Darien / Press

“Congratulations to Darien Dean & Angela Johnson for winning the 2010 SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards - Song of the Year "All In Me". http://www.soultracks.com/2010-awards-winners - WHATEVA' WORKS”

“2010 SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards, the world's most popular awards celebrating independent soul music! This year's Awards will be broadcast on Tuesday, December 7th at 8:00 p.m., hosted by our good friend Jodine Dorce of Jodine's Corner (with special help from our friend Nina Morena of Fusicology). . Song of the Year 2010 Readers Choice Award Finalist: All In Me - Angela Johnson and Darien Read more: SoulTracks Awards Show coming on Dec. 7th SoulTracks - Soul Music Biographies, News and Reviews”

“Darien Crowned Budweiser Superfest Contest Winner New York Native Awarded $25,000 ‘Battle for the Crown’ Grand Prize ST. LOUIS (Nov. 4, 2010) – After a triumphant return, the Budweiser Superfest continues to celebrate Soul and R&B music by announcing the 2010 “Battle for the Crown” $25,000 Grand Prize winner. Fan favorite Darien, the one-name, independent artist from Mount Vernon, N.Y., received the most eligible votes among 12 local winners at www.battleforthecrown.com.”


Anheuser-Busch Official Press Release

“Help Darien Win The Budweiser Superfest Battle For The Crown And you know what? He won. Luck was on his side, but so was his undeniable talent and his fans came out in droves to cosign with their online votes. Well, SoulBouncers, Darien needs your help once again.”