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The Red Bull music academy has been releasing some great interviews from their Music Academy lectures in Madrid. The latest is a two-hour long sitdown with singer, poet and producer Erykah Badu.
‘Black Girls Rock’ 2011 Awards, taped Oct. 15 in NYC, proved performances can make an award show. This year’s Black Girls Rock introduced us to newbie songstress Elle Varner and took us down memory lane with a few legends such as Mary J. Blige and Erykah Badu. With a roster that also included Jill Scott, Estelle, Melanie Fiona, Shirley Caesar and Mary Mary there were a few moments that set the bar for next year’s show.
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The 2010 Soul Train Music Awards aired last night.
Hosted by Academy Award nominated actors Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard, the show was taped at the Cobb Energy Center on Nov. 10 in Atlanta, Georgia.
The show featured Legend Awards and tributes given to Anita Baker and Ron Isley.
There were also great performances by Ne-Yo, Tank, Eric Benet, Jazmine Sullivan, R. Kelly, Erykah Badu, Cee Lo, Doug E Fresh, Faith Evans, El Debarge and more.
Check out the complete list of winners and performances below.
• Best New Artist – Melanie Fiona
• Best Female R&B Soul Artist – Alicia Keys
• Song of the Year – ‘Nothing on You’ by B.o.B. feat Bruno Mars
• Best Hip Hop Song of the Year – ‘Love the Way You Lie’ by Eminem featuring Rihanna
• Best Male R&B Soul Artist – Trey Songz and Usher (tie)
• Album of the Year – Usher Raymond, Raymond vs. Raymond
• Record of the Year (songwriter award) – Alicia Keys, ‘Unthinkable (I’m Ready),’ songwriters: Alicia Keys, Aubrey Graham, Brothers, Noah “40” Shebib
• Best Reggae Artist Award – Gyptian
• Centric Award – Janelle Monae
• Best Gospel Performance Male Female or Group – Marvin Sapp
• Best Dance Performance – Ciara, ‘Ride’