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Arresting nominees take Soul Train

Arrested Development, a group of newcomers based in Atlanta, and the female sensation En Vogue led nominees for 1993 Soul Train Music Awards, which were announced yesterday.

Arrested Development got six nominations, including album, video and new artist, while En Vogue got four, including R&B nods for the album “Funky Divas” and the single “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It).”

Other multiple nominees included Michael Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Vanessa Williams, Bobby Brown and Boyz II Men.

Winners in 12 categories will be announced March 9 during a two-hour Shrine Auditorium show syndicated nationally by Tribune Entertainment.

The nominees:

R&B single, female: “Real Love,” Mary J. Blige; “Love Shoulda Brought You Home,” Toni Braxton; “I Will Always Love You,” Whitney Houston; “Save the Best for Last,” Vanessa Williams.

R&B single, male: “Games,” Chuckii Booker; “Humpin’ Around,” Bobby Brown; “Remember the Time,” Michael Jackson; “Baby Got Back,” Sir Mix-A-Lot.

R&B single, group, band or duo: “Tennessee,” Arrested Development; “Please Don’t Go,” Boyz II Men; “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It),” En Vogue; “Come & Talk to Me,” Jodeci.

R&B album, female: “What’s the 411?” Mary J. Blige; “MTV Unplugged EP,” Mariah Carey; “Finally,” CeCe Peniston; “Love Deluxe,” Sade.

R&B album, male: “Bobby,” Bobby Brown; “T.E.V.I.N.” Tevin Campbell; “Dangerous,” Michael Jackson; “Brian McKnight,” Brian McKnight.

R&B album, group, band or duo: “3 Years 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life of…” Arrested Development; “Funky Divas,” En Vogue; “Androgynous,” Prince and the New Power Generation; “Oooooohhh … On the TLC Tip,” TLC.

Rap album: “3 Years 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life of…,” Arrested Development; “Dead Serious,” Das Efx; “Close to You,” Father M.C.; “Totally Krossed Out,” Kris Kross.

Jazz album: “Live at Birdland,” Gerald Albright; “Snapshot,” George Duke; “Do I Ever Cross Your Mind,” George Howard; “Just an Illusion,” Najee.

Gospel album: “My Mind Is Made Up,” Rev. Milton Brunson & the Thompson Community Singers; “He’s Working It Out for You,” Shirley Caesar; “Number 7,” Commissioned; “We Walk by Faith,” John P. Kee & the New Life Community Choir.

R&B song: “Tennessee,” Arrested Development; “End of the Road,” Boyz II Men; “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It),” En Vogue; “Save the Best for Last,” Vanessa Williams.

New R&B artist: “Tennessee,” Arrested Development; “Real Love,” Mary J. Blige; “Jump,” Kris Kross; “If I Ever Fall in Love,” Shai.

R&B musicvideo: “People Everyday,” Arrested Development; “End of the Road,” Boyz II Men; “Giving Him Something He Can Feel,” En Vogue; “Remember the Time,” Michael Jackson.

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