Wizkid’s name popped up twice at the recently released nominee’s list for the BET Soul Train Awards scheduled to hold in Las Vegas on the 17th of November, 2019.
This nomination list released on the 25th of October, with 12 categories nominated Brown Skin Girl in two categories namely; The Ashford Simpson Songwriter’s Award and Best Collaboration.
While the first category for Songwriter mentioned Wizkid’s full name, Ayodeji Balogun, in line with the names of other writers including Beyonce, the second award for ‘Best Collabo’ singled out Beyonce who is the owner of the song, but also gave credit to the artistes who got featured on it like Wizkid and Blu Ivy Carter.
See the Nomination list below;
THE ASHFORD AND SIMPSON SONGWRITER’S AWARD
“Brown Skin Girl” – Written by Beyoncé Knowles, Carlos St. John, Adio Marchant, Shawn Carter, Stacy Barthe, Anathi Mnyango, Michael Uzowuru, Ayodeji Balogun, Richard Isong (Beyoncé featuring Saint Jhn, Wizkid & Blue Ivy Carter)
“Hard Place” – Written by H.E.R., David Harris, Sam Ashworth, Ruby Amanfu (H.E.R.)
“Juice” – Written by Theron Thomas, Sam Sumser, Sean Small, Eric Frederic, Melissa Jefferson (Lizzo)
“Make It Better” – Written by Brandon Anderson, William “Smokey” Robinson, Alana Chenevert, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Daniel Maman, Farid Nassar (Anderson .Paak featuring Smokey Robinson)
“No Guidance” – Written by Christopher Brown, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Joshua “J-Louis” Huizar, Michee Lebrun, Nija Charles, Teddy Walton, Noah Shebib, Tyler Bryant (Chris Brown featuring Drake)
“Talk” – Written by Howard Lawrence, Guy Lawrence, Khalid Robinson (Khalid)
Ari Lennox – “Shea Butter Baby” featuring J. Cole
Beyoncé – “Brown Skin Girl” featuring Saint Jhn, Wizkid & Blue Ivy Carter
Cardi B & Bruno Mars – “Please Me”
Chris Brown – “No Guidance” featuring Drake
PJ Morton – “Say So” featuring JoJo
Ty Dolla $ign – “Purple Emoji” featuring J. Cole
Chris Brown, Drake, Beyoncé and Lizzo lead the slate of nominees for BET Presents: 2019 Soul Train Awards. See Billboard for the full list