Just announced! The legendary singer/songwriter Erykah Badu will be your host of the annual Soul Train Awards. This event will be all about celebrating the greatest in R&B with the illest woman guiding the night, with a huge wave of talented artists in attendance. Filmed November 6 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, the Soul Train Awards will air on Centric and BET on November 29th, 2015 at 8PM EST.
Honored this year is Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, who will receive the "Legend Award", along with Jill Scott who will accept the first-ever "Lady of Soul Award". These icons are being recognized for their longstanding presence in the industry and influence on the world of music past and present. R&B legend and record producer Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds has won 11 Grammy Awards and written and produced 26 No. 1 R&B hits. His new album, Return of the Tender Lover, will be released December 4th. A torchbearer of R&B music, Jill is a 3x Grammy Award-winner who has also established herself as a critically acclaimed actress as well as a New York Times bestselling poet.
The Soul Train Awards will feature an exciting lineup of unforgettable performances and viewers can expect special appearances by some of the brightest stars in entertainment. The event annually showcases Soul Train’s influence on the history of music and dance from the 70s to today.