Vibe magazine and UPN today announced that Ludacris
, Young Jeezy
, Keyshia Cole
, as well as David Banner
, Paul Wall
and Lil Wayne
with a special Hurricane Katrina tribute, are among the star-studded lineup of hip-hop and R&B artists scheduled to perform at the third annual Vibe Awards, to be broadcast Tuesday, Nov. 15 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on UPN.
Queen of R&B and Hip-Hop Soul Mary J. Blige
will receive this year's VLegend Award, which recognizes lifetime achievement.
Additional award show presenters and performers will be announced shortly.
The two-hour special event dedicated to celebrating innovation, cutting-edge presentation, and genre-expanding work in urban music will be taped on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Sony Studios in Culver City, Calif.
As previously reported
, nominees include Destiny's Child
, 50 Cent
, Kanye West
, the Ying Yang Twins
, Missy Elliot
, Gwen Stefani
, Mariah Carey
, and The Black Eyed Peas