The Nominees for UBG Honors 2010 Are…

This year marks‘s fifth year anniversary and the fifth year has presented UBG Honors to our site visitors. Over fifty artists received nominations this year. They were led by Usher who garnered six nods including Artist of The Year, Favorite Up-Tempo Single of the Year for “OMG” featuring and Best Male R&B Artist. Drake (Winner of last years Best New Artist), Monica & Trey Songz (Winner of last years R&B Album of The Year “Ready”) all received five nods each including; Favorite R&B Song for Monica (“Everything to Me”), Hottest Collab Single for Trey Songz for “Bottoms Up” featuring Nicki Minaj and Best Rap Artist for Drake, all are nominated for Artist of The Year! Nicki Minaj received four nominations, including Best New Artist. Ciara, Lyfe Jennings, Alicia Keys, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Fantasia, Ludacris & Rihanna all earned three nods each this year. A complete list of nominees can be found below.

Starting next week you will be able to vote in 20 categories, for your favorite R&B and Hip-Hop artists, as well as for your favorite record label, producer, best video of the year & favorite fansite/entertainment blog. Some of the other unique categories include Most Slept On CD of 2010 & Most Wanted Return in 2011.

All winners are selected solely by the votes placed on! Last year over 75,000 votes were received and links to UBG Honors were featured on official sites for Beyonce’, Maxwell, Pleasure P and more as well as major label sites including Universal (Last years winner for Label of The Year), Sony Music & Atlantic Records. Go Here for last years winners! Site visitors may only vote once per category and only one submission per network/IP.

Nominees were chosen from artists whose singles or albums were released from September 2009 to October 2010.

Complete & Final Nominations for UBG Honors 2010:


Best R&B Female Artist
Alicia Keys

Best R&B Male Artist
Trey Songz
Chris Brown

Best Rap Male Artist
Gucci Mane
Rick Ross

Best New R&B/Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj
J. Cole

Favorite Up-Tempo Single of The Year
Holding You Down (Going In Circles) | Jazmine Sullivan
Say Aah | Trey Songz feat. Fabolous
Window Seat | Erykah Badu
OMG | Usher feat.
Breaking Point | Keri Hilson

Favorite Ballad of The Year
Finding My Way Back | Jaheim
Nothing | Janet Jackson
Why Would You Stay | Kem
Bittersweet | Fantasia
You’re The One | Dondria

Favorite R&B Single of The Year
Statistics | Lyfe Jennings
There Goes My Baby | Usher
Unthinkable (I’m Ready) | Alicia Keys
Everything To Me | Monica
Deuces | Chris Brown feat. Tyga & Kevin McCall

Favorite Hip-Hop Single of The Year
Nothin’ On You | B.o.B feat. Bruno Mars
Miss Me | Drake feat. Lil Wayne
Your Love | Nicki Minaj
Got Your Back | T.I. feat. Keri Hilson
Loyalty | Birdman feat. Lil Wayne & Tyga

Hottest Collab Single of The Year
Deuces | Chris Brown feat. Tyga & Kevin McCall
I Invented Sex | Trey Songz feat. Drake
Ride | Ciara feat. Ludacris
Bottoms Up | Trey Songz feat. Nicki Minaj
OMG | Usher feat.

Most Slept on Album of 2010
Unexpected | Angie Stone
Signature | Joe
I Am The West | Ice Cube
Pulse | Toni Braxton
Beautiful | Vivian Green

Best Artist Return Album of 2010
Back to Me | Fantasia
Soldier of Love | Sade
Intimacy: Album II | Kem
The Love & War MasterPeace | Raheem DeVaughn
Another Round | Jaheim

Best Video of The Year
Ride | Ciara feat. Ludacris
Right Thru Me | Nicki Minaj
Everything To Me | Monica
Hello Good Morning | Diddy & Dirty Money
Rude Boy | Rihanna

Producer Of The Year
Brian-Michael Cox
Swizz Beatz
Missy Elliott
Kanye West

Label of The Year
Universal/Interscope/Def Jam
Epic/Columbia/Sony Music
J Records/Zomba/Jive/LaFace

R&B Album of The Year
Still Standing | Monica
Raymond Vs Raymond | Usher
Passion, Pain & Pleasure | Trey Songz
I Still Believe | Lyfe
The Element of Freedom | Alicia Keys

Rap/Hip-Hop Album of The Year
Recovery | Eminem
Thank Me Later | Drake
The Appeal: Georgia’s Most Wanted | Gucci Mane
Battle of The Sexes | Ludacris
Teflon Don | Rick Ross

Best Gospel Artist of The Year
Marvin Sapp
Mary, Mary
BeBe & Cece Winans
Karen Clark Sheard

Most Wanted Return in 2011
Mary J. Blige
Lil Wayne
Anita Baker
Kelly Price

Artist of The Year
Trey Songz

Favorite Artist Fansite/Urban Blog
Toya’s World
That Grape Juice
Ultimate Ciara

  1. Your’re The One and Bittersweet are both my Jams. I’m glad to see Dondira too under favorite Ballad of the year. She been a new artist. I haven’t seen her doing anything since her album came out.

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