The Soultrain Awards 2014 celebrated and honored soul music’s brightest new stars as well as R&B’s greatest legends during the star-studded show, which aired on CENTRIC and BET on November 30, 2014. Chris Brown was the big winner of the night, walking away with three awards, while Pharrell Williams and Beyonce both took home two.
The Soultrain Awards 2014 was hosted by talk show host Wendy Williams and featured show-stopping performances by Chris Brown, Jodeci, Nico & Vinz, Tinashe, Lil’ Kim, Missy Elliott and Da Brat, and also honored funk music icons Kool & The Gang with the Legend Award. Jodeci reunited onstage to perform classic fan favorites “Freek’n You,” “Come & Talk to Me,” “Stay” and “Forever My Lady,” in addition to debuting their new single, “Nobody Wins.”
To close out the show, a group of artists honored Kool & The Gang by performing some of the group’s greatest hits; artists included Tamar Braxton, MC Lyte, Ma$e, Doug E. Fresh, and hip hop emcees Lil’ Kim, Missy Elliott and Da Brat, who reunited and closed out the night with a crowd-pleasing performance of their 1996 platinum single “Not Tonight” (a Remix of Kool & The Gang’s hit “Ladies Night”).
Pharrell Williams – Happy (Official Video) (2013)
The Soultrain Awards 2014 Winners
Best New Artist – Nico & Vinz
Centric Certified Award – Leela James
Best Gospel and/or Inspirational Song – Erica Campbell feat. Lecrae – “Help”
Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year – Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”
The Chaka Khan Award for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist – Beyoncé
Best R&B/Soul Male Artist – Trey Songz
Album of the Year – Beyoncé – “Beyoncé”
Song of the Year – Pharrell Williams – “Happy”
The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award – John Legend (Toby Gad, John Legend) – “All Of Me”
Best Dance Performance – Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”
Best Collaboration – Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”
Video of the Year – “Happy” (Pharrell Williams) – We are from L.A.