Silk Sonic Performs ‘Fly as Me’ at 2021 Soul Train Awards

Silk Sonic Performs ‘Fly as Me’ at 2021 Soul Train Awards


Silk Sonic, the duo composed of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, opened up the 2021 Soul Train Awards on Sunday night with “Fly As Me.” 

Backed by a live band and two background singers, Silk Sonic delivered a memorable first-time performance of the confidence-boosting anthem. 

“Fly As Me,” which includes additional writing credit from James Fauntleroy and Big Sean, is lifted from Silk Sonic’s debut album, An Evening With Silk Sonic

The album debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 with 104,000 equivalent units sold. Meanwhile, “Fly As Me,” which features .Paak as the lead vocalist, debuted at No. 81 on the Billboard Hot 100

Silk Sonic’s performance at the Soul Train Awards comes a week after their opening number at the 2021 American Music Awards. They performed their new fan-favorite hit “Smokin Out The Window,” which debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100.

In other news, Silk Sonic is nominated for four awards at the 64th Grammy Awards. “Leave The Door Open” is nominated for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song.

Watch Silk Sonic’s “Fly As Me” performance below.