The Soul Train Awards are headed to Las Vegas! Cedric The Entertainerwill host the annual awards show that will be honoring the legacy of Don Cornelius, and the career achievements of New Edition which premiers on BET andCentricSunday, November 25th at 9P/8C in Sin City.
Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, and Smokey Robinson are slated to pay tribute to the late Don Cornelius this week at a second memorial service in his honor. “The Chicago Sun-Times” says the Reverend Jesse Jackson will deliver the eulogy at the service, which is set for Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Hills, California on Thursday. Donnie McClurkin and George Duke are also expected to perform. READ MORE
Â WOW, I’m lost for words right now! Don Cornelius who created “Soul Train” was found dead in his Sherman Oaks, CA home this morning TMZ is reporting the law enforcement sources are saying it appears he committed suicide.
The cops discovered the body at around 4 AM PT. Cornelius died from a gunshot wound to the head and officials believe the wound was self-inflicted.