Rihanna scores seven Soul Train Awards nominations

Rihanna earned 7 nominations for 2016 Soul Train Awards. Drake leads the nominees with a total of 12 mentions, including best album/mixtape of the year for Views, video of the year for being featured on Rihanna’s Work and song of the year for Controlla. Rihanna was nominated in the following categories:

  • Album/Mixtape of the Year
    Beyoncé – Lemonade
    Bryson Tiller – T R A P S O U L
    DJ Khaled – Major Key
    Drake – Views
    Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
    Rihanna – Anti
  • Song of the Year
    Beyoncé – Formation
    Bryson Tiller – Don’t
    Drake – Controlla
    Rihanna Ft. Drake – Work
  • Best R&B/Soul Female Artist
    Alicia Keys
    Jill Scott
  • Video of the Year
    Beyoncé – Formation
    Beyoncé – Sorry
    Drake – Hotline Bling
    Kanye West – Fade
    Rihanna Ft. Drake – Work
  • The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award
    Hello – Written By: Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, Gregory Allen Kurstin (Adele)
    Rise Up – Written By: Andra Day, Jennifer Decilveo (Andra Day)
    Formation – Written By: Michael L. Williams Ii, Beyoncé Knowles, Khalif Brown, Aaquil Brown, Asheton Hogan, (Beyoncé)
    Don’t – Written By: Johntá M. Austin, Mariah Carey, Bryan-Michael Cox, Jermaine Dupri, Tavoris Javon Hollins, Isom Brandon Stewart, Bryson Dejuan Tiller (Bryson Tiller)
    Needed Me – Written By: Nicholas Valentino Audino, Rachel Derrus, Adam King Feeney, Robyn R. Fenty, Brittany Talia Hazzard, Charles Hinshaw Jr., Lewis Beresford Hughes, Dijon Isaiah McFarlane, Khaled Rohaim, Te Whiti Te Rangitepaia Mataa Warbick (Rihanna)
  • Best Dance Performance
    Beyoncé – Formation
    Drake – Hotline Bling
    Kanye West (Dance Performance Ft. Teyana Taylor) – Fade
    Rihanna Ft. Drake – Work
    Usher Ft. Young Thug – No Limit
  • Best Collaboration
    Beyoncé Ft. Kendrick Lamar – Freedom
    Chance The Rapper Ft. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz – No Problem
    Dj Khaled Ft. Drake – For Free
    Fat Joe & Remy Ma Ft. French Montana & Infared – All The Way Up
    Rihanna Ft. Drake – Work

The show is set to be filmed on November 6 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas and air on Centric and BET at 8 p.m. on November 27. Rihanna recently scored 7 nominations for 2016 American Music Awards. Find out how to vote!

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