Solange Leads Soul Train Awards Nominations

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The nominations for the 2017 Soul Train Awards has been released. Solange leads the nominations with seven, including Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, Album of the Year and much more. Bruno Mars is right behind her with six nominations that includes Song of the Year with “That’s What I Like” and Video of the Year with “24k Magic.”

The career achievement award will be handed out at the award ceremony in Las Vegas. Toni Braxton will receive the Don Cornelius Legend Award; and the female trio, SWV, will be honored with the Lady of Soul Award. They will be honored for their outstanding music careers and their legacy will live on as an influence.

In other nominations, it has been one heck of a year for Cardi B as she is nominated for the Rhythm & Bars Award with her debut hit single, “Bodak Yellow,” that is competing against Kendrick Lamar’s “Humble.” He also is nominated with four.

The Soul Train Awards will air on November 26 at 8 p.m. ET on BET.

Check out the full list of nominations below.

Best New Artist

Kevin Ross

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist

Bruno Mars
Bryson Tiller
Chris Brown
The Weeknd

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist

Lalah Hathaway
Mary J. Blige

Soul Train Certified Award

Bell Biv Devoe
Johnny Gill
Lalah Hathaway
Mack Wilds

Video Of The Year

Beyoncé – “All Night”
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
Chris Brown Ft. Usher & Gucci Mane – “Party”
DJ Khaled Ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
Solange – “Cranes In The Sky”

Best Gospel/ Inspirational Award

Chance the Rapper
Charlie Wilson
Kirk Franklin
Tamela Mann

Album/ Mixtape Of The Year

Bruno Mars – 24k Magic
Mary J. Blige – Strength Of A Woman
Solange – A Seat At The Table
Sza – Ctrl
The Weeknd – Starboy

Rhythm & Bars Award (Formerly Best Hip-Hop Song Of The Year)

Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”
Dj Khaled Ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
French Montana Ft. Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”
Kendrick Lamar – “Humble.”
Yo Gotti Ft. Nicki Minaj – “Rake It Up”

Song Of The Year

Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”
Childish Gambino – “Redbone”
Dj Khaled Ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
Khalid – “Location”
Solange – “Cranes In The Sky”

The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award

“Cranes In The Sky” – Written By: Troy L. John, Solange Knowles, Raphael Saadiq (Solange)

“Location” – Written By: Alfredo Emmanuel Gonzalez, Olatunji Olutomiwa, Samuel David Jimenez, Khalid Robinson, Joshua Scruggs (Khalid)

“Love Me Now” – Written By: Blake Matthew Simon Mills, John Henry Ryan, John Roger Stephens (John Legend)

“Redbone” – Written By: George Clinton, William Earl Collins, Gary Lee Cooer, Donaldmckinley Glover Ii, Ludwig Emil Tomas Goransson (Childish Gambino)

“Versace On The Floor” – Written By: Christopher Steven Brown, James Edward Fauntleroy, Bruno Mars, Philip Martin Lawrence (Bruno Mars)

Best Dance Performance

Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”
Chris Brown Ft. Usher & Gucci Mane – “Party”
Dj Khaled Ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
Solange Ft. Sampha – “Don’t Touch My Hair”
Wizkid Ft. Drake – “Come Closer”

Best Collaboration

Dj Khaled Ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
Jazmine Sullivan & Bryson Tiller – “Insecure”
Mary J. Blige Ft. Kanye West – “Love Yourself”
Solange Ft. Sampha – “Don’t Touch My Hair”
Sza Ft. Travis Scott – “Love Galore”

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