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Wizkid, Tems, Chris Brown, Others Bag Most Nominations At 2021 Soul Train Awards | SEE FULL LIST

Nigeria's Wizkid and Tems are amongst the artists with the highest nominations at the 2021 BET Soul Train Awards.

Wizkid Tems Soul Train Awards

Wizkid & Tems

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Nigerian singers, songwriters, and performers Ayodeji Balogun, aka Wizkid, and Temilade Openiyi, aka Tems, are among the leading nominees for the 2021 BET Soul Train Awards.

The prestigious award, meant to laud and celebrate African-American entertainers, is scheduled to be held on November 20, 2021, at the Apollo Theatre, and it will be hosted by ace actresses/comedians Tichina Arnold and Tisha Campbell.

The nomination list, which was released on November 2nd, 2021, saw Nigerian duo Wizkid and Tems bag five nominations each. Four of which came from their smashing tune 'Essence' which got a nod in the Song of the Year, Video of the Year, The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award and Best Collaboration categories.

Then Wizkid bagged a nomination for Album of the Year, for his classic project Made In Lagoswhile Tems was also nominated for Best New Artist.

H.E.R. is the overall leader of the 2021 Soul Train Award nominations, with eight nods, followed by American prolific singer and performer Chris Brown, who has six nods, and Jazmine Sullivan, who also has six.

SEE FULL LIST BELOW

Song of the Year
Blxst feat. Ty Dolla $Ign & Tyga – “Chosen”
Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) – “Leave the Door Open”
H.E.R. – “Damage”
Jazmine Sullivan – “Pick Up Your Feelings”
Wizkid feat. Tems – “Essence”
Yung Bleu feat. Drake – “You’re Mines Still”

Album of the Year
Blxst – No Love Lost
Doja Cat - Planet Her
Giveon - When It’s All Said and Done… Take Time
H.E.R. - Back of My Mind
Jazmine Sullivan - Heaux Tales
Wizkid - Made in Lagos

Video of the Year
Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak (Silk Sonic) – “Leave the Door Open”
Chris Brown, Young Thug feat. Future, Lil Durk, Latto – “Go Crazy (Remix)”
H.E.R. – “Damage”
Jazmine Sullivan – “Pick Up Your Feelings”
Normani feat. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
Wizkid feat. Tems – “Essence”

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist
Alicia Keys
Doja Cat
H.E.R.
Jazmine Sullivan
Jhené Aiko
SZA

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist
Blxst
Chris Brown
Giveon
Lucky Daye
Tank
Usher

Best Collaboration
Chris Brown, Young Thug feat. Future, Lil Durk, Latto – “Go Crazy (Remix)”
Doja Cat feat. SZA – “Kiss Me More”
H.E.R. feat. Chris Brown – “Come Through”
Jazmine Sullivan feat. H.E.R. – “Girl Like Me”
Wizkid feat. Tems – “Essence”
Yung Bleu feat. Drake – “You’re Mines Still”

Best New Artist
Blxst
Capella Grey
Morray
Tems
Tone Stith
Yung Bleu

Certified Soul Award
Anthony Hamilton
Ashanti
Charlie Wilson
The Isley Brothers
Jam & Lewis
T-Pain

Best Dance Performance
Chloe X Halle – “Ungodly Hour”
Chris Brown, Young Thug – “City Girls”
Lizzo Feat. Cardi B – “Rumors”
Normani Feat. Cardi B- “Wild Side”
Usher – “Bad Habits”

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
Brian Courtney Wilson
James Fortune
Kelly Price
Kirk Franklin
Maverick City Music
Tasha Cobbs Leonard

The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award
“Can’t Let It Show” - written by: Kate Bush, Durrell Babbs (Tank)
“Come Through” - written by: Carl Mccormick, Chris Brown, H.E.R., Kelvin Wooten, Michael L. Williams Ii, Tiara Thomas (H.E.R. Feat. Chris Brown)
“Damage” - written by: Anthony Clemons Jr., Carl Mccormick, H.E.R., James Harris, Jeff Gitelman, Terry Lewis, Tiara Thomas (H.E.R.)
“Essence” - written by: Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, Oniko Eddie Uzezi, Oniko Evawero, Richard Isong, Temilade Openiyi (Wizkid Feat. Tems)
“Leave the Door Open” - written by: Bruno Mars, Brandon Anderson, Dernst Emile Ii, Christopher Brody Brown (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic)
“Pick Up Your Feelings” - written by: Blue June, Chi, Audra Mae Butts, Jazmine Sullivan, Kyle Coleman, Michael Holmes (Jazmine Sullivan)

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