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R. Kelly Sets New Record For Most Soul Train Awards Nominations

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on September 20, 2012

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R. Kelly has set a new record for the Soul Train Awards for most nominations by an artist as his two nods push him to a total of 21 over the years. He is up for Songwriter and Album of the Year.

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Overall, Usher leads this year’s nominees with five for R&B/Soul Male Artist, Album, Song, Songwriter and Dance Performance. Also receiving multiple nominations were Nas, Tray Songz, John Legend and Estelle.
A few veteran artists made the cut including BeBe Winans, Whitney Houston (both for Gospel/Inspirational Performance), Jimmy Cliff (Caribbean Performance), Tony Bennett and Kenny Garrett (both for Traditional Jazz Artist/Group).

The awards will be held on November 8 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas and shown on November 25 on BET and Centric.

The nominees (with veteran artists in bold):

Best New Artist

  • Elle Varner
  • Emeli Sande
  • J. Cole
  • Luke James
  • Robert Glasper

Centric Award

  • Daley
  • Esperanza Spalding
  • Gary Clark Jr.
  • Leah Labelle
  • Santigold

Best Gospel/Inspirational Performance

  • America AmericaBeBe Winans
  • I Feel Good – Fred Hammond
  • My Testimony – Marvin Sapp
  • Go Get It – Mary Mary
  • Celebrate Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks

Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year

  • No Lie – 2 Chainz ft. Drake
  • Lotus Flower Bomb – Wale ft. Miguel
  • Daughters – Nas
  • Mercy – Kanye West ft. Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz
  • Leave You Alone – Young Jeezy ft. Ne-Yo

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist

  • Beyoncé
  • Estelle
  • Keyshia Cole
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Melanie Fiona

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist

  • Miguel
  • Robin Thicke
  • Trey Songz
  • Tyrese
  • Usher

Album of the Year

  • The One – Eric Benet
  • Channel Orange – Frank Ocean
  • Life Is Good – Nas
  • Write Me Back – R. Kelly
  • Looking For Myself – Usher

Song of the Year

  • Thank You – Estelle
  • Tonight (Best You Ever Had) – John Legend ft. Ludacris
  • Heart Attack – Trey Songz
  • Stay – Tyrese
  • Climax – Usher
  • Lotus Flower Bomb – Wale ft. Miguel

The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award

  • Thank You – Estelle (Writers: Arden Altino, Akene “The Champ” Dunkley, Jerry Duplessis, Doug F. Edwards, Thomas D. Richardson, Aliaune Thiam)
  • Tonight (Best You Ever Had) – John Legend ft. Ludacris (Writers: Allen Arthur, Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges, Keith Justice, Miguel Pimentel Miguel, Clayton Reilly, John Stephens)
  • Daughters – Nas (Writers: Nasir Jones, Ernest D. Wilson, Patrick Adams, Gary DeCarlo, Dale Frashuer, Paul Leka)
  • Share My Love – R. Kelly (Writer: Robert Kelly)
  • Climax – Usher (Writers: Usher Raymond IV, Sean “Redd Stylez” Fenton, Thomas “Diplo” Pentz, Ariel Rechtshaid)

Best Dance Performance

  • Love On Top – Beyoncé
  • Turn Up The Music – Chris Brown
  • Starships – Nicki Minaj
  • Where Have You Been – Rihanna
  • Scream – Usher

Best Caribbean Performance

  • Bajan Style – Cover Drive
  • SuperHeavy – Damian “Junior Gong” Marley
  • Rebirth Jimmy Cliff
  • Spark Seeker – Matisyahu
  • Tomahawk Technique – Sean Paul

Best International Performance

  • Our Day Will Come – Amy Winehouse
  • Alone Together – Daley ft. Marsha Ambrosius
  • Next To Me – Emeli Sande
  • Thank You – Estelle
  • Somebody (That I Used To Know) – Gotye ft. Kimbra
  • Nothing’s Real But Love – Rebecca Ferguson

Best Traditional Jazz Artist/Group

  • Impressions – Chris Botti
  • Seeds From The UndergroundKenny Garrett
  • The Absence – Melody Gardot
  • Black Radio – The Robert Glasper Experiment
  • Isn’t It RomanticTony Bennett

Best Contemporary Jazz Artist/Group

  • Full Tank – Ben Tankard
  • DREAMS – Brian Culbertson
  • Another Country – Cassandra Wilson
  • Radio Music Society – Esperanza Spalding
  • Here We Go – Peter White

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