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Jennifer Hudson Among Performance Line-Up for 2013 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS

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Jennifer Hudson Among Performance Line-Up for 2013 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS

Billboard.com reports that Jennifer Hudson, Tamar Braxton and Smokey Robinson will be among the performers of the 2013 Soul Train Awards. The fifth annual show is Being taped on Nov. 8 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas and will air on Centric and BET on Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. ET.

Also on the roster of performers are K. Michelle, Wale, Kem, Chrisette Michelle, Eric Benét, Ronald Isley, Bobby Caldwell, Joss Stone and "American Idol" season 12 winner Candice Glover. Notes Robinson, "I'm very excited to be a part of this year's 'Soul Train Awards.' I'm thrilled that the show is honoring Dionne Warwick -- one of my favorite people -- and that I'll be performing in tribute to her."

The West coast rapper leads all nominees for the 2013 Soul Train Awards with six nods in categories such as Best New Artist, Song of the Year, Best Collaboration and the coveted Album of the Year.

Miguel, Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke, Chris Brown and the lone lady Tamar Braxton follow behind Lamar with five nominations apiece spanning the categories of The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter's Award, Best Collaboration, Best Dance Performance and more.

Anthony Anderson will serve as this year's host.

Check out the full list of nominees below!

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 Gospel/Inspirational Performance
Break Every Chain - Tasha Cobbs
Confessions- Lecrae
Every Praise - Hezekiah Walker
God Will Make Away - Shirley Caesar
If He Did It Before...Same God - Tye Tribbett
Life & Favor - John P. Kee & New Life

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

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist
Alicia Keys
Chrisette Michelle
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 & 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 & 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

Best International Performance (CENTRICTV.com)
Differentology - Bunji Garlin
The Fog - Machel Montano
Next To Me - Emeli Sande
Personally - P-Square
Ur Waist - Iyanya

Best Traditional Jazz Performance (CENTRICTV.com)
George Benson feat. Wynton Marsalis - Unforgettable
Jeffrey Osborne feat. Chaka Khan - Baby it's Cold Outside
Tony Bennett feat. Marc Anthony - For Once In My Life
Nicole Henry - Waiting In Vain
Terrence Blanchard - Pet Step Sister's Theme Song

Best Contemporary Jazz Performance (CENTRICTV.com)
Jose James - Trouble
Boney James feat. Rick Braun - Batucada (The Beat)
Michael Bublé - It's A Beautiful Day
Dave Koz - Got To Get You Into My Life
George Duke - Missing You

Best Independent R&B/Soul Performance (CENTRICTV.com)
Ashanti - Never Should Have
Brian McKnight - Sweeter
Kenny Lattimore - Find A Way
Maysa - Love Me Good
Raheem DeVaughn - Love Connection
Ronald Isley - Dinner And A Movie


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