R. Kelly making history.
R. Kelly is up for the Soul Train Award's Ashford & Simpsons songwriter's award and the album of the year award. These two nominations brings Kelly's total to 21 making him the most nominated act ever at the Soul Train Awards show. It comes as no surprise that Usher is leading the field with 5 nominations, John Legend is also among the multiple nominees. Other nominees are Whitney Houston for best gospel inspirational performance. New Edition will receive the lifetime achievement award. The Soul Train Awards will be taped November 8th at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas and hosted by Cedric the Entertainer. Congrats are in order for R.Kelly.