In the words oh K. Michelle, the Soul Train Awards will be “shaking the table” for their Vegas debut. R&B heavyweights John Legend, Fantasia, and Charlie Wilson have been announced as the first performers for this year’s lineup. In addition, music legend Jody Watley and singer-songwriter Keri Hilson will join previously announced host, Cedric the Entertainer, and 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, New Edition, as two of this year’s presenters.
John Legend is also up for a prize, he was nominated for “Song of the Year” for “Tonight (Best You Ever Had)” featuring Ludacris.
The Soul Train Awards will take flight in Las Vegas, NV, kicking off on Thursday, November 8th at Planet Hollywood. This year will be a 3-day experience, which will include a Comedy All Star showcase on November 9th, a live concert event on November 10th, and golf tournament.
The Soul Train Awards 2012 will premiere simultaneously on BET and Centric on Sunday, November 25th at 9pm ET/PT.