Celebrities / Music

The Weeknd, ‘Uptown Funk’ duo lead Soul Train nominations

FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2015, file photo, Bruno Mars, left, and Mark Ronson accept the award for male video of the year for “Uptown Funk” at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. The Weeknd and Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars are tied for five nominations each at the Soul Train Awards this year on Nov. 6. The show will air on Centric and BET on Nov. 29. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, FIle)

FILE – In this Aug. 30, 2015, file photo, Bruno Mars, left, and Mark Ronson accept the award for male video of the year for “Uptown Funk” at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. The Weeknd and Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars are tied for five nominations each at the Soul Train Awards this year on Nov. 6. The show will air on Centric and BET on Nov. 29. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, FIle)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Weeknd and the duo behind “Uptown Funk,” Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, are tied for five nominations each at the Soul Train Awards this year on Nov. 6.

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.

Beyonce, Chris Brown, Jidenna and Tyrese have four nominations each for the awards show held at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. The show will air on Centric and BET on Nov. 29.

 

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