Anthony Anderson To Host Soul Train Awards


This year’s Soul Train Awards, which will be held on December 1st, will be hosted by none other than noted actor Anthony Anderson.  The show will be held at the Orleans Arenas in Las Vegas and will honor the very best in R&B and hip hop artistes.


Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with six nominations including Best New Artist, Album of The Year and Song of The Year. Miguel, Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke, Chris Brown and Tamar Braxton all tie with five nominations each.


Three of the top females batting for the Chaka Khan Best R & B/Soul Female Artist award include Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae and Kelly Rowland. While “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke, Diamonds by Rihanna and Love and War by Tamar Braxton will be up for the Song of the Year award.


The show will broadcast on BET at 9 p.m. ET/PT.