Soul Train Nominees Are In -x- T.I. & B.O.B. Joint Album? -x- Luda & Gucci “Shake N Fries” -x- MTV Music News


CHRIS BROWN, BEYONCÉ AND KANYE WEST LEAD SOUL TRAIN NOMINEES

Chris Brown, Beyoncé and Kanye West lead the pack with five Soul Train Award nominations each. Kelly Rowland and Adele are up for three. Brown is up for Best Male R&B/Soul Artist against Trey Songz, Cee Lo Green, R. Kelly, Eric Benet and Miguel, as well as for Album of the Year and Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year for “Look at Me Now.” Kanye West and Jay-Z are also up for Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year for “Otis,” while Kanye is in the running for Song of the Year for “All of the Lights” as well. Plus, Kanye is up for Album of the Year for My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and for his collaboration with Jay-Z on Watch The Throne. The show tapes November 17th in Atlanta and airs on BET on November 27th. Cedric “The Entertainer” has been tapped to host, and Jill Scott, Mindless Behavior, Robin Thicke, Lloyd, Miguel, Melanie Fiona and Keith Sweat will all perform on the big show.

Soul Train Awards nominations:

Album of the Year

Passion Pain & Pleasure – Trey Songz

21 – Adele

F.A.M.E. – Chris Brown

Light of the Sun – Jill Scott

4 – Beyoncé

Watch the Throne – Jay Z/Kanye West

Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year

“Moment for Life” – Nicki Minaj

“All of the Lights” – Kanye West

“Look at Me Now” – Chris Brown featuring Busta Rhymes and Lil Wayne

“Out of My Head” – Lupe Fiasco

“Otis” – Jay Z/Kanye West

Best Female R&B/Soul Artist

Kelly Rowland

Beyoncé

Marsha Ambrosius

Jennifer Hudson

Jill Scott

Mary J. Blige

Best Male R&B/Soul Artist

Trey Songz

Chris Brown

Cee Lo Green

R. Kelly

Eric Benet

Miguel

Song of the Year

“So In Love” – Jill Scott featuring Anthony Hamilton

“Motivation” – Kelly Rowland featuring Lil Wayne

“Sure Thing” – Miguel

“Rolling in the Deep” – Adele

“She Ain’t You” – Chris Brown

“All of the Lights” – Kanye West

Record of the Year (The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award)

“Rolling in the Deep” – Adele

“Far Away” – Marsha Ambrosius

“Best Thing I Never Had” – Beyoncé

“Good Man” – Raphael Saddiq

“Hold My Hand” (duet with Akon) – Michael Jackson

Best Dance Performance

“Motivation” – Kelly Rowland

“Only Girl in the World”/”What’s My Name” – Rihanna

“Run the World (Girls)” – Beyoncé

“She Ain’t You” – Chris Brown

“Walking” – Mary Mary

“Pretty Girl Rock” – Keri Hilson

Best New Artist

Bruno Mars

Marsha Ambrosius

Miguel

Frank Ocean

Centric Award

Ledisi

Raphael Saddiq

Bilal

Anthony David

Aloe Blacc

 

Best Gospel Performance

“I Smile” – Kirk Franklin

“Walking” – Mary Mary

“Heaven Hear My Heart” – Trin-I-Tee 5:7

“I Believe” – James Fortune featuring Shawn McLemore

“More” – Cece Winans

 

EMINEM’S SOUTHPAW GETS UP OFF THE MAT

Eminem has been circling the gritty boxing drama Southpaw for more than a year now. After Dreamworks shelved the project back in August, it seemed that the film may have been down for the count. But according to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony has picked up the flick, which would be Marshall Mathers’s first major movie role since his acclaimed debut in the semi-autobiographical 2002 drama 8 Mile. The movie is expected to start production early next year and will be directed by Antoine Fuqua, who famously directed Denzel Washington’s Oscar-winning performance in Training Day.

SNOOP DOGG AND WIZ KHALIFIA SHOOT VIDEO FOR FIRST SINGLE OFF STONER COMEDY SOUNDTRACK

 

Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa shot their video for “Young, Wild & Free” on Wednesday night. The track is the first single off the duo’s upcoming stoner comedy, Mac & Devin Go to High School. The rappers took over a drive-in movie theater outside of L-A to film the clip. Wiz spoke to MTV News at the shoot saying, “This is a family affair man. Everybody that you see was all involved with the project. We all got love for each other, and you know, we just keeping it moving, right?” Mac & Devin Go to High School comes out in February.

T.I. AND B.o.B TEAMING UP FOR JOINT ALBUM?

Are T.I. and B.o.B. teaming up for a joint album? MTV News spoke with Tip recently, who said he’s been working with Bobby Ray, “We been goin’ in. We’re actually flirting with the idea of doin’ an album together called The Man and the Martian.” T.I. says the music they’ve been cranking out so far is “coming out real good.” We’ll be sure to keep you posted.

LUDACRIS AND GUCCI MANE GET “SNAKE N FRIES”

Ludacris hooks up with Gucci Mane on his new song “Shake N Fries.” The tune will be featured on Luda’s upcoming mixtape, 1.21 Gigawatts: Back to the First Time, set to arrive on November 15th.

BRUNO MARS TO PREMIERE NEW VIDEO ON WEDNESDAY

Bruno Mars will debut his video for “It Will Rain” on MTV next week. The song, which is featured on the soundtrack for Breaking Dawn Part 1, will premiere on Wednesday at 7:54 PM Eastern. The video features a never-before-seen clip from the film, which hits theaters November 18th. Immediately following the video’s premiere, MTV.com will air a live stream featuring MTV News correspondent Sway Calloway’s exclusive interview with Mars, plus Twilight music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas, who will discuss everything about Breaking Dawn.

· The Breaking Dawn soundtrack will arrive on November 8th. It also features music from the likes of Theophilus London, the Joy Formidable, Iron & Wine and Christina Perri.

Advertisements
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: