Machel Montano, Ziggy Marley and Shaggy Nominated for Soul Train Award

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Machel Montano, Shaggy and Ziggy Marley Nominated for Soul Train Award

Machel Montano, Shaggy and Ziggy Marley Nominated for Soul Train Award

CENTRIC  announced the nominees for SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014, which will celebrate and honor R&B’s finest and most soulful artists on November 7, 2014 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.  Hosted by Wendy Williams, this year’s fete will take Vegas by storm with not -to-be missed moments, including unforgettable performances, iconic tributes, and appearances by today’s leading musicians. The SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014 will air on CENTRIC and BET on November 30, 2014 at 8PM ET/PT.

This year the ‘Best International Performance’ category includes the biggest names in reggae and soca including Machel Montano, Ziggy Marley and Shaggy.  The nominees are as follows:

Best International Performance (
Davido – Aye
Machel Montano – Ministry Of Road (M.O.R.)
Nico & Vinz – Am I Wrong
Sam Smith – Stay With Me
Shaggy feat. Ne-Yo – You Girl
Ziggy Marley – I Don’t’ Want To Live On Mars

Also, up for a Soul Train is Jamaican-born jazz afficianado Monty Alexander.  The Grammy-nominated pianist has been in the business over 50 years however this is his first Soul Train Music Award nomination.

Alexander’s album, Concierto de Aranjuez, is up against albums by Kenny Garrett, Audra McDonald, Wynton Marsalis and Gregory Porter for Best Traditional Jazz Performance.

SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014 will honor artists in 12 different categories. R&B star Chris Brown leads the pack with seven nominations, including Best R&B/Soul Male Artist, Song of the Year for “Loyal” featuring Lil Wayne and Tyga, and Video of the Year for “New Flame” featuring Usher.  Beyoncé follows with six nominations, including Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, and Pharrell Williams is next in line with five nominations, including Best R&B/Soul Male Artist of the Year.

SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014 is part of Centric’s Soul Train Weekend at the Orleans Hotel & Casino.  The weekend includes the following events:
Thursday, November 6: Kick-Off Reception with meet and greets featuring SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014 and Comedy All Stars Show talent
Friday, November 7: SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014 with host, Wendy Williams
Saturday, November 8: Centric Comedy All Stars Show hosted by Bill Bellamy featuring comedic legends and up and coming stars
Sunday, November 8: Centric Presents: The Soul Train Review, two live musical events with the iconic Kool and the Gang

Opportunities to watch a live rehearsal and access the red carpet at SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014.  For additional information and to purchase tickets for all of the exciting events, visit or call 888-234-2334.






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