The 2018 Soul Train Awards is going down next month and this year there will be a lot of fresh new faces as well as familar ones.

According to Billboard, the nominees have been unveiled and H.E.R. is in the lead with the most nominations. H.E.R has seven nods, while Bruno Mars and Cardi B trail behind with six nominations. Beyoncé, SZA, Ella Mai, Daniel Caesar, Jorja Smith, Childish Gambino and Ashanti have been nominated as well.

Faith Evans
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Erykah Badu who is usually the host of the event in the past, will receive the Legends Award.  Also, Faith Evans will be honored with the Lady of Soul Award.

Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold from the hit TV show Martin will host the award show and presenters and performers will be announced at a later date.

For full list of nominations click here.

Make sure you check out the Soul Train Awards November 25th on BET and BET HER.

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