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2nd Annual SoulTracks Readers Choice Awards Announce Dates, Nominees

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September, 2008

SoulTracks.com, one of the leading online sources for what’s new with classic and modern Soul music artists, will host the 2nd installment of its annual Readers Choice Awards, where SoulTracks and their partner groups – such as Fusicology, Jodine’s Corner of Atlanta, Mosaic Thump, The Bloom Effect of NYC, Neo Soul Cafe of Dallas, and others – host a committee to nominate outstanding Soul artists that have produced or accomplished a project of note during the previous year.  Then, any subscribed member of SoulTracks.com – that’s right, ANY of you – are invited to cast your vote online via SoulTracks.com for the artists in each category that YOU think deserve the most kudos this year!

Fusicology.com is proud to announce that we will again be sponsoring the 2008 SoulTracks Readers Choice Awards for the 2nd year in a row.

2008 SoulTracks Readers Choice Awards to be held FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3 @ the Max M. Fisher Music Center in Downtown Detroit, to be followed by a VIP afterglow @ The Jazz Cafe inside the historical Detroit Music Hall (Theatre for Music and the Performing Arts).  Doors are @ 7:30pm, Show starts @ 8:00pm.

2008 SoulTracks All-Star Soul Jam, hosted by Mosaic Thump & Jodine’s Corner, will be held SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4 @ The Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History in Downtown Detroit’s Cultural Center. Doors @ 7:00pm, Show @ 8:00pm.

*Tickets are $25, and both shows are 18+*

> More details, travel info, and advance tickets available via www.soultracks.com.

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After much deliberation, the SoulTracks Nominating Committee has announced the 2008 SoulTracksReaders Choice Awards Nominees in the following categaories:

SONG OF THE YEAR

“I’m Cheatin’” by Dwele [Detroit]

“Let Me Know” by Angela Johnson ft. Eric Roberson

“Nothing Left to Say” by Mint Condition

“Run and Hide” by Algebra Blessett

“Something 2nite” by Conya Doss

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

“A Woman’s Touch” by Angela Johnson

“Still” by Conya Doss

“Sketches of A Man” by Dwele [Detroit]

“e-life” by Mint Condition

“Conflict” by Sy Smith

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Algebra Blessett

Angela Johnson

Conya Doss

Regina Belle

Sy Smith

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Amp Fiddler [Detroit]

Bobby Caldwell

Dwele [Detroit]

Frank McComb

Heston

DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR

Hil St. Soul

Impromp2

Mint Condition

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

The Whispers

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Algebra Blessett

April Hill

Heston

Liv Warfield

Melissa Young

*Fusicology wishes ALL of our Soul artists the best of luck, and cannot wait for the awards show and afterparties in Detroit again this year!  See you there!

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