Chris Brown, Beyonce Lead The Soul Train Awards Nominations

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(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Chris Brown[/lastfm] leads the pack of this year’s Soul Train Awards nominees, with five nods. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Beyonce[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kanye West[/lastfm] each earned four nominations.  This year the awards will be hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and will honor [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Gladys Knight[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Earth, Wind and Fire[/lastfm] with Legend Awards.

The Soul Train Awards will tape in Atlanta on November 17th and air on both Centric and BET on November 27th.

Best New Artist
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bruno Mars[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Marsha Ambrosius[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Miguel[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Frank Ocean[/lastfm]

Centric Award:
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ledisi[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Raphael Saadiq[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bilal [/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Anthony David[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Aloe Blacc[/lastfm]

Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nicki Minaj [/lastfm]- “Moment for Life”

[metrolyrics artist=”nicki minaj” song=”moment 4 life”]

Kanye West – “All of the Lights”
Chris Brown ft. Busta Rhymes and Lil’ Wayne – “Look at Me Now”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lupe Fiasco[/lastfm] – “Out of my Head”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jay Z[/lastfm]/Kanye West – “Otis”

Best Female R&B/Soul Artist
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kelly Rowland[/lastfm]

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Marsha Ambrosius
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jennifer Hudson[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jill Scott[/lastfm]

Best Male R&B/Soul Artist
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Trey Songz[/lastfm]
Chris Brown

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[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]R. Kelly[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Cee Lo Green[/lastfm]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eric Benet[/lastfm]

Album of the Year
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Adele[/lastfm] – 21
Chris Brown – FAME
Beyonce – 4
Trey Songz – Passion Pain and Pleasure
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jill Scott[/lastfm] – Light of the Sun
Jay Z/Kanye West – Watch the Throne

Song of the Year
Kelly Rowland ft. Lil’ Wayne – “Motivation”
Miguel – “Sure Thing”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Adele[/lastfm] – “Rolling in the Deep”
Chris Brown – “She Ain’t You”
Kanye West – “All of the Lights”

[metrolyrics artist=”kanye west” song=”all of the lights”]
Jill Scott ft. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Anthony Hamilton [/lastfm]- “So in Love”

Best Dance Performance
Kelly Rowland – “Motivation”

[metrolyrics artist=”kelly rowland” song=”motivation”]

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rihanna[/lastfm] – “Only Girl in The World/ What’s My Name”
Beyonce – “Run the World”
Chris Brown – “She Ain’t You”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mary Mary[/lastfm] – “Walking”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Keri Hilson[/lastfm] – “Pretty Girl Rock”

Best Gospel Performance
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kirk Franklin [/lastfm]- “I Smile”
Mary Mary – “Walking”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Trin-I-Tee 5:7[/lastfm] – “Heaven Hear My Heart”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]James Fortune[/lastfm] ft. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Shawn McLemore[/lastfm] – “I Believe”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Cece Winans [/lastfm]- “More”

Best Caribbean Performance
Rihanna – “Man Down”
[metrolyrics artist=”rihanna” song=”man down”]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Vybz Kartel[/lastfm] – “Summer Time”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kes The Band [/lastfm]- “Wotless”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Machel Montano[/lastfm] – “Bend Over”
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Movado[/lastfm] – “Delilah”

Record of the Year (The [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ashford & Simpson[/lastfm] Songwriter’s Award)
“Rolling In The Deep” – Adele (Writers: Adele, Paul Epworth)
“Far Away” — Marsha Ambrosius (Writers: Marsha Ambrosius, Sterling Simms)
“Best Thing I Never Had” — Beyonce (Writers: Antonio Dixon; Kenneth Edmonds; Larry Griffin, Jr.; Beyonce Knowles; Caleb McCampbell; Patrick Smith; Shea Taylor)
“Good Man” — Raphael Saddiq (Writers: Raphael Saadiq, Taura Stinson)
“Hold My Hand” (Duet with Akon) — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Michael Jackson[/lastfm] (Writers: Aliaune Thiam (Akon), Giorgio Tuinfort, Claude Kelly)

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