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Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Male

This page lists the winners and nominees for the Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Male. The award was given out every year since the first annual Soul Train Music Awards in 1987. From 1989 to 1992 the award was known as R&B/Urban Contemporary Single – Male. When the Soul Train Music Awards returned in 2009 the categories of Best R&B/Soul Single – Male and Best R&B/Soul Album – Male were consolidated into the Best R&B/Soul Male Artist category. Michael Jackson has won the most awards in this category, with a total of three wins.

Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

1980sEdit

Year Artist Single Ref
1987
Gregory Abbott "Shake You Down" [1]
Freddie Jackson "Tasty Love"
Prince "Kiss"
Luther Vandross "Give Me the Reason"
1988
Michael Jackson "Bad" [2]
Prince "U Got the Look"
Luther Vandross "So Amazing"
Stevie Wonder "Skeletons"
1989
Michael Jackson "Man in the Mirror" [3]
Bobby Brown "My Prerogative"
Johnny Kemp "Just Got Paid"
Keith Sweat (featuring Jacci McGhee) "Make It Last Forever"

1990sEdit

Year Artist Single Ref
1990
Luther Vandross "Here and Now" [4]
Babyface "It's No Crime"
Bobby Brown "Every Little Step"
Eric Gable "Remember (The First Time)"
1991
Johnny Gill "My, My, My" [5]
Babyface "Whip Appeal"
MC Hammer "U Can't Touch This"
James Ingram "I Don't Have the Heart"
1992
Keith Washington "Kissing You" [6]
Michael Jackson "Black or White"
Tony Terry "With You"
Luther Vandross "Power of Love/Love Power"
1993
Michael Jackson "Remember the Time" [7]
Chuckii Booker "Games"
Bobby Brown "Humpin' Around"
Sir Mix-a-lot "Baby Got Back"
1994
Tevin Campbell "Can We Talk" [8]
Babyface "Never Keeping Secrets"
Dr. Dre "Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang
Luther Vandross "Heaven Knows"
1995
R. Kelly "Bump n' Grind" [9]
Babyface "When Can I See You"
Aaron Hall "I Miss You"
Barry White "Practice What You Preach"
1996
D'Angelo "Brown Sugar" [10]
Michael Jackson "You Are Not Alone"
Montell Jordan "This Is How We Do It"
Seal "Kiss from a Rose"
1997
Maxwell "Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)" [11]
D'Angelo "Lady"
Joe "All the Things (Your Man Won't Do)"
Keith Sweat "Twisted"
1998
Usher "You Make Me Wanna..." [12]
Joe "Don't Wanna Be a Player"
R. Kelly "I Believe I Can Fly"
Kenny Lattimore "For You"
1999
Brian McKnight "Anytime" [13]
Jon B. "They Don't Know"
Kirk Franklin
(featuring R. Kelly, Mary J. Blige, Bono, Crystal Lewis and the Family)
"Lean on Me"
R. Kelly "Half on a Baby"

2000sEdit

Year Artist Single Ref
2000
Maxwell "Fortunate" [14]
Ginuwine "So Anxious"
Donell Jones "U Know What's Up"
Brian McKnight "Back at One"
2001
R. Kelly "I Wish" [15]
Avant "Separated"
D'Angelo "Untitled (How Does It Feel)"
Carl Thomas "I Wish"
2002
Musiq Soulchild "Love" [16]
Jaheim "Just in Case"
Brian McKnight "Love of My Life"
Usher "U Got It Bad"
2003
Musiq Soulchild "Dontchange" [17]
Maxwell "This Woman's Work"
Justin Timberlake "Like I Love You"
Usher "U Don't Have to Call"
2004
Luther Vandross "Dance with My Father" [18]
Anthony Hamilton "Comin' From Where I'm From"
Jaheim "Put That Woman First"
Pharrell (featuring Jay Z) "Frontin'"
2005
Usher "Confessions Part II" [19]
Anthony Hamilton "Charlene"
Mario "Let Me Love You"
Prince "Call My Name"
2006
John Legend "Ordinary People" [20]
R. Kelly "Trapped in the Closet"
Bobby Valentino "Slow Down"
Charlie Wilson "Charlie, Last Name Wilson"
2007
John Legend "Save Room" [21]
Avant "4 Minutes"
Chris Brown "Yo (Excuse Me Miss)"
Ne-Yo "Sexy Love"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 1987 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  2. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 1988 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  3. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 1989 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  4. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 1990 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  5. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 1991 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  6. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 1992 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  7. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 1993 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  8. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 1994 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  9. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 1994 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  10. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 1996 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  11. ^ "11th Annual (1997) Soul Train Music Awards". web.archive.org. Archived from the original on October 16, 2002. Retrieved 2015-03-08.
  12. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 1998 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  13. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 1999 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  14. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 2000 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  15. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 2001 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  16. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 2002 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  17. ^ "Soul Train Music Awards 2003 Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 2016-10-15.
  18. ^ "2004 Soul Train Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  19. ^ "2005 Soul Train Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  20. ^ "2006 Soul Train Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  21. ^ "2007 Soul Train Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved 2016-07-12.