Wendy Williams Tapped to Host Soul Train Awards



Wendy Williams can add award show host to her expanding resume. In addition to being the executive producer of the upcoming Lifetime biopic about the late Aaliyah, Williams has been picked to host the 2014 Soul Train Awards.

Singing legend Dionne Warwick and Tony Cornelius, son of late Soul Train creator Don Cornelius, popped in at Williams' self-titled talk show to break the news.  Cornelius stated:

My father always thought highly of you. He always thought you were aggressive, and you could make it happen.

Watch the announcement below.

The 2014 Soul Train Awards will be held on Nov. 7 in Las Vegas and will air on BET and Centric Nov. 30.