Erykah Badu will host the 2016 Soul Train Awards, airing on BET and Centric
Erykah Badu will host the 2016 Soul Train Awards, airing on BET and Centric.

The highly-anticipated Soul Train Awards 2016 will air on Sunday, November 27 at 8PM ET on Centric and BET. Filmed on November 6 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, the yearly celebration will honor the best in Soul and R&B from returning legends to the next generation.

Hosted by the godmother of soul, Erykah Badu, the event will feature an exhilarating lineup of memorable performances by Bobby Brown, Dru Hill, Anderson Paak, D.R.A.M., MA$E, Guy, Doug E. Fresh, Yuna, Eric Benet, BJ the Chicago Kid, Ro James, Wreckx-n-Effect, Candice Boyd, MAJOR. and Carl Thomas. Grammy award-winning, multi-platinum singer Brandy will be honored with the second annual Lady of Soul Award, while multi-platinum and three-time Grammy award-winning producer, singer and songwriter Teddy Riley will be presented with the night’s highly coveted Legend Award.

The night will also feature presenters including New Edition, Jill Scott, India Arie, Luke James, Woody McClain, Bryshere Gray, Elijah Kelley, and Keith Powers.

The Soul Train Awards will showcase all-star nominees across 12 different categories including Drake, who leads the pack with 12 total nominations, Beyoncé who follows with 8 nominations, Rihanna, Kanye West, DJ Khaled, Usher, Bryson Tiller, Chance the Rapper and Anderson Paak.