Local rapper Anatii won the Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award at the Soul Train Awards show for his contribution to “Brown Skin Girl” by Beyoncé.
Fellow African Wizkid also shares the award with the “Wena” rapper along with other contributors including Jay Z and Queen Bey. Taking to social media, fans and fellow artists congratulated Anatii on his award including Busiswa, Sjava and Tresor.
— Sjava indlalifa (@Sjava_atm) November 18, 2019
— SONDELA (@MissPru_Dj) November 18, 2019
Performances on the night included Luke James, K. Michelle, SiR featuring “Rhythm + Flow” winner D Smoke, Queen Naija, Boyz II Men, Yolanda Adams and many more.
See the full winners list here:
Best New Artist – Summer Walker
Soul Train Certified Award – Trevor Jackson
Best Gospel/Inspirational Award – Kirk Franklin
Rhythm & Bars Award – “Money”, Cardi B
Best R&B/Soul Female Artist – H.E.R.
Best R&B/Soul Male Artist – Khalid
Album/Mixtape of the Year – “Cuz I Love You”, Lizzo
Song of the Year – “No Guidance”, Chris Brown feat. Drake
The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award – Brown Skin Girl, written by Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, Carlos St. John, Adio Marchant, Shawn Carter, Stacy Barthe, Anathi Mnyango, Michael Uzowuru, Ayodeji Balogun and Richard Isong
Best Dance Performance – “No Guidance”, Chris Brown feat. Drake
Video of the Year – “Juice”, Lizzo
Best Collaboration Performance – “No Guidance”, Chris Brown feat. Drake
The 2019 Soul Train Awards aired on Sunday in the US and will be airing locally on Monday night on BET Africa (channel 129) at 8pm.
In other news – Black Twitter defends Enhle Mbali after her domestic worker makes shocking @buse claims
Enhle Mbali’s fans are crying foul after a report revealed that her former domestic worker is demanding she pay R100 000 for unfair dismissal. The actress has been having a tough year following news of her separation from her husband Nkosinathi “DJ Black Coffee” Maphumulo.
One week after Enhle confirmed for the first time that she was indeed going through a divorce, her domestic worker appeared in a paper calling her “evil and heartless”. Speaking to the City Press, Mpho Koetsi claimed that the 31-year-old gave her the boot after accusing her of gossiping with DJ Black Coffee and his mother. The LaLaLa hitmaker and his mom would allegedly call the domestic worker whenever they needed to speak to the couple’s children. Read more