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Chris Brown, 30, and Lizzo, 31, were among the top winners at the 2019 Soul Train Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday night.

Neither star attended the awards ceremony at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas due to previously scheduled commitments, according to WENN.com. But Chris took to Instagram to celebrate after winning Song of the Year, Best Collaboration Performance and Best Dance Performance for his track "No Guidance" featuring rapper Drake.

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Sharing a picture announcing his triple victory, Chris wrote:

"THANK YOU GOD !!! THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING ME. I LOVE YOU. It means the world to me #TEAMBREEZYTAKEOVER."

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Lizzo has yet to respond to her double win - for Video of the Year for "Juice" and Album/Mixtape of the Year for "Cuz I Love You". The "Truth Hurts" star has been keeping herself busy in Europe in recent days.

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After performing on The X Factor: Celebrity in the U.K. on Saturday, she will perform in concerts in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Frederiksberg, Denmark, this week, before heading back across the pond to America.

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Other winners at the Soul Train Awards included singer H.E.R., who took home the award for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, presented to her by bisexual singer Tank. Kahlid won the Best R&B/Male Artist trophy, and Beyonce Knowles-Carter, 39, was honored with the prestigious Ashford and Simpson Songwriter's Award for her single "Brown Skin Girl".

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Beyonce was busy in Florida playing hostess at her husband, Jay-Z's annual Shawn Carter Foundation gala. She is pictured at the gala on Saturday.
 

The full list of winners from the 2019 Soul Train Awards is courtesy of WENN.com:

Best New Artist: Summer Walker

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: Lizzo - Cuz I Love You

Song of the Year: Chris Brown feat. Drake - No Guidance

Video of the Year: Lizzo - Juice

The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award: Brown Skin Girl - written by Beyonce Knowles, Carlos St. John, Adio Marchant, Shawn Carter, Stacy Barthe, Anathi Mnyango, Michael Uzowuru, Ayodeji Balogun, Richard Isong

Soul Train Certified Award: Trevor Jackson

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award: Kirk Franklin

Best Dance Performance: Chris Brown feat. Drake - No Guidance

Best Collaboration Performance: Chris Brown feat. Drake - No Guidance

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Alicia Keys will host the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, set to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.

Keys, 38, also hosted the 2019 Grammy Awards. Jack Sussman, Executive VP of music and live specials at CBS Entertainment, called Alicia "the ultimate musically credible MC and talent who brings everything you’d want to hosting big event television."

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Alicia, winner of 15 Grammy awards, says she didn't hesitate to accept the honor.

"At first, I did think last year was a one-time thing, but when the opportunity came back around, there was no question about returning as host of the Grammy Awards. Last year was such a powerful experience for me. Not only did I feel the love in the room, but I felt it from around the world, and it confirmed the healing and unifying power of music."

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Skeptics griped that the mother of two sacrificed her youngest son, Genesis, 4, to curry favor with liberal Hollywood.

Alicia posted an Instagram video in which she complained that Genesis worries about being bullied if he paints his nails in rainbow colors.

Many viewers thought Genesis was simply too young to make such a life-altering decision, and that Alicia encouraged him to explore his sexuality to appease Hollywood liberals.

One Instagram user wrote:

"Whatever happened to tonka trucks and baseball bats etc for a 4yr old. Dear Parents it's time to do better. We are who God created boy, girl, man and woman and we can't change that and it's definitely not up for debate."

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Beyonce's team is very unhappy that the burlesque dancer's Homecoming documentary was shut out of the Emmy Awards after earning 6 Emmy nominations.

Beyonce failed to take home a single trophy at the Creative Arts Emmys over the weekend.

Her rabid fanbase, who call themselves "the BeyHive," took to social media to vent their frustration over their idol's Emmy shut out.

It was their typical immature public meltdown whenever they don't get their way. But the behavior of Beyonce's own management team and publicist really raised eyebrows.

Beyonce's longtime publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure posted an Instagram video that shows her, Bey's manager Steve Pamon and other staffers flipping the bird to the Emmy Creative Arts organizers.

Many say Beyonce's team showed a lack of class, and they should know better than to antagonize Hollywood bigwigs who all know each other.
 

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Colin Kaepernick

A Nike ad campaign featuring free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick won an Emmy award for Best Commercial.

The award was handed out at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards over the weekend.

Nike picked Kaepernick to lead its 30th anniversary 'Just Do It' TV and print campaign that also featured Serena Williams and LeBron James.

Kaepernick courted controversy in 2016 when he remained seated on the bench during the national anthem. After the public backlash, he got off the bench and kneeled on the sideline.

The 30-year-old quarterback said he was protesting social injustice. But some fans noticed he waited until he was benched to become a "woke activist".

"We believe Colin is one of the most inspirational athletes of this generation, who has leveraged the power of sport to help move the world forward," Nike North America vice President Gino Fisanotti told ESPN after the initial backlash.

Kaepernick, who was 3-16 during his final season with the 49ers, filed a grievance against the league for colluding to blackball him -- despite the fact that he turned down at least 2 contract offers.

Kaepernick and the league settled the lawsuit for a reported $10 million.

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Power couple T.I. and Tameka "Tiny" Harris were among the well-heeled guests attending the 2019 Black Music Honors Awards show at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Cobb County, northwest of Atlanta, on Thursday, Sept. 05, 2019.

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Hosts Rickey Smiley and LeToya Luckett-Walker showed off their twerking skills during the 2019 Black Music Honors Awards.

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Iconic R&B group Xscape, (L-R) LaTocha Scott, Tameka "Tiny" Harris, Kandi Burruss and Tamika Scott, performed during the 2019 Black Music Honors Awards. Tameka "Tiny" Harris, 2nd from left, announced her departure from the group to pursue a solo career at age 42. Good for her.

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L-R) R&B singers Tony Terry, Tevin Campbell, Freddie Jackson, and Avery Wilson posed backstage in the press room during the 2019 Black Music Honors.

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Treach stripped off his shirt to give the ladies a thrill during his performance with old skool hip-hop group Naughty By Nature at the 2019 Black Music Honors Awards.

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Speech (brown jacket) posed with his hip-hop collective, Arrested Development at the 2019 Black Music Honors Awards show. Arrested Development is best known for their hit songs "Tennessee", "People Everyday" and "Mr. Wendal". The group won 2 Grammy Awards in 1993 for Best New Artist and Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.

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(L-R) Quad Webb (Married To Medicine), Rashan Ali (Sister Circle), and Trina Braxton (Braxton Family values) were all smiles at the 2019 Black Music Honors Awards.

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