Soul Train Awards Kick-Off in Las Vegas! + See the Red Carpet Photos: Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Babyface, R.Kelly, Jazmine Sullivan, Jidenna, MC Lyte

Jidenna, Erykah Badu, Fantasia

Jidenna, Erykah Badu, Fantasia

SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2015 took place on Friday, November 6 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

SOUL TRAIN AWARDS ERYKAH BADU-THE JASMINE BRAND

The show was led by Erykah Badu and featured performances by Jill Scott, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Fantasia, Bobby Brown, Tyrese, Jeremih, Brandy, Boyz II Men, R.Kelly, Jazmine Sullivan, V. Bozeman, Cameo, Erica Campbell and Tasha Cobbs.

Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu

Jill Scott was honored with the first-ever Lady of Soul Award and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds was presented with the Legend Award.

Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds

Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds





Check out the red carpet photos and show highlights via the network:

Host and legendary musical artist Erykah Badu opened up the show with a medley of her memorable songs including “Danger,” “On & On,” and “Love Of My Life.” The Queen of Neo-Soul showed her spunky nature and had the audience in hysterics as she poked fun at her “influence” on some of hip-hop’s leading men, while proclaiming a ban on rap and “gold chains.”

Tyrese performed his Adult R&B Billboard chart-topping single “Shame,” and won over host Ms. Badu who flirted with the hitmaker following his sinful performance complimenting his “pretty smile.”

Jill Scott

Jill Scott

Jill Scott was presented with the first-ever Lady of Soul Award with a special tribute video from industry’s top executives and artists such as Whoopi Goldberg, Usher and more speaking to Scott’s energy, creativity, exceptional talent and inspiration. Honoree Jill Scott blew the crowd away with a selection of her most beloved hits including “Back Together,” “Long Walk,” “It’s Love,” “Golden,” “Cross My Mind,” and “Whatever.” She brought the crowd to their feet as they joined in with her including Janelle Monae mouthing along to every song.

Fantasia

Fantasia

Jazmine Sullivan

Jazmine Sullivan





R.Kelly

R.Kelly

Mc Lyte

Mc Lyte

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Authored by: Kellie Williams