Soul Train Music Award for The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award

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This page lists the winners and nominees for the Soul Train Music Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award. Also referred to as Record of the Year, this award was first given in 2009. John Legend currently holds the most awards in this category, with three.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.


Year Artist Song Writers Ref
Jamie Foxx (featuring T-Pain) "Blame It" [1]
Beyoncé "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)"
Drake "Best I Ever Had"
Keri Hilson (featuring Kanye West and Ne-Yo) "Knock You Down"
Maxwell "Pretty Wings"


Year Artist Song Writers Ref
Alicia Keys "Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)" [2]
El DeBarge "Second Chance"
Drake "Find Your Love"
Fantasia "Bittersweet"
R. Kelly "When a Woman Loves"
Marsha Ambrosius "Far Away" [3]
Adele "Rolling in the Deep"
Beyoncé "Best Thing I Never Had"
Michael Jackson (featuring Akon) "Hold My Hand"
Raphael Saadiq "Good Man"
John Legend (featuring Ludacris) "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)" [4]
Estelle "Thank You"
R. Kelly "Share My Love"
Nas "Daughters"
Usher "Climax"
Tamar Braxton "Love and War" [5]
Fantasia "Lose to Win"
J. Cole "Crooked Smile"
Alicia Keys (featuring Maxwell) "Fire We Make"
Janelle Monáe (featuring Erykah Badu) "Q.U.E.E.N."
Justin Timberlake "Mirrors"
John Legend "All of Me" [6]
Jhené Aiko "The Worst"
Aloe Blacc "The Man"
Beyoncé "Pretty Hurts"
Sam Smith "Stay with Me"
Pharrell Williams "Happy"
Common and John Legend "Glory" [7]
J. Cole "Apparently"
Mark Ronson (featuring Bruno Mars) "Uptown Funk"
The Weeknd "Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)"
Tyrese "Shame"
Andra Day "Rise Up" [8]
Adele "Hello"
Beyoncé "Formation"
Rihanna "Needed Me"
Bryson Tiller "Don't"
Solange "Cranes in the Sky" [9]
Khalid "Location"
John Legend "Love Me Now"
Childish Gambino "Redbone"
Bruno Mars "Versace on the Floor"
Ella Mai "Boo'd Up" [10]
Bruno Mars (featuring Cardi B) "Finesse (Remix)"
Childish Gambino "Summertime Magic"
Daniel Caesar (featuring H.E.R.) "Best Part"
H.E.R. "Focus"
SZA "Broken Clocks"
Beyoncé, Saint Jhn, & Wizkid (featuring Blue Ivy Carter) "Brown Skin Girl" [11]
H.E.R. "Hard Place"
Lizzo "Juice"
Anderson .Paak (featuring Smokey Robinson) "Make It Better"
Chris Brown (featuring Drake) "No Guidance"
Khalid "Talk"

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Nero, Mark. "2009 Soul Train Awards". Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  2. ^ "R. Kelly Kicks Off the Most Soulful Night in Entertainment at the 2010 Soul Train Awards". Soul October 18, 2010. Retrieved October 14, 2016.
  3. ^ Joseph, Justin (2011-11-27). "Soul Train Award 2011 Winners". Centric. Retrieved 2011-11-28.
  4. ^ Daniel, Danica (November 25, 2012). "Soul Train Awards 2012 Complete Winners List". Centric. Archived from the original on November 28, 2012. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
  5. ^ "Soul Train Awards 2013, Hosted by Anthony Anderson". BET. Retrieved October 14, 2016.
  6. ^ "Centric Announces 'Soul Train Awards 2014' Nominees Including Beyoncé & Pharrell". TV by the Numbers. Tribune Media Services. October 13, 2014. Archived from the original on October 16, 2014. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  7. ^ "2015 Soul Train Awards Nominees Include The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Beyoncé & More". The Boombox. October 16, 2015. Retrieved July 12, 2016.
  8. ^ "Erykah Badu Returns to Host the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards as Drake, Beyoncé Lead Nominations". Billboard. October 12, 2016. Retrieved October 12, 2016.
  9. ^ "Solange, Bruno Mars Lead 2017 Soul Train Awards Nominations". Billboard. October 17, 2017. Retrieved October 19, 2017.
  10. ^ Mitchell, Gail. "2018 Soul Train Awards Exclusive: H.E.R., Bruno Mars & Cardi B Top Nominees". Billboard. Retrieved October 26, 2018.
  11. ^ Mitchell, Gail. "Chris Brown, Drake, Beyoncé & Lizzo Top Nominees For 2019 Soul Train Awards: Exclusive". Billboard. Retrieved November 2, 2019.