Soul Train Awards 2011 is fastly approaching and it’s promising to be a star-studded show.
Added to the award show’s impressive roster of performers are Common, Cee-Lo Green, Musiq Soulchild, Chrisette Michele, Tamar Braxton, Joe, Keith Sweat, Stokely of Mint Condition and Freddie Jackson—all of whom join previously announced acts, Jill Scott, Melanie Fiona, Anthony Hamilton, and The Original 7ven (the band formerly known as The Time).
Amber Rose, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Lance Gross, Shaunie O’Neal, DJ Just Blaze, Questlove of The Roots–who is devising an modern “Soul Train” theme song—are slated to serve as presenters.
Hosted by comedian Cedric the Entertainer, this year’s show will honor the careers of Earth Wind & Fire and the “Empress of Soul”, Gladys Knight.
Soul Train Awards 2011 will premiere in simulcast on CENTRIC and BET on Sunday, November 27, 2011 at 9pm/8c.