All three share nominations for video of the year, song of the year and The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award. The Weeknd also is nominated for best R&B/soul male artist and album of the year. And Ronson and Mars are nominated for best dance performance and best collaboration.
The awards will found the bedrock of BET’s Soul Train Weekend 2015, which takes place in Las Vegas on Nov. 5-7. As previously reported, the three-day R&B/soul fest will conclude with a Nov. 7 concert headlined by R. Kelly, featuring special guests Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and Common at Mandalay Bay Events Center.