Soul Train Awards

Publication: Billboard

Title: Soul Train Awards Adds New Roster of Performers

Article by: Erika Ramirez

 http://www.billboard.com/#/column/the-juice/soul-train-awards-adds-new-roster-of-performers-1005459162.story

 

The Soul Train Awards show will be taped on Thursday November 17 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta.  It will feature tribute performances to celebrate the recipients of the Legend Award–  Earth, Wind & Fire and Gladys Knight.

According to Billboard:

“Those performing include Cee Lo Green, Mary Mary, Common, Freddie Jackson, Chrisette Michele, Marsha Ambrosius, Musiq Soulchild, Anthony Hamilton and Toni Braxton’s sister, Tamar Braxton. Along with the performance, the awards will present pre-recorded tribute testimonials by Elton John, Smokey Robinson, Patti Labelle, will.I.Am, The Roots, Marie Osmond and more.”

Presenters include Basketball legend and Chairman of Vibe Media LLC, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Valerie Simpson, DJ Just Blaze, actors Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Melissa De Sousa, Lance Gross, Demetria McKinney, Nelsan Ellis, Amber Rose, Kel Mitchell, Shaunie O’Neal and more.

The show will be hosted by Cedric “The Entertainer.”

Nominees include Chris Brown (five nominations across 11 categories), Beyoncé (four nominations) and more.

The show is slated to air on Sunday November 27 at 9pm on BET and Centric.

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