Ella Mai is more than “Boo’d Up,” she has been recognized several times over at the 2018 Soul Train Awards on BET.
The awards show, which aired on November 25, 2018 at 8pm ET on BET and BET HER, was hosted by the iconic best friend duo from Martin, Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold. Fans who watched were also treated by “Gina” and “Pam” as the show’s opening musical acts.
Ella Mai dominated three categories including Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, Song of the Year and The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award.
Bruno Mars, Daniel Caesar and H.E.R. follow closely with two awards each. Daniel Caesar and H.E.R. shared the honor of Best Collaboration Performance for their hit duet, “Best Part” and took home additional awards for Best New Artist and Album/Mixtape of the Year, respectfully. For the second year in a row, Bruno Mars won Best R&B/Soul Male Artist and Video of the Year.
The full winners list for BET PRESENTS: 2018 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS is below.
2018 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS WINNERS
Best New Artist – Daniel Caesar
Soul Train Certified Award – Ledisi
Best R&B/Soul Male Artist – Bruno Mars
Best R&B/Soul Female Artist – Ella Mai
Video of the Year – Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B. – “Finesse (Remix)”
Best Gospel/Inspirational Award – Lecrae
Album/Mixtape of the Year – H.E.R. – “H.E.R.”
Rhythm & Bars Award (Formerly Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year) – Drake – “In My Feelings”
Song of the Year – Ella Mai – “Boo’d Up”
The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award – “Boo’d Up” – Written By: Ella Howell, Dijon McFarlane, Joelle James, Larrance Dopson (Ella Mai)
Best Dance Performance – Ciara – “Level Up”
Best Collaboration Performance – Daniel Caesar ft. H.E.R. – “Best Part”