The Weeknd attends Republic Records 2015 VMA after party at Ysabel in West Hollywood.

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The nominees for the 2015 Soul Train awards have been announced.

Imani Brammer
Oct, 16, 2015

The nominees for the 2015 Soul Train awards have been announced.

The Weeknd and Bruno Mars are in the lead with a tie of five nominations each for Video of the Year, song of the Year and The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award. The Weeknd is also 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.

Other nominees of the night include Beyonce, Chris Brown and Jidenna who all tie at four nominations each.

The awards show will air on November 29th on BET and Centric.