The 2017 Soul Train Awards will feature an exciting lineup of unforgettable performances from the likes of Toni Braxton, SWV, 112, Tank, Tamar Braxton, Kirk Franklin and more.
Additionally, the godmother of soul, Erykah Badu will return to Las Vegas for the third time, to host, write and co-produce the annual award show. The four-time Grammy-award winning soul singer and songwriter, will once again bring her transcendent style, music and spirit to the Vegas stage.
As previously reported, Solange has received the most nominations, with seven total nods including Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, and the highly coveted Video of the Year and Song of the Year for her popular single “Cranes in the Sky.” Bruno Mars follows with six total nominations including two nominations for Song of the Year for his hit single “That’s What I Like,” and Album/Mixtape of the Year for 24K Magic. DJ Khaled, Rihanna, and Bryson Tiller also received multiple nominations this year including Video of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Collaboration.
As for R&B/Soul newcomers, Khalid and SZA lead the pack with nominations in categories including Best New Artist, Best R&B/Soul Male Artist, Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, Best Collaboration and the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award.
Multi-platinum and seven-time Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Toni Braxton will receive the coveted Don Cornelius Legend Award.
Filmed on November 5th at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, BET Presents: 2017 Soul Train Awards will air on BET and BET HER on November 26, 2017 at 8PM ET.