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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:

Africa

Asia/Pacific

Americas

Europe

Middle East and North Africa

Newcomer

Boundary Crossing

Club Global

Critics Award

Audience Award

BBC Awards for World Music 2006

Africa

The Americas

Middle East and North Africa

Asia/Pacific

Europe

Club Global

Boundary Crossing

Newcomer

Album of the Year

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:

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

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

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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