And the Nominees Are...

Check out the 2015 Soul Train Awards nominees!

And the Nominees Are... - Check out the nominees for Soul Train Awards 2015, which airs Sunday, November 29 at 8P/7C!

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And the Nominees Are... - Check out the nominees for Soul Train Awards 2015, which airs Sunday, November 29 at 8P/7C!

Best New Artist - See the Nominees.

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Best New Artist - See the Nominees.

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Alessia Cara - The Canadian-born chanteuse struck gold with her sultry debut single, “Here,” which instantly puts her on the list of Soul Train Award nominees for Best New Artist.  (Photo: Mark Davis/Getty Images for Dick Clark Productions)

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Dej Loaf - At 32 million YouTube views for her 2014 viral hit “Try Me,” the buzz on this Detroit femcee is undeniable and unstoppable. The first stop on Dej’s award tour will be this nod for Best New Artist at the Soul Train Awards. (Photo: Paras Griffin/BET/Getty Images for BET Networks)

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Jidenna - Signed to Janelle Monae’s Wandalanda Records, newcomer Jidenna has been rocking dance floors with his infectious debut, “Classic Man.” He’s up for Best New Artist.  (Photo: Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

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Jussie Smollett - The last year has been an amazing one for actor/singer Jussie Smollett, who not only stars on the phenomenal TV drama Empire, but sang several of the cuts on the series’s hit LP. With the heat on him, of course he’s up for Best New Artist.   (Photo: Angela Weiss/Getty Images)

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Tinashe - Tinashe dropped her debut LP, Aquarius, last year and instantly became the voice to watch with buzz-worthy tracks like “All Hands on Deck” and “Pretend.” Now she’s got her eye on being awarded Best New Artists at the 2015 Soul Train Awards.  (Photo: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Power 105.1)

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist - See the nominees.

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Best R&B/Soul Male Artist - See the nominees.

Chris Brown - After keeping the charts on lock with this year?s Fan of a Fan: The Album collaboration with Tyga and his solo effort from last year, X, it?s easy to see how Chris Brown snagged a nomination for Best R&B/Soul Male Artist. (Photo: Earl Gibson/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Chris Brown - After keeping the charts on lock with this year’s Fan of a Fan: The Album collaboration with Tyga and his solo effort from last year, X, it’s easy to see how Chris Brown snagged a nomination for Best R&B/Soul Male Artist. (Photo: Earl Gibson/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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The Weeknd - The Weeknd’s music video, “The Hills,” helped to propel his second album, Chapter III, to Billboard’s top 20 spot. So the Canadian singer songrwriter’s nomination for Best R&B/Soul Male Artist should come as no surprise for true soul fans. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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D'Angelo and the Vanguard - Black Messiah, an album 14 years in the making, put D’Angelo and the Vanguard (his new backing band) back on the charts and on the tour scene. The group wrapped a 26-city domestic and international tour just in time to earn the sexy crooner a nod for Best R&B/Soul Male Artist. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Trey Songz - Trey Songz's status as sexiest R&B singer in music is so solidified it caused a New York assistant principal to lose her job after appearing in the sizzling video for his single, “Best Friend.” But that, plus his silky voice, made him the perfect candidate for Best R&B/Soul Male Artist nominee.  (Photo: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Power 105.1)

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Tyrese - Singer, songwriter, actor and author Tyrese is not only heating up the small screen on Empire as Taraji P. Henson’s love interest. This Best R&B/Soul Male nominee’s album Black Rose shot all the way to the #1 spot on Billboard’s R&B chart.  (Photo: Moses Robinson/Getty Images for Neighborhood Awards)

Centric Certified Award - See the nominees.

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Centric Certified Award - See the nominees.

