
     The event  paid homage to Heavy D. The late rapper was remembered by his close pals Naughty by Nature, Doug E. Fresh, Kurtis Blow and Goodie Mob. "We got nothing but love for you, Heavy!" they said at the end of the tribute. 
  Also honored with tribute performances were Gladys Knight and the group Earth, Wind & Fire both were presented with the Legend Awards.


Full winners list
Best New Artist: Miguel
Best Male R&B and Soul: Cee-Lo Green
Best Caribbean Performance: Rihanna - "Man Down"
Best Gospel Performance: Mary Mary - "Walking"
Album of the Year: Chris Brown - "F.A.M.E."
Best Hip-Hop Song: Nicki Minaj - "Moment for Life"
Best Female R&B and Soul Artist: Jill Scott
Song of the Year: Kelly Rowland - "Motivation"
Record of the Year (Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award):Marsha Ambrosius - "Far Away"
Best Dance Performance: Beyonce Knowles - "Run the World (Girls)"
Best Traditional Jazz Album: Cassandra Wilson
Best Contemporary Jazz Album: Dave Koz

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