BET has announced Keke Palmer is set to host and perform at the Soul Train Awards in Los Angeles on Nov. 26. The Soul Train Awards celebrates excellence in Soul, R&B, and Hip Hop music. Summer Walker, SZA, and Usher lead the Soul Train Awards nominations with nine apiece.
BET posted on social media: “The Soul Train is rolling in with @kekepalmer as our fabulous host of this year’s #SoulTrainAwards—and you’re invited! Join us in the Hollywood Hills for a night of epic celebration and soulful vibes! It’s going down SUN, Nov 26 8/7c on @BET!” Scheduled to perform at the ceremony are BJ The Chicago Kid, Coco Jones, Danté Bowe, Fridayy, Muni Long and SWV.
Connie Orlando — BET’s executive vice president of specials, music programming and music strategy — said in a statement: “Keke Palmer is a globally recognized multihyphenate talent who embodies confidence and positivity and is one of the most engaging and lovable personalities working in entertainment today. We can’t wait to have her host the Soul Train Awards house party. BET gave Keke her first talk show, where she made history as the youngest talk show host in television, and today we are honored to have her back on the Soul Train Awards stage. As always, expect our star-studded slate of soulful artists and can’t-miss moments to illuminate your screens for a night dedicated to soul music.”
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