SoulTracks Announces Annual Reader Choice Awards Finalists

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SoulTracks.com, the most popular soul music Website in the world, has announced the finalists for its annual Readers Choice Awards, the world's leading awards dedicated to independent Soul Music. SoulTracks' readers will be voting for the winners of this year's awards between now and November 15.

SoulTracks (http://www.soultracks.com), America’s most popular soul music website, has announced the list of nominees for its 2006 Readers Choice Awards, the largest international awards dedicated to independent soul music-–music released by artists independent of the major international record labels.

Between now and November 15, SoulTracks will be conducting an online poll of its substantial readership to choose the year’s top Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, Duo or Group, Album, and in a new category for this year, Internet Radio Station. The ten nominees in each category are among the brightest stars of independent soul music.

“Last year we were overwhelmed by the interest shown by soul music fans around the world in our event,” said SoulTracks publisher Chris Rizik. “And this year Soul Music has had a banner year of growth, and is now among the fastest rising musical genres in the world. The increased attention on Soul Music has also increased the attention given to our Readers Choice Awards, and we expect participation will be fantastic among soul fans everywhere.”

Below is the full list of nominees. Fans may vote for this year’s nominees by visiting http://www.soultracks.com/awards.htm. The winners of this year’s awards will be announced in two international radio broadcasts on NeoSoulCafe (http://www.neosoulcafe.com) and SolarRadio (http://www.solarradio.com) on the evening of December 4, 2006.

NOMINEES:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Anthony David - "Red Clay Chronicles"

Brand New Heavies - "Get Used to It"

Candi Staton - "His Hands"

Eric Roberson - "The Appetizer"

Freddie Jackson - "Transitions"

Hil St. Soul - "Soulidified"

James Day - "Better Days"

Lynne Fiddmont - "Flow"

Omar - "Sing (If You Want It)"

W. Ellington Felton - "Dub Supreme"

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Amel Larrieux

Audrey Wheeler

Carol Riddick

Choklate

Hil St. Soul

Karen Bernod

Lynne Fiddmont

Maya Azucena

Maysa

Nancy Wilson

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Anthony David

Eric Roberson

Frank McComb

Freddie Jackson

Glenn Jones

Leon Ware

Omar

Phil Perry

Tim Dillinger

W. Ellington Felton

DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

Brand New Heavies

Brown Baby Girl

DaysAhead

Jazzhole

Jiva

Julie Dexter / Khari Simmons

Methodology

The Persuaders

Unified Tribe

The Whispers

INTERNET RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

4 Da Soul

Jazz Syndicate

Neo Soul Cafe

Positive Rhythms

Project Vibe

Rhythm Flow

Solar Radio

Soul Patrol

The Love Zone

Whispers In The Dark

About SoulTracks:

SoulTracks (http://www.soultracks.com) is America’s #1 website dedicated to classic and modern soul music, with more than 3,000,000 annual visits by soul music fans around the world. SoulTracks has been named by the web tracking service Alexa.com as the most popular soul music site on the web. SoulTracks features hundreds of biographies of classic and modern soul artists as well as news, CD reviews and "Where Are They Now?" features. It is also the creator of the annual SoulTracks Readers Choice Awards, the leading awards in the world celebrating independent soul music.

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