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November 29, 2010

Tour partners Usher, Trey Songz tie at Soul Train Awards - Awkward!

Usher and Trey Songz were up for the same award at Sunday night's Soul Train Awards. You would think the heir apparent to Michael Jackson would have this one in the bag right? Well, his tour opener, Trey Songz, half-swiped it away from him, tying with him for best R&B male artist. That's got to be like your little brother taking the king's crown at the sophomore homecoming dance - this being the Soul Train awards and all. Usher later upped his score by winning best album of the year for "Raymond v. Raymond." The two of them will swing by 1st Mariner Arena Wednesday December 8 on Usher's OMG Tour. I'll have a preview of the show here later this week. 


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Posted by Erik Maza at 9:22 AM | | Comments (2)
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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at erik.maza@baltsun.com. Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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