The 2013 Soul Train Awards are gearing up for a stellar night of music and entertainment from today’s hottest acts and biggest legends to honor the best artists and releases from the past year.
Leading the list of performers scheduled at this year’s show include Jennifer Hudson, Chaka Khan, Doug E. Fresh, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Gladys Knight, Bobby V, Dave Koz, Jon B., Kenny Lattimore, Ruben Studdard, Warren G., Big Daddy Kane, and Stokley Williams. Previously announced performers include Tamar Braxton, K. Michelle, Ron Isley, Wale, Eric Benet, Candice Glover, Kem, Chrisette Michele, Bobby Caldwell and Joss Stone.
Performances throughout the night will feature 90s Nostalgia Moments from artists like Warren G and Dougie E. Fresh, plus a Blue-Eyed Soul Tribute featuring Joss Stone, Bobby Caldwell, Jon B. and Dave Koz honoring past and present blue-eyed soul acts.
Not only is the music lineup jam-packed with entertainment, but even more of Hollywood’s elite will appear as presenters for the night. Presenters for the Soul Train Awards include Bill Bellamy, Boris Kodjoe, Vanessa A. Williams, Vivica A. Fox, Kandi Burruss, Michelle Williams, Vanilla Ice, Dolvett Quince, Mario Van Peebles, Raheem Devaughn, Nicole Ari Parker, George Benson, E-40, Larenz Tate, Hanif Carter, E!’s Alicia Quarles, Sommore and Vawn.
Leading the pack of nominees at this year’s Soul Train Awards is Kendrick Lamar with six nods, followed by Robin Thicke, Tamar Braxton, Justin Timberlake, Miguel and Chris Brown with five nods each. To see more of this year’s nominees, click here.
The 2013 Soul Train Awards tapes tonight November 8th, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada and airs Dec. 1 on BET and Centric.