BET (DStv channel 129) has revealed that the Soul Train Awards 2015 will be hosted by the incomparable singer-songwriter Erykah Badu as she leads an upbeat celebration of soul music’s R&B legends alongside the new wave of talented soul artists.
Taking place on 6 November at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, the Soul Train Awards will air on BET (Channel 129) on Monday 30 November 2015 at 19:00.
Musical luminaries being honoured at the show include Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, who will receive the Legend Award, andJill 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 twenty-six number one R&B hits. His new album, Return of the Tender Lover, will be released on 4 December. A torchbearer of R&B music, Jill Scott 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 line-up of unforgettable performances and viewers can expect special appearances by some of the brightest stars in entertainment, while showcasing the evolution of soul music and dance from the 70s to today.
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Catch the Soul Train Awards on BET (DStv Channel 129) on Monday 30 November 2015 at 21:00.