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Although this year's annual 'Soul Train Awards' is set to air later this month, the star-studded event is already garnering lots of attention.

Academy Award nominees Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard served as hosts of the popular awards show, celebrating achievements in black music.

Beyonce -- who was a no-show to the awards -- won three awards, while Keith Sweat, Ginuwine, Raheem DeVaughn, Kandi Burruss and Brian McKnight all covered some of The Gap Band's most notable classics. (Other winners listed below.)

Chaka Khan's memorable tribute performance featured Erykah Badu, Melle Mel, Ledisi, Fantasia and Angie Stone, who all took the stage for renditions of 'Through the Fire' and 'Tell Me Something Good.'

One of the show's most talked about moments came during an intimate performance between Trey Songz and Toni Braxton. The pair, who performed Braxton's latest single, 'Yesterday,' capped off their appearance with a rather intimate French kiss, which some are speculating led to Braxton's recent split from husband Keri Lewis.

The two-hour ceremony will also honor the late, great Michael Jackson -- who has won six Soul Train awards throughout his career -- with the special 2009 Entertainer of the Year Award.

Officially titled "Centric Presents: 2009 Soul Train Awards Show," the event will premiere simultaneously on the new BET spin-off channel, Centric, and BET on Nov. 29 at 9 p.m. ET. Centric went live on Sept. 28 via digital cable and satellite-cable carriers.

Below is a complete list of this year's winners.

BEST NEW ARTIST
• Keri Hilson

BEST R&B/SOUL ARTIST FEMALE
• Beyoncé

BEST MALE R&B/SOUL MALE
• Maxwell

SONG OF THE YEAR
• 'Single Ladies (Put a ring on it)' - Beyoncé

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
• Beyoncé - I am... Sasha Fierce (Platinum) Sony Music

RECORD OF THE YEAR (SONGWRITER AWARD)
• Jamie Foxx Ft/T-Pain – 'Blame it'

BEST REGGAE ARTIST AWARD
• Sean Paul

CENTRIC AWARD – SOUL APPROVED/UNDERGROUND
• Maysa

BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE MALE FEMALE OR GROUP
• Mary Mary featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard - 'God In Me'

BEST COLLABORATION
• Keri Hilson featuring Kanye West & Ne-Yo - 'Knock you Down'

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
• Michael Jackson

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    Estell walks down the red carpet during the 2009 Soul Train Awards taping at the Georgia World Congress Center, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Gregory Smith)

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    ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 3: Zen Q arrives at the 2009 Soul Train Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2009. The show will air on Centric on November 29. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Zen Q

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    ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 3: Zen Q arrives at the 2009 Soul Train Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2009. The show will air on Centric on November 29. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Zen Q

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    ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 3: Singer Keri Hilson arrives at the 2009 Soul Train Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2009. The show will air on Centric on November 29. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Keri Hilson

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    ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 3: Sean Paul arrives at the 2009 Soul Train Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2009. The show will air on Centric on November 29. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Sean Paul

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    ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 3: Claudia Jordan arrives at the 2009 Soul Train Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2009. The show will air on Centric on November 29. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Fonzworth Bentley,Claudia Jordan

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    ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 3: Sean Paul arrives at the 2009 Soul Train Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2009. The show will air on Centric on November 29. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Sean Paul

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    ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 3: Sean Paul arrives at the 2009 Soul Train Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2009. The show will air on Centric on November 29. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Sean Paul

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    ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 3: Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member Kim Zolciak arrives at the 2009 Soul Train Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2009. The show will air on Centric on November 29. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kim Zolciak

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    ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 3: Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member Kim Zolciak arrives at the 2009 Soul Train Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2009. The show will air on Centric on November 29. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kim Zolciak

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