Four Soul Train Awards Categories To Be Decided By Online Voting

Entertainment | by Justin Dwayne Joseph | 09/19/2013 | 10:30 AM EDT

Viewers will decide who wins big at this year's award ceremony in four major categories: Best International Performance, Best Contemporary Jazz Performance, Best Traditional Performance, and Best Independent R&B/Soul Performance.

The 2013 Soul Train Awards is about to hit the station, and we need your help. This year four categories will be chosen by you, the viewers! With a simple vote, you will be able to decided who will take home the awards for Best International Performance, Best Contemporary Jazz Performance, Best Traditional Jazz Perfromance, and Best Independent R&B/Soul Performance. Sounds good, right?

Check out the nominees below:

Best International Performance 
Differentology - Bunji Garlin
The Fog - Machel Montano
Next To Me - Emeli Sande
Personally - P-Square
Ur Waist – Iyanya

Best Traditional Jazz Performance 
George Benson feat. Wynton Marsalis – Unforgettable
Jeffrey Osborne feat. Chaka Khan – Baby it’s Cold Outside
Tony Bennett feat. Marc Anthony – For Once In My Life
Nicole Henry – Waiting In Vain
Terrence Blanchard – Pet Step Sister’s Theme Song

Best Contemporary Jazz Performance 
Jose James - Trouble
Boney James feat. Rick Braun – Batucada (The Beat)
Michael Bublé – It’s A Beautiful Day
Dave Koz – Got To Get You Into My Life
George Duke – Missing You

Best Independent R&B/Soul Performance 
Ashanti - Never Should Have
Brian McKnight - Sweeter
Kenny Lattimore - Find A Way
Maysa - Love Me Good
Raheem DeVaughn - Love Connection
Ronald Isley – Dinner And A Movie

CLICK HERE TO VOTE

Voting will run from now until Friday, November 1.

Don't forget to tune in for the 2013 Soul Train Awards hosted by Anthony Anderson airing December 1 at 8P/7C on Centric and BET

(Photos: Jason Merritt/Getty Images; Ethan Miller/Getty Images; Bryan Steffy/Getty Images; Mayasa.com; Angela Weiss/Getty Images; Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

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