H.E.R. leads all nominees with eight mentions, followed by Brown with seven, and they will face off with one another for the top prizes of Song of the Year, Video of the Year, Best Collaboration and The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award - all for their respective hits "Slide", featuring YG, and "Go Crazy" with Young Thug.
H.E.R. is also up for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, being pitted against other renowned stars including Alicia Keys, Beyonce Knowles, Brandy, Jhene Aiko and Summer Walker. She doubles her chance to win the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award as her song "I Can't Breathe" also shows up as a nominee in the category.
Breezy, meanwhile, earned his other nominations for Best R&B/Soul Male Artist, which sees Anderson .Paak, Charlie Wilson, PJ Morton, The Weeknd and Usher as other contenders for the prize. He additionally vies for Best Dance Performance title, once again thanks to his collaboration with Young Thug, "Go Crazy".
Other multiple nominees include Beyonce and Young Thug with six apiece, and Usher, Chloe x Halle and Summer Walker with five each.
The 2020 Soul Train Awards, which honor the best in soul, R&B and hip-hop, will air on 29 November.
"Martin" co-stars Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold will reunite to host the ceremony for the third consecutive year.
Here is the full list of nominations:
Song of the Year:
Album of the Year:
Video of the Year:
Best R&B/Soul Female Artist:
Best R&B/Soul Male Artist:
Best New Artist:
Rhythm & Bars:
Best Dance Performance:
Best Gospel/Inspirational Award:
Soul Train Certified Award:
The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award: