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Davido is the only African nominated for Soul Train Awards!!!

Davido

Wow!!

This is major!! Davido has been nominated in the ‘Best International Performance’ category for his hit song ‘Aye’ at the Soul Train Awards set to hold on November 7 in Las Vegas.

He is the only African on the list.

Chris Brown leads with seven nominations for the 2014 Soul Train Awards. He is followed by six nods for Beyonce and five for Pharrell

The full list of 2014 nominees is below:

Best New Artist
August Alsina
Jhené Aiko
LiV Warfield
Mack Wilds
Nico & Vinz

Sevyn Streeter Centric Certified Award
Avery Sunshine
Kelis
Leela James
Luke James
Robert Glasper
Shaliek

Best Gospel/Inspirational Song
“Help” – Erica Campbell ft Lecrae
“I Can Only Imagine” – Tamela Mann
“No Greater Love” – Smokie Norful
“Real Love” – Inspired People ft Charles Jenkins
“Say Yes” – Michelle Williams ft Beyoncé & Kelly Rowland
“We Are Victorious” – Donnie McClurkin ft Tye Tribbett

Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year
“Fancy” – Iggy Azalea ft Charli XCX
“Hold On (We’re Going Home)” – Drake ft Majid Jordan
“Loyal” – Chris Brown ft Lil Wayne & Tyga
“No Mediocre” – T.I. ft Iggy Azalea
“Pills N Potions” – Nicki Minaj
“Studio” – ScHoolboy Q ft BJ the Chicago Kid

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist
Beyoncé
Janelle Monaé
Jennifer Hudson
Jhené
Aiko Marsha
Ambrosius Ledisi

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist
Chris Brown
John Legend
Kem Pharrell
Williams Tank
Trey Songz

Album of the Year
Beyoncé – Beyoncé
G I R L – Pharrell Williams
Love in the Future – John Legend
Nothing Was the Same – Drake
The Electric Lady – Janelle Monaé
Xscape – Michael Jackson

Song of the Year
“All of Me” – John Legend
“Drunk in Love” – Beyoncé ft Jay Z
“Happy” – Pharrell Williams
“Hold On (We’re Going Home)” – Drake ft Majid Jordan
“Love Never Felt So Good” – Michael Jackson ft Justin Timberlake
“Loyal” – Chris Brown ft Lil Wayne and Tyga

The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award
“All of Me” – John Legend (Toby Gad, John Stephens, Dave Tozer)
“Happy” – Pharrell Williams (Pharrell Williams)
“Pretty Hurts” – Beyoncé (Joshua Coleman, Sia Furler, Beyoncé Knowles)
“Stay With Me” – Sam Smith (Steve Fitzmaurice, James Napier, William Phillips, Sam Smith)
“The Man” – Aloe Blacc (Khalil Abdul-Rahman, Sam Barsh, Aloe Blacc, Elton John, Daniel Seeff, Bernie Taupin)
“The Worst” – Jhené Aiko (Jhené Aiko Chilombo, Mac Robinson, Brian Warfield)

Best Dance Performance
“2 On” – Tinashe ft ScHoolboy Q
“Electric Lady” – Janelle Monáe
“Good Kisser” – Usher
“Loyal” – Chris Brown ft Lil Wayne & Tyga
“Talk Dirty” – Jason Derulo ft 2 Chainz
“Turn Down for What” – DJ Snake & Lil Jon

Best Collaboration
Chris Brown ft Lil Wayne & Tyga – “Loyal”
Chris Brown ft Usher & Rick Ross – “New Flame”
Janelle Monaé ft Miguel – “Primetime”
Michael Jackson & Justin Timberlake – “Love Never Felt So Good”
Robert Glasper ft Jill Scott – “Calls”
Toni Braxton & Babyface – “Hurt You”

Video of the Year
“Drunk in Love” – Beyoncé ft Jay Z (Hype Williams)
“Good Kisser” – Usher (Christopher Sims)
“Happy” – Pharrell Williams (We are from L.A.)
“New Flame” – Chris Brown ft Usher (Breezy & Mike Ho)
“The Man” – Aloe Blacc (Matty Barnes)
“The Worst” – Jhené Aiko (Danny Williams)

Best International Performance
Davido – “Aye
Machel Montano – “Ministry of Road (M.O.R.)”
Nico & Vinz – “Am I Wrong”
Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”
Shaggy ft Ne-Yo – “You Girl”
Ziggy Marley – “I Don’t Want to Live on Mars”

Best Traditional Jazz Performance
Audra McDonald – “What a Little Moonlight Can Do”
Gregory Porter – “Hey Laura”
Kenny Garrett – “Pushing the World Away”
Monty Alexander – “Concierto de Aranjuez”
Wynton Marsalis – “Flee as A Bird to the Mountain (Live)”

Best Contemporary Jazz Performance
Liv Warfield – “Stay – Soul Lifted”
Najee ft Meli’sa Morgan – “In the Mood to Take It Slow”
Robert Glasper ft Jill Scott – “Calls”
Snarky Puppy – “Lingus (We Like It Here)”
Terrace Martin ft Robert Glasper – “It’s Yours”
Vandell Andrew – “Let’s Ride”

Best Independent R&B/Soul Performance
Joe ft Kelly Rowland – “Love & Sex Pt 2”
Kelly Price – “It’s My Time”
LiV Warfield – “Why Do You Lie?”
Sebastian Mikael ft Wale – “Last Night”
Shaliek – “The Past” Terrace Martin ft T$
Tone Trezure – “You’re the One”

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