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Days after winning the most awards at the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards, Chris Brown leads the nominations for the 2011 Soul Train Awards. Brown is nominated for five nods across 11 categories, one being Best Dance Performance in which he's up against ex-beau Rihanna. Breezy is nominated for "She Ain't You" as Rih Rih is nominated for "Only Girl in the World"/ "What's My Name."

Beyoncé goes up against her husband, Jay-Z, in the category for Album of the Year. Behind Brown is Bey' who is nominated with four nods for Best Female R&B/Soul Artist, Best Dance Performance, Record of the Year (The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award) and Album of the Year. Beyoncé

The 2011 Soul Train Awards will be hosted by comedian and actor Cedric "The Entertainer" and features performances by Keith Sweat, Robin Thicke, Lloyd, Miguel, Jill Scott, Melanie Fiona and others.

The show will be taped on Nov. 17 in Atlanta and will air on Centric and BET ten days later, Nov. 27.

Check out the 2011 Soul Train Awards nominees below.

Best New Artist
Bruno Mars
Marsha Ambrosius
Miguel
Frank Ocean

Best Male R&B/Soul Artist
Trey Songz
Chris Brown
Cee Lo Green
R. Kelly
Eric Benet
Miguel

Centric Award
Ledisi
Raphael Saddiq
Bilal
Anthony David
Aloe Blacc

Best Caribbean Performance
"Bend Over" - Machel Montano
"Man Down" - Rihanna
"Delilah" - Movado
"Wotless" - Kes The Band
"Summertime" - Vybz Kartel

Best Gospel Performance
"I Smile" - Kirk Franklin
"Walking" - Mary Mary
"Heaven Hear My Heart" - Trin-I-Tee 5:7
"I Believe" - James Fortune feat. Shawn McLemore
"More" - Cece Winans

Album of the Year
"Passion Pain & Pleasure" - Trey Songz
"21" - Adele
"F.A.M.E." - Chris Brown
"Light of the Sun" - Jill Scott
"4" - Beyoncé
"Watch the Throne" - Jay Z & Kanye West

Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year
"Moment for Life" - Nicki Minaj
"All of the Lights" - Kanye West
"Look at Me Now" - Chris Brown featuring Busta Rhymes & Lil Wayne)
"Out of My Head" - Lupe Fiasco
"Otis" - Jay Z & Kanye West

Best Female R&B/Soul Artist
Kelly Rowland
Beyonce
Marsha Ambrosius
Jennifer Hudson
Jill Scott
Mary J. Blige

Song of the Year
"So In Love" - Jill Scott featuring Anthony Hamilton
"Motivation" - Kelly Rowland featuring Lil Wayne
"Sure Thing" - Miguel
'Rolling in the Deep" - Adele
"She Ain't You" - Chris Brown
"All of the Lights" - Kanye West

Record of the Year (The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award)
"Rolling in the Deep" - Adele
"Far Away" - Marsha Ambrosius
"Best Thing I Never Had" - Beyonce
"Good Man" - Raphael Saddiq
"Hold My Hand" (duet with Akon) - Michael Jackson

Best Dance Performance
"Motivation" - Kelly Rowland
"Only Girl in the World"/ "What's My Name" - Rihanna
"Run the World (Girls)" - Beyonce
"She Ain't You" - Chris Brown
"Walking" - Mary Mary
"Pretty Girl Rock" - Keri Hilson

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