UB Honors 2013: And The Winners Are…

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Over 23, 000 of you voted, breaking our previous record for number of votes and Robin Thicke & Kelly Rowland take the most UB Honors for 2013! Robin takes the crown in Best R&B Single of The Year, Best Up/Mid -Tempo Single of The Year and Best Video of The Year for the monster hit “Blurred Lines” featuring T.I. & Pharrell. Kelly Rowland won for Best R&B Female Artist, Best R&B Album of The Year and along with Fantasia & Missy win Hottest Collaboration Single of The Year for “Without Me.”

Tamar Braxton proved she was a force to be reckoned with, when it came to dropping some of the best R&B this year, winning the top spots for Artist of The Year as well as getting the most votes for Best New R&B/Hip-Hop Artist.

Other winners include Ciara winning Best Artist Return Album of 2013, Mint Condition for Best R&B Group and 90’s sex vixen Adina Howard, takes the most votes for her latest dance smash “Switch” in the Best Dance/Club Single of The Year category.

This years most nominated artist Kendrick Lamar wins for Best Rap Artist & Best Hip-Hop Single of The Year for “Bi*ch Don’t Kill My Vibe.”

This year for the winners announcement, we decided to list the actual voting percentages so viewers can see how their actual votes played out.

We are honoring Jody Watley as our first Legendary Honors Recipient this year and that feature will be live Monday January 6th! Including a special interview with Jody!

Complete List of Winners for UB Honors 2013:

1. [mark]Best R&B Female Artist[/mark]
Ciara 13.0%
Sevyn Streeter 5.8%
Fantasia 10.5%
Janelle Monáe 14.: 1%
Tamar Braxton 21.7%
K. Michelle 4.5%

Kelly Rowland 30.3%

2. [mark]Best R&B Male Artist[/mark]
Chris Brown 9.0%
Robin Thicke 14.8%
John Legend 22.2%
Justin Timberlake 15.2%
Luke James 8.5%
Mack Wilds 4.3%

Miguel 26.0%

3. [mark]Best R&B Group[/mark]
Mindless Behavior 5.2%
Music Soulchild & Syleena Johnson (9 Project) 13.5%
B5 18.8%
K-Ci & JoJo 10.1%
Jake & Papa 0.4%
TGT 24.2%

Mint Condition 27.8%

4. [mark]Best Rap Artist[/mark]
Future 9.2%
Nicki Minaj 6.1%
2 Chainz 4.5%
Eminem 9.9%
Drake 20.4%
Lil Wayne 3.8%

Kendrick Lamar 46.2%

5. [mark]Best New R&B/Hip-Hop Artist[/mark]
Mack Wilds 6.1%
K. Michelle 13.9%
Sevyn Streeter 13.5%
August Alsina 5.2%
RaVaughn 13.9%
Tiara Thomas 2.2%

Tamar Braxton 45.3%

6. [mark]Best R&B Ballad of The Year[/mark]
“Love & War” – Tamar Braxton 31.2%
“Wicked Games” – The Weekend 1.3%
“Sorry” – Tweet 3.8%
“Body Party” – Ciara 10.5%
“Kisses Down Low” – Kelly Rowland 10.3%
“Sex Ain’t Never Felt Better” – TGT 9.6%

“All of Me” – John Legend 33.2%

7. [mark]Best R&B Single of The Year[/mark]
“Wicked Games” – The Weekend 2.9%
“Brand New Me” – Alicia Keys 7.6%
“Kisses Down Low” – Kelly Rowland 24.9%
“I Luv This Sh*t” – August Alsina 4.9%
“Best Friend” – RaVaughn 13.2%
“How Many Drinks” – Miguel feat. Kendrick Lamar 17.7%

“Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke feat. T.I. & Pharrell 28.7%

8. [mark]Best Hip-Hop Single of The Year[/mark]
“Bad” – Wale feat. Tiara Thomas 24.0%
“Love Game” – Kendrick Lamar feat. Eminem 8.7%
“Keep It Trill” – Kirko Bangz 2.2%
“Honest” – Future 8.3%
“Started from The Bottom” – Drake 22.0%
“R.I.P.” – Young Jeezy feat. 2 Chainz 4.0%

“Bi*ch Don’t Kill My Vibe” – Kendrick Lamar 30.7%

9. [mark]Best Dance/Club Single of The Year[/mark]
“Higher” – Deborah Cox feat. Paige 9.4%
“23” – Mike WiLL Made It feat. Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J 11.4%
“Nightlife” – Jody Watley 13.7%
“Beauty and A Beat” – Justin Bieber feat. Nicki Minaj 5.2%
“Next To Me” – Emeli Sande’ 11.7%
“Right Now” – Rihanna feat. David Guetta 14.6%

“Switch” – Adina Howard 34.1%

10. [mark]Best Up/Mid -Tempo Single of The Year[/mark]
“Own It” – Mack Wilds 5.4%
“How Many Drinks” – Miguel feat. Kendrick Lamar 16.6%
“Pour It Up” – Rihanna 12.8%
“Bad” – Wale feat. Tiara Thomas 5.6%
“V.S.O.P.” – K. Michelle 15.5%
“Karate Chop” – Future feat. Casino 2.5%
“Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke feat. T.I. & Pharrell 41.7%

