2013 Soul Train Awards Winners: Tamar Braxton, Janelle Monae, K. Michelle
R&B songbirds Tamar Braxton, Janelle Monae and K. Michelle were among the winners at the 2013 Soul Train Awards. The event took place in Las Vegas Saturday (Nov. 8) with actor Anthony Anderson serving as host.
Tamar nabbed three honors: Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, Song of the Year for ‘Love & War’ and the Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s award. The R&B mom later performed a three-song set that included her latest single, ‘All the Way Home.’
Elsewhere, Janelle Monae won the prestigious Video of the Year award for her futuristic clip ‘Q.U.E.E.N.’ (featuring Erykah Badu). And K. Michelle also grabbed the Best New Artist trophy and performed as well.
Dionne Warwick was bestowed the Legend Award which was preceded with a tribute medley performed by Ron Isley (‘Alfie’), Ruben Studdard (‘A House is Not a Home’), Chrisette Michelle (‘Walk on By’) and Gladys Knight (‘Anyone Who Had a Heart’). Afterward, the aforementioned performers came together onstage to sing Warwick’s 1985 Grammy-winning single, ‘That’s What Friends Are For.’
The full list of winners and performances will be presented when the Soul Train Awards airs on BET and Centric TV on Dec. 1 at 8PM ET.