Soul Train Awards Red Carpet in Las Vegas

November 5, 2017

Orleans Arena

Erykah Badu
LAS VEGAS -- The BET network's 2017 Soul Train Awards, an annual celebration of the best in soul, R&B and hip-hop from legends to the next generation, was filmed Nov. 5, 2017, at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.  The 2017 Soul Train Awards will air on BET and BET HER on Nov. 26, 2017, at 8 p.m. ET.  Red carpet photography by Glenn Pinerton/Las Vegas News Bureau.
Four-time Grammy-award winning soul singer and songwriter Erykah Badu returned to Las Vegas for the third time, to host, write and produce the awards. Performances will include Toni Braxton, SWV, Tamar Braxton, 112, Tank and Kirk Franklin. Multi-platinum and seven-time Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter, artist, actress and producer Toni Braxton received the coveted Legend Award and Grammy Award-Nominated, multi-platinum, female R&B trio SWV will be honored with the third annual Lady of Soul Award.
The all-star nominees for the 2017 Soul Train Awards span across 12 different categories. Solange leads the roster with seven total nominations including Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, and the highly coveted Video of the Year and Song of the Year for hit single “Cranes in the Sky.” Bruno Mars follows with six total nominations including two nominations for Song of the Year for his hit single “That’s What I Like,” and Album/Mixtape of the Year for “24K Magic.” DJ Khaled, Rihanna and Bryson Tiller also received multiple nominations this year including Video of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Collaboration. The next generation of soul is also being recognized, including Khalid and SZA, who are multi-nominees across categories including Best New Artist, Best R&B/Soul Male Artist, Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, Best Collaboration and the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award.