The recognition continues to come in as Frank Ocean’s debut album “Channel ORANGE” took home the Album of the Year award at last nights Soul Train Awards beating out Nas, Usher, Eric Benet and R. Kelly for the honor. Here’s what they had to say about the album:

Frank Ocean wowed fans, critics and the industry with his celebrated debut laced with left-field, deeply personal love songs like “Thinkin Bout You” and “Pyramids.”

Next up is Grammy nominations which will be announced live on Dec. 5 so stay tuned! For more info on last nights awards and winners in other categories visit the Soul Train website.