Beyoncé and Brandy Owned the Night at the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards

Beyoncé received the most wins at the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards while Brandy stole the show with a vibrant performance of her biggest hits.

The Soul Train Music Awards, which took place on Nov. 6 in New Orleans, aired Sunday night on BET with Erykah Badu as its host. Edward Theodore “Teddy” Riley received the Legend Award while Brandy was honored with the second-ever Lady of Soul Award. Beyoncé was the top winner of the night as she dominated the Video of the Year, Album/Mixtape of the Year, Best R&B/Soul Female Artists, and Song of the Year categories.

Brandy’s medley of memorable tracks from her career, including “What About Us?” and “I Wanna Be Down,” featured a guest appearance from Ma$e when she performed “Top Of The World.”

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Best New Artist – Chance the Rapper

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist – Maxwell

Centric Certified Award – Anderson .Paak

Video of the Year – Beyoncé – “Formation”

Best Gospel/Inspirational Song – Kirk Franklin – “123 Victory”

Album/Mixtape of the Year – Beyoncé – “Lemonade”

Rhythm & Bars Award (Formerly Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year) – Fat Joe & Remy Ma featuring French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist – Beyoncé

Song of the Year – Beyoncé

The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award – “Rise Up” – Written by Andra Day and Jennifer Decilveo (Andra Day)

Best Dance Performance – Kanye West (Dance Performance featuring Teyana Taylor) – “Fade”

Best Collaboration – Fat Joe & Remy Ma featuring French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”