2010 Soul Train Noms: Alicia Keys, Drake and Nicki Minaj Show Domination


2010 Soul Train Noms: Alicia Keys, Drake and Nicki Minaj Show Domination


Alicia Keys and Usher receive four nominations, Drake gets three, and Nicki Minaj scores two along with Erykah Badu and Sade among others.

This year's nominees of Soul Train Awards have been unveiled. New mum Alicia Keys leads the pack alongside Usher with four nods each, Drake follows closely with three and Nicki Minaj scores two. The other musicians who receive double kudos are Erykah Badu, Dondria, Janelle Monae, Fantasia Barrino and Sade.

Alicia and Drake are up against each other in Album of the Year. Her "Element of Freedom" and his "Thank Me Later" are on a bid to win the prize with such competitors as Usher's "Raymond vs. Raymond", Sade's "Soldier of Love" and Erykah's "New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh)".

Nicki, meanwhile, competes for Best New Artist, going head to head with the other newcomers such as Melanie Fiona, B.o.B, Dondria and Wale. The Young Money member additionally has a chance to win Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year, battling Eminem, Rick Ross, Drake, Big Boi and T.I..

Winners will be announced in a ceremony to be held on November 10 at Atlanta's Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and aired on November 28 at 9 P.M. ET/PT on BET and Centric. This year's Legends Awards recipients are veteran singers Ron Isley and Anita Baker. R. Kelly will open the show, and duo Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson will host. Rick Ross, Cee-Lo and Keyshia Cole are among the musical guests.

Best New Artist:

Best R&B/Soul Artist - Female: Song of the Year: Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year: Best R&B/Soul Artist - Male: Album of the Year: Best Reggae Artist:
  • Gyptian
  • Damian Marley
  • Mr. Vegas
  • Jah Cure
  • Vybz Kartel
  • Gramps Morgan
Centric Award: Best Gospel Performance - Male, Female or Group: Record of the Year:

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