Soul Train Awards ‘20: 7 Times Black Women Dominated The Stage

These performances will take you back.

Black women are beautiful. Black women are powerful. Black women drive the culture. At the Soul Train Awards, these three things converge like nowhere else when Black women take the stage and create memorable moments year after year. Ahead of this year’s Soul Train Awards, we’ve decided to showcase seven times that Black women have left their mark on the show in unforgettable ways.

Check out our list below:

  • Faith Evans’s mesmerizing Lady of Soul performance

    Faith Evans’ Lady of Soul performance was magical in every sense of the word. With her medley of songs like “Soon As I get Home” and “Use to Love Me,” the singer’s timeless songs set a tender mood in the audience and at home.

  • Erykah Badu’s spell-binding medley

    Erykah Badu’s iconic look was what drew the audience in, but the theatricality of her 2018 performance at the Soul Train Awards was nothing short of spectacular. With one trumpet behind her acting as a supporting vocal, the singer created her own land of wonders on stage that evolved with each passing second. The trumpet turned into one of the most enchanting displays of graphics ever.

  • Yolanda Adams utilizes the power of God to deliver the audience to musical temptation

    Yolanda Adams brought the power of God to her raging Lady of Soul Performance at the 2019 Soul Train Music Awards. She performed a thunderous rendition of her biggest songs such as “Victory,” “Someone Watching Over You,” “Only Believe,” “Open My Heart,” “Be Blessed,” “The Battle Is The Lord’s,” and “In The Midst Of It All.” She empowered the audience to claim its victories as well.

  • TeaMarr introduced herself with a bold show

    TeaMarr, who’s part of Issa Rae’s Raedio record label, showcased her talent with a magnificent performance of “Kinda Love.” She’s mixed reggae and modern soul for a one-of-a-kind sound that convinced the audience of her spectacular abilities. We can’t wait to see what she’s to accomplish in the future.

  • K. Michelle delivers a holy rendition of a hit song

    K. Michelle’s version of “Can You Stand The Rain” was a powerhouse performance that featured a cavalcade of guys backing her up to create a spectacle of a show. Clad in all white, she appeared majestic and heavenly to deliver a divine sermon.

  • Queen Naija proves her star power

    Queen Naija’s “Good Morning Text” is a beautiful song about a relationship that’s in the first stages, and her performance of it at the 2019 Soul Train Awards gave the audience a chance to experience its emotional heft first hand. Her funhouse-like performance drove home the power of the moment with a certified fierceness.

  • Koryn Hawthrone praises God energetically

    Mixing Gospel with the power of dance, Koryn Hawthorne’s jam-packed display of “Won’t He Do It” showcased that, yes, God will give you the power. It looked like a new school version of You Got Served that was produced by the Church itself.

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