For the Soul Train Awards, there are 8 reasons we need to pay attention to H.E.R.!
Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson, professionally known as H.E.R., is the rising star of the R&B genre with several accolades under her belt, including four Grammy awards.
As reported by E.T., the 24-year-old has achieved yet another milestone as she currently holds the most nominations for this year’s B.E.T. Soul Train Awards.
H.E.R. Bags 8 Nominations For The 2021 B.E.T. Soul Train Awards
B.E.T.’s Soul Train music awards is an annual event that celebrates the best soul music, hip hop, and R&B performers in the Industry.
The memorable occasion is set to air on November 28, but the organization has already released information about the upcoming event, including its esteemed nominees.
As aforementioned, H.E.R. has received the most nominations with 8 spots in various categories such as Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, Song of the Year, Album of the Year, and more.
The 24-year-old’s song “Damage” is up for the Song of the Year category against renowned artists like Bruno Mars, WizKid, and Yung Bleu.
Although the “Best Part” crooner is up against some of the biggest acts in the music industry, her achievement as the most nominated artist proves H.E.R. is a force to be reckoned with.
Right behind the R&B goddess in the highest nominations rank are Jazmine Sullivan and Chris Brown with six nominations each, followed by Nigerian artists WizKid and TEMS with five nominations per person.
Aside from the new generation, iconic singers such as Ashanti and Maxwell will also be honored at the event with the Lady of Soul and Legend Awards, respectively.
The “Foolish” singer released a statement expressing her gratitude to B.E.T. for making her a part of the Soul Train legacy. Similarly, Maxwell felt blessed to be recognized by the community that wholeheartedly supported his musical career.
More Details About H.E.R.’s Life And Achievements
Last December, The Blast discussed all there was to know about the mysterious R&B star, including the meaning behind her stage name.
H.E.R. is an acronym for “Having Everything Revealed,” and the singer’s alias achieved worldwide recognition in 2016 after the release of her E.P., “H.E.R. Volume 1.”
Although the 24-year-old won the hearts of many with her swooning voice and emotional lyrics, she initially kept her identity hidden.
The only indication of what the singer may look like was the silhouette images of herself in sunglasses on her album covers.
However, her musical prowess was enough to impress critics, who showered her with praises. While many were content without knowing the crooner’s face, some fans were dying of curiosity.
Soon the talented detectives were able to trace the “Focus” singer’s identity on SoundCloud to an original work posted under the artist’s real name.