The 2022 Soul Train Awards aired Saturday, Nov. 26 on BET. Hosted by Deon Cole, the ceremony featured performances by Ari Lennox, Muni Long, Tank, J. Valentine, SiR and more.
R&B group Xscape was presented with the Lady of Soul Award. Meanwhile, Morris Day & The Time was honored with the Legend Award. Both acts accepted their respective awards and performed a medley of their classics.
Beyoncé was the most-awarded artist of the evening with three awards, including Album of the Year for Renaissance. The album, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, is also nominated for Album of the Year at the 2023 Grammy Awards.
Mary J. Blige, who was tied with Beyoncé for most nominations, took home one award. Like Bey, Blige is also nominated for multiple Grammys, including Album of the Year for Good Morning Gorgeous.
2022 Soul Train Awards Winners
Best New Artist
Certified Soul Award
Mary J. Blige
Best R&B/Soul Female Artist
Best R&B/Soul Male Artist
Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Maverick City Music X Kirk Franklin
Song of the Year
Break My Soul — Beyoncé
Album of the Year
The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award
Hrs & Hrs — Muni Long
Best Dance Performance
About Damn Time — Lizzo
Video of the Year
Smokin Out the Window Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
Make Me Say It Again, Girl — Ronald Isley & the Isley Brothers Feat. Beyoncé