Soul Train Awards 2011 Pays Tribute to Heavy D

Naughty by Nature, Doug E Fresh, Kurtis Blow, Big Daddy Kane, Whodini and more will tribute the beloved MC gone too soon.

Melanie Fiona

Soul Train Awards 2010 Best New Artist winner's latest single, "4am," is climbing the charts.


The R&B veteran just released his 10th studio album, The Good, The Bad, The Sexy.

Robin Thicke

Thicke's signature falsetto not only warms your heart, but it also warms your soul.


The young soul singer has made R&B fun again with his chart-topping hits and style.

Mindless Behavior

The youngest group in charge right now will make their Soul Train Awards debut.

The Original 7ven

The group formerly known as The Time have recently reunited and are ready to make a comeback.

Natalie Cole

The golden voice that is truly "unforgettable."

Musiq Soulchild

The advocate for keeping love in its purest form and admiration for women in R&B music.

Tamar Braxton

Sister of Toni Braxton is ready to take center stage all on her own.

Zap Mama

Marie Daulne and her group will bring world music on the soul train.

Stokley Williams

The lead singer of the R&B group Mint Condition will grace the stage solo.

Ramsey Lewis

The veteran jazz composer and pianist will take us to the root of it all with his authentic sound and style.

Robert Randolph

The pedal steel guitarist and his Family Band will bring funk and soul on the train.

Freddie Jackson

After taking a couple of years off, the classic soul singer has been full speed ahead since his appearance at the 2010 Soul Train Awards.

Eric Benet

With one of the most memorable performances from Soul Train Awards 2010, we are more then pleased to have the riveting singer back in 2011.