2011 Soul Train Music Awards

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Soul Train Music Awards
DateNovember 27, 2011 (2011-11-27)
LocationAtlanta, Georgia
CountryUnited States
Hosted byCedric the Entertainer
First awarded1987
Television/radio coverage
NetworkBET, Centric

The 2011 Soul Train Music Awards was aired on November 27, 2011 on BET and Centric. The award ceremony was hosted by comedian and actor Cedric the Entertainer. The ceremony included special tributes to Gladys Knight and Earth Wind & Fire, both honorees received the Soul Train Legend Award. A special tribute performance was dedicated in memory of hip hop artist Heavy D, which include Doug E. Fresh, Kurtis Blow, and Whodini, Common and Naughty by Nature.[1]

Special awards[edit]

Legend Award – Female[edit]

Legend Award – Male[edit]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are in bold text.

Album of the Year[edit]

Song of the Year[edit]

The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award[edit]

Best R&B/Soul Male Artist[edit]

Best R&B/Soul Female Artist[edit]

Best New Artist[edit]

Centric Award[edit]

Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year[edit]

Best Gospel Performance[edit]

Best Dance Performance[edit]

CENTRICTV.com Awards[edit]

Best Soul Site[edit]

  • Necole Bitchie

Best Caribbean Performance[edit]

Best Traditional Jazz Artist/Group[edit]

Best Contemporary Jazz Artist/Group[edit]


Tribute performers[edit]

Heavy D Tribute
Earth Wind & Fire Tribute
Gladys Knight Tribute


The Soul Train Awards were aired on BET and Centric on November 27, 2011.


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