Best Songs of 2013, Pt. 1 (Best of the Booth)

Cast your vote for Best Crossover Record, Remix, and Collaboration of 2013!

Over the course of the year, we in

The DJBooth

have kept you supplied with the latest and greatest in hip-hop and R&B. Now, it's time for you to weigh in. In anticipation of our sixth annual

Best of the Booth Awards

, we're inviting our loyal readers to tell us which artists, albums, mixtapes and DJs stood out in 2013. Using your ratings, feedback, plays, downloads and pageviews, we've assembled a slate of eight front-runners in each of our 19 categories. At the top of 2014, we'll reveal your votes for the year's best, as well the Booth staff's personal picks.

Unlike in previous years, we'll be opening the polls gradually, over the course of the coming week. Starting Friday, December 6, and continuing on the 9th through the 13th, we'll roll out 2-4 categories daily. Readers will be able to vote on all categories up until noon on Sunday, the 29th, at which point we will tally the final results. Today, we unveil the nominees for

Best Crossover Record


Best Remix Record


Best Collaborative Record

. The 2012 reader picks in these categories were (respectively)

2 Chainz's "No Lie,"

Rittz's "Bloody Murdah (Remix)"


G.O.O.D Music's "Clique."

Read over the ballot below, then make your selections!


: The results are now in! Find out who our

readers and staff selected

as the "Best of the Booth."

Best Crossover Record of 2013

Big Sean - “


ft. Lil Wayne & Jhené Aiko”

Game - “

All That (Lady)

ft. Lil Wayne, Big Sean, Jeremih”

J. Cole - "

Power Trip

ft. Miguel"

Kid CuDi - “


Pitbull - “

Feel This Moment

ft. Christina Aguilera”

Pusha T - “

Sweet Serenade

ft. Chris Brown”

Rihanna - “

Diamonds (Remix)

ft. Kanye West"

Wale - “


ft. Tiara Thomas”

Best Remix Record of 2013:

Black Hippy - “

U.O.E.N.O. (Remix)

DJ Khaled - “

No New Friends (SFTB Remix)

Drake, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross”

Frank Ocean - “

Pink Matter (Remix)

ft. Big Boi & Andre 3000”

Ludacris - “

Representin (Remix)

ft. R.Kelly & Fabolous”

Problem - "

Like Whaaat (Remix)

ft. Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown & Tyga"

Rihanna - “

Pour It Up (Remix)

ft. Rihanna ft. Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, Juicy J & T.I”

Wale - “

Bad (Remix)

ft. Rihanna”

Young Jeezy - “

R.I.P. (Remix)

ft. Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown & YG”

Best Collaborative Record of 2013:

2 Chainz - “

We Own It (Fast & Furious)

ft. Wiz Khalifa”

Big Sean - “


ft. Kendrick Lamar & Jay Electronica”

Drake - “

All Me

ft. 2 Chainz & Big Sean”

Game - "

All That (Lady)

ft. Lil Wayne, Big Sean, Jeremih"

Jay Z - “

Holy Grail

ft. Justin Timberlake”

Juicy J - “

One of Those Nights

ft. The Weeknd”

Kendrick Lamar - “

B*tch Don't Kill My Vibe (Remix)

ft. Jay-Z”

Lil Wayne - “

Love Me

ft. Drake & Future”