The Soul Train Awards 2021 will bring with it a major honor for R&B superstar Maxwell.
For, the ‘Pretty Wings’ performer will be bestowed with the coveted Legend Award at the November 28 ceremony, which is taking place at the legendary Apollo Theater in New York.
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Over the course of the performer’s 25-year career, he’s sold millions of records worldwide, scooped two NAACP Image Awards, accrued three GRAMMYs, and six Soul Train Awards.
Of the major honor, Maxwell said in a statement:
“It’s an honor to be presented with the Legend award by a community that’s been growing with me throughout my career. I’m so grateful to be sharing this moment with everyone and returning to the Apollo for an evening of excellence.”
The announcement arrived in tandem with the unveiling of the nominations.
Hosted by Tichina Arnold and Tisha Campbell, this year’s Soul Train nominations sees H.E.R. lead with 8, Jazmine Sullivan and Chris Brown following with 6.
The show will simulcast on BET and BET Her at 8 PM ET.