Terrence Howard, Taraji Henson Tapped For 2010 Soul Train Awards

(AllHipHop News) Hustle & Flow actor and actress Actor Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson will team up to host the 2010 Soul Train Awards. The special will be taped at the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta this November and will air on BET’s new channel, Centric. While fans cannot attend the invite-only awards ceremony, the Soul Train Awards will air on November 10th via a simulcast on both Centric and BET on November 28th. “We are excited to welcome the return of the ‘Soul Train Awards’ to Centric,” said Paxton Baker, Centric’s General Manager and Executive Vice President said. “Last year’s show was a stellar success and we’re charged to be better this year,” Baker continued. “The Soul Train brand is part of the very fabric of American Culture, and has played a vital role in shaping the cultural framework and musical tastes of Centric’s 25- to 54-year old audience. It is our goal for this show to become a staple among television viewers.”Howard and Henson hosted last year’s Soul Train Music Awards, which were held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Last year’s performers included Ludacris, Melle Mel, Trey Songz, Keri Hilson and others. “As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Soul Train, we are excited to have the opportunity to partner with Centric again to present the iconic Soul Train Awards,” added Kenard Gibbs, CEO of Soul Train Holdings. “The team at Centric clearly respects the legacy of the brand and we are eager to return this year with an even stronger show. This year’s Soul Train Awards will embody the same energy, passion, and excitement that became the hallmark of the brand throughout its rich history.”For more information visit www.centricTV.com.

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