2012 SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards Show Tonight!

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    SHOW IS OVER. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE WINNERS!



    (December 3, 2012) Hey SoulTrackers, the time has come!  After two months of listening, nominating, voting and more voting, we are almost ready for the 2012 SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards, the world's most popular awards celebrating independent soul music!  Thousands of SoulTrackers spent the first part of November choosing between so many talented artists to help pick this year's winners.

     

    SHOW IS OVER. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE WINNERS!



    (December 3, 2012) Hey SoulTrackers, the time has come!  After two months of listening, nominating, voting and more voting, we are almost ready for the 2012 SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards, the world's most popular awards celebrating independent soul music!  Thousands of SoulTrackers spent the first part of November choosing between so many talented artists to help pick this year's winners.

    This year's SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards will be broadcast on December 3rd at 8:00 p.m., hosted by Jodine Dorce of Jodine's Corner with help of the show's producer, Nina Morena We will honor the greatest music and artists from the period of October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012 (here are our eligibility rules). Here is a list of the stations who are broadcasting the Awards show. 

    A Funk Above the Rest Rhythm and Soul Radio 
    Black Soul Rhythms Radio       RhythmFlow Radio 
    Copeland Studio B Soul City Radio
    Funk Republic Radio Starpoint Radio
    Platinum Grooves Radio
    WTCC FM Radio (tape delayed)
       

    Here are this year's Awards finalists (all categories are for independent artists only, except for the Major Label Album of the Year):

    INDEPENDENT ALBUM OF THE YEAR

    Betty Wright and the Roots -Betty Wright: The Movie

    Dwele - Greater than One
    Eric Benet - The One
    Eric Roberson - Mr. Nice Guy
    Gregory Porter - Be Good
    Mint Condition - Music@ the Speed of Life
    Sy Smith - Fast and Curious
       

    MAJOR LABEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

    Anthony Hamilton - Back To Love
    Esperanza Spalding - Radio Music Society
    Frank Ocean - channel ORANGE
    Lalah Hathaway - Where It all Begins
    Mary J. Blige - My Life II The Journey Continues
    R Kelly - Write Me Back
    Robert Glasper Experiment - Black Radio

     

    SONG OF THE YEAR

    Eric Benet - Harriett Jones
    Eric Roberson - At the Same Time
    Maysa - When It's Over
    Mint Condition - Believe in Us
    Rahsaan Patterson - Don't Touch Me
    Sy Smith with Rahsaan Patterson - Nights (Feel Like Getting Down)
    Will Downing - Blessing

     

    MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

    Dwele
    Eric Benet
    Eric Roberson
    Gregory Porter
    Johnny Gill
    Jonathan Butler
    Will Downing

    FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

    Betty Wright
    Cassandra Wilson
    Conya Doss
    Leela James
    Maysa
    Sy Smith
    Syleena Johnson

    DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

    Boyz II Men
    Incognito
    Jazzanova
    Mint Condition
    SWV
    Take 6
    The Revelations feat. Tre Williams

    NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

    Amma Whatt
    Daley
    DJ Kemit
    Gloria Ry'ann
    Jessica Reedy
    Kia Bennett
    The Endangered

     

     


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    Choice Cut - Sargent Tucker - "Don't Blame Love"
    Song of the Month - Acantha Lang - "It's Gonna Be Alright"
    Choice Cut - Brother Reggie - "Love Song"
    Choice Cut - KEA - "Turn It Around"