Indie Soul Award Nominees 2021

Song of The Year

Skip Marley - Slowdown

Tony Lindsay - So In Love

Yebba - Distance

Ledisi - Anything for you

Regi Myrix & Hil St Soul - One Life

Charlie Wilson - One I Got

Omar Wilson  Secret Garden

Maysa - Lovin You Is Easy

Album of The Year

Ledisi - The Wild Card

Cornell Carter - Absolutely 

Calvin Richardson - Gold Dust

Brian McKnight - Exodus

Gregory Porter - All Rise

Smooth Jazz Album of The Year

Najee - Center Of The Heart

Boney James - Solid

Dave Koz - A New Day

Regan Whiteside - Five Up Top

Brian Culbertson - XX

Gerald Albright - G-Stream

Lindsey Webster - A Woman Like Me

Jazz Vocal Single of The Year

Mike Phillips  - Flavor In Your Ear

Najee - Sumthin Sumthin

Aneessa - Just to Be With You

Boney James/Kenny Lattimore - Be Here

Dave Koz - Summertime In NYC Ft Brain McKnight

Kathy Kosins - Fancy Free Ft Hubert Laws

Ashleigh Smith Ft. Chante Cann - In The Rain

Dee Lucas - Love Saw it 

Maysa - Lovin You Is Easy

Jeff Bradshaw - Prototype

Group or Duo of The Year

Glow - Best Part

Dayon - Don’t Talk To Me That Way

Kem and Toni Braxton - Live Out Your Love

Maysa and Phil Perry - Its Gonna Be Alright

Cool Millions - Skin Tight

Anthony David and Algebra Blessett - Heaven

Chris and Lawanda Bethel - Then Came You

The New Mosaic - Out of Body

Mad Yella - Blue

Come Back Artist of The Year

Sheila E - Lemon Cake

Shirley Jones -  I Won’t Tell

O’Bryan - Sometimes

Deniece Williams - When You Love Somebody

The Whispers - How Long

Avant - Can We Fall In Love

Ralph Tresvant - All Mine

K Jon - A Beautiful Thing

Dru Hill - What You Need

Brian McKnight - Nobody

Male Artist of The Year

Cornell Carter - Come Live With Me Angel

Randy Hall - A New Way of Love

Frank McComb - No Matter What 

Calvin Richardson - Let Me Love On You

Kem - Lie To Me

Gregory Porter - Everything You Touch Is Gold

Tony Lindsay - So In Love

Will Downing - Ready Willing & Able

PJ Morton - Yearnin For Your Love

Rahsaan Patterson - Don’t You Know That

Female Artist of The Year

Masya Leaks - Lovin You Is Easy

Ledisi - Anything For You

Deborah Cox - No Easy Way

Kelly Roland - Coffee

Lianne La Havas - Bittersweet

India Aire - Crazy

Selina Albright - Holding on

Hatina Gilliard - Journey

H.E.R. - I Cant Breathe 

Gospel Single of The Year

Anthony Brown and Group Therapy - Real

Koryn Hawthorne - Speak To Me

Glenn Jones and Jenobia - Trust In Me

Tonia Hughes Kendrick - Don’t Give Up

Isaac Carree - Her

For King and Country - God Only Knows

New Comer of The Year

Res - For Who You Are

Cleo Soul - When Im In your Arms

Will Jordan - Back To Me

Emily Muli - Self Care 

D. Folks - The Truth

Saint Jaimz - Being Gentle

JB Rose - Back To Love

Alex Harris - Falling For You

Castella - Let Me Love You

Tanqueray Hayward - This Kind of Love

Raiche - Pick A Side

Peoples Choice

The Only Award The Fans Can Vote on

Alvin Garrett 

Daryl Johnson 


Rina Chanel 

Canita Rodgers



Gene Noble 

Kloud 9 

Erin Stevenson

Bey Bright

Promotion Person Or Company of The Year

Myron Ruffin

Steve Ripley

Gary Van den Bussche

Internet Broadcaster Alliance 

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Each of these nominees were selected based on Chart position, Spotify streams and total sales during the calendar year January - December 2020. The category "Peoples Choice" is the only category where fans had the opportunity to select the winner.  Promotion person or company was selected based on companies that service all of NorthStar Radio Group properties. Calculations of Sales, Streams, and chart position was researched and calculated by Anchin, Block & Anchin accounting firm. NorthStar radio group, It's employees, or sponsors did not weighted in on the final decision of the nominees or the winners.  Congrats to all the nominees and good luck!  The winners of each category will be announced during the 2021 Indie Soul Awards February 26 airing on soul cafe radio, The Loft, and The Groove 247.