WHITNEY HOUSTON, and AMY WINEHOUSE, both received posthumous nominations.
HOUSTON is nominated for best gospel performance for “Celebration,” while WINEHOUSE is nominated for best international performance for her single, “Our Day Will Come.”
R.KELLY, nominated for six Soul Train Awards, makes Soul Train Music Award history with 21 total nominations for his entire career.
Other nominees include ELLE VARNER, J.COLE, NAS, WALE, BEYONCE, TREY SONGZ, and RIHANNA.
Hosted by CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER, the 2012 Soul Train Music Awards will air November 8th on BET and Centric.