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    The Weeknd Tops Soul Train Awards

    Last night’s big winner was The Weeknd, taking album of the year and best male performer, while best new artist went to Jidenna. Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk” nabbed song and video of the year, and Jill Scott claimed the inaugural Lady of Soul Award. But host Erykah Badu generated the most buzz with her lively pace and witty one-liners. During her monologue, Badu told Iggy Azalea she could join the soul train because her music is “definitely not rap” — showing that in the age of hip-hop, R&B still carries a tune.

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