Wizkid Nominated For 2019 Soul Train Awards

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Wizkid Nominated For 2019 Soul Train Awards

Nigeria’s very own Wizkid has been nominated for the 2019 Soul Train Awards.

This nomination is following the history making success of his recent Starboy Fest which he sold out the 20,000 capacity O2 Arena in London for a second time in a row.

The singer made it to the list for his collaborative hit song with American music star, Beyoncé with “Brown Skin Girl.” Wizkid has been nominated in two categories: Best collaboration and the Songwriters award.

This nomination will make it his third nomination at the Soul Train awards. He was nominated for Best Dance Performance in 2017 for his song “Come Closer”, a single from his last album Sounds from the other side.

See the full list of nominees below:

Best Collaboration

Ari Lennox feat. J. Cole, “Shea Butter Baby”
Beyoncé feat. Saint Jhn, Wizkid & Blue Ivy Carter, “Brown Skin Girl”
Cardi B & Bruno Mars, “Please Me”
Chris Brown feat. Drake, “No Guidance”
PJ Morton & JOJO, “Say So”
Ty Dolla $ign feat. J. Cole, “Purple Emoji”

Best New Artist

Lucky Daye
Mahalia
Nicole Bus
Pink Sweat$
Summer Walker
YK Osiris

Soul Train Certified Award

Ciara
Daniel Caesar
Fantasia
india.arie
Kelly Rowland
Trevor Jackson

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Bebe Winans
Donald Lawrence
Erica Campbell
Kirk Franklin
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Tori Kelly

Rhythm & Bars Award

21 Savage feat J. Cole, “A Lot”
Cardi B, “Money”
DaBaby, “Suge”
J. Cole, “Middle Child”
Meek Mill feat. Drake, “Going Bad”
Megan Thee Stallion feat. DaBaby, “Cash Shit”

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist

Ari Lennox
Beyoncé
H.E.R.
Lizzo
Mary J. Blige
Summer Walker

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist

Anderson .Paak
Bruno Mars
Chris Brown
Daniel Caesar
Khalid
Tank

Album/Mixtape of the Year

Shea Butter Baby, Ari Lennox
Indigo, Chris Brown
Ella Mai, Ella Mai
I Used To Know Her, H.E.R.
Free Spirit, Khalid
Cuz I Love You, Lizzo

Song of the Year

“Before I Let Go,” Beyoncé
“No Guidance,” Chris Brown feat. Drake
“Shot Clock,” Ella Mai
“Talk,” Khalid
“Juice,” Lizzo
“Girls Need Love (Remix),” Summer Walker feat. Drake

The Ashford & 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 feat. 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, Alaina Chenevert, Miguel Atwood Ferguson, Daniel Manman Farid Nassar (Anderson .Paak feat. Smokey Robinson)
“No Guidance,” written by Christopher Brown, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Josha Lewis, Michee Lebrun, Nija Charles, Teddy Walton, Noah Shebib & Tyler Bryant (Chris Brown feat. Drake)
“Talk,” written by Howard Lawrence, Guy Lawrence & Khalid Robinson (Khalid)

Best Dance Performance

Beyoncé, “Spirit”
Chris Brown feat. Drake, “No Guidance”
Danileigh feat. Chris Brown, “Easy (Remix)”
Lizzo, “Juice”
Normani, “Motivation”
Teyana Taylor, “WTP”

Video of the Year

Alicia Keys, “Raise A Man” Beyoncé, “Spirit”
Childish Gambino, “Feels Like Summer”
Khalid, “Better”
Lizzo, “Juice”

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