Erykah Badu is set to host the 2017 Soul Train Awards

Erykah Badu

Award-winning American songbird Erykah Badu is reportedly hosting the 2017 Soul Train Awards for a third consecutive year. Leading the pack of nominations with seven in total is Solange who is closely followed by SZA as she is up for four awards. Even though the show will be taped in Las Vegas on 5 November 2017, 6:00 PM PST, it will only broadcast on BET on November 26 at 8 p.m. ET. Take a look below for the sizzling lineup of performers and full list of nominees from the BET team. By Bridgette Matjuda Image: Facebook

Soul Train Awards Performers

Kirk Franklin
Tamar Braxton
Toni Braxton

Nominees are as follows:
Best New Artist
Kevin Ross

Best RNB/ Soul Male Artist
Bruno Mars
Bryson Tiller
Chris Brown
The Weeknd

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Best R&B/Soul Female Artist
Lalah Hathaway
Mary J. Blige

Soul Train Certified Award
Bell Biv Devoe
Johnny Gill
Lalah Hathaway
Mack Wilds

Video Of The Year
Beyonce – All Night
Bruno 24K Magic
Chris Brown ft Gussi Mane Party
Khalid ft Rihanna
Solange – Cranes in ski

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Best Gospel Inspirational Award
Chance The Rapper
Charlie Wilson
Kirk Franklin
Tamela Mann

Album/Mixtape of the year
Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
Mary – Strength of A Woman
Solange – A seat at the table
The Weeknd – Starboy

Rythm & Bars Award
Cardi B – Bodak Yellow
DJ Khalid ft Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – Wild thoughts
French montana ft Swae Lee – unforgettable
Kendrick Lemar – Humble
Yo Gotti ft Nicki Minaj – Rake it up

Song of the year
Bruno Mars- That’s what I like
Childish Gambino – Redbone
DJ Khalid ft riri & bryson tiller – Wild thoughts
Khalid – Location
Solange – Cranes in the sky

The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award
Cranes in the sky
Love Me Now
Versace On The Floor

Best Dance Performance
Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
Chris Brown ft Usher & Gucci Mane – Party
DJ Khalid ft Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – Wild thoughts
Solange ft Sampha – Don’t Touch My Hair
Wizkid ft Drake – Come closer

Best Collaboration
DJ Khalid ft riri & bryson tiller – Wild thoughts
Jazmine Sullivan & Bryson Tiller – Insecure
Mary J. Blige ft Kanye West – Love Yourself
Solange ft. Sampha – Don’t Touch My Hair
SZA ft Travis Scott – Love Galore

We’re excitedly looking forward to the 2017 Soul Train Awards – especially the performances and red carpet fashion looks. Congratulations to all the nominees!