Erykah Badu To Return As Host Of 2016 Soul Train Awards, Drake & Beyonce Lead Nominations


(AllHipHop News) R&B songbird Erykah Badu is set to return as host of the upcoming 2016 Soul Train Awards in Las Vegas.

Drake leads the pack with 12 nominations, followed by fellow industry heavyweights Rihanna, Beyonce, and Bryson Tiller.

Additionally, new stars Chance The Rapper and Anderson .Paak habe earned multiple nominations across categories as well.

Honorees at the event will be Grammy award-winning New Jack Swing legend Teddy Riley, who will receive the Legend Award and 90s' soul star Brandy, who will be honored with the 2nd annual Lady of Soul Award.

Attendees of the event, to be filmed November 6, will be able to purchase VIP packages and more allowing access to events throughout the weekend of the award show set to feature performances from Jill Scott, Monica, and more.

This year's Soul Train Awards, set for the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas,NV will air on BET and Centric November 27th, 2016 at 8PM ET.

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