Song Of The Year

"Motivation," Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne

Quite the departure from her synonymous dance hits, the former child of destiny teamed up with Weezy to produce a track that was 100% sexy.

"So in Love," Jill Scott Featuring Anthony Hamilton

Channeling Donny Hathaway and Roberta Flack, both singers proved that soul music is still good music.

"Rolling in the Deep," Adele

A strong testament to her supreme artistry, this chart-topping tune effortlessly combines musical elements of folk, blues and gospel.

"All of the Lights," Kanye West

Jam packed with a star studded lineup of features — Elton John, Fergie, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Charlie Wilson and Rihanna — Kanye delivered his manifesto of fame and fortune.

"She Ain't You," Chris Brown

Taking a cue from SWV’s Michael Jackson sampled 1993 hit “Right Here,” Brown laments over a catchy beat about his unmatched love.

"Sure Thing"

Marked by a simplistic beat and quirky metaphor-filled lyrics, this song from the singer/songwriter was a sure-fire R&B chart-topping hit.