Taking the Stage

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KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - AUGUST 16:  Singer-songwriter Yuna performs at MTV World Stage Malaysia 2014 on August 16 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Photo: Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)

Taking the Stage

These performers will take the stage and impress us during the Soul Train Awards!

Published November 2, 2016

  1. Candice Boyd

    Rising singer Candice Boyd will make her first appearance performing at the Soul Train Awards. Tune in November 27 at 8P/7C!

    (Photo: Sasha Samsonova)

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    (Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
  2. MAJOR.

    MAJOR. will make his first breakout performance at the Soul Train Awards this year.

    LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 25:  (L-R) Singers La'Porsha Ranae and Major perform at the 2016 Merge Summit Gala at Millennium Biltmore Hotel on August 25, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Earl Gibson III/Getty Images)
  3. India Arie

    India Arie will be hitting the stage as a presenter at the 2016 Soul Train Awards!

    BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18:  India Arie performs live for fans at the 2014 Byron Bay Bluesfest on April 18, 2014 in Byron Bay, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Raymond Boyd/Getty Images)
  4. Jill Scott

    Jill Scott will be appearing on the stage as a presenter during the 2016 Soul Train Awards!

    Official Press Portrait of Jill Scott (Photo: Atlantic Records)
    (Photo: Atlantic Records)
  5. Eric Benét

    Eric Benét will be hitting the stage to perform at the Soul Train Awards this year!

    LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 22:   Eric Benet attends the Mission Save Her's Private Party Hosted by Eric Benet and Reggie Benjamin at a Private Residence on May 22, 2015 in Calabasas, California.  (Photo by Amy Graves/WireImage)
    (Photo: Amy Graves/WireImage)
  6. Yuna

    Yuna will be making her first appearance as a performer on the Soul Train Awards stage.

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27:  Singer-songwriter Yuna attends the AOL Build Speaker Series to discus "Chapters" on April 27, 2016 in New York, New York.  (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
    (Photo: Mike Pont/WireImage)
  7. Ma$e

    Ma$e will be rocking the Soul Train Awards stage! 

    PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 12:  Rapper Mase performs during BOOM Bash 2015 Concert in celebration of the 1st year anniversary of Boom 107.9 FM Radio Station at Liacouras Center at Temple University on December 12, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
  8. Carl Thomas

    Carl Thomas will be making an appearance to perfrom on stage! 

  9. Bryshere Gray

    Beyshere Gray, also known as Yazz The Greatest, will be presenting at the Soul Train Awards. 

    EMPIRE: Bryshere Gray as Hakeem Lyon on EMPIRE premiering Wednesday, Jan 7 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2014 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Michael Lavine/FOX
    (Photo: Michael Lavine/FOX)
  10. Keith Powers

    Keith Powers will be presenting at the Soul Train Awards.

    LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10:  Actor Keith Powers attends the Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures' premiere of "Straight Outta Compton" at Microsoft Theater on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
  11. Elijah Kelley

    Elijah Kelley will be making an appearance as a presenter during the Soul Train Awards

    NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 17: Elijah Kelley attends The New York Special Screening Of Lucasfilm's STRANGE MAGIC At The Tribeca Grand Hotel Hosted By The Cinema Society on January 17, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
  12. Luke James

    Luke James will also be a presenter for the event.

    ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 02:  Recording artist Luke James seen backstage at Luke James In Concert at The Loft at Center Stage on March 2, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
  13. New Edition

    New Edition will be making a stage debut as presenters at the Soul Train Awards.

    NEW ORLEANS, LA - JULY 06:  (L-R) Ronnie Devoe, Mike Bivins, Johnny Gill, Ricky Bell, Ralph Tresvant, Bobby Brown of New Edition attend the 2013 Essence Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on July 6, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
    (Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
  14. Woody McClain

    Woody McClain will take the stage as a presenter during the event.

    (Photo: Wes Klain)
  15. BJ The Chicago Kid

    BJ The Chicago Kid will make his first Soul Train Awards performance debut.

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 08:  BJ The Chicago Kid attends GQ and Giorgio Armani Grammys After Party at Hollywood Athletic Club on February 8, 2015 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for GQ)
    (Photo: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for GQ)
  16. Anderson .PAAK

    Anderson .PAAK will perform at the Soul Train Awards this year. Tune in Sunday, Nov. 27, 8P/7C.

    HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 11:  Anderson .Paak poses for a portrait at The Sayers Club on January 11, 2016 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
  17. Ro James

    Up and coming artst, Ro James, will perform at the event.

    (Photo: Sarah McColgan/RCA Records)
    (Photo: Sarah McColgan/RCA Records)
  18. Doug E. Fresh

    Doug E. Fresh will also be making a comeback to the Soul Train Awards stage to perform this year.

    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Rapper Doug E. Fresh poses for a photo at the SiriusXM Studios on September 10, 2015 in New York City.   (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Kris Connor/Getty Images)
  19. D.R.A.M

    D.R.A.M will be performing at the Soul Train Awards this year.

    (Photo: Christine Hahn/Atlantic Records)
    (Photo: Christine Hahn/Atlantic Records)
  20. GUY

    The group, Guy, will be hitting the stage for a performance at this year's Soul Train Awards.

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 24:  Aaron Hall,  Teddy Riley, Damion Hall, and Timmy Gatling of Guy attend the Beats Music Launch Party at Belasco Theatre on January 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/WireImage)
    (Photo: Jason Kempin/WireImage)
  21. Bobby Brown

    Bobby Brown will be returning to the stage during this year's Soul Train Awards.

    Uncasville, CT - FEBRUARY 18: Bobby Brown performs with New Edition at Mohegan Sun Arena on February 18, 2012 in Uncasville, Connecticut. (Photo by Marc Andrew Deley/Getty Images)
    (Photo: Marc Andrew Deley/Getty Images)
  22. Wreckx-N-Effect

    Wreckx-N-Effect will be making a comeback to return to the stage at this year's Soul Train Awards.
     

    *Handout photo from Mandy Aragones <Mandy@theendeavouragency.com> Manager for Wreckx N Effect (Photo: Rayon Richards Photography & Wreckx N Effect Archives)
    (Photo: Rayon Richards Photography & Wreckx N Effect Archives)

Written by BET Staff

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