With two nominations for this year’s Soul Train Awards, R. Kelly is going in the history books as the most nominated act ever at the awards show. This year, Kelly is up for the Ashford & Simpson songwriter’s award and album of the year, giving him a total to 21 nominations.
Usher leads this year’s awards with five nominations and New Edition will receive a lifetime achievement award.
The Soul Train Awards will be taped November 8 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas and the show will air November 25 on BET and Centric. The show will be hosted by Cedric the Entertainer.