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Soul Train Awards 2017: Wizkid Bags Another International Nomination

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Soul Train Awards 2017: Wizkid Bags Another International Nomination

The organisers of the Soul Train Awards 2017 has just released the full official nomination list 24 hours after the nomination List of that of MOBO Awards was unveiled.

One category that caught our attention was that of ‘Best Dance Performance’ which has our very own star boy, Wizkid for his collaboration “Come Closer” featuring Drake.

Wizkid was also nominated in two categories yesterday in the recently released MOBO Awards Nomination List; Best African Act, and Best International Act Categories.

The Awards Is scheduled for November 26, 2017 and will be showing on BET channels Live. Peep the comprehensive nominees list  below.

BEST NEW ARTIST
6LACK
H.E.R.
Kevin Ross
Khalid
SZA

BEST R&B/SOUL MALE ARTIST
Bruno Mars
Bryson Tiller
Chris Brown
Khalid
The Weeknd

BEST R&B/SOUL FEMALE ARTIST
Kehlani
Lalah Hathaway
Ledisi
Mary J. Blige
Solange
SZA

SOUL TRAIN CERTIFIED AWARD
Bell Biv Devoe
Johnny Gill
Lalah Hathaway
Ledisi
Mack Wilds

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé – “All Night”
Bruno Mars – “24k Magic”
Chris Brown feat. Usher & Gucci Mane – “Party”
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
Solange – “Cranes In The Sky”

BEST GOSPEL/ INSPIRATIONAL AWARD
Chance The Rapper
Charlie Wilson
Kirk Franklin
Lecrae
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 feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
French Montana feat. Swae Lee – “Unforgettable”
Kendrick Lamar – “Humble.”
Yo Gotti feat. Nicki Minaj – “Rake It Up”

SONG OF THE YEAR
Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”
Childish Gambino – “Redbone”
DJ Khaled feat. 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, Donald Mckinley 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 feat. Usher & Gucci Mane – “Party”
DJ Khaled feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – “Wild Thoughts”
Solange feat. Sampha – “Don’t Touch My Hair”
Wizkid feat. Drake – “Come Closer”

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

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