Actors Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard will host the 2009 Soul Train Awards in Atlanta.
The Soul Train Awards is scheduled to return to the air after a two-year hiatus. Actors Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard will cohost the awards first started by Don Cornelius, the creator of the syndicated music show "Soul Train," according to the Associated Press. The duo appeared together in the 2005 gritty blockbuster fim "Hustle & Flow."
Record executive Antonio "L.A." Reid, singers Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Chaka Khan and Charlie Wilson will be honored on the two-hour music special to be taped in Atlanta. The awards are scheduled to air November 29 on Centric-- a new channel jointly operated by the BET and MTV Networks divisions of Viacom.--BB