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Erykah Badu, The Braxtons & More Slay the 2017 Soul Train Awards (PHOTOS)

For the third year in a row, Erykah Badu hosted the 2017 Soul Train Awards, and looked her uniquely stunning self on the red carpet, as did the Braxtons, Robin Thede and others.

As per usual, the broadcast honored two R&B artists who have made a lasting impression on the genre. Toni Braxton received the Don Cornelius Legend Award, and female R&B trio SWV was honored with the Lady of Soul Award.

Check out photos from the night of soul below.


It’s your boys #BBD, low key at the #SoulTrainAwards on the #RedCarpet #2017

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Method Man

#MethodMan #SoulTrainAwards 💗🍦IceCreamConvos.com

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The Braxton Family

#soultrainawards #familyfirst

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MC Lyte

Erykah Badu



Toni Braxton

Robin Thede

The 2017 Soul Train Awards airs November 20th on BET.

Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.