2011 Soul Train Awards Nominees Revealed

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By: DamnAnthony / October 21, 2011

This year’s Soul Train Awards is being taped on November 17 in Atlanta, and the nominees for the show have been announced. Beyonce, Chris Brown, and Kanye West all hold the most nominations, with five each. Followed by Adele and Kelly Rowland, who are both nominated for three awards. Check out the list of nominees below and be on the lookout for the awards to air on November 27 on BET, complete with performances from Robin Thicke, Jill Scott, Mindless Behavior, Melanie Fiona, Lloyd, and more!

Best New Artist
» Bruno Mars
» Marsha Ambrosius
» Miguel
» Frank Ocean

Best Male R&B/Soul Artist
» Trey Songz
» Chris Brown
» Cee Lo Green
» R. Kelly
» Eric Benet
» Miguel

Centric Award
» Ledisi
» Raphael Saddiq
» Bilal
» Anthony David
» Aloe Blacc

Best Caribbean Performance
» “Bend Over” – Machel Montano
» “Man Down” – Rihanna
» “Delilah” – Movado
» “Wotless” – Kes The Band
» “Summertime” – Vybz Kartel

Best Gospel Performance
» “I Smile” – Kirk Franklin
» “Walking” – Mary Mary
» “Heaven Hear My Heart” – Trin-I-Tee 5:7
» “I Believe” – James Fortune feat. Shawn McLemore
» “More” – Cece Winans

Album of the Year
» Passion Pain & Pleasure – Trey Songz
» 21 – Adele
» F.A.M.E. – Chris Brown
» Light of the Sun – Jill Scott
» 4 – Beyoncé » Watch the Throne – Jay Z/Kanye West

Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year
» Moment for Life – Nicki Minaj
» All of the Lights – Kanye West
» Look at Me Now – Chris Brown (featuring Busta Rhymes and Lil Wayne)
» Out of My Head – Lupe Fiasco
» Otis – Jay Z/Kanye West

Best Female R&B/Soul Artist
» Kelly Rowland
» Beyoncé
» Marsha Ambrosius
» Jennifer Hudson
» Jill Scott
» Mary J. Blige

Song of the Year
» “So In Love” – Jill Scott (featuring Anthony Hamilton)
» “Motivation” – Kelly Rowland (featuring Lil Wayne)
» “Sure Thing” – Miguel
» “Rolling in the Deep” – Adele
» “She Ain’t You” – Chris Brown
» “All of the Lights” – Kanye West

Record of the Year (The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award)
» “Rolling in the Deep” – Adele
» “Far Away” – Marsha Ambrosius
» “Best Thing I Never Had” – Beyoncé
» “Good Man” – Raphael Saddiq
» “Hold My Hand” (duet with Akon) – Michael Jackson

Best Dance Performance
» “Motivation” – Kelly Rowland
» “Only Girl in the World”/”What’s My Name” – Rihanna
» “Run the World (Girls)” – Beyoncé
» “She Ain’t You” – Chris Brown
» “Walking” – Mary Mary
» “Pretty Girl Rock” – Keri Hilson