Maxwell & Ashanti to be honoured by Soul Train Awards

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Maxwell & Ashanti to be honoured by Soul Train Awards

R&B singers Maxwell and Ashanti are set to be honoured at this year’s Soul Train awards.

Maxwell will receive the Legend award, whose recipients also include the likes of Babyface (2015), Toni Braxton (2017), and Erykah Badu (2018) to name a few.

Ashanti meanwhile will be the recipient of the Lady of Soul honor, which was also given to women such as Jill Scott (2015), Brandy (2016), SWV (2017), Faith Evans (2018), Yolanda Adams (2019) and Monica (2020).

Meanwhile, H.E.R. leads the 2021 Soul Train Awards nominations with eight nods. Jazmine Sullivan and Chris Brown follow with six nominations each.

Silk Sonic, the duo comprised of Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak, are nominated for both song and video of the year for “Leave the Door Open,” a No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100.

The Soul Train Awards, which recognizes the best in soul and R&B, will be taped at the legendary Apollo theater in Harlem on Nov. 20 and will premiere on Sunday, Nov. 28 at 8 p.m. on BET.

Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold will co-host the show for the fourth consecutive year.