11. [mark]Hottest Collaboration Single of The Year[/mark]
“Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke feat. T.I. & Pharrell 28.5%
“How Many Drinks” – Miguel feat. Kendrick Lamar 5.8%
“Don’t Think They Know” – Chris Brown feat. Aaliyah 7.6%
“Feel The Fire” – Musiq Soulchild & Syleena Johnson 8.3%
“Bi*ches Love Me” – Lil Wayne feat. Drake & Future 4.5%
“Poetic Justice” – Kendrick Lamar feat. Drake 14.8%

“Without Me” – Fantasia feat. Kelly Rowland and Missy Elliott 30.5%

12. [mark]Best Video of The Year[/mark]
“Oh God” – Luke James feat. Hit-Boy 12.8%
“How Many Drinks” – Miguel feat. Kendrick Lamar 8.3%
“Body Party” – Ciara 20.4%
“Started from The Bottom” – Drake 6.1%
“Kisses Down Low” – Kelly Rowland 13.5%
“Bad” – Wale feat. Tiara Thomas 6.1%

“Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke feat. T.I. & Pharrell 33.0%

13. [mark]Producer of The Year[/mark]
Salaam Remi 11.9%
Claude Kelly 11.7%
Sean Garrett 9.6%
Young Chop 2.2%
Mike WiLL Made It 21.7%
Rico Love 7.4%

Timbaland 35.4%

14. [mark]Label of The Year[/mark]
RCA 15.0%
eOne 6.1%
Epic 11.7%
Sony Music 14.3%
YMCMB 13.5%
Universal Music 19.3%

Atlantic 20.2%

15. [mark]Mixtape of The Year[/mark]
“This is Me 2” – Jacob Lattimore 19.3%
“BPM’s The Anti-Mixtape” – Random Ax of Charlie 3.4%
“The Interview” – T’Melle 4.0%
“Dedication 5” – Lil Wayne 23.8%
“Will You Go With Me” – Netta Brielle 6.1%
“The Product II” – August Alisina 16.1%

“Rockabyebaby” – Cassie 27.4%

16. [mark]Best Independent R&B Album Release of 2013[/mark]
“Stunt B%$@H” – B. Slade 1.8%
“Forever” – Donell Jones 15.5%
“Lifeology 101: Back 2 School” – Winston Warrior 10.3%
“My Brothers Keeper” – K-Ci & JoJo 11.4%
“Famous” – Marques Houston 17.9%
“Goldenheart” – Dawn Richard 9.6%

“Moore is More” – Chante’ Moore 33.4%

17. [mark]Best Artist Return Album of 2013[/mark]
“Better” – Chrisette Michele 9.6%
“Songversation” – India.Arie 8.7%
“Love, Charlie” – Charlie Wilson 10.5%
“Appreciation Day” – Jaheim 12.6%
“A Place Called Loveland” – Raheem DeVaughn 7.2%
“Electric Lady” – Janelle Monáe 21.1%

“Ciara” – Ciara 30.3%

18. [mark]Best R&B Album of The Year[/mark]
“Rebellious Soul” – K. Michelle 8.5%
“Side Effect of You” – Fantasia 12.3%
“Love & War” – Tamar Braxton 21.5%
“Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke 8.5%
“3 Kings” – TGT 11.2%
“Love In The Future” – John Legend 15.0%

“Talk A Good Game” – Kelly Rowland 22.9%

19. [mark]Best Rap/Hip-Hop Album of The Year[/mark]
“No Love Lost” – Joe Budden 8.7%
“The Gifted” – Wale 13.5%
“Magna Carta Holy Grail” – Jay-Z 18.8%
“Yeezus” – Kanye West 5.6%
“Hall of Fame” – Big Sean 4.5%
“Nothing Was The Same” – Drake 21.3%

“Born Sinner” – J. Cole 27.6%

20. [mark]Best Gospel Artist of The Year[/mark]
Tye Tribett 8.3%
Marvin Sapp 13.5%
Donald Lawrence 5.4%
Deitrick Haddon 8.1%
Hezekiah Walker 7.0%
Lecrae 22.9%

Tamela Mann 35.0%

21. [mark]Most Anticipated Album for 2014[/mark]
Tasha Scott 4.3%
Lauriana Mae 0.7%
Monica 16.8%
Mariah Carey 18.6%
Trey Songz 14.8%
Luke James 14.3%

Ashanti 30.5%

22. [mark]Artist of The Year[/mark]
Robin Thicke 15.0%
Future 3.4%
Kendrick Lamar 16.6%
Drake 7.0%
Justin Timberlake 13.5%
Kelly Rowland 18.2%

Tamar Braxton 26.5%

23. [mark]Favorite Urban Music Blog/Fansite[/mark]
YKIGS (youknowigotsoul.com) 19.1%
Singersroom (singersroom.com) 20.6%
BizzyBlanco (bizzyblanco.com) 6.3%
TheBrandyBlog (thebrandyblog.com) 14.1%
YourMusic MyWorld (yourmusicmyworld.com) 8.1%
The Lava Lizard (thelavalizard.com) 4.3%

Grown Folks Music (grownfolksmusic.com) 27.6%

4 Comments
  1. Thank you for the winners list and posting the actual voting percentage…We #teamRaVaughn can’t wait to see what’s in-store for our girl RAVAUGHN

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