The 2010 Soul Train Music Awards, which was taped on November 10th in Atlanta, GA, was broadcasted last night on the BET/Centric Networks. Stars like Usher, Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae and Melanie Fiona all scooped up awards from the soul-filled night.
Both Usher and Alicia keys snagged two awards each. Usher landed Album of the Year and Best Male R&B/Soul Artist, which tied with Trey Songz, and Keys won Best Female R&B/Soul Artist and Record of the Year.
Newcomer Melanie Fiona won Best New Artist of 2010, beating out hot contenders like B.o.B, Dondria and Wale.
Best Dance Performance was awarded to Ciara over Rihanna, Ne-Yo, Usher and Janelle Monae, but Monae won the Centric Award.
Your own Singersroom.com also won an award for one of the “Best Soul Sites.” The new category recoginizes online portals that are leading the soul music trend.
The 2010 Soul Train Awards took place at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, Georgia with Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson as hosts, and the likes of Ne-Yo, Bruno Mars, Keyshia Cole, Cee-Lo, Tank and Jazmine Sullivan as musical guests. Special honorees were Anita Baker and Ron Isley who were saluted with Legend Awards.