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2013 Soul Train Awards: Kendrick Lamar Leads Nominations

Tosha Cobbs, Lacrae, John P. Kee

Among those Up for Best Gospel/Inspirational Performance Category


New York, NY — The 2013 Soul Train Awards is set to take place on Friday, November 8 in Las Vegas. Comedian and actor Anthony Anderson will be hosting the show while Kendrick Lamar leads the list of nominees in 12 categories with a total of six nominations, including “Best New Artist” and “Album Of The Year.” 


K. Dot has plenty of competition from the R&B delegation with Miguel, Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke, Chris Brown and Tamar Braxton all earning five nominations a piece.


R&B singers Justin Timberlake, Miguel, Robin Thicke, Chris Brown and Tamar Braxton follow with five nominations each.


In the Best Gospel/Inspirational Performance category, the nominees are:


Tasha Cobbs – “Break Every Chain”

Lecrae – “Confessions”

Hezekiah Walker – “Every Praise”

Shirley Caesar – “God Will Make A Way”

Tye Tribbett – “If He Did It Before (Same God)”

John P. Kee – “Life & Favor”


The latest albums from Lamar, Timberlake and Miguel will battle efforts from Jay-Z, Rihanna and Fantasia for album of the year. Lamar’s other nominations include best new artist, hip-hop song of the year and collaboration.


The Soul Train Awards will air Dec. 1 on BET and Centric.