Robin Thicke and Tamar Braxton are among the winners at this year's Soul Train Awards. While the annual awards ceremony was taped last month in Las Vegas, the ceremony's highlights aired Sunday on BET. After picking up the trophy for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, Tamar told viewers never to give up on themselves.
Tamar also won the Ashford and Simpson Songwriter's award for her work on her latest album, Love & War. Apart from her time at the winner's podium, Tamar also took the stage to perform a medley of hits from "Love & War."
Meantime, Robin Thicke and his "Blurred Lines" collaborators Pharrell Williams and T.I. picked up the trophies for Song of the Year and Best Collaboration. Other winners include K. Michelle, Wale, Miguel, and Kendrick Lamar. Keith Sweat was also given a lifetime achievement award and Dionne Warwick was named a Soul Train Legend.
Meantime, the night was also filled a number of star-studded performances. Before winning the award for Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year, Wale performed his song "Love Hate Thing." Warren G., Doug E. Fresh, Big Daddy Kane and Keith Sweat also took the stage. Rubin Studdard, Chrisette Michele, Gladys Knight and Eric Benet also performed in honor of Dionne Warwick.
Here are winners from the 2013 Soul Train Awards:
Best New Artist
Centric Certified Award
Best Gospel/Inspirational Performance
If He Did It Before…Same God - Tye Tribbett
Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year
Bad - Wale feat. Tiara Thomas
The Chaka Khan Best R&B/Soul Female Artist
Best R&B/Soul Male Artist
Album of the Year
Good Kid, m.A.A.d City - Kendrick Lamar
Song of the Year
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell & T.I.
The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter's Award
Love & War - Tamar Braxton (Tamar Braxton, Darhyl Camper Jr., LaShawn Daniels, Makeba Riddick)
Best Dance Performance
Body Party - Ciara
Video of the Year
Q.U.E.E.N. - Janelle Monae feat. Erykah Badu (Alan Ferguson)
Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell & T.I. - Blurred Lines
Best International Performance
Differentology - Bunji Garlin
Best Traditional Jazz Performance
Nicole Henry - Waiting In Vain
Best Contemporary Jazz Performance
George Duke - Missing You
Best Independent R&B/Soul Performance
Ashanti - Never Should Have
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