She’s appropriately known as the godmother of Soul.
And Erykah Badu continues to be the most obvious option to host the Soul Train Awards as she’s getting ready to host the awards ceremony this coming December.
The four-time Grammy winner will host, write and produce the gong shindig for it’s live taping on November 5th at the New Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
BET also announced a star-studded lineup of performances by Toni Braxton, SWV, Tamar Braxton, 112, Tank and Kirk Franklin. The annual celebration will recognize the best in Soul, R&B and Hip-Hop from legends to the next generation. Filmed on November 5th at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, BET Presents: 2017 Soul Train Awards will air on BET Africa (Dstv Channel 129) on Saturday 2 December at 20:00 CAT.
Multi-platinum and seven-time Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter, artist, actress and producer Toni Braxton will receive the coveted Don Cornelius Legend Award and Grammy Award-Nominated, multi-platinum, female R&B trio SWV will be honored with the third annual Lady of Soul Award.
Nominated artists include Solange, Bruno Mars, Dj Khaled, Rihanna, Bryson Tiller and SZA.