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Avant - After 15 years of hit making, R&B vet Avant maintains a serious music output, releasing his latest LP, The VIII, this past September. He’s up for a Centric Certified Award. (Photo: Larry Marano/Getty Images)

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Chrisette Michele - This singing soulstress (who moonlights as a reality-TV star) gets a nod for the Centric Certified trophy at the 2015 Soul Train Awards following the release of her mixtape The Lyricist’s Opus.  (Photo: Earl Gibson III/Getty Images)

Syd Tha Kyd - L.A. native Syd Tha Kyd was born into music, as her mother aspired to be a DJ and her Jamaican father was a reggae producer. At 14, she built a recording studio in her house. Syd rose to fame as producer of the Odd Future sub-group The Internet. She was also the lead producer of Mac Miller's Live From Space (2013). As a vocalist, keyboardist and DJ, Syd is committed to her craft.(Photo: Rahav Segev/Getty Images for BET)

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The Internet - Odd Future off-shoot band the Internet gets a nod for the Centric Certified Award after releasing their breakthrough LP, Ego Death. (Photo: Rahav Segev/Getty Images for BET)

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Tyrese - In between filming Hollywood blockbusters, Tyrese reconnected with music fans via his hit single “Dumb S***” and “Shame” off his independently released LP Black Rose. He’s nominated for the Centric Certified Award. (Photo: Michael Buckner/Getty Images For BET)

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Vivian Green - Vivian Green teamed with hit producer and former polka-dot rapper Kwamé for her fifth studio LP, Vivid, which blazed the R&B charts. The veteran neo-soulster is up for a Centric Certified Award.  (Photo: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Video of the Year - See the nominees.

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Video of the Year - See the nominees.

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Beyonc? ? '7/11' - Queen Bey jumped right into the club/trap music swing with her own spin on things. Her hit song "7/11" had us dancing all over the place, and many fans went hard to recreate the home-made inspired video. (Photo: Columbia Records / Parkwood Entertainment)

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Beyoncé – '7/11' - Queen Bey jumped right into the club/trap music swing with her own spin on things. Her hit song "7/11" had us dancing all over the place, and many fans went hard to recreate the home-made inspired video. (Photo: Columbia Records / Parkwood Entertainment)

Classic Man Music Video (February 20, 2015) -  Less than a month after the release of the single "Classic Man," Jidenna dropped the stunning visuals. While dressed up in Jim Crow era inspired suits, Jidenna teaches the youth while throwing a lavish party filled with classic men and women.(Photo: Epic Records)

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Jidenna ft. Roman GianArthur – 'Classic Man' - Quite classic indeed! This newcomer already scored big with his eccentric yet dashing style and now he's going harder with his rockin' track that has been blasting through the radio waves since its release. (Photo: Epic Records)

Kendrick Lamar, "Alright" - (Photo: TDE/Intercope Records)

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Kendrick Lamar – Alright - K. Dot gets deep with an encouraging song that hits home for the culture, the people and society today. "We gon' be alright!" (Photo: TDE/Intercope Records)

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Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – 'Uptown Funk' - This funky record is fun yet hip. Its retro feel has made it something cool to rock out to no matter what your age.  (Photo: Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.)

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The Weeknd ? 'Earned It' (From the Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack) - The sensual track by the Weeknd was an all-around hit! The Weeknd's soothing vocals can lull you straight to sleep or put you in the mood. (Photo: Republic Records)

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The Weeknd – 'Earned It' (From the Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack) - The sensual track by the Weeknd was an all-around hit! The Weeknd's soothing vocals can lull you straight to sleep or put you in the mood. (Photo: Republic Records)

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Best Gospel and/or Inspirational Song - See the nominees.

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Best Gospel and/or Inspirational Song - See the nominees.

