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Tamar Braxton, Tank, Kirk Franklin & more to perform at 'Soul Train Awards'

Tamar Braxton

BET recently tweeted that the “hippest trip in America” aka “The Soul Train Awards” will be hosted by multi-award winning vocalist Erykah Badu. She’ll be returning for the third consecutive year as the “hostess with the mostest.”


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Erykah Badu

Confirmed performers include Don Cornelius Living Legend Award honoree Toni Braxton, Lady of Soul honorees SWV as well as Tank, Kirk Franklin, Tamar Braxton and 112.


Solange is in the lead with seven nominations followed by Bruno Mars with six including Song of the Year and Album/Mixtape of the Year. Other nominees include DJ Khaled, Rihanna, Bryson Tiller, Chris Brown, Usher, Childish Gambino, Lalah Hathaway, Beyoncé and a host of others.


The “Soul Train Awards” recognizes the best in Soul, R&B and Hip-Hop from legends to the next generation. The show will be filmed on November 5 at the Orleans Arena and will air on November 26 at 8 p.m. on BET and BET HER.


Stay close as more performers and presenters will be announced!


CLICK HERE to see all of the nominees!


Will you be watching this year?


Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012. Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.