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Photo courtesy Miguel via InstagramKendrick Lamar leads all nominees with six nods for the 2013 Soul Train Awards, including Best New Artist, Song of the Year, Best Collaboration and Album of the Year.

Following with five nominations apiece, is Lamar’s “How Many Drinks” collaborator Miguel, as well as Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown, Robin Thicke and Tamar Braxton.

Hosted by Anthony Anderson, the 2013 Soul Train Music Awards will be pre-tapped at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on November 8 and will air on December 1 on both Centric and BET at 9 p.m. ET.  For more information, please visit BET.com/SoulTrain.

Here are the 2013 Soul Train Awards nominees and categories:

Best New Artist
Bridget Kelly
K. Michelle
Kendrick Lamar
Tamar Braxton
TGT

Centric Certified Award
Joss Stone
Luke James
Lyfe Jennings
Solange
Stacy Barthe
Talib Kweli

Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year
“Bad” – Wale feat. Tiara Thomas
“High School” – Nicki Minaj feat. Lil Wayne
“Holy Grail” – Jay Z feat. Justin Timberlake
“Poetic Justice” – Kendrick Lamar feat. Drake
“Power Trip” – J. Cole feat. Miguel
“Started from the Bottom” – Drake

The Chaka Khan Best R&B/Soul Female Artist
Alicia Keys
Chrisette Michele
Fantasia
Janelle Monáe
Kelly Rowland
Tamar Braxton

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist
Bruno Mars
Charlie Wilson
Chris Brown
John Legend
Miguel
Robin Thicke

Album of the Year
The 20/20 Experience – Justin Timberlake
Good Kid, m.A.A.d City – Kendrick Lamar
Kaleidoscope Dream – Miguel
Magna Carta…Holy Grail – Jay Z
The Side Effects of You – Fantasia
Unapologetic – Rihanna

Song of the Year
“Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell & T.I.
“Diamonds” -Rihanna
“Fine China” – Chris Brown
“Love and War” – Tamar Braxton
“Poetic Justice” – Kendrick Lamar feat. Drake
“Suit & Tie” – Justin Timberlake feat. Jay Z

The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award
“Crooked Smile” – J.Cole (Jermaine Cole, Meleni Smith)
“Fire We Make” – Alicia Keys feat. Maxwell (Gary Clark Jr., Warren Felder, Alicia Keys, Andrew Wansel)
“Lose to Win” – Fantasia (Francine Golde, Dennis Lambert, Andrea Martin, Walter Orange, Harmony Samuels)
“Love and War” – Tamar Braxton (Tamar Braxton, Darhyl Camper Jr., LaShawn Daniels, Makeba Riddick)
“Mirrors” – Justin Timberlake (James Fauntleroy, Jerome Harmon, Timothy Mosley, Justin Timberlake)
“Q.U.E.E.N.” – Janelle Monae feat. Erykah Badu (Roman GianArthur Irvin , Dr. Nathaniel Irvin III, Charles Joseph II, Janelle Monáe Robinson, Kellis Parker Jr.)

Best Dance Performance
“Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke
“Body Party” – Ciara
“Fine China” – Chris Brown
“Q.U.E.E.N.” – Janelle Monáe feat. Erykah Badu
“Suit & Tie” – Justin Timberlake feat. Jay Z
“Treasure” – Bruno Mars

Video of the Year
“Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell & T.I. (Diane Martel)
“Fine China” – Chris Brown (Chris Brown, Sylvain White)
“Love and War” – Tamar Braxton (Walid Azami)
“Poetic Justice” – Kendrick Lamar feat. Drake (The Lil Homie, Dave Free, and Dangeroo Kipawaa)
“Q.U.E.E.N.” – Janelle Monae feat. Erykah Badu (Alan Ferguson)
“Started from the Bottom” – Drake (Director X)

Best Collaboration
Alicia Keys feat. Maxwell – “Fire We Make”
Brandy feat. Chris Brown – “Put It Down”
J.Cole feat. Miguel – “Power Trip”
Janelle Monae feat. Erykah Badu – “Q.U.E.E.N.”
Miguel feat. Kendrick Lamar – “How Many Drinks”
Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell & T.I. – “Blurred Lines”
Wale feat. Sam Dew – “LoveHate Thing”

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