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2010 Soul Train Awards

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2010 Soul Train Awards
Updated November 29, 2010
The Soooooooooul Train Awards made a comeback in 2009 after being on hiatus for a couple of years, and the second year of the revived show took place Wed. Nov. 10, 2010 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia, hosted by Oscar-nominated actors Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. R. Kelly performed to open the program, and other performers included Ne-Yo, Cee-Lo, Keyshia Cole, Erykah Badu, Eric Benet, Lalah Hathaway, Faith Evans, Janelle Monae, Tank and several others. The show aired on both BET and Centric on Sun., Nov. 28. The list of nominees and winners is included below, with the winners in bold and an asterisk (*) next to them. For complete show information, visit www.centrictv.com.

BEST NEW ARTIST
*Melanie Fiona
B.o.B.
Nicki Minaj
Dondria
Wale

BEST R&B/SOUL ARTIST FEMALE
*Alicia Keys
Erykah Badu
Monica
Fantasia
Mary J. Blige

BEST R&B/SOUL MALE
*Usher(TIE)
Kem
*Trey Songz(TIE)
Ne-Yo
Jaheim

SONG OF THE YEAR
"Everything to Me" - Monica
"There Goes My Baby" - Usher
"Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)" - Alicia Keys
"Soldier of Love" - Sade
*"Nothing on You" - B.o.B feat. Bruno Mars

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Alicia Keys- The Element of Freedom
*Usher - Raymond v. Raymond
Sade - Soldier of Love
Drake- Thank Me Later
Erykah Badu - New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh

RECORD OF THE YEAR (SONGWRITER'S AWARD)
Fantasia - "Bittersweet"
El DeBarge - "Second Chance"
Drake - "Find Your Love"
R. Kelly - "When a Woman Loves"
*Alicia Keys - "Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)"

BEST DANCE PERFORMANCE
Rihanna - "Rude Boy"
Ne-Yo - "Beautiful Monster"
Usher - "OMG"
Janelle Monae feat. Big Boi - "Tightrope"
*Ciara - "Ride"

BEST HIP-HOP SONG
*Eminem feat. Rihanna - "Love the Way You Lie"
Rick Ross feat. Styles P. - "B.M.F. (Blowin' Money Fast)"
Nicki Minaj - "Your Love"
Drake - "Find Your Love"
Big Boi feat. Cutty - "Shutterbugg"
T.I. feat. Keri Hilson - "I Got Your Back"

CENTRIC AWARD (UNDERGROUND R&B/SOUL)
Jesse Boykins III
Dwele
Dondria
Corinne Bailey Rae
*Janelle Monae

BEST REGGAE ARTIST
*Gyptian
Damian Marley
Mr. Vegas
Jah Cure
Vybz Kartel
Gramps Morgan

BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE
Youthful Praise feat. J.J. Harrison
Fred Hammond
*Marvin Sapp
Lisa Page Brooks
Hezekiah Walker & LFC
Tye Tribbett

LEGENDS AWARDS
Anita Baker
Ronald Isley

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