Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 23 July 2014

R Kelly makes Soul Train history

R Kelly received two nominations for the Soul Train awards

R Kelly is nominated for two awards at this year's Soul Train Awards, making him the most nominated act ever at the US awards show.

Kelly is up for the Ashford & Simpson songwriter's award and album of the year, bringing his career total to 21 nominations.

Usher leads this year's awards with five nominations. Estelle, Nas, Trey Songz and John Legend are also multiple nominees.

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.

The Soul Train Awards, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, will be recorded on November 8 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. The show will air in the US on November 25 on BET and Centric.

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