Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Soul Fixin'

Get Ready For BETJ Awards Show
BET's sister network BETJ, the place to discover real singers and musicians creating alternative soul & mature hip hop, will bring viewers its first ever awards show, The BET J Virtual Awards, slated to premiere on BET J on Tuesday, November 25 at 8:30 p.m. The ceremony, co-hosted by Nia Long, Chris Spencer and Claudia Jordan, will include appearances by Terrance Howard, SWV, En Vogue and Musiq with performances by Chrisette Michelle, The Roots, Robin Thicke, Erykah Badu, and Raheem DeVaughn - to name a few. Categories include Best Underground Artist, Soul Approved, and Live Performer of The Year. Erykah Badu & Alicia Keys lead the pack of nominees that includes Gnarls Barkley, Angie Stone, Jill Scott, Mary Mary, Estelle and others. Check out the BETJ Virtual Awards website to peep the complete list of nominees, watch a few videos and peek at a few flicks.