#SoulTrainAwards Erykah Badu, R. Kelly, Babyface, and more!

It’s happening this Sunday, the highly anticipated Soul Train Awards hosted by Erykah Badu airs on BET and Centric at 8pm est.

This year’s show has an incredible lineup with R. Kelly, Tyrese, Fantasia, Brandy, Boyz II Men, and Tevin Campbell to name a few. Jill Scott and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds are this year’s honorees for the Lady of Soul and Legend Award.

I can’t deny it, I’m uber excited to see which nominees take home the win, slay the stage, and snatch the red carpet.

Here’s a sneak preview of this year’s nominees:

Best New Artist 


Jussie Smollett  (above)



Dej Loaf

Alessia Cara

Song of the Year

Rihanna: Bitch Better Have My Money

Common and John Legend: Glory (From the Motion Picture Selma)


Jidenna: Classic Man

Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars: “Uptown Funk”

The Weeknd: “Earned It “(From the Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack)

Video of the Year

Jidenna: Classic Man


Mark Ronson f/Bruno Mars: “Uptown Funk”

Kendrick Lamar: “Alright”

Beyonce: “7/11”

The Weeknd: “Earned It” 

Who are you most excited to see at this year’s Soul Train Awards?

Take a look at my favorite Soul Train Awards moment of R. Kelly’s performance in 2010:




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