Soul Train Awards 2023: 6lack Proves His R&B Brillance with These 7 Sultry Records

Dive into the Atlanta native’s seductive repertoire.

6lack has emerged as a formidable contender in the R&B scene. The Atlanta native’s dynamic storytelling and moody vibes had landed him on charts and in the nomination circle at the upcoming “Soul Train Awards” 2023 hosted by the multi-hyphenated actress and singer Keke Palmer.  

This year, the singer of “Since I Found My Lover” is up for “Best R&B/Soul Male Artist.” He’s up against several soulful crooners, including Burna Boy, Chris Brown, Erick Bellinger, Brent Faiyaz, Usher, and October London.  To find out who will be crowned the next best R&B male act, you must tune into our house party airing on Sunday, Nov 26. Before then, check seven songs that prove 6lack’s musical brilliance. 

  • “PRBLMS”

    6lack's “PRBLMS” introduced fans to the Atlanta native’s hypnotic melodies and introspective lyricism. 

  • “Elephant In The Room”

    6lack co-wrote “Elephant In The Room” alongside Grammy Award-winning producer Timbaland. The track was released on 6lack’s 2020 project “6pc Hot EP.”

  • “Pretty Little Fears” feat. J. Cole

    The R&B crooner’s collaboration with J. Cole beautifully captured vulnerability and affection.

  • “East Atlanta Love Letter” - feat. Future

    “East Atlanta Love Letter” is a heartfelt song about love and missing someone and the title track of 6lack’s second studio album. 

  • “Long Nights”

    Released in 2021, “Long Nights” showcases 6lack's smooth vocals and explores themes of relationships and the complexities of love.

  • “ATL Freestyle”

    Reflecting on his hometown, Atlanta, 6lack's “ATL Freestyle” captures his journey and experiences in the music industry. 

  • “Float”

    self-reflection and personal growth themes

    Featured on his 2022 “Sex Music 2022,” “Float” delivers 6lack's signature moody style while diving into self-reflection and personal growth themes.

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

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