Wizkid, Anatii Win Big at BET Soul Train Awards Alongside Beyoncé
The Nigerian and South African artists, respectively, won soul train awards for their contributions to 'Brown Skin Girl."
The song, which is an ode to dark-skinned women, was one of the standout tracks from Beyoncé's The Lion King: The Gift. It earned the "Ashford and Simpson Songwriter's Award" last night during the awards ceremony in Las Vegas. Wizkid is featured on the track and has a writing credit, while Anatii is credited as a composer along with Michael Uzowuru, and others.
The song was also nominated in the "Best Collaboration Performance" category.
The show was hosted by Martin stars Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold and was full of performances from stars like Wale while singers Erykah Badu, Robert Glasper, and Carl Thomas performed during a lively soul cypher.
The big winners of the night were Chris Brown and Lizzo. Check out the full list of winners below.
2019 BET Soul Train Awards Winners:
Best New Artist – Summer Walker
Soul Train Certified Award – Trevor Jackson
Best Gospel/Inspirational Award – Kirk Franklin
Rhythm & Bars Award – Cardi B, Money
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 Knowles, Carlos St. John, Adio Marchant, Shawn Carter, Stacy Barthe, Anathi Mnyango, Michael Uzowuru, Ayodeji Balogun, Richard Isong (Beyoncé feat. Saint Jhn, Wizkid & Blue Ivy Carter)
Best Dance Performance – Chris Brown feat. Drake, No Guidance
Video of the Year – Lizzo, Juice
Best Collaboration Performance – Chris Brown feat. Drake, No Guidance