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Erica Campbell – 'More Love' - "More Love" is a powerful reality check of societal issues that have and continue to plague our community. Erica Campbell emphasizes that love has the ability to help change things.  (Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for IEBA)

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Fred Hammond ft. BreeAnn Hammond – 'I Will Trust' - As self explanatory as the title is, "I Will Trust" is a great reinforcement of faith. The soulful track is a profound proclamation that there's going to be some healing in order for one to to move forward in life.  (Photo: Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for Super Bowl Gospel)

Kirk Franklin ? 'Wanna Be Happy?' - After four years, Kirk Franklin is finally back with great music that is here to encourage and inspire. "Wanna Be Happy?" is a guide to finding joy in the Lord, the originator of our happiness. (Photo: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters/Corbis)

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Kirk Franklin – 'Wanna Be Happy?' - After four years, Kirk Franklin is finally back with great music that is here to encourage and inspire. "Wanna Be Happy?" is a guide to finding joy in the Lord, the originator of our happiness. (Photo: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters/Corbis)

GO HARD - Lecrae took us to church inside the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Photo: Jesse Grant/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Lecrae – 'All I Need Is You' - The R&B groove lures fans in with a bumping bass and funk-inspired guitar riff. Lecrae was able to play off the dope beat and dropped some truly thought-provoking bars. (Photo: Jesse Grant/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Marvin Sapp ? 'Yes You Can' - Marvin Sapp is back at it! His new hit challenges us to take on the worst that life throws at us, and reminds us we are equipped to face those issues head on with the Lord on our side. (Photo: Chris Clark /MLIVE.COM /Landov)

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Marvin Sapp – 'Yes You Can' - Marvin Sapp is back at it! His new hit challenges us to take on the worst that life throws at us, and reminds us we are equipped to face those issues head on with the Lord on our side. (Photo: Chris Clark /MLIVE.COM /Landov)

Album of the Year - See the nominees.

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Album of the Year - See the nominees.

Chris Brown ? X - Chris Brown?s year was full, rocking the airwaves with his sixth studio LP, X, which is up for Album of the Year, and becoming a dad. (Photo: RCA Records)

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Chris Brown – X - Chris Brown’s year was full, rocking the airwaves with his sixth studio LP, X, which is up for Album of the Year, and becoming a dad. (Photo: RCA Records)

D'Angelo and the Vanguard ? Black Messiah - After a 14-year hiatus the veteran soul superstar formed a new band, the Vanguard, and scored one of the most anticipated LPs of the 2015, Black Messiah. Of course D?Angelo?s return gets a nod for Album of the Year.   (Photo by: RCA Records)

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D'Angelo and the Vanguard – Black Messiah - After a 14-year hiatus the veteran soul superstar formed a new band, the Vanguard, and scored one of the most anticipated LPs of the 2015, Black Messiah. Of course D’Angelo’s return gets a nod for Album of the Year.  (Photo by: RCA Records)

Jill Scott ? Woman - Besides expanding into a notable acting career, our girl Jill Scott continued to mine the self-affirming lanes of R&B with her fifth album, Woman, which is nominated for Album of the Year. (Photo: Blues Babe Records / Atlantic Records)

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Jill Scott – Woman - Besides expanding into a notable acting career, our girl Jill Scott continued to mine the self-affirming lanes of R&B with her fifth album, Woman, which is nominated for Album of the Year. (Photo: Blues Babe Records / Atlantic Records)

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Album of the Year ? The Weeknd, The Beauty Behind the Madness - "You earned it."  (Photo: Republic Records)

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The Weeknd – Beauty Behind the Madness - The Weekend rightfully earns an Album of the Year nod after rocking 2015 with such hits as “Can’t Feel My Face” and “Often,” from his hot disc Beauty Behind the Madness.  (Photo: Republic Records)

Tyrese ? Black Rose - Tyrese not only marked 2015 by starring in one of the hottest movies of the year, Furious 7, but by releasing Black Rose, one of his highest-charting discs. Tyrese is looking to snag Album of the Year.  (Photo: Voltron, Caroline Records)

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Tyrese – Black Rose - Tyrese not only marked 2015 by starring in one of the hottest movies of the year, Furious 7, but by releasing Black Rose, one of his highest-charting discs. Tyrese is looking to snag Album of the Year. (Photo: Voltron, Caroline Records)

Best Hip Hop Song of the Year - See the nominees.

