Soul Train Awards 2023: 5 Must-Know Facts About This Year's Performer Fridayy!

This singer made his debut on the "Soul Train Awards" stage.

Singer, songwriter, and producer Fridayy made his “Soul Train Awards” performance debut with a soul-stirring performance of his single “When It Comes to You.”  The Philly native earned several nominations at this year’s show, including “Best New Artist,” which ultimately went to singer and actress Coco Jones. 

The evening celebration was hosted by Emmy-nominated actress, singer, and host Keke Palmer and featured a line-up of major wins and even more dazzling performances from some of the most prominent figures in R&B and Soul music. In honor of Fridayy’s debut “Soul Train Awards” performance and nomination, get to know the singer better with these five interesting facts. 

  • He’s a multi-instrumentalist

    Fridayy is skilled at several instruments including the piano, guitar, bass, and drums.

  • He's Haitian-American

    The star was born Francis Leblanc to Haitian parents in Philadelphia, PA.

  • He's been recognized by major ceremonies

    The singer has already earned 3 Grammy awards and two "Soul Train Award" nods.

  • He planned his stage name

    Fridayy chose the catchy moniker to grab the attention of rapper Drake after being inspired by The Weeknd and PartyNextDoor.

  • He's worked with the biggest names in the business

    The musical has already worked alongside the likes of DJ Khaled, , Rick RossLil Wayne, and many more.

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