Presenters for the 2013 Soul Train Awards include Bill Bellamy, Boris Kodjoe, Vanessa A. Williams, Janelle Monae, 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, Chrisette Michele, Bobby Caldwell and Joss Stone. Comedian and actor Anthony Anderson hosts the event in Las Vegas.
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 features 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 Joss Stone, Bobby Caldwell, Jon B. and Dave Koz honoring yesterday’s and today’s biggest blue-eyed superstars.
For 2013 The Soul Train Awards expands 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.
2013 Soul Train Awards Website
Detailed schedule information:
Tapes 8 November 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada
Airs on Centric and Bet Television stations in the United States on 1 December 2013 at 8 pm ET