Chris Brown, Beyoncé, Pharrell Lead Soul Train Awards Nominations

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Brown leads the pack with 7 nominations. Beyonce earns 6 nods and Pharell, 5.

Chris Brown leads the pack with 7 nominations for the upcoming Soul Train Awards 2014, including best R&B/Soul Male Artist and Song of the Year for “Loyal” featuring Lil Wayne and Tyga. Brown also received a nomination for Video of the Year for “New Flame” featuring Usher.

Beyonce trails Brown with 6 nominations, including Best R&B/Soul Female Artist. Pharrell is just behind her with 5 nominations competing against Brown in the category Best R&B/Soul Male Artist.

Other nominees include Drake, Janelle Monae, John Legend, and Jhene Aiko. In the gospel category, Michelle Williams is nominated for "Best Gospel/ Inspirational Song for "Say Yes." Erica Campbell and Tamela Mann are also nominated for "Help" and "I Can Only Imagine."

The awards will be presented November 7 in a ceremony hosted by talk show host Wendy Williams. They air November 30 on Centric and BET at 8pmET/PT.

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