Soul Train Awards 2013 Recap: K Michelle, Tamar Braxton & Robin Thicke Were Some of The Night's Winners (VIDEOS)
Tamar Braxton, Robin Thicke, Janelle Monae and K. Michelle were among the night's biggest winners
The 2013 Soul Train Awards aired on Sunday with Tamar Braxton, Janelle Monae and K. Michelle among the night's biggest winners.
The ceremony, which was pre-taped on Nov. 9 and filmed in Las Vegas, was hosted by Anthony Anderson.
Braxton nailed Best R&B/Soul Female Artist and Song of the Year for Love & War and the Ashford and Simpson Songwriter's award. She performed three songs at the award show, including her latest single All the Way Home.
Monae won the Video of the Year for her futuristic clip Q.U.E.E.N. featuring Erykah Badu, while K. Michelle grabbed the Best New Artist. Robin Thicke nabbed Song of the Year for his controversial hit Blurred Lines.
View the full list of winners here.
The night's honorees was Keith Sweat, who received the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Dionne Warwick was given the prestigious Legend Award. Sweat performed his 80s hit Make It Last Forever with Faith Evans.
Ron Isley, Ruben Studdard, Chrisette Michelle and Gladys Knight sang a tribute to Warwick by performing her 1985 Grammy-winning single, That's What Friends Are For.
Other R&B singers that performed in Sunday's broadcast include: Chaka Khan, Jennifer Hudson, T.I., Candice Glover, Big Daddy Kane, Eric Benet, Doug E. Fresh,Dave Koz, Bobby V, Jon B., Kenny Lattimore, Smokey Robinson, Stokely Williams, Warren G, Wale and Eddie Levert.
Among the highlights at the Soul Train Awards was Jennifer Hudson's opening act with a medley of new and old hits featuring Evelyn “Champagne” King, Chaka Khan and rapper T.I.
Watch Braxton's emotional acceptance speech here.
Watch Jennifer Hudson perform with T.I. and Evelyn "Champagne" King here.