Phillips explained that the new rule was put into place to keep Soul Train’s legacy alive. “So many legends were made on the infamous Soul Train stage,” he said. “The music is the core and that is what keeps Soul Train relevant today, both with the people who grew up running to their TVs on Saturday morning and to today’s youth.” He went on to reveal this year’s motto: “We got soul.”
“It’s a party! People aren’t going to want to miss this,” he added. “We have so many surprises planned. It’s all about the 90s this year!” Rapper Kendrick Lamar racked up the most nominations with a total six, including best new artist, album of the year and song of the year. The award show, which will be taped on November 8th in Las Vegas, will air on BET December 1st.
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