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ALICIA KEYS HEADS SOUL TRAIN AWARDS NOMINATIONS

New mum Alicia Keys has got something else to celebrate - she has been nominated for four Soul Train Awards.

The No One singer gave birth to her first child, Egypt, on Friday (15Oct10), and now she's leading the way at the soul and R&B prizegiving, which is due to take place in Atlanta, Georgia on 10 November (10).

Usher also landed four nominations, while Drake scored three. Monica, Nicki Minaj and Sade were among the double nominees.

Ron Isley and Anita Baker will be the recipients of special career achievement awards at the event, which will be hosted by Hustle & Flow co-stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson.

R. Kelly, Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae and Cee-Lo Green are set to perform.