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 Soul Train Music Awards: Wizkid bags two nominations as Chris Brown tops with eight [Full List]

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Nigerian music star, Wizkid, has been nominated for the 2019 Soul Train Music Awards scheduled to hold on Nov. 17 in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S

Wizkid is nominated in the Best Collaboration and the Songwriters’ Award categories for his collaborative song with Beyoncé, “Brown Skin Girl”, The Hollywood Reporter reported.

The nomination makes it the third time Wizkid has made the nominees’ list for the prestigious award.

He was nominated for Best Dance Performance in 2017 for his song ‘Come Closer’ and in 2016 for the Rhythm and Bars category for his song ‘One Dance.

Chris Brown leads the 2019 Soul Train Awards nominations with eight, followed by Drake with seven, and Beyoncé and Lizzo with six each.

Brown’s nominations include best R&B/Soul Male Artiste, Album/Mixtape of the Year, the Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award and two nods for best dance performance.

Drake’s seven mentions include Rhythm & Bars (formerly best hip-hop song of the year), Best Dance Performance, Best Collaboration and two nominations for Song of the Year with “No Guidance” and “Girls Need Love Too Remix.”

Beyoncé and Lizzo each picked up nominations for Best R&B/Soul Female Artiste, Song of the Year, Video of the Year, Best Dance Performance and the Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award.

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Khalid also ranked among the leading nominees with five mentions, followed by J. Cole with four, while H.E.R, Ari Lennox and Summer Walker got three each.

The Soul Train Music Awards is an annual award that honours the best in black music and entertainment.

It is produced by the makers of Soul Train, the programme from which it takes its name, and features musical performances by various R&B and soul recording artistes spread throughout the ceremonies.

The voting body includes active professionals in the fields of radio programming and music retail and management and recording artistes with records that have charted in designated music trade publications in the year prior to proceedings.

Award-winning actress and singer, Tisha Campbell and veteran actress, comedian and singer, Tichina Arnold will host this year’s Soul Train Awards.

Here is the complete list of nominees for BET Presents: 2019 Soul Train Awards:

BEST NEW ARTIST

Lucky Daye

Mahalia

Nicole Bus

Pink Sweat$

Summer Walker

YK Osiris

SOUL TRAIN CERTIFIED AWARD

Ciara

Daniel Caesar

Fantasia

India.Arie

Kelly Rowland

Trevor Jackson

BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD

BeBe Winans

Donald Lawrence

Erica Campbell

Kirk Franklin

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Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Tori Kelly

RHYTHM & BARS (FORMERLY BEST HIP-HOP SONG OF THE YEAR)

21 Savage – “A Lot” featuring J. Cole

Cardi B – “Money”

DaBaby – “Suge”

J. Cole – “Middle Child”

Meek Mill – “Going Bad” featuring Drake

Megan Thee Stallion – “Cash Shit” featuring DaBaby

BEST R&B/SOUL FEMALE ARTIST

Ari Lennox

Beyoncé

H.E.R.

Lizzo

Mary J. Blige

Summer Walker

BEST R&B/SOUL MALE ARTIST

Anderson .Paak

Bruno Mars

Chris Brown

Daniel Caesar

Khalid

Tank

ALBUM/MIXTAPE OF THE YEAR

Ari Lennox – Shea Butter Baby

Chris Brown – Indigo

Ella Mai – Ella Mai

H.E.R. – I Used to Know Her

Khalid – Free Spirit

Lizzo – Cuz I Love You

SONG OF THE YEAR

Beyoncé – “Before I Let Go”

Chris Brown – “No Guidance” featuring Drake

Ella Mai – “Shot Clock”

Khalid – “Talk”

Lizzo – “Juice”

Summer Walker – “Girls Need Love (Remix)” featuring Drake

THE ASHFORD AND SIMPSON SONGWRITER’S AWARD

“Brown Skin Girl” – Written by Beyoncé Knowles, Carlos St. John, Adio Marchant, Shawn Carter, Stacy Barthe, Anathi Mnyango, Michael Uzowuru, Ayodeji Balogun, Richard Isong (Beyoncé featuring Saint Jhn, Wizkid & Blue Ivy Carter)

“Hard Place” – Written by H.E.R., David Harris, Sam Ashworth, Ruby Amanfu (H.E.R.)

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“Juice” – Written by Theron Thomas, Sam Sumser, Sean Small, Eric Frederic, Melissa Jefferson (Lizzo)

“Make It Better” – Written by Brandon Anderson, William “Smokey” Robinson, Alana Chenevert, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Daniel Maman, Farid Nassar (Anderson .Paak featuring Smokey Robinson)

“No Guidance” – Written by Christopher Brown, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Joshua “J-Louis” Huizar, Michee Lebrun, Nija Charles, Teddy Walton, Noah Shebib, Tyler Bryant (Chris Brown featuring Drake)

“Talk” – Written by Howard Lawrence, Guy Lawrence, Khalid Robinson (Khalid)

BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE

Beyoncé – “Spirit”

Chris Brown – “No Guidance” featuring Drake

DaniLeigh – “Easy (Remix)” featuring Chris Brown

Lizzo – “Juice”

Normani – “Motivation”

Teyana Taylor – “WTP”

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Alicia Keys – “Raise a Man”

Beyoncé – “Spirit”

Childish Gambino – “Feels Like Summer”

Chris Brown – “No Guidance” featuring Drake

Khalid – “Better”

Lizzo – “Juice”

BEST COLLABORATION

Ari Lennox – “Shea Butter Baby” featuring J. Cole

Beyoncé – “Brown Skin Girl” featuring Saint Jhn, Wizkid & Blue Ivy Carter

Cardi B & Bruno Mars – “Please Me”

Chris Brown – “No Guidance” featuring Drake

PJ Morton  – “Say So” featuring JoJo

Ty Dolla $ign – “Purple Emoji” featuring J. Cole

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