Celebrating 40 years, the 3rd annual SOUL TRAIN AWARDS will honor the longstanding careers and musical influences of the renowned group Earth, Wind, and Fire and “Empress of Soul” Gladys Knight. (SOUL TRAIN AWARDS PHOTOS) http://rawdoggtv.com
Basketball Wives, Tamar Braxton join Soul Train Award 2011 line up Stars of reality television will take the stage to present and perform at the 2011 Soul Train Awards this month. Confirmed Wednesday, both Shaunie O’neal of Basketball Wives and Tamar Braxton of Braxton Family Values will accompany Nelsan Ellis (True Blood), Musiq Soulchild and more in celebrating the best in music. The Original 7Ven, Formerly Known as The Time, is the Opening Act of the 2011 “SOUL TRAIN AWARDS” Natalie Cole, Jill Scott, Mindless Behavior, Robin Thicke, Keith Sweat.
Newly Added Performers: Common, Cee Lo Green, Freddie Jackson, Musiq Soulchild, Chrisette Michelle, Marsha Ambrosius, Wolf Blitzer and Doug E. Fresh, Return with New Surprises, Joined by Today’s Hottest Talent Including Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Melissa De Sousa, Amber Rose, Shaunie O’Neal and Many More
The SOUL TRAIN AWARDS is produced by BET Event Productions and Sunseeker Media and directed by Manny Rodriguez. Paxton Baker, CENTRIC Executive Vice President and General Manager, Tami Willis-Arasli, CENTRIC Vice President of Specials and Music and Derek Lewis, Vice President of Production Programming; Bart Phillips, Sunseeker Media; and Soul Train Holdings’ Kenard Gibbs will all be the executive producers of the network telecast. The SOUL TRAIN AWARDS is produced in cooperation with the City of Atlanta led by Mayor Kasim Reed and Stacii Jae Johnson, Special Events Director for the Office of the Mayor.