BET Soul Train Awards 2023 - Keke Palmer

The BET Soul Train Awards 2023 aired on Sunday night with Keke Palmer as the host.

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This year, the award show was marketed as “the feel good house party of the year” with Janelle Monáe being honored with the Spirit of Soul Award and T-Pain receiving the Legend Award.

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SZA was the night’s top winner with four awards including Best R&B/soul Female Artist, Album of the Year for SOS, and both Song of the Year and the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award for her infectious hit, “Snooze.”

2024 Super Bowl Halftime Show performer Usher received three awards and seven-time Grammy-nominated recording artist Victoria Monét won two awards.

BET Soul Train Awards 2023 Winners List

Best New Artist

Coco Jones

Certified Soul Award


Best R&B / Soul Female Artist


Best R&B / Soul Male Artist


Best Gospel / Inspirational Award

All Things Kirk Franklin

Song of the Year

“Snooze” – SZA

Album of the Year


The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award

“Snooze” – SZA

Best Dance Performance

“On My Mama” – Victoria Monét

Best Collaboration

“Good Good” – Usher, Summer Walker, 21 Savage

Best Group

Maverick City Music

Video of the Year

“On My Mama” – Victoria Monét

Buzz-Worthy Moments

One of the BET Soul Train Awards 2023 moments that everyone is buzzing about is Coco Jones’ mashup performance with SWV of “Double Back” and “Rain.”

The other buzz-worthy moment was when T-Pain ran through his plethora of hit records during his medley performance.

Twitter Reactions

With all of the greatness the BET Soul Train Awards 2023 had to offer the powers that be definitely dropped the ball with the house party theme/backyard kickback vibe.

Read 15 of the best and totally accurate tweets about the event below.

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