The Limelight: 2009 Soul Train Nominees

by: Randi M.

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The 2009 Soul Train Awards is going down next Tuesday, Noc 3rd, but will show on channels BET & Centric on Nov 29th at 9pm Eastern. Terrence Howard and Tarji P. Henson will host the event. And a few of the performers include Trey Songz, Robin Thicke, Erykah Badu, Melanie Fiona, Brian McKnigt, Boyz II Men, and Ginuwine. The late Michael Jackson will also be honored. The nominees are listed below:

 

BEST NEW ARTIST
• Drake
• Jazmine Sullivan
• Keri Hilson
• Ryan Leslie
• Solange

BEST R&B/SOUL ARTIST FEMALE

• Beyonce
• Chrisette Michele
• Jennifer Hudson
• Ledisi
• Whitney Houston

BEST MALE R&B/SOUL MALE

• Charlie Wilson
• Maxwell
• Musiq Soulchild
• Raphael Saadiq
• Robin Thicke

SONG OF THE YEAR
• “God in Me” – Mary Mary
• “Pretty Wings” – Maxwell
• “Single Ladies (Put a ring on it)” – Beyonce
• “Spotlight” – Jennifer Hudson
• “Turnin Me On” – Keri Hilson/ ft Lil Wayne

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
• Beyonce – I am… Sasha Fierce (Platinum) Sony Music
• Jamie Foxx – Intuition (Platinum) J Records
• Kanye West – 808s & Heartbreak (Platinum) Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
• Maxwell – Blacksummer’s Night (Gold) Sony Music
• Ne-Yo – Year of the Gentleman

RECORD OF THE YEAR (SONGWRITER AWARD)
• Beyonce – “Single Ladies (Put a ring on it)”
• Drake – “Best I ever had”
• Jamie Foxx Ft/T-Pain – “Blame it”
• Keri Hilson – “Knock You Down”
• Maxwell – “Pretty Wings”

BEST REGGAE ARTIST AWARD
• Movado
• Sean Paul
• Serani
• Taurus Riley
• Ziggy Marley

CENTRIC AWARD – SOUL APPROVED/UNDERGROUND
• Corneille
• Eric Roberson
• Laura Izibor
• Maysa
• The Knux

BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE MALE, FEMALE OR GROUP

• BeBe and CeCe Winans – “Close To You”
• Fred Hammond f/John P Kee – “They That Wait”
• Marvin Sapp – “Praise Him in Advance”
• Mary Mary – “God In Me”
• Smokie Norful – “Justified”

BEST COLLABORATION
• Keri Hilson featuring Kanye West & Ne-Yo – “Knock you Down”
• Keyshia Cole featuring Monica – “Trust”
• Mario featuring Gucci Mane and Sean Garrett – “Break up”
• Mary Mary featuring Kierra (KiKi) Sheard – “God In Me”
• Trey Songz featuring Drake – “Successful”

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

• Michael Jackson

 

As listed on BlackVoices.

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