ATLANTA – The Soul Train Awards to recognize those who helped shape R&B music plan to return to the air after a two-year hiatus.
Record executive Antonio “L.A.” Reid, singers Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Chaka Khan and Charlie Wilson will be honored on the two-hour music special to be taped in Atlanta.
The awards are scheduled to air Nov. 29 on Centric – a new channel jointly operated by the BET and MTV Networks divisions of Viacom.
Actors Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard will co-host the awards first started by Don Cornelius, the creator of the syndicated music show ‘Soul Train.’
The last awards show was held in 2007 in California.
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