Channel: The Young, Black, and Fabulous®
Viewing all articles
Browse latest Browse all 20702

Soul Train Awards 2017: Host Erykah Badu COMMANDS In Dramatic Looks + Tamar Braxton Makes First Post-Divorce Appearance, All For Her Legendary Sister Toni Braxton + Tons More Celebs


 photo badutamarteaser.jpg

Leave it to Erykah Badu for a jaw-dropping ensemble as she hosts the 2017 Soul Train Awards. Also, Tamar Braxton made her first public appearance since she filed for divorce from her husband Vince Herbert. Everything inside…

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetzXe-YDEqxU9l.jpg

Say what you want, but Erykah Badu sure knows how to keep everyone talking.

The soulful songstress was tapped to host the 2017 Soul Train Awards for the third consecutive year. And, like every other year, she commanded all the attention on the carpet.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetxPCpTCdezQ7l.jpg

Ms. Badu rolled up on the carpet in a dramatic ensemble that featured an extra poofy skirt and topped it all off with her signature high top hat. Except this time, she decorated her hat with a gold headpiece that made her the center attraction. She kept it clean in all white everything, looking real goddess-like on the carpet. Ms. Badu has her own eclectic style and we love how she adds her own twists to her look and still slays.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetQ9J0euDhgFUl.jpg

As she made her way down the carpet, Eryah’s kiddies, Mars and Puma, joined her. Aren’t they cute!

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpet3CPKFvX2hQel.jpg


 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetv9mwgSw1SmMl.jpg

While she’s going through it in her personal life, Tamar Braxton isn’t letting the divorce drama keep her inside. The “Braxton Family Values” star made her first public appearance since filing for divorce from her husband Vince Herbert almost two weeks ago.

 photo TamarBraxtonBETPresents2017SoulTrainN8QVhMc4Rwil.jpg

Keep pushing through Tay Tay.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetT-aQnnK29JIl.jpg

Toni Braxton wowed in this sparkly cut-out number. She was tapped for a performance during the awards show.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpethqflWOPiwEel.jpg

The hot mom brought her sons Diezel and Denim along as her dates for the evening.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpet4djewo7Xg3Bl.jpg

The whole Braxton clan was also in attendance (excluding Towanda Braxton). Trina and Traci Braxton snapped it up with their mother Evelyn Braxton, dad Michael Braxton Sr. and brother Michael Braxton Jr.

Speaking of Mama Evelyn...

The Braxton matriarch was asked how she felt about her daughter Tamar divorcing her son-in-law Vine and mama didn't sugarcoat ish! Find out why she's fearful for her daughter's life HERE.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetkzHV5qCYz7cl.jpg

This color on singer Sevyn Streeter had her glowing on the carpet.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetGA-RcZ90AOrl.jpg

Rapper Method Man hit the carpet looking like a whole snack on the carpet. He also hit the stage for a performance.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetV7fJRdXZO9ml.jpg

Bell Biv DeVoe presented SWV (below) with the Lady of Soul Award, where the honorees delivered a heartfelt speech, speaking of their trials and tribulations, noting they’d been nominated for everything and yet to win anything – until now.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetV51giCnAGnBl.jpg

Congrats ladies!

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetUDrx5qdFnGml.jpg

"New Edition Story" star and singer Luke James hit the carpet before he hit the stage for a performance.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetvDj_RkdKWhvl.jpg

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetI5dHtX60hz9l.jpg

BET CEO Debra Lee was all smiles with 112.

The fellas made their way on stage for a performance during the show.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetmIIqonAq0Z1l.jpg

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetOvttNm0-g8wl.jpg

Bobbi Kristina actress Demetria McKinney and "Hit The Floor" actor Christopher Riley kept it sexy on the carpet before Demetria hit the stage for a performance.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetZJBZtWWv1kzl.jpg

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpet2VkX19h3CWyl.jpg

R&B singer Tank and his longtime girlfriend Zena Foster served up coupledom vibes, rocking emerald green ensembles.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpet_6eyS3rlEByl.jpg

"Being Mary Jane" star Raven Goodman struck a pose in a black floral gown on the carpet. By the way, "Being Mary Jane" will wrap up in 2018.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpet0_hs6WWV2FZl.jpg

Get Out actor Lil Rel matched his blue blazer with a pair of blue Js for the awards show.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetnoi9FB5_56jl.jpg

Rap icon/newlywed MC Lyte popped up at the event.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetDAX5zqCZXyal.jpg

YAS, Ledisi! Chick is looking GOODT. She flexed her vocals during a performance for the show.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetN0c4zc6B9O8l.jpg

Songstress Lalah Hathaway struck a pose on the carpet before getting to her presenter duties.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetvYHMxtBnoyEl.jpg

Papa Joe Jackson was in the mix for the Soul Train fun.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetnJd06olBtgRl.jpg

"black-ish" star Deon Cole was also tapped to present. These pants...

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetfvCR1GXmmkNl.jpg

Presenter Elise Neal and "The Rundown with Robin Thede" host Robin Thede stopped for a photo-op on the carpet.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpet8NS8U_TaC8ol.jpg

Hot mom Melanie Fiona slayed this black gown on the carpet.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetNS8R9F0fACgl.jpg

Brownstone singer Niccki Gilbert served up leg action in a blue mini.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetj8MnRBMfueNl.jpg

Loving this look on singer Syleena Johnson.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetooJAOFQT-QCl.jpg

702 singers Kameelah Williams, LaMisha Grinstead and Irish Grinstead brought up some nostalgic feels.  We hear they make be making a comeback soon...

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpetdJq3i48XaIvl.jpg

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpet24agapTLgCql.jpg

Singers Teddy Riley and Damion Hall were all smiles on the carpet. 

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpet86FBp2uA75kl.jpg

Singers Jessie J and Kehlani linked up for a photo-op.

 photo BETPresents2017SoulTrainAwardsRedCarpet9oe-W2N-wE-l.jpg

And Geroge Clinton rocked his usual funky threads on the carpet alongside his guest.

Fab times.

Photos: Getty

Viewing all articles
Browse latest Browse all 20702