These artists all made the music scene sizzle in 2013 and are in the running for this year's Best New Artist award.
With soul running through their veins, these artists do their music their way.
From breaking chains to singing the highest praise, these artists worship.
These songs were thought provoking and kept the artists on top all year.
These soulful ladies have owned 2013.
Miguel is a bit new school, Uncle Charlie is a bit old school. The other nominees keep it soulful somewhere in between.
Hip hop, R&B, soul and pop all make appearances and go head-to-head in this diverse category.
These stars have all shined bright like "Diamonds" and there aren't any "Blurred Lines" about it.
Without the people behind the song, the artists wouldn't produce masterpieces.
You've snapped your fingers, moved your feet and glided across the floor to all of these tunes, and for good reason.
These videos bring the heart of a song to life with a vision that's out of this world.
Sometimes you just can't do it alone. These artists made beautiful music together.
From coast to coast, city to city and continent to continent, good music wins.
With classic instrumentation, this genre has been preserved and kept fresh.
A modern twist on a classic musical style brings you smooth jazz.
Nothing stops good music. These artists made it all happen on their terms.
© 2014 BET Interactive, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Black Entertainment Television LLC. All rights reserved.