Full List of Soul Train Awards '18 Nominees

These nominees definitely deserve praise!

BEST NEW ARTIST - NOMINEES

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BEST NEW ARTIST - NOMINEES

DANIEL CAESAR - (Photo: Steve Russell)

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DANIEL CAESAR - (Photo: Steve Russell)

JORJA SMITH - (Photo: Victor Boyko/Getty Images)

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JORJA SMITH - (Photo: Victor Boyko/Getty Images)

KALI UCHIS - (Photo: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)

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KALI UCHIS - (Photo: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)

LEON THOMAS - (Photo: Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)

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LEON THOMAS - (Photo: Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)

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NORMANI - (Photo: Brendan Forbes)

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NORMANI - (Photo: Brendan Forbes)

QUEEN NAIJA - (Photo: Monica Morgan/Getty Images) 

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QUEEN NAIJA - (Photo: Monica Morgan/Getty Images) 

SOUL TRAIN CERTIFIED AWARD - NOMINEES

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SOUL TRAIN CERTIFIED AWARD - NOMINEES

ASHANTI - (Photo: Paras Griffin/Getty Images) 

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ASHANTI - (Photo: Paras Griffin/Getty Images) 

LEDISI - (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)

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LEDISI - (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for BET)

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LENNY KRAVITZ - (Photo: Rich Fury/AMA2018/Getty Images For dcp)

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LENNY KRAVITZ - (Photo: Rich Fury/AMA2018/Getty Images For dcp)

MAJOR. - (Photo: Evans Alexandre/BET)

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MAJOR. - (Photo: Evans Alexandre/BET)

TAMIA - (Photo: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images) 

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TAMIA - (Photo: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images) 

BEST R&B/SOUL FEMALE ARTIST - NOMINEES

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BEST R&B/SOUL FEMALE ARTIST - NOMINEES

BEYONCE - (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TIDAL)

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BEYONCE - (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TIDAL)

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ELLA MAI - (Photo: Krista Schlueter/BET)

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ELLA MAI - (Photo: Krista Schlueter/BET)

H.E.R. - (Photo: Sue Kwon)

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H.E.R. - (Photo: Sue Kwon)

MARIAH CAREY - (Photo: Matthew Simmons/Getty Images For dcp) 

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MARIAH CAREY - (Photo: Matthew Simmons/Getty Images For dcp) 

SZA -  (Photo: RCA Records)

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SZA - (Photo: RCA Records)

BEST R&B/SOUL MALE ARTIST - NOMINEES

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BEST R&B/SOUL MALE ARTIST - NOMINEES

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BRUNO MARS - (Photo: Kai Z. Feng)

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BRUNO MARS - (Photo: Kai Z. Feng)

CHILDISH GAMBINO - (Photo: IBRA AKE)

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CHILDISH GAMBINO - (Photo: IBRA AKE)

DANIEL CAESAR - (Photo: Toronto Star via Getty Images)

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DANIEL CAESAR - (Photo: Toronto Star via Getty Images)

JOHN LEGEND - (Photo: James Dimmock/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) 

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JOHN LEGEND - (Photo: James Dimmock/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) 

KHALID -  (Photo: RoLexx)

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KHALID - (Photo: RoLexx)

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TANK - (Photo: RCA Records)

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TANK - (Photo: RCA Records)

BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD - NOMINEES

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BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD - NOMINEES

ANDRA DAY - (Photo: Myriam Santos)

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ANDRA DAY - (Photo: Myriam Santos)

KIRK FRANKLIN - (Photo: RCA Records)

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KIRK FRANKLIN - (Photo: RCA Records)

LECRAE

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LECRAE

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SNOOP DOGG - (Photo: Earl Gibson III/FilmMagic)

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SNOOP DOGG - (Photo: Earl Gibson III/FilmMagic)

TORI KELLY -  (Photo: Larry Marano/Getty Images)

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TORI KELLY - (Photo: Larry Marano/Getty Images)

RHYTHM & BARS AWARD (BEST HIP-HOP SONG OF THE YEAR) - NOMINEES

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RHYTHM & BARS AWARD (BEST HIP-HOP SONG OF THE YEAR) - NOMINEES

CARDI B - I LIKE IT FEAT. BAD BUNNY & J BALVIN - (Photo: Atlantic Records)

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CARDI B - I LIKE IT FEAT. BAD BUNNY & J BALVIN - (Photo: Atlantic Records)

