Soul Train Awards 2023: Timeless R&B Magic: Monica's Top 5 Classic Hits That Still Steal Hearts

Take a soulful journey and relive some of her timeless singles.

With a remarkable career spanning over three decades, R&B icon Monica has firmly established herself as a lasting presence in the music industry. Her commanding voice, exceptional songwriting, and stage presence have solidified her legendary status.

In recognition of her impact, the Atlanta native earned a nomination for the "Certified Soul Award" at the upcoming “Soul Train Awards” 2023, alongside industry heavyweights like  Anthony Hamilton, Ashanti, Ciara, Eric Bellinger, PJ Morton, T-Pain, Usher, and Ronald Isley & Isley Brothers.

This annual R&B and soul music celebration promises an evening filled with electrifying performances, celebrity appearances, and well-deserved honors. But before the big event, check out Monica's top five classic hits that continue to steal hearts.

  • “Don't Take It Personal (Just One of Dem Days)”

    Monica's debut single, "Don't Take It Personal," catapulted her into the spotlight, showcasing her soulful voice and emotional depth.

  • “Before You Walk Out of My Life”

    The song's soulful melody and Monica's soul-stirring performance earned her widespread acclaim and solidified her status as a certified gold artist.

  • “So Gone”

    In 2003, Monica made her return to music with a soulful R&B record titled “So Gone.”

  • “Everything to Me”

    In this soulful ballad, Monica showcased her vocal maturity, emotional range, and her enduring appeal.

  • “The Boy Is Mine”

    Collaborating with fellow R&B sensation Brandy resulted in the  chart-topping hit “The Boy Is Mine.”

    “Soul Train Awards” 2023 premieres Sunday, November 26 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on BET and BET Her.

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