The "24K Magic" singer won the Video of the Year prize for "Finesse (Remix)", his collaboration with Cardi B, and was named Best R&B/Soul Male Artist at the annual prizegiving ceremony, which celebrates the best in soul, R&B and hip-hop.
British newcomer Ella Mai took home three awards, for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist and Song of the Year and The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award for her debut single "Boo'd Up". She shared the songwriting prize with the track's co-writers Dijon McFarlane, Joelle James, and Larrance Dopson.
"Thank you @SoulTrain for my first 3 awards, i am honoured (heart emoji) sorry i couldn't be there!" Ella wrote on Twitter.
thank you @SoulTrain for my first 3 awards, i am honoured ❤️ sorry i couldn’t be there!— Ella Mai (@ellamai) 26 November 2018
"Wow. I'm truly grateful. Thank you @SoulTrain! Thank you to my fans for all your support! Im truly Grateful. God is good. #LevelUp (sic)," Ciara tweeted.
Other winners included Lecrae, for Best Gospel/Inspirational, Ledisi for Soul Train Certified, Daniel Caesar, who took home the Best New Artist award as well as Best Collaboration Performance prize for "Best Part", his duet with H.E.R. (Gabi Wilson), who won the Album/Mixtape of the Year award for her self-titled debut studio album.
Faith Evans and Erykah Badu collected special honours, the Lady of Soul Award and the Legend Award respectively, and both performed a medley of their hits. During her speech, Erykah reportedly thanked her mum for "beating greatness into her", remembered the late jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove, and sent love to Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs and his family as they continue to mourn the loss of Kim Porter, the mother of three of his children.
The 2018 Soul Train Awards, which were hosted by best friend duo Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold for BET, were held on 17 November in Las Vegas.
Check out the full list of winners below.