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Best Hip Hop Song of the Year - See the nominees.

Big Sean ft. Drake & Kanye West ? 'Blessings' - Hip hop?s spiritual anthem of the summer, this catchy hit even had Stephen Curry?s daughter, Riley, singing during a press conference and stealing the show. Big Sean?s smash is up for Best Hip Hop Song of the Year. (Photo: Getting Out Our Dreams/Def Jam Recordings)

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Big Sean ft. Drake & Kanye West – 'Blessings' - Hip hop’s spiritual anthem of the summer, this catchy hit even had Stephen Curry’s daughter, Riley, singing during a press conference and stealing the show. Big Sean’s smash is up for Best Hip Hop Song of the Year. (Photo: Getting Out Our Dreams/Def Jam Recordings)

Big Sean ? 'IDFWU' - Big Sean let's his feelings be known courtesy of an Internet acronym.  (Photo: Def Jam Recordings)

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Big Sean ft. E-40 – 'IDFWU' - Big Sean had the world chanting the chorus of this smash, which became the battle cry for getting over love lost. And with that, Big Sean gets another nom for Best Hip Hop Song of the Year. (Photo: Def Jam Recordings)

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Fetty Wap - 'Trap Queen' - Fetty Wap gains a Best Hip Hop Song of the Year nod for his hit debut single, which melodically celebrates that ride or die chick every hustler dreams of.  (Photo: 300 Entertainment/RGF Productions)

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Fetty Wap - 'Trap Queen' - Fetty Wap gains a Best Hip Hop Song of the Year nod for his hit debut single, which melodically celebrates that ride or die chick every hustler dreams of. (Photo: 300 Entertainment/RGF Productions)

Kendrick Lamar ? 'Alright' - As Kendrick?s To Pimp a Butterfly became the LP articulating a burgeoning Black consciousness among Millennials, his hit ?Alright? has become the anthem for Black Lives Matter. Will it take the Best Hip Hop Song of the Year award? (Photo: TDE/Interscope Records)

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Kendrick Lamar – 'Alright' - As Kendrick’s To Pimp a Butterfly became the LP articulating a burgeoning Black consciousness among Millennials, his hit “Alright” has become the anthem for Black Lives Matter. Will it take the Best Hip Hop Song of the Year award? (Photo: TDE/Interscope Records)

Nicki Minaj ft. Drake & Lil Wayne ? 'Truffle Butter' - Besides this track being crazy infectious, Ms. Minaj scored points for naming the cut after a delicacy that many of her fans more than likely have never eaten. Yet again, the queen scores a Best Hip Hop Song of the Year nod.  (Photo: Cash Money Records)

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Nicki Minaj ft. Drake & Lil Wayne – 'Truffle Butter' - Besides this track being crazy infectious, Ms. Minaj scored points for naming the cut after a delicacy that many of her fans more than likely have never eaten. Yet again, the queen scores a Best Hip Hop Song of the Year nod. (Photo: Cash Money Records)

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist - See the nominees.

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Best R&B/Soul Female Artist - See the nominees.

Beyonc? - Beyonc? is proof that a woman superstar can have it all.  She has a fabulous mogul husband, Jay Z, gorgeous daughter, Blue Ivy, and a killer music career with a flood of awards. It?s highly likely a Best R&B/Soul Female Artist could be in her future. (Photo: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters/Corbis)

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Beyoncé - Beyoncé is proof that a woman superstar can have it all.  She has a fabulous mogul husband, Jay Z, gorgeous daughter, Blue Ivy, and a killer music career with a flood of awards. It’s highly likely a Best R&B/Soul Female Artist could be in her future. (Photo: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters/Corbis)

