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Gladys Knight and Earth, Wind & Fire to Receive Soul Train 'Legend' Awards

Gladys Knight & Earth, Wind, & Fire will be honored at this year's Soul Train Awards.
This year’s Soul Train Awards will be extra special as it celebrates the 40th anniversary of the legendary show, Soul Train. Honorees this year will be the “Empress of Soul” Gladys Knight and the iconic Earth, Wind & Fire.

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Both acts will be awarded the “Legend Award,” which recognizes their longstanding contributions and influence to the world of music.

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Funnyman Cedric the Entertainer will host the third-annual show on November 17 at the Fox Theater in Atlanta.

The show will air on Sunday, November 27 on BET. There is no word yet on who will take the stage to perform at this year’s event.

Will you tune in to watch this year’s Soul Train Awards?