Ben Tankard has snagged the 2012 Soul Train Award Nomination – Best Contemporary Jazz Artist. Gospel/Jazz pioneer Ben Tankard joins the likes of Beyoncé, Usher, R. Kelly, Mary Mary, Marvin Sapp and more in Las Vegas for a night of Soul and Celebration.
The 2012 Soul Train Award Nominees were announced and amongst the celebrated league of music’s finest is Gospel/Jazz Pioneer Ben Tankard. Ben Tankard has already snagged his first Soul Train Music Award Nomination for Best Contemporary Jazz Artist. The Soul Train Awards will be taped before a live audience on Nov. 8, 2012 in Las Vegas. It will be aired internationally on BET / CENTRIC on Nov. 25 during the Thanksgiving Holiday week-end.
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“This is the most successful record of my 20+ year career, and the music industry is buzzing with excitement about it. I pray that my music and message of destiny continues to inspire and motivate people through relaxed thought, peace, and reflection. Way down on the inside everyone has the potential for greatness, and it is time to tap into the Full Tank that the creator gave you. I am indeed thankful and humbled by this nomination (my first), for a Soul Train Award.” – Ben Tankard.
Tankard released Full Tank on his own Ben-Jamin’ Universal Music label this summer. Full Tank is his 18th solo project and marks 20 years of a successful music career. Full Tank is topping the world music charts and has been nominated for a Stellar Gospel Music Award and is on the eligibility ballot for eight Grammy Award nominations.
Tankard is currently on a 200 city tour to promote the CD and his Reality TV Show which will launch early 2013. Indeed a trendsetter, Tankard is also a licensed private pilot who flies to all his events on his own airplane.
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