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Wizkid Nominated For Best Performance At 2017 Soul Train Awards

By Chidirim Ndeche 19 October 2017   |   10:36 am

Wizkid was nominated by BET for the Soul Train Awards 2017, which recognises the best in Soul, RnB and Hip-Hop music in a dozen categories.

Wizkid was nominated for the Best Dance Performance award category for his music video Come Closer.

Solange Knowles and Bruno Mars led with the most nominations, getting seven and six nominations respectively.

The event will take place on November 5 in Las Vegas and air on BET on November 26.

Wizkid has continued to make Nigeria and the whole of Africa proud with the amazing work he’s been putting out. Keep it up, Babanla!

See the complete list of awards and nominees for the BET Soul Train Awards below:

Best New Artist

6lack
H.E.R.
Kevin Ross
Khalid
Sza

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist

Bruno Mars
Bryson Tiller
Chris Brown
Khalid
The Weeknd

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist

Kehlani
Lalah Hathaway
Ledisi
Mary J. Blige
Solange
Sza

Soul Train Certified Award

Bell Biv Devoe
Johnny Gill
Lalah Hathaway
Ledisi
Mack Wilds

Video of the Year

Beyoncé – All Night
Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
Chris Brown Ft. Usher & Gucci Mane – Party
DJ Khaled Ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – Wild Thoughts
Solange – Cranes In The Sky

Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Chance the Rapper
Charlie Wilson
Kirk Franklin
Lecrae
Tamela Mann

Album or Mixtape Of The Year

Bruno Mars – 24k Magic
Mary J. Blige – Strength Of A Woman
Solange – A Seat At The Table
Sza – Ctrl
The Weeknd – Starboy

Rhythm & Bars Award

Cardi B – Bodak Yellow
Dj Khaled Ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – Wild Thoughts
French Montana Ft. Swae Lee – Unforgettable
Kendrick Lamar – Humble
Yo Gotti Ft. Nicki Minaj – Rake It Up

Song Of The Year

Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like
Childish Gambino – Redbone
Dj Khaled Ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – Wild Thoughts
Khalid – Location
Solange – Cranes In The Sky

The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award

Cranes In The Sky – Written By Troy L. John, Solange Knowles, Raphael Saadiq (Solange)
Location – Written By Alfredo Emmanuel Gonzalez, Olatunji Olutomiwa, Samuel David Jimenez, Khalid Robinson, Joshua Scruggs (Khalid)
Love Me Now – Written By Blake Matthew Simon Mills, John Henry Ryan, John Roger Stephens (John Legend)
Redbone – Written By George Clinton, William Earl Collins, Gary Lee Cooper, Donald McKinley Glover Ii, Ludwig Emil Tomas Goransson (Childish Gambino)
Versace On The Floor – Written By Christopher Steven Brown, James Edward Fauntleroy, Bruno Mars, Philip Martin Lawrence (Bruno Mars)

Best Dance Performance

Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
Chris Brown Ft. Usher & Gucci Mane – Party
Dj Khaled Ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller – Wild Thoughts
Solange Ft. Sampha – Don’t Touch My Hair
Wizkid Ft. Drake – Come Closer

Best Collaboration

Dj Khaled Ft. Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – Wild Thoughts
Jazmine Sullivan and 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

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