Peace, love, and soul spread through Las Vegas at the Soul Train Awards 2012. Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, the 25th annual show was held at Planet Hollywood’s PH Live on Thursday and featured memorable performances from some of hip-hop and R&B’s finest including Keyshia Cole, 2 Chainz, Miguel, John Legend, and Fantasia.
Newcomers Leah LaBelle, Elle Varner, and Marcus Canty blessed the stage, while the fellas represented with powerhouse sets from Ne-Yo and TGT (Tyrese, Ginuwine, and Tank). Stevie Wonder led an all-star finale as a photo of President Obama was displayed on the screens and confetti fell from the sky.
Winners included 2 Chainz, Miguel, Elle Varner, and New Edition, who received the Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Soul Train Awards 2012 will air on BET and Centric on Sunday, November 25, at 9 p.m. EST.