World music (Awards)

World music (Awards)

World music awards are awards presented by broadcasting organizations such as the BBC and others to World music artists. The BBC presents awards every year.

BBC Awards for World Music 2005

The hosts for the Awards for World Music 2005 Poll Winners' Concert were Eliza Carthy and Benjamin Zephaniah and the nominees were:


* Tinariwen (winner)
* Thandiswa Mazwai
* Rokia Traore
* Youssou N'Dour
* Amr Diab


* Kaushiki Chakrabarty (winner)
* Faiz Ali Faiz
* Sainkho Namtchylak
* Sevara Nazarkhan


* Lhasa (winner)
* Bebel Gilberto
* Bajofondo Tango Club
* Lila Downs


* Amparanoia (winner)
* Enzo Avitabile & Bottari
* Ivo Papasov
* Ojos de Brujo

Middle East and North Africa

* Khaled (winner)
* The Chehade Brothers
* Mercan Dede
* Souad Massi


* Chango Spasiuk (winner)
* Ba Cissoko
* Amparanoia
* Yasmin Levy
* Amr Diab

Boundary Crossing

* Bebo And Cigala (winner)
* Björk
* Clotaire K
* Lhasa

Club Global

* Clotaire K (winner)
* Gilles Peterson
* Gotan Project
* Mercan Dede

Critics Award

* Youssou N'Dour (winner)
* Lhasa
* Tinariwen
* Andrew Cronshaw

Audience Award

* Chehade Brothers
* Enzo Avitabile & Bottari
* Ivo Papasov (winner)
* Mercan Dede

BBC Awards for World Music 2006


* Amadou & Mariam (Winners)
* Emmanuel Jal
* Ali Farka Toure
* Lura

The Americas

* Ry Cooder (Winner)
* Omar Sosa
* Carlos Vives
* Seu Jorge

Middle East and North Africa

* Ilham al-Madfai
* Souad Massi (Winner)
* Rachid Taha
* Dhafer Youssef


* Faiz Ali Faiz
* Susheela Raman
* Sain Zahoor (Winner)
* Yat-Kha


* Armenian Navy Band
* Enzo Avitabile and Bottari
* Fanfare Ciocarlia (Winners)
* Mariza

Club Global

* M.I.A
* DJ Shantel (Winner)
* Cheb i Sabbah
* Mercan Dede

Boundary Crossing

* Asha Bhosle and Kronos Quartet
* Kimmo Pohjonen
* Yasmine Levy
* Nitin Sawhney (Winner)


* Dobet Gnahore
* Konono N°1 (Winners)
* Daby Toure
* Lura

Album of the Year

* Amadou and Mariam - Dimanche à Bamako (Winner)
* Thione Seck - Orientation
* Salif Keita - M'Bemba
* Ali Farka Toure and Toumani Diabate - In the Heart of the Moon

BBC Awards for World Music 2007-8

[ 2007 Awards] [ 2008 Awards]

It is possible to listen to the sounds of all the nominees at the BBC webpage for the awards:

* [ 2006]
* [ 2005]
* [ 2004]
* [ 2003]
* [ 2002]

Some other artists featured prominently on the BBC's World Music websites

* Emmanuel Jal
* Koffi Olomide
* Ali Farka Toure
* Mostar Sevdah Reunion
* Fela Kuti
* Femi Kuti
* Praful Dave
* Bebe
* Seu Jorge
* Rahul Sharma and Shafaat Ahmed Khan
* Lobi Traore

Some of the artists featured prominently on NPR's World music webpages

* Matisyahu
* Celso Fonseca
* Buena Vista Social Club
* Mostar Sevdah Reunion
* Waldemar Bastos
* Konono N°1
* Yo-Yo Ma with the Silk Road Ensemble
* Femi Kuti
* Funk Carioca
* Pitch Black Afro
* Xavier Rudd
* Shukar Collective
* Hugh Masekela
* Trans-Global Underground
* Dead Can Dance
* Daara J
* Ladysmith Black Mambazo
* Jon Hassell
* Lee Perry
* King Sunny Ade
* Ravi Shankar
* Lúnasa
* Aterciopelados
* Rokia Traoré
* Thermal and a Quarter
* Bob Marley
* Paris Combo
* Curly Musgrave
* Mory Kanté
* Ozomatli
* Youssou N'Dour
* Miriam Makeba
* Karsh Kale
* Cheb i Sabbah

NPR's "World Cafe"

The NPR website for "World Cafe" says: "World Cafe showcases an eclectic blend, from rock and world music to folk and alternative country." []

ABC's "Music Deli"

Examples of some artists who have been featured on ABC's "Music Deli":

* Joseph Tawadros
* Bobby Singh
* Satsuki Odamura
* Sandy Evans
* Heval
* Kavisha Mazzella
* Irini Vella
* The Roadtrippers
* Marcel Khalife and his Al Mayadine Ensemble
* Ibrahim Ferrer

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