CHILDISH GAMBINO - THIS IS AMERICA - (Photo: RCA Records)

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CHILDISH GAMBINO - THIS IS AMERICA - (Photo: RCA Records)

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DJ KHALED - NO BRAINER FEAT. JUSTIN BIEBER, CHANCE THE RAPPER AND QUAVO - (Photo: We the Best/Epic Records) 

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DJ KHALED - NO BRAINER FEAT. JUSTIN BIEBER, CHANCE THE RAPPER AND QUAVO - (Photo: We the Best/Epic Records) 

DRAKE - IN MY FEELINGS - (Photo: Young Money/Cash Money)

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DRAKE - IN MY FEELINGS - (Photo: Young Money/Cash Money)

THE CARTERS - APE S**T - (Photo: Roc Nation/Sony)

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THE CARTERS - APE S**T - (Photo: Roc Nation/Sony)

SONG OF THE YEAR - NOMINEES

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SONG OF THE YEAR - NOMINEES

BRUNO MARS - FINESSE (REMIX) FEAT. CARDI B - (Photo: Atlantic Records)  

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BRUNO MARS - FINESSE (REMIX) FEAT. CARDI B - (Photo: Atlantic Records)  

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ELLA MAI - BOO'D UP - (Photo: Interscope Records)

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ELLA MAI - BOO'D UP - (Photo: Interscope Records)

H.E.R. - EVERY KIND OF WAY - (Photo: RCA Records)

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H.E.R. - EVERY KIND OF WAY - (Photo: RCA Records)

SZA - THE WEEKEND - (Photo: Top Dawg Entertainment/RCA Records)

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SZA - THE WEEKEND - (Photo: Top Dawg Entertainment/RCA Records)

THE INTERNET - COME OVER - (Photo: Columbia Records)

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THE INTERNET - COME OVER - (Photo: Columbia Records)

ALBUM/MIXTAPE OF THE YEAR - NOMINEES

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ALBUM/MIXTAPE OF THE YEAR - NOMINEES

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CHLOE X HALLE - THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT -  (Photo: Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records)

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CHLOE X HALLE - THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT - (Photo: Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records)

CHRIS BROWN - HEARTBREAK ON A FULL MOON - (Photo: RCA Records)

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CHRIS BROWN - HEARTBREAK ON A FULL MOON - (Photo: RCA Records)

H.E.R. - H.E.R. - (Photo: RCA Records)

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H.E.R. - H.E.R. - (Photo: RCA Records)

LEON BRIDGES - GOOD THING - (Photo: Columbia Records)

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LEON BRIDGES - GOOD THING - (Photo: Columbia Records)

MIGUEL - WAR & LEISURE - (Photo: RCA Records)

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MIGUEL - WAR & LEISURE - (Photo: RCA Records)

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THE INTERNET - HIVE MIND - (Photo: Columbia Records)

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THE INTERNET - HIVE MIND - (Photo: Columbia Records)

THE ASHFORD AND SIMPSON SONGWRITERS AWARD - NOMINEES

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THE ASHFORD AND SIMPSON SONGWRITERS AWARD - NOMINEES

FINESSE (REMIX) - WRITTEN BY: GENE HERNANDEZ, BELCALIS ALMANZAR, CHRIS BROWN, JAMES FAUNTLEROY, PHILIP LAWRENCE, RAY MCCULLOUGH, KLENORD RAPHAEL, JEREMY REEVES, JAMES YIP, RAY ROMULUS (BRUNO MARS FEAT. CARDI B)(Photo: Atlantic Records)

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FINESSE (REMIX) - WRITTEN BY: GENE HERNANDEZ, BELCALIS ALMANZAR, CHRIS BROWN, JAMES FAUNTLEROY, PHILIP LAWRENCE, RAY MCCULLOUGH, KLENORD RAPHAEL, JEREMY REEVES, JAMES YIP, RAY ROMULUS (BRUNO MARS FEAT. CARDI B)(Photo: Atlantic Records)

SUMMERTIME MAGIC  - WRITTEN BY: DONALD GLOVER, LUDWIG GORANSSON (CHILDISH GAMBINO) (Photo: IBRA AKE) 

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SUMMERTIME MAGIC  - WRITTEN BY: DONALD GLOVER, LUDWIG GORANSSON (CHILDISH GAMBINO) (Photo: IBRA AKE) 