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Janelle Mon?e - Marching to the beat of her own drummer helped Janelle Monae earn a nod for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist. And this Electric Lady may just have the powerhouse voltage to win. (Photo: Christopher Polk/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Janelle Monáe - Marching to the beat of her own drummer helped Janelle Monae earn a nod for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist. And this Electric Lady may just have the powerhouse voltage to win. (Photo: Christopher Polk/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Janet Jackson - Janet Jackson is currently killing it on stage around the world on her Unbreakable tour. After wowing her fans with her comeback single, ?No Sleep,? it?s no surprise this legendary icon earned a Best R&B Soul/Female Artist nomination. (Photo: Splash News/Splash News/Corbis)

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Janet Jackson - Janet Jackson is currently killing it on stage around the world on her Unbreakable tour. After wowing her fans with her comeback single, “No Sleep,” it’s no surprise this legendary icon earned a Best R&B Soul/Female Artist nomination. (Photo: Splash News/Splash News/Corbis)

Jill Scott - Propelled by the single ?Run, Run, Run,? Jill Scott?s album, Woman, landed at Billboard R&B?s number-one spot. That?s why the Lullaby singer is a Best R&B/Soul Female Artist nominee. (Photo: Erik Kabik Photography/ MediaPunch/Corbis)

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Jill Scott - Propelled by the single “Run, Run, Run,” Jill Scott’s album, Woman, landed at Billboard R&B’s number-one spot. That’s why the Lullaby singer is a Best R&B/Soul Female Artist nominee. (Photo: Erik Kabik Photography/ MediaPunch/Corbis)

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Tamar Braxton - The release of her fourth album, Calling All Lovers, is proof that Tamar Braxton is no longer in big sister Toni’s shadow. The “Angels & Demons” songstress is not only a TV talk show host, she’s also nominated for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist nominee. (Photo: JC Olivera/WireImage)

Song of the Year - See the nominees.

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Song of the Year - See the nominees.

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Common and John Legend ? 'Glory' (From the Motion Picture Selma) - Common and John Legend won the film Selma its only Oscar for Best Song with this emotionally charged single. Now they?re hit is up for Song of the Year.  (Photo: Mike Blake/Reuters/Landov)

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Common and John Legend – 'Glory' (From the Motion Picture Selma) - Common and John Legend won the film Selma its only Oscar for Best Song with this emotionally charged single. Now they’re hit is up for Song of the Year.  (Photo: Mike Blake/Reuters/Landov)

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Jidenna ft. Roman GianArthur – 'Classic Man' - This undeniable track put the Wisconsin-born singer on the road to music stardom and a nod for Best Song of the Year. (Photo: Wondaland Records / Epic Records)

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars ? 'Uptown Funk' - Taking the best of early ?80s funk, Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars unleashed a musical bomb that had everyone shouting, ?Don?t Believe Me? Just Watch!? Looks like a contender for Song of the Year.  (Photo: Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.)

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Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – 'Uptown Funk' - Taking the best of early ‘80s funk, Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars unleashed a musical bomb that had everyone shouting, “Don’t Believe Me? Just Watch!” Looks like a contender for Song of the Year. (Photo: Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd.)

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Rihanna – 'B**** Better Have My Money' - RiRi scores a Best Song of the Year nom for this hit, which became an anthem for anyone who’s late getting paid. (Photo: Roc Nation)

The Weeknd ? 'Earned It' (From the Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack) - The Weekend helped heat up the soundtrack to one of the hottest films of 2015, and grabs a Best Song of the Year nomination along the way. (Photo: Republic Records)

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The Weeknd – 'Earned It' (From the Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack) - The Weekend helped heat up the soundtrack to one of the hottest films of 2015, and grabs a Best Song of the Year nomination along the way. (Photo: Republic Records)

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The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter?s Award - See the nominees.

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The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award - See the nominees.

