Skip to content

SEE: Tems receives 5 nominations for Soul Train Awards

Picture: Tems, Instagram/@temsbaby
Picture: Tems, Instagram/@temsbaby

Nigerian singer, songwriter, and producer Tems received 5 nominations for the Soul Train Awards which will take place on November 20th 2021.

Tems has been nominated for Soul Train Awards which include Best new artist, and alongside Wizkid for their collab on “Essence”, Video of the Year, Song of the Year and Best collaboration.

Following the success of Essence, Wizkid’s summer track she featured on and slayed, Tems also recently released her second EP, If Orange Was A Place and featured on Drake’s Certified Lover Boy album. In other exciting news, her NPR Tiny Desk Concert was released this week, you can watch it below.

According to Billboard, H.E.R. leads the 2021 Soul Train Awards hopefuls with eight nominations while Jazmine Sullivan and Chris Brown follow with six nominations each. Other artists featured in the awards nomination list includes Blxst with four nominations as well as Silk Sonic, Doja Cat, and Yung Bleu each with three nominations.

Take a look at the complete nominee list for the 2021 Soul Train Awards below:

Song of the year:

Blxst feat. Ty Dolla $Ign & Tyga – “Chosen”

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) – “Leave the Door Open”

H.E.R. – “Damage”

Jazmine Sullivan – “Pick Up Your Feelings”

Wizkid feat. Tems – “Essence”

Yung Bleu feat. Drake – “You’re Mines Still”

Album of the year:

Blxst – No Love Lost

Doja Cat - Planet Her

Giveon - When It’s All Said and Done… Take Time

H.E.R. - Back of My Mind

Jazmine Sullivan - Heaux Tales

Wizkid - Made in Lagos

Video of the year:

Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) – “Leave the Door Open”

Chris Brown, Young Thug feat. Future, Lil Durk, Latto – “Go Crazy (Remix)”

H.E.R. – “Damage”

Jazmine Sullivan – “Pick Up Your Feelings”

Normani feat. Cardi B – “Wild Side”

Wizkid feat. Tems – “Essence”

Best R&B/soul female artist:

Alicia Keys

Doja Cat

H.E.R.

Jazmine Sullivan

Jhené Aiko

SZA

Best R&B/soul male artist:

Blxst

Chris Brown

Giveon

Lucky Daye

Tank

Usher

Best collaboration:

Chris Brown, Young Thug feat. Future, Lil Durk, Latto – “Go Crazy (Remix)”

Doja Cat feat. SZA – “Kiss Me More”

H.E.R. feat. Chris Brown – “Come Through”

Jazmine Sullivan feat. H.E.R. – “Girl Like Me”

Wizkid feat. Tems – “Essence”

Yung Bleu feat. Drake – “You’re Mines Still”

Best new artist:

Blxst

Capella Grey

Morray

Tems

Tone Stith

Yung Bleu

Certified soul award:

Anthony Hamilton

Ashanti

Charlie Wilson

The Isley Brothers

Jam & Lewis

T-Pain

Best dance performance:

Chloe X Halle – “Ungodly Hour”

Chris Brown, Young Thug – “City Girls”

Lizzo Feat. Cardi B – “Rumors”

Normani Feat. Cardi B- “Wild Side”

Usher – “Bad Habits”

Best gospel/inspirational award:

Brian Courtney Wilson

James Fortune

Kelly Price

Kirk Franklin

Maverick City Music

Tasha Cobbs Leonard

The Ashford and Simpson songwriter’s award:

“Can’t Let It Show” - written by: Kate Bush, Durrell Babbs (Tank)

“Come Through” - written by: Carl Mccormick, Chris Brown, H.E.R., Kelvin Wooten, Michael L. Williams Ii, Tiara Thomas (H.E.R. Feat. Chris Brown)

“Damage” - written by: Anthony Clemons Jr., Carl Mccormick, H.E.R., James Harris, Jeff Gitelman, Terry Lewis, Tiara Thomas (H.E.R.)

“Essence” - written by: Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, Oniko Eddie Uzezi, Oniko Evawero, Richard Isong, Temilade Openiyi (Wizkid Feat. Tems)

“Leave the Door Open” - written by: Bruno Mars, Brandon Anderson, Dernst Emile Ii, Christopher Brody Brown (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic)

“Pick Up Your Feelings” - written by: Blue June, Chi, Audra Mae Butts, Jazmine Sullivan, Kyle Coleman, Michael Holmes (Jazmine Sullivan)

Share this article: