New York, NY — The 2013 Soul Train Awards is set to take place on Friday, November 8 in Las Vegas. Comedian and actor Anthony Anderson will be hosting the show while Kendrick Lamar leads the list of nominees in 12 categories with a total of six nominations, including “Best New Artist” and “Album Of The Year.”
K. Dot has plenty of competition from the R&B delegation with Miguel, Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke, Chris Brown and Tamar Braxton all earning five nominations a piece.
R&B singers Justin Timberlake, Miguel, Robin Thicke, Chris Brown and Tamar Braxton follow with five nominations each.
In the Best Gospel/Inspirational Performance category, the nominees are:
Tasha Cobbs – “Break Every Chain”
Lecrae – “Confessions”
Hezekiah Walker – “Every Praise”
Shirley Caesar – “God Will Make A Way”
Tye Tribbett – “If He Did It Before (Same God)”
John P. Kee – “Life & Favor”
The latest albums from Lamar, Timberlake and Miguel will battle efforts from Jay-Z, Rihanna and Fantasia for album of the year. Lamar’s other nominations include best new artist, hip-hop song of the year and collaboration.
The Soul Train Awards will air Dec. 1 on BET and Centric.