Soul Train Awards 2023: 5 Spectacular R&B Performances That Stole the Show

These songbirds commanded the stage and wowed audiences.

The “Soul Train Awards” 2023 set the stage ablaze on Sunday, Nov 26th, with a stellar lineup of performers featuring powerhouse artists. From Janelle Monae, who mesmerized audiences with their soulful melodies, to Keke Palmer, who added her star power to the mix, the women of R&B and soul music delivered several unforgettable performances. In honor of this year’s celebration, check out five spectacular performances that stole the show.

  • Coco Jones & SWV

    “Soul Train Awards” 2023 “Best New Artist” winner Coco Jones commended the stage performing her single “Double Back.” She was later joined by R&B icon SWV for a performance of the hit “Rain.”


  • Keke Palmer

    Keke took a brief pause from hosting duties to dazzle fans with a sexy performance of “Ungorgeous.”

  • Muni Long

    Muni Long delivered an unforgettable performance of “Made For Me” Featuring super producer Jermaine Dupri  and Bryan Michael Cox on the keys, taking audiences on a spiritual journey. 

  • Soul Cypher

    R&B greats Nicci Gilbert and UK’s neo-soul singer Marsha Ambrosius represented for the ladies during the “Soul Train Awards” 2023 “Soul Cypher” alongside R&B crooners Eric Bellinger and Arin Ray

  • Janelle Monáe


    “Spirit of Soul” honoree Janelle Monáe gave a stellar performance of "Float" and "Champagne S–t" at the “Soul Train Awards” 2023. Host Keke even made a cameo. 

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