Bruno Mars. The Weeknd Lead Soul Train Nominations with Five


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Bruno Mars and his collaborator Mark Ronson are tied with The Weekend for total nominations at this year's BET Soul Train Awards.

Bruno Mars received five nominations – video of the year, song of the year, best dance performance, best collaboration and The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award.

The Weeknd is also nominated for video of the year, song of the year, and The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award.

Coming in behind Mars is Beyonce, Chris Brown, Jidenna, and Tyrese with four nominations a piece.

The taping of the 2015 Soul Train Awards will take place on November 6th, during the Soul Train Weekend in Las Vegas. R. Kelly, featuring special guests Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and Common, will close out the weekend with a concert.

The awards will air on November 29th and 8pm ET.

Bruno Mars is no stranger to winning awards as of late:

Thank you MTV Thank you Hooligans!!

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Apart from his music career, Mars is taking a step into the world on television. Just a few days ago we learned that Mars will produce a show for NBC with Empire producer Brian Grazer.

The show will be a sitcom that "follows a loud, boisterous musical family from the Bronx."