Common & John Legend ? 'Glory' (From the Motion Picture Selma); written by Lonnie Rashad Lynn, John Roger Stephens and Che Smith - The single ?Glory? emerged as the power anthem for film Selma. Penned by John Legend and Common with the bold spirit of '60s, it?s aptly nominated for the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter?s Award. (Photo: CBS/Heather Wines /Landov)

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Common & John Legend – 'Glory' (From the Motion Picture Selma); written by Lonnie Rashad Lynn, John Roger Stephens and Che Smith - The single “Glory” emerged as the power anthem for film Selma. Penned by John Legend and Common with the bold spirit of '60s, it’s aptly nominated for the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award. (Photo: CBS/Heather Wines /Landov)

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J. Cole – 'Apparently'; written by Jermaine L. Cole, Damon Coleman, Filippo Trecca - “Apparently” isn’t just the gem of a track off J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive album. This Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award nominated track explores a mother's love, regret and remorse. (Photo: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for ESPN)

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Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – 'Uptown Funk'; written by Mark Ronson, Rudolph Taylor, Lonnie Simmons, Philip Martin Lawrence II, Peter Gene Hernandez, Jeffrey Nath Bhasker, Nicholaus Joseph Williams, Devon Christopher Gallaspy, Robert Lynn Wilson, Charles K. Wilson, Ronnie Wilson - The blaring horns and hypnotic beat of “Uptown Funk” made it the feel-good groove of 2014. Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars retro mix of '70s-style funk made it an easy nominee pick for the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award. (Photo: Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)

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The Weeknd – 'Earned It' (From the Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack); written by Abel 'the Weeknd' Tesfaye, Ahmad 'Belly' Balshe, Jason Quenneville, Stephan Moccio - Sexy and sultry, The Weeknd’s “Earned It,” from the Fifty Shades of Grey, soundtrack, gave the movie its addictive power. That’s the musical magic that earned it a Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award nomination.  (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

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Tyrese ? 'Shame'; written by Warryn S. Campbell II, Sam Dees, Tyrese Darnell Gibson, Ron Kersey, Wayne Julius Rogers  - Tyrese?s ?Shame? is the kind of slow-jam ballad that takes its old-school time to seduce listeners. The track also is a 2015 Ashford & Simpson Songwriter?s Award nominated song. (Photo by Maury Phillips/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Tyrese – 'Shame'; written by Warryn S. Campbell II, Sam Dees, Tyrese Darnell Gibson, Ron Kersey, Wayne Julius Rogers - Tyrese’s “Shame” is the kind of slow-jam ballad that takes its old-school time to seduce listeners. The track also is a 2015 Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award nominated song. (Photo by Maury Phillips/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Best Dance Performance - See the nominees.

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Best Dance Performance - See the nominees.

Beyonc? ? '7/11' - Beyonc? took it up close, fun and personal for "7/11." The choppy cuts, strip-down feel and funky, fluid moves of Queen Bey and her court is why it?s the royal choice for Best Dance Performance. (Photo: Columbia Records)

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Beyoncé – '7/11' - Beyoncé took it up close, fun and personal for "7/11." The choppy cuts, strip-down feel and funky, fluid moves of Queen Bey and her court is why it’s the royal choice for Best Dance Performance. (Photo: Columbia Records)

Chris Brown, Tyga ? 'Ayo' - The '90s feel of Chris Brown and Tyga?s "Ayo" recalls the slick moves and fish-eye lens of the Bad Boy video era. This Best Dance Performance-nominated track showcases C Breezy at his most laid back and casual best. (Photo: RCA Records)

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Chris Brown, Tyga – 'Ayo' - The '90s feel of Chris Brown and Tyga’s "Ayo" recalls the slick moves and fish-eye lens of the Bad Boy video era. This Best Dance Performance-nominated track showcases C Breezy at his most laid back and casual best. (Photo: RCA Records)

