Kendrick Lamar is the lead Soul Train Awards nominee
Kendrick Lamar is the top nominee for the Soul Train Awards.
The rapper is up for six awards, including album of the year for good kid, m.A.A.d city and song and video of the year for “Poetic Justice.” R&B singers Justin Timberlake, Miguel, Robin Thicke, Chris Brown, and Tamar Braxton follow with five nominations each.
The latest albums from Lamar, Timberlake, and Miguel will battle efforts from Jay-Z, Rihanna, and Fantasia for album of the year. Lamar’s other nominations include best new artist, hip-hop song of the year, and collaboration.
The Soul Train Awards will be presented Nov. 8 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. The awards will air Dec. 1 on BET and Centric. Actor-comedian Anthony Anderson will host the show.
Head to BET.com to see all the nominations.