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    Deon Cole to Host Soul Train Awards 2022 on BET

    BEYONCÉ AND MARY J. BLIGE LEAD WITH 7 NOMINATIONS EACH FOLLOWED BY ARI LENNOX WITH 6 AND LIZZO AND CHRIS BROWN WITH 5 NODS EACH

    Today, BET announces the host, nominees and premiere date of “Soul Train Awards” 2022 presented by BET taking place, Sunday, November 13 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Actor, comedian and writer Deon Cole will host an incredible night celebrating the best in soul music and the iconic legacy brand. Additionally, BET has released the official nominations for “Soul Train Awards” 2022“Soul Train Awards” recognizes the best in Soul, R&B, and Hip Hop from both established industry legends and the next generation of promising artists. The official “Soul Train Awards” nominees, selected by a voting academy of esteemed music industry insiders, performers, and presenters. The “Soul Train Awards” 2022 premieres Sunday, November 27 at 8 pm ET/PT on BET and BET Her. 

    “Deon Cole is known for delivering razor-sharp humor and commentary across his acclaimed standup specials and series. Get ready to see him unleash his comedic talents like never before on the Soul Train Awards stage–and don’t say we didn’t warn you,” said Connie Orlando, EVP Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy. “Deon is BET family, and we are proud to have him make his hosting debut exclusively on BET. We are also equally proud to continue celebrating the legacy of Soul Train with our esteemed nominees and delivering unforgettable performances and moments that epitomize Black Excellence.”

    “Hosting the ‘Soul Train Awards’ is a dream come true. I grew up watching Soul Train and ‘til this day, I’ve never met a Soul Train Line I didn’t bless with my skilled two step,” said host Deon Cole. “It is truly a privilege to be given this opportunity to celebrate Don Cornelius’ legacy, all of the amazing Black talent that illuminated our screens on the iconic TV show, and my favorite genres of music: Soul, R&B and Hip Hop.”

    Beyoncé and Mary J. Blige lead “Soul Train Awards” 2022 nominations with an impressive 7 nods; Beyoncé for ‘Best R&B/Soul Female Artist,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Song of the Year,’ and  twice for ‘Best Collaboration’ and ‘The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award.’ Mary J. Blige for ‘Certified Soul Award,’ ‘Best R&B/Soul Female Artist,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Song of the Year,’ ‘The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award,’ ‘Video of the Year,’ and ‘Best Collaboration.’  Ari Lennox garnered the second most nods with 6 nominations: ‘Best R&B/Soul Female Artist,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Song of the Year,’ ‘The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award,’ ‘Best Dance Performance,’ and ‘Video of the Year.’ Lizzo and Chris Brown are tied at 5 nods each, followed by Burna Boy, Muni Long and Steve Lacy with 4 nods. Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic, PJ Morton andTems each garnered 3 nominations.

    The “Soul Train Awards” 2022 presented by BET will feature an exciting lineup of unforgettable performances, special moments and appearances by some of the brightest stars in Black culture and entertainment. The annual event is committed to showcasing the impact of Soul Train on music and dance from the ‘70s to today.

    BEST NEW ARTIST
    CKAY
    COCO JONES
    DIXSON
    DOECHII
    FIREBOY DML
    MUNI LONG
    STEVE LACY
    TEMS
     
    CERTIFIED SOUL AWARD
    CHAKA KHAN
    CHARLIE WILSON
    DIANA ROSS
    MARY J. BLIGE
    MAXWELL
    PJ MORTON
    RONALD ISLEY & THE ISLEY BROTHERS
    T-PAIN
     
    BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD
    CECE WINANS
    ERICA CAMPBELL
    FRED HAMMOND
    MAJOR.
    MARVIN SAPP
    MAVERICK CITY MUSIC X KIRK FRANKLIN
    TAMELA MANN
    TASHA COBBS LEONARD
     
    BEST R&B/SOUL FEMALE ARTIST
    ARI LENNOX
    BEYONCÉ
    H.E.R.
    JAZMINE SULLIVAN
    LIZZO
    MARY J. BLIGE
    SZA
    TEMS
     
    BEST R&B/SOUL MALE ARTIST
    BABYFACE
    BRENT FAIYAZ
    BURNA BOY
    CHARLIE WILSON
    CHRIS BROWN
    GIVEON
    LUCKY DAYE
    PJ MORTON
     
    ALBUM OF THE YEAR
    AN EVENING WITH SILK SONIC           BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON .PAAK, SILK SONIC
    AWAY MESSAGE (EP)                                      ARI LENNOX
    BREEZY                                                             CHRIS BROWN
    GOOD MORNING GORGEOUS                        MARY J. BLIGE
    HEAUX TALES, MO’ TALES: THE DELUXE      JAZMINE SULLIVAN
    R&B MONEY                                                      TANK
    RENAISSANCE                                                  BEYONCÉ
    SPECIAL                                                             LIZZO
     
    SONG OF THE YEAR
    ABOUT DAMN TIME                               LIZZO
    BAD HABIT                                             STEVE LACY
    BREAK MY SOUL                                   BEYONCÉ
    GOOD MORNING GORGEOUS             MARY J. BLIGE
    HRS & HRS                                             MUNI LONG
    LAST LAST                                              BURNA BOY
    PRESSURE                                             ARI LENNOX
     
    THE ASHFORD AND SIMPSON SONGWRITER’S AWARD
    BAD HABIT                                             STEVE LACY
    BREAK MY SOUL                                   BEYONCÉ
    CHURCH GIRL                                       BEYONCÉ
    GOOD MORNING GORGEOUS            MARY J. BLIGE
    HRS & HRS                                            MUNI LONG
    I HATE U                                                 SZA
    LAST, LAST                                            BURNA BOY
    PRESSURE                                            ARI LENNOX
     
    BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE
    ABOUT DAMN TIME                              LIZZO
    CALL ME EVERY DAY                           CHRIS BROWN FEAT. WIZKID
    HAVE MERCY                                        CHLÖE
    PERSUASIVE                                         DOECHII
    PRESSURE                                            ARI LENNOX
    SMOKIN OUT THE WINDOW                BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON .PAAK, SILK SONIC
    WE (WARM EMBRACE)                        CHRIS BROWN
    WOMAN                                                 DOJA CAT
     
    VIDEO OF THE YEAR
    ABOUT DAMN TIME                               LIZZO
    BAD HABIT                                             STEVE LACY
    GOOD MORNING GORGEOUS            MARY J. BLIGE
    HAVE MERCY                                        CHLÖE
    HRS & HRS                                            MUNI LONG
    LAST LAST                                             BURNA BOY
    PRESSURE                                            ARI LENNOX
    SMOKIN OUT THE WINDOW                BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON .PAAK, SILK SONIC
     
    BEST COLLABORATION
    AMAZING                                               MARY J. BLIGE FEAT. DJ KHALED
    BE LIKE WATER                                    PJ MORTON FEAT. STEVIE WONDER & NAS
    CALL ME EVERY DAY                          CHRIS BROWN FEAT. WIZKID
    GOTTA MOVE ON                                 DIDDY FEAT. BRYSON TILLER
    HATE OUR LOVE                                  QUEEN NAIJA & BIG SEAN
    MAKE ME SAY IT AGAIN, GIRL            RONALD ISLEY & THE ISLEY BROTHERS FEAT. BEYONCÉ
    MOVE                                                     BEYONCÉ FEAT. GRACE JONES, TEMS
    SLOW                                                     TANK FEAT. J. VALENTINE

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