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Chris Brown, Beyonce and Kanye West Lead Nominations for 2011 Soul Train Awards

October 22, 2011 (1:39 am) GMT
Breezy dominates the nominee pack this year by grabbing five nominations, while Beyonce Knowles and Kanye trail behind him with four nods each.
Chris Brown, Beyonce and Kanye West Lead Nominations for 2011 Soul Train Awards

Nomination list for this year's Soul Train Awards has just been unveiled. It's revealed that gets the most nods by scoring a total of five nominations, while and follow him closely by scooping four each.

The "Next 2 You" singer is up for Best Male R&B/Soul Artist, competing against , Green, , and . He once again fights Trey in Album of the Year in addition to facing off , , Beyonce and Kanye.

Breezy is pitted against Adele, Jill and Kanye again in Song of the Year, and has to additionally beat and to win the award. Meanwhile, in Best Dance Performance, he goes head-to-head with Kelly, Beyonce, , and .

He receives his fifth nod in Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year, thanks to "Look at Me Now". He gets and as strong competitors beside battling Kanye who grabs a double nomination in this category through his solo song "All of the Lights" and his collaborative with in "Otis".

While Kanye bumps into Breezy in all of his four nominations, Beyonce has two nods in which she doesn't meet the "I Can Transform Ya" singer. The pregnant artist is vying for Best Female R&B/Soul Artist along with Kelly, Jill, , and .

Beyonce appears in Record of the Year category as well, thanks to one of her singles "Best Thing I Never Had". She is facing off Adele ("Rolling in the Deep"), Marsha ("Far Away"), ("Good Man"), and through his posthumous single "Hold My Hand".

The show will be taped on November 17 in Atlanta and will premiere on CENTRIC and BET on exactly ten days later. Cedric "The Entertainer" is going to host the event, while Jill Scott, , , , , and will perform.

Best New Artist:

Best Male R&B/Soul Artist: Best Female R&B/Soul Artist: Album of the Year: Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year: Song of the Year: Record of the Year (The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award): Best Dance Performance: Centric Award: Best Caribbean Performance: Best Gospel Performance:

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