Soul Train Awards 2023: 5 Unforgettable Male R&B Performances That Mesmerized Our Audience

The fellas showed up and showed out at this year's celebration of R&B and soul music.

R&B was alive and well during the “Soul Train Awards 2023” hosted by award-winning actress and singer Keke Palmer.  Among the highlights were the fellas of R&B. Several of the industry’s emerging artists and even some seasoned stars, including Arin Ray, Dante Bowe, and Eric Bellinger, delivered one powerful performance after another. From the “Amplified Stage” to soul-stirring cypher performances, check out five male performances that left viewers spellbound. 

  • October London

    Singer-songwriter October London electrified the Amplified Stage with a sultry performance of his single “Back To You Place.”

  • Dante Bowe

    Gospel singer Dante Bowe gave viewers a double-hitter performing “Wind Me Up” and “Your Majesty.”

  • BJ The Chicago Kid

    BJ the Chicago turned up the heat with “Best New Artist” winner Coco Jones for a silky performance of “Spend the Night.”

  • Fridayy

    Fridayy poured his heart and soul into his “When It Comes To You” performance marking his “Soul Train Awards” debut. 

  • Arin Ray

    Arin Ray is back on the R&B scene, and during the year’s ceremony, the R&B crooner shined bright during the “Soul Cypher” segment.

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