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The nominations for The 2012  Soul Train Awards are finally in!

The show will broadcast November 25th at 9PM from Planet Hollywood In Las Vegas. Whitney Houston is nominated for best gospel inspirational performance, and Amy Winehouse is nominated for best international performance. New Edition will receive a lifetime achievement award.

Here they are:


 Best New Artist

  • Elle Varner
  • Emeli Sande
  • J. Cole
  • Luke James
  • Robert Glasper

Centric Award

  • Daley
  • Esperanza Spalding
  • Gary Clark Jr.
  • Leah Labelle
  • Santigold

Best Gospel/Inspirational Performance

  • BeBe Winans-America America
  • Fred Hammond-I Feel Good
  • Marvin Sapp-My Testimony
  • Mary Mary-Go Get It
  • Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks-Celebrate

Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year

  • 2 Chainz feat. Drake-No Lie
  • Wale feat. Miguel-Lotus Flower Bomb
  • Nas-Daughters
  • Kanye West feat. Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz-Mercy
  • Young Jeezy feat. Ne-Yo-Leave You Alone

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist

  • Beyoncé
  • Estelle
  • Keyshia Cole
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Melanie Fiona

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist

  • Miguel
  • Robin Thicke
  • Trey Songz
  • Tyrese
  • Usher

Album of the Year

  • The One– Eric Benet
  • Channel Orange-Frank Ocean
  • Life Is Good-Nas
  • Write Me Back-R. Kelly
  • Looking For Myself-Usher

Song of the Year

  • Estelle-Thank You
  • John Legend feat. Ludacris-Tonight (Best You Ever Had)
  • Trey Songz– Heart Attack
  • Tyrese-Stay
  • Usher-Climax
  • Wale feat. Miguel-Lotus Flower Bomb

The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award

  • Thank You-Estelle (Writers: Arden Altino, Akene “The Champ” Dunkley, Jerry Duplessis, Doug F. Edwards, Thomas D. Richardson, Aliaune Thiam)
  • Tonight (Best You Ever Had)-John Legend feat. Ludacris (Writers: Allen Arthur, Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges, Keith Justice, Miguel Pimentel “Miguel”, Clayton Reilly, John Stephens)
  • Daughters-Nas (Writers: Nasir Jones, Ernest D. Wilson, Patrick Adams, Gary DeCarlo, Dale Frashuer, Paul Leka)
  • Share My Love-R. Kelly (Writer: Robert Kelly)
  • Climax-Usher (Writers: Usher Raymond IV, Sean “Redd Stylez” Fenton, Thomas “Diplo” Pentz, Ariel Rechtshaid)

Best Dance Performance

  • Beyoncé-Love On Top
  • Chris Brown-Turn Up The Music
  • Nicki Minaj-Starships
  • Rihanna-Where Have You Been
  • Usher-Scream

CentricTV.com Awards:

CENTRICTV.com Best Caribbean Performance

  • Cover Drive-Bajan Style
  • Damien “Junior Gong” Marley-SuperHeavy
  • Jimmy Cliff-Rebirth
  • Matisyahu-Spark Seeker
  • Sean Paul-Tomahawk Technique

CENTRICTV.com Best International Performance

  • Amy Winehouse-Our Day Will Come
  • Daley feat. Marsha Ambrosius-Alone Together
  • Emeli Sande-Next To Me
  • Estelle-Thank You
  • Gotye feat. Kimbra-Somebody (That I Used To Know)
  • Rebecca Ferguson-Nothing’s Real But Love

CENTRICTV.com Best Traditional Jazz Artist/Group

  • Chris Botti-Impressions
  • Kenny Garrett-Seeds From The Underground
  • Melody Gardot-The Absence
  • The Robert Glasper Experiment-Black Radio
  • Tony Bennett-Isn’t It Romantic

CENTRICTV.com Best Contemporary Jazz Artist/Group

  • Ben Tankard-Full Tank
  • Brian Culbertson-DREAMS
  • Cassandra Wilson-Another Country
  • Esperanza Spalding-Radio Music Society
  • Peter White-Here We Go

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