Janelle Mon?e, Jidenna ? 'Yoga' - With the stretched out relaxed postures of "Yoga" at its core, Janelle Monae & Jidenna?s girl power crew bring their trippy, rhythmic moves from the dance studio to da club. This nominee doesn?t miss a step for Best Dance Performance. (Photo: Epic Records)

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Janelle Monáe, Jidenna – 'Yoga' - With the stretched out relaxed postures of "Yoga" at its core, Janelle Monae & Jidenna’s girl power crew bring their trippy, rhythmic moves from the dance studio to da club. This nominee doesn’t miss a step for Best Dance Performance. (Photo: Epic Records)

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Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars ? 'Uptown Funk' - Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson and the boys bring their cool-guy suited funky choreography street side for this '70s salute, "Uptown Funk." The Best Dance Performance nominee recalls moves made famous by the Jacksons, Troop and N?Sync. (Photo: RCA Records)

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Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – 'Uptown Funk' - Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson and the boys bring their cool-guy suited funky choreography street side for this '70s salute, "Uptown Funk." The Best Dance Performance nominee recalls moves made famous by the Jacksons, Troop and N’Sync. (Photo: RCA Records)

Silentó's Gift to the World - Sorority parties, Zumba classes, and YouTube were all forever changed when we all saw that little girl in pig-tails whip and nae nae for her life. Now we patiently wait for the next dance we'll be forced to teach our drunk aunt at Thanksgiving dinner.(Photo: Capitol Records)

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Silento – 'Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)' - The bouncy bright Vine-video feel of Silento’s "Watch Me" is a no brainer for a Best Dance Performance nomination. Flanked by groups of kids, moms and teens all showing off the Stanky Leg and the Break Your Legs, it’s hard to not want to join in. (Photo: Capitol Records)

Best Collaboration - See the nominees.

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Best Collaboration - See the nominees.

Big Sean ft. Drake & Kanye West ? Blessings - Big Sean teamed with Drake and Kanye for this hit ode to help us all feel a bit more thankful. And in doing so, they snag a nom for Best Collaboration.  (Photo: Getting Out Our Dreams/Def Jam Recordings)

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Big Sean ft. Drake & Kanye West – Blessings - Big Sean teamed with Drake and Kanye for this hit ode to help us all feel a bit more thankful. And in doing so, they snag a nom for Best Collaboration. (Photo: Getting Out Our Dreams/Def Jam Recordings)

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Common & John Legend – 'Glory' (From the Motion Picture Selma) - Common joined forces with John Legend to bring one of the most soulful tunes of the last year for a film that tugged at the heart of the nation. This effort lands them a Best Collaboration nod. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars ? 'Uptown Funk' - The team of Mark and Bruno are up for Best Collaboration after massively funking up the airways with this hip-shaking hit. (Photo: RCA Records)

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Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – 'Uptown Funk' - The team of Mark and Bruno are up for Best Collaboration after massively funking up the airways with this hip-shaking hit. (Photo: RCA Records)

Nicki Minaj ft. Beyonc? ? 'Feeling Myself' - Of course when hip hop?s queen links up with pop music?s queen the results are going to be a hit and Best Song of the Year nom. And the two get both with ?Feeling Myself.? (Photo: Young Money / Cash Money / Republic Records)

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Nicki Minaj ft. Beyoncé – 'Feeling Myself' - Of course when hip hop’s queen links up with pop music’s queen the results are going to be a hit and Best Song of the Year nom. And the two get both with “Feeling Myself.” (Photo: Young Money / Cash Money / Republic Records)

Best Collaboration ? Omarion Featuring Chris Brown and Jhen? Aiko, 'Post to Be' - "Everything good like it post to be."  (Photo: Maybach Music Group/Atlantic Records)

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Omarion Ft. Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko – 'Post to Be' - Omarion scores a Best Song of the Year nomination for this hit colab with Breezy and Jhené Aiko became O’s second-best charting track.  (Photo: Maybach Music/Atlantic)