SoulTracks 2008 Readers' Choice Awards Finalists Announced!

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    Well, it's that time of year again. We're proud to announce the finalists for the 2008 SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards, the biggest awards in the world dedicated to independent soul music. The growth of Soul Music over the past year has been phenomenal, and so has the quality. This year's finalists, selected by a nominating committee of nearly 2,000 soul music artists, publicists, writers, etc., are superb and represent all that is great about Soul Music in 2008.  


    You, the readers of SoulTrackswill pick the winners from August 11 - August 25, 2008!  To be eligible to vote you must be on our SoulTracks email list.  A personal ballot will be sent to every person on our SoulTracks list.  If you're not on the list now, sign up at the top left hand side of this page and you will receive your ballot within 24 hours. All votes must be received by August 25! 

    The MaxOn October 3, we will present this year's Awards at a gala event at the Max M. Fisher Music Center in Detroit. Many of this year's nominees will be performing and we'll have a number of surprises. 


    CLICK HERE to obtain more information or to purchase tickets to the Awards show

    Song of the Year 

    "I'm Cheatin" - Dwele 

    "Let Me Know" - Angela Johnson
    feat. Eric Roberson

    "Nothing Left To Say" - Mint Condition

    "Run and Hide" - Algebra

    "Something 2nite" - Conya Doss

    Album of the Year

    Angela Johnson - A Woman's Touch

    Conya Doss - Still

    Dwele - Sketches of a Man

    Mint Condition - e-Life

    Sy Smith - Conflict

    Female Vocalist of the Year


    Angela Johnson

    Conya Doss

    Regina Belle

    Sy Smith

    Male Vocalist of the Year

    Amp Fiddler

    Bobby Caldwell


    Frank McComb


    Duo or Group of the Year

    Hil St. Soul


    Mint Condition

    Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings

    The Whispers

    New Artist of the Year


    April Hill


    Liv Warfield

    Melissa Young 


    Good luck to all of the nominees!