Keyshia Cole, 2 Chainz, Miguel, Elle Varner, & Ne-Yo Perform at Soul Train Awards

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The holiday weekend capped off with the Soul Train Awards 2012, which aired last night on Centric. Taped earlier this month at Planet Hollywood’s PH Live in Las Vegas, the 25th annual show featured performances from R&B and hip-hop’s biggest stars and some talented newcomers.

Keyshia Cole tore the house down with her singles “Trust and Believe” and “Enough of No Love,” 2 Chainz proclaimed “I’m Different,” Miguel thrilled with “Adorn,” and Ne-Yo had the audience on its feet with “Let Me Love You.”

Elle Varner scored Best New Artist, Beyoncé was awarded Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, Miguel won Best R&B/Soul Male Artist, and Album of the Year went to Frank Ocean’s channel ORANGE.

If you missed the show, we’ve got you covered. Watch the performances below.

Ne-Yo – “Let Me Love You”

Keyshia Cole – “Trust and Believe” and “Enough of No Love”

John Legend – “Tonight (Best You Ever Had)”

Marcus Canty – “Never Too Much”

Elle Varner – “Refill”

Miguel – “Adorn”

TGT – “Stay,” “If You’re Lonely,” and “Zoom”

New Edition – “Candy Girl,” “Mr. Telephone Man,” and “If It Isn’t Love”

2 Chainz – “Birthday Song,” “I’m Different,” and “Ghetto Dreams”

Stevie Wonder – Medley

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16 Comments

  1. Jay-Me

    Keysh killed it as per usual. Another raw powerful performance.

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    Diego Reply:

    @Jay-Me, Too bad her album only selling 70,000 lmao

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    Donny Reply:

    @Diego, actually about 100k… Lol jokes on you

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  2. CITY

    2 CHAINZ!!!!!

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  3. wonderland19

    Elle Varner and Miguel killed it!

    RCA need to get it together and promote there artists. all of there artists have suffered due to poor promotion.

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    Elvis Reply:

    @wonderland19, Thats the truth. Its a shame really that 2 Chainz “All I want for my birthday is a big booty hoe” Is more popular than the others performing…Just another example as too why RnB/Souls not as popular as it once was

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  4. Jase

    BET needs to do something about that cheap shit they use for their video hosting. UGH! Everything about BET is CHEAP! The website, their shows, their everything.

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    yup i said it Reply:

    @Jase, i agree they fucking sucks

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  5. Ya Fav 1ne

    2 chainz change the lyric for Birthday instead a big booty girl he said beautiful girl

    #swag

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  6. Bigboi

    Tanks vocals were amazing

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  7. Chase

    Where Fantasia performance rap up?

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    Tisha Reply:

    @Chase, RIGHT! Fantasia to me was the best performance of the night and she gets NO love from RAP up! I’m dissappointed in them! Fantasia’s performance was amazing!

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  8. Morgan

    So proud of Marcus Canty! And Elle Varner is so damn talented.

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  9. Asa

    Ne-Yo did good, that dancer in red (the one with red hair) though. Yikes. :/



    Keyshia is killing those live vocals now. Proud of her. Props to the back up singers too.


    Elle Varner is my shit. Her album is fantastic and she was great. Looking fly too. And that guy beat boxing was fantastic. Think she’s used him before in other live performances. Not sure if it’s the same guy.

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  10. jrsells

    RAP UP! Where in the world is Fantasia’s Performance. She certainly had one of the best performances and certainly better than Keyshia’s..no offense to her…Come on now, i know ya’ll are not trying to NOT check for Fantasia..She and her performance was phenomenal! Haterz!

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  11. pour Boomz RearTue

    everybodys did Good

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