Soul Train Music Awards 2014

Date
November 30, 2014
Host Soul Train Music Awards 2014
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Edition Time Network

Soul Train Music Awards 2014 Nominees & Winners

Best New Artist 

  • August Alsina 
  • Jhené Aiko 
  • LiV Warfield 
  • Mack Wilds 
  • Nico & Vinz

Sevyn Streeter Centric Certified Award 

  • Avery Sunshine 
  • Kelis 
  • Leela James 
  • Luke James 
  • Robert Glasper 
  • Shaliek

Best Gospel/Inspirational Song 

  • “Help” – Erica Campbell feat. Lecrae 
  • “I Can Only Imagine” – Tamela Mann 
  • “No Greater Love” – Smokie Norful 
  • “Real Love” – Inspired People feat. Charles Jenkins 
  • “Say Yes” – Michelle Williams feat. Beyoncé & Kelly Rowland 
  • “We Are Victorious” – Donnie McClurkin feat. Tye Tribbett

Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year 

  • “Fancy” – Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX 
  • “Hold On (We’re Going Home)” – Drake feat. Majid Jordan 
  • “Loyal” – Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Tyga 
  • “No Mediocre” – T.I. feat. Iggy Azalea 
  • “Pills N Potions” – Nicki Minaj 
  • “Studio” – ScHoolboy Q feat. BJ the Chicago Kid

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist 

  • Beyoncé
  • Janelle Monaé 
  • Jennifer Hudson 
  • Jhené 
  • Aiko Marsha 
  • Ambrosius Ledisi

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist 

  • Chris Brown 
  • John Legend 
  • Kem Pharrell 
  • Williams Tank 
  • Trey Songz

Album of the Year 

  • Beyoncé – Beyoncé 
  • G I R L – Pharrell Williams 
  • Love in the Future – John Legend 
  • Nothing Was the Same – Drake 
  • The Electric Lady – Janelle Monaé 
  • Xscape – Michael Jackson

Song of the Year 

  • “All of Me” – John Legend 
  • “Drunk in Love” – Beyoncé feat. Jay Z 
  • “Happy” – Pharrell Williams 
  • “Hold On (We’re Going Home)” – Drake feat. Majid Jordan 
  • “Love Never Felt So Good” – Michael Jackson feat. Justin Timberlake 
  • “Loyal” – Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne and Tyga

The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award 

  • “All of Me” – John Legend (Toby Gad, John Stephens, Dave Tozer) 
  • “Happy” – Pharrell Williams (Pharrell Williams) 
  • “Pretty Hurts” – Beyoncé (Joshua Coleman, Sia Fuller, Beyoncé Knowles) 
  • “Stay With Me” – Sam Smith (Steve Fitzmaurice, James Napier, William Phillips, Sam Smith) 
  • “The Man” – Aloe Blacc (Khalil Abdul-Rahman, Sam Barsh, Aloe Blacc, Elton John, Daniel Seeff, Bernie Taupin) “The Worst” – Jhené Aiko (Jhené Aiko Chilombo, Mac Robinson, Brian Warfield)

Best Dance Performance 

  • “2 On” – Tinashe feat. ScHoolboy Q 
  • “Electric Lady” – Janelle Monáe 
  • “Good Kisser” – Usher 
  • “Loyal” – Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Tyga 
  • “Talk Dirty” – Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz 
  • “Turn Down for What” – DJ Snake & Lil Jon

Best Collaboration

  • Chris Brown feat. Lil Wayne & Tyga – “Loyal” 
  • Chris Brown feat. Usher & Rick Ross – “New Flame” 
  • Janelle Monaé feat. Miguel – “Primetime” 
  • Michael Jackson & Justin Timberlake – “Love Never Felt So Good” 
  • Robert Glasper feat. Jill Scott – “Calls” 
  • Toni Braxton & Babyface – “Hurt You”

Video of the Year 

  • “Drunk in Love” – Beyoncé feat. Jay Z (Hype Williams) 
  • “Good Kisser” – Usher (Christopher Sims) 
  • “Happy” – Pharrell Williams (We are from L.A.) 
  • “New Flame” – Chris Brown feat. Usher (Breezy & Mike Ho) 
  • “The Man” – Aloe Blacc (Matty Barnes) 
  • “The Worst” – Jhené Aiko (Danny Williams)

Best International Performance 

  • Davido – “Aye” 
  • Machel Montano – “Ministry of Road (M.O.R.)” 
  • Nico & Vinz – “Am I Wrong” 
  • Sam Smith – “Stay With Me” 
  • Shaggy feat. Ne-Yo – “You Girl” 
  • Ziggy Marley – “I Don’t Want to Live on Mars”

Best Traditional Jazz Performance 

  • Audra McDonald – “What a Little Moonlight Can Do” 
  • Gregory Porter – “Hey Laura” 
  • Kenny Garrett – “Pushing the World Away” 
  • Monty Alexander – “Concierto de Aranjuez” 
  • Wynton Marsalis – “Flee as A Bird to the Mountain (Live)”

Best Contemporary Jazz Performance 

  • Liv Warfield – “Stay – ‘Soul Lifted’” 
  • Najee feat. Meli’sa Morgan – “In the Mood to Take It Slow” 
  • Robert Glasper feat. Jill Scott – “Calls” 
  • Snarky Puppy – “Lingus (We Like It Here)” 
  • Terrace Martin feat. Robert Glasper – “It’s Yours” 
  • Vandell Andrew – “Let’s Ride”

Best Independent R&B/Soul Performance 

  • Joe feat. Kelly Rowland – “Love & Sex Pt. 2″ 
  • Kelly Price – “It’s My Time” 
  • LiV Warfield – “Why Do You Lie?” 
  • Sebastian Mikael feat. Wale – “Last Night” 
  • Shaliek – “The Past” Terrace Martin feat. T$, 
  • Tone Trezure – “You’re the One”