BEST PART  - WRITTEN BY: ASHTON SIMMONDS, H.E.R., RILEY BELL, MATTHEW BURNETT, JORDAN EVANS (DANIEL CAESAR FEAT. H.E.R.)(Photo: Steve Russell)

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BEST PART  - WRITTEN BY: ASHTON SIMMONDS, H.E.R., RILEY BELL, MATTHEW BURNETT, JORDAN EVANS (DANIEL CAESAR FEAT. H.E.R.)(Photo: Steve Russell)

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BOO'D UP - WRITTEN BY: ELLA HOWELL, DIJON MCFARLANE, JOELLE JAMES, LARRANCE DOPSON (ELLA MAI) (Photo: Interscope Records) 

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BOO'D UP - WRITTEN BY: ELLA HOWELL, DIJON MCFARLANE, JOELLE JAMES, LARRANCE DOPSON (ELLA MAI) (Photo: Interscope Records) 

BROKEN CLOCKS - WRITTEN BY: SOLANA ROWE, CODY FAYNE, ADAM FEENEY, ASHTON SIMMONDS, THOMAS BEESLEY (SZA)(Photo: RCA Records)

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BROKEN CLOCKS - WRITTEN BY: SOLANA ROWE, CODY FAYNE, ADAM FEENEY, ASHTON SIMMONDS, THOMAS BEESLEY (SZA)(Photo: RCA Records)

BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE - NOMINEES

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BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE - NOMINEES

BRUNO MARS - FINESSE (REMIX) FEAT. CARDI B - (Photo: Atlantic Records) 

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BRUNO MARS - FINESSE (REMIX) FEAT. CARDI B - (Photo: Atlantic Records) 

CHRIS BROWN - TEMPO - (Photo: RCA Records) 

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CHRIS BROWN - TEMPO - (Photo: RCA Records) 

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CIARA - LEVEL UP - (Photo: Warner Bros. Records)

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CIARA - LEVEL UP - (Photo: Warner Bros. Records)

HOODCELEBRITYY - WALKING TROPHY - (Photo: Epic Records) 

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HOODCELEBRITYY - WALKING TROPHY - (Photo: Epic Records) 

JANET JACKSON - MADE FOR NOW FEAT. DADDY YANKEE - (Photo: Rhythm Nation Records) 

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JANET JACKSON - MADE FOR NOW FEAT. DADDY YANKEE - (Photo: Rhythm Nation Records) 

BEST COLLABORATION PERFORMANCE - NOMINEES

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BEST COLLABORATION PERFORMANCE - NOMINEES

BRUNO MARS - FINESSE (REMIX) FEAT. CARDI B - (Photo: Atlantic Records)

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BRUNO MARS - FINESSE (REMIX) FEAT. CARDI B - (Photo: Atlantic Records)

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DANIEL CAESAR - BEST PART FEAT. H.E.R.  - (Photo: Golden Child Recordings)

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DANIEL CAESAR - BEST PART FEAT. H.E.R.  - (Photo: Golden Child Recordings)

JOHN LEGEND - A GOOD NIGHT FEAT. BLOODPOP - (Photo: Columbia Records)

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JOHN LEGEND - A GOOD NIGHT FEAT. BLOODPOP - (Photo: Columbia Records)

KHALID, 6LACK, TY DOLLA $IGN - OTW - (Photo: RCA Records) 

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KHALID, 6LACK, TY DOLLA $IGN - OTW - (Photo: RCA Records) 

SZA - DOVES IN THE WIND FEAT. KENDRICK LAMAR - (Photo: RCA Records)

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SZA - DOVES IN THE WIND FEAT. KENDRICK LAMAR - (Photo: RCA Records)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR - NOMINEES

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VIDEO OF THE YEAR - NOMINEES

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ELLA MAI - BOO'D UP - (Photo: Interscope Records)

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ELLA MAI - BOO'D UP - (Photo: Interscope Records)

H.E.R. - AVENUE - (Photo: RCA Records) 

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H.E.R. - AVENUE - (Photo: RCA Records) 

SZA - BROKEN CLOCKS - (Photo: RCA Records)

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SZA - BROKEN CLOCKS - (Photo: RCA Records)

 THE INTERNET - COME OVER - (Photo: Columbia Records) 

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 THE INTERNET - COME OVER - (Photo: Columbia Records)