CHAKA KHAN, GLADYS KNIGHT, VANESSA WILLIAMS, WARREN G, BORIS KODJOE, VIVICA A. FOX, JON B., VANILLA ICE AND MORE ADDED TO THE STAR-STUDDED LINEUP OF PERFORMERS AND PRESENTERS FOR THE SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2013
The 2013 Soul Train Awards Tapes November 8th, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Featuring 90s Nostalgia Moments, a Blue-Eyed Soul Tribute and Special Honorees
NEW YORK, NY – October 30, 2013 – CENTRIC, a BET Network, today added to its star-studded lineup of performers and presenters for this year’s SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2013. Presenters will 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. Additionally, performers 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 will join the lineup of previously announced performers including Jennifer Hudson, Tamar Braxton, K. Michelle, Ron Isley, Wale, Eric Benet, Candice Glover, Kem, Chrisette Michele, Bobby Caldwell and Joss Stone. Comedian and actor Anthony Anderson will host the event in Las Vegas on November 8th, which will air on CENTRIC and BET, December 1, 2013 at 8PM ET.
This year’s show pays homage to the soul soundtrack of the 90s, allowing fans to reminisce on a decade of influential black cinema and music. The night will feature special moments and tributes including a 90’s Hip-Hop performance with Warren G, Dougie E. Fresh, Big Daddy Kane and more, as well as a Blue-Eyed Soul performance featuring Bobby Caldwell, Jon B. and Dave Koz honoring yesterday’s and today’s biggest blue-eyed superstars.
For the first time, The Soul Train Awards will expand to a second stage featuring a rotating mix of DJs including Big Tigger. Grammy Award winning producers 1500 or Nothin’ and legendary keyboardist Greg Phillinganes have been tapped as music directors for the show and keeping the party going throughout the night.