The Soul Train Awards 2012 will be celebrating their 25th awards who with a three-day experience in Las Vegas. The weekend will consist of music, comedy and entertainment. The show is hosted by Cedric the Entertainer. Newly added performers will be Gladys Knight, Ne-Yo, Anthony Hamilton, 2 Chainz, Keyshia Cole and more.
The All-Star Comedy Show will honor comedian George Wallace and the celebrity Golf Tournament is hosted by comedia/acto Bill Bellamy. The Centric Soul Weekend Concert will end the weekend headlined by Soul Train Awards 2012 Lifetime Achievement winner, New Edition.
Centricâ€™sÂ Apollo Live!Â hostÂ Tony RockÂ and reality star/singerÂ Tamar BraxtonÂ will host the Soul Train Awards red carpet pre-show. Keri HilsonÂ andÂ Jody WatleyÂ will be presenters at this yearâ€™s show along withÂ Anthony Mackie,Â Bill Bellamy, Estelle,Â Michael Baisden,Â Tameka â€œTinyâ€ HarrisÂ andÂ Flavor Flav.
Newly added performances will be by the legendaryÂ Gladys Knight, male powerhousesÂ Ne-Yo,Â Anthony Hamilton,Â Raphael SaadiqÂ andÂ Eddie Levert, as well as unforgettable performances byÂ 2 Chainz,Â Keyshia Cole,Â Leah Labelle, Elle VarnerÂ andÂ Marcus Canty. Â Â Raphael SaadiqÂ will perform as well as act as musical director for the show. Charlie Wilson,Â FantasiaÂ andÂ John LegendÂ will bless the stage with memorable performances.