2015 SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards Nominees Named!

Thanks for your nominations for the 2015 SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards, the biggest awards in the world dedicated to independent soul music. We've gathered all the suggestions and have chosen a fantastic group of finalists -- superb artists who represent all that is great about Soul Music in 2015.  To be nominated, an artist must have released a project (or had the project reach its commercial peak) between October 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015. And all nominees must have released their music independently (i.e., not on a major label). You can see the full eligibility rules by clicking hereShare this with your friends using #SoulTracks2015

All ballots have now been mailed!

The winners will be announced at our international broadcast on Monday, December 7.

Here are your nominees!

Album of the Year
Alabama Shakes - "Color and Sound"
Brandon Williams - "XII"
Jeff Bradshaw - "Home"
Kenny Lattimore - "Anatomy of A Love Song"
Lindsey Webster - "You Change"
Lizz Wright - "Freedom and Surrender"
Portia Monique - "Portia Monique"
Teedra Moses - "Cognac and Conversation"
Terri Lyne Carrington - "The Mosaic Project: Love and Soul"
The Foreign Exchange - "Tales from the Land of Milk and Honey"
The Internet - "Ego Death"
The Rebirth - "Being Through The Eyes of a Child"
Tyrese - "Black Rose"
Various Artists - "Bespeak Love"
Song of the Year
Alabama Shakes - "Gimme All Your Love"
Bilal - "I Really Don't Care"
Brandon Williams feat Alex Isley and Moonchild - "Leave Love Be"
Brian Owens and Nao Yoshioka - "Love Love"
Jarrod Lawson - "When Will You Call"
Johnny Gill - "Game Changer"
Keith James - "Not My Day"
Martin Luther feat. Questlove - "Finally"
Meaghan Maples - "Feet On The Ground"
Phil Perry - "A Better Man"
Raheem DeVaughn - "When You Love Somebody"
Rogiérs - "I Found A Groove"
Teedra Moses and Anthony Hamilton - "That One"
Tyrese - "Shame"
   
Male Vocalist of the Year  Female Vocalist of the Year
 
Amp Fiddler
Calvin Richardson
Frank McComb
Jarrod Lawson
Johnny Gill
Kenny Lattimore
Lenny Williams
Ola Onabule
Phil Perry
Raheem DeVaughn
Tony Momrelle
Ty Causey
Tyrese
Will Downing
 
Andreya Triana
Carmen Rodgers
Carol Riddick
Cecile McLorin Salvant
Conya Doss
Karen Bernod
Lizz Wright
Maysa
Portia Monique
Rhonda Thomas
Syleena Johnson
Teedra Moses
Teri Tobin
Tracy Hamlin
 Duo or Group of the Year   New Artist of the Year
 
Aaries
Alabama Shakes
Black Violin
ConFunkShun
Cool Million
guiltypleasures
Mad Satta
Naturally 7
Saun & Starr
Sons of Serendip
The Foreign Exchange
The Internet
The Rebirth
Venue Connection
 
Aaron Parnell Brown
Brandon Williams
Charity
Dominique Toney
Indra Rios-Moore
Jaime Woods
K. Avett
Keith James
Kenya
Lindsey Webster
Mad Satta
Meaghan Maples
Nao Yoshioka
Samm Henshaw 
Tahirah Memory
   
 
Listening Room - Lizz Wright - Grace
Choice Cut - Toni Redd - "Take Me To Paradise"
Song of the Month - Phillip Brandon - "Come On"
CD of the Month - Najee - Poetry In Motion

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