Soul Music Hall of Fame

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Soul Music Hall of Fame Inductees - May 2021

Sam & Dave

R&B Pioneer

Sam & Dave
Florence Ballard

Legacy (Posthumous) Award

Florence Ballard
Jennifer Hudson

Female Artist

Jennifer Hudson
William Bell

Male Artist

William Bell
Boyz II Men

Group / Duo

Boyz II Men
Paulinho da Costa

Musician / Instrumentalist

Paulinho da Costa
Norman Harris

Producers / Arrangers

Norman Harris
Narada Michael Walden

Songwriter

Narada Michael Walden
Gladys Knight & The Pips

Motown Soul Artist, Group / Duo

Gladys Knight & The Pips
'3+3' - The Isley Brothers

Classic Soul / R&B Album

'3+3' - The Isley Brothers
"When a Man Loves a Woman" - Percy Sledge

Classic Soul / R&B Single

"When a Man Loves a Woman" - Percy Sledge

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Lifetime Achievement Award
R&B Pioneer
Legacy (Posthumous) Award
Contemporary Soul Music Artist/Group or Duo
Female Artist
Male Artist
Group/Duo
Instrumentalist/Musician or Group
Producer/Arranger
Songwriter/Songwriting Team
Dance Music Artist/Group or Duo
Motown Artist/Group or Duo
Funk Artist/Group or Duo
Classic Soul/R&B Album
Classic Soul/R&B Single