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Soul Train Awards 2023: Muni Long Performs 'Made For Me'

The legendary songwriter graced this year's ceremony with a soulful performance.

Muni Long dazzled viewers at the "Soul Train Awards" 2023 with a heavenly rendition of her single "Made For Me." Industry icons and track producers Bryan Michael Cox and Jermaine Dupri joined the veteran singer and songwriter. 

The singer started her journey in the music industry as a songwriter, penning tracks for prominent artists like Rihanna, Pitbull, Ariana Grande, and more. In 2022, she found viral success showcasing her abilities as a solo artist. In honor of the R&B songstress’s must-see performance, get familiar with the star behind some of the industry's most successful records.  

Emmy-nominated actress and singer Keke Palmer hosted the "Soul Train Awards" 2023 from Los Angeles, CA. 

  • First Record Deal

    Muni signed her first record deal over a decade ago. Muni appeared on MTV’s "Say What? Karaoke" singing Cassie's "Me and You." The appearance expanded her internet reach and caught the eye of executives over at Power Entertainment and Capitol Records, who inked a deal in 2009. 

  • Debut Release

    In 2020, the singer released her debut EP "Midnight Snacks." This project displayed her versatility as an artist, blending R&B, pop, and hip-hop elements while showcasing her songwriting skills and soulful vocals.

  • Breakthrough Success

    Muni gained significant traction following the release of her single "Hrs and Hrs" in 2021. Despite some delay, the song resonated with audiences, solidifying her as a must-see talent in the music industry.

  • Collaborations and Features

    Beyond her solo work, the songstress has collaborated with iconic artists such as Usher on "Hrs and Hrs (Remix)" and John Legend on "Honey." Her musical partnership showcased her ability to collaborate seamlessly across different genres and styles.

  • Growing Fanbase and Recognition

    Muni's unique style and impressive vocal range continue to attract new listeners. Her hard work and time in the industry finally began to pay off this year when she earned her first solo Grammy for "Best R&B Performance" for her smash hit "Hrs and Hrs."

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