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Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
CENTRIC, a BET Network, today revealed that
K. Michelle, Ron Isley,
Chrisette Michele,Bobby Caldwell and
Joss Stone will be hitting the stage as performers for
SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2013. This year's show pays homage to the soul soundtrack of the 90's, allowing fans to reminisce on a decade of influential black cinema and music. Charged with keeping the party going throughout the night are Grammy Award winning producers 1500 or Nothin' and legendary keyboardist
Greg Phillinganes who have both been tapped as music directors for the show. As previously announced, comedian and actor
Anthony Anderson will host the event in
Las Vegas on
November 8th, which will air on CENTRIC and BET,
December 1, 2013 at
"We are gearing up for a big show this year, and the performers set to take the stage are just the beginning of what's to come. I hope everyone is ready because Centric is bringing the party to
Las Vegas come
November 8th," said Paxton Baker, General Manager and Executive Vice President, CENTRIC. "We are forever grateful for the involvement of so many amazing performers and their loyalty to the Soul Train and Centric brands. Music is the core of Centric's DNA and our diverse roster of new talent and legendary artists display our continued commitment to providing quality programming for soul music lovers."
For the first time,
SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2013 will be held at the Orleans Arena, one of the nation's leading mid-size arenas. Also marking a first for the award show is the addition of a second stage, which will feature a rotating mix of celebrity DJs. Hip-hop sensation
Kendrick Lamar leads this year's nominations with six nominations across multiple categories, including: Best New Artist, Album of the Year and Song of the Year. Tied with five nominations each are Miguel,
Tamar Braxton and
SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2013 is directed by
Tony McCuin and produced by Centric TV and Sunseeker Media. Executive producers of the network telecast are as follows: Paxton Baker, Tami Arasli,
Derek Lewis from Centric;
Bart Phillips from Sunseeker Media and
Kenard Gibbs from Soul Train Holdings. This year's motto is
We Got Soul.
For more information, please visit
BET.com/SoulTrain. Follow us at @centrictv and @bet, and join the conversation with #SoulTrainAwards #WeGotSoul.
Centric is a 24-hour music and entertainment channel that reflects the lifestyle and sophistication of today's African-American and multicultural adult viewer. With a finger on the pulse of an ever-changing beat, its compelling music content fuses Soul, R&B, Neo-Soul, Hip Hop, Reggae, Gospel, Jazz, Old School, New School and everything in between with today's hottest artists. It is a unique of mix of music, culture and lifestyle programming that embodies the lives, tastes and aspirations of the CENTRIC viewer. Centric: What's Good.