Congratulations to all the winners of this years Songlines Music Awards which include the Proper distributed artists/acts Baaba Maal (Best Artist), Afro Celt Sound System (Best Group), Kefaya (Newcomer) and Anda Union (Asia & South Pacific).
The awards, which are now in their ninth year, are voted for by Songlines contributors, readers and the general public, and celebrate and acknowledge the wealth of musical talent from around the world reviewed in Songlines.
For the album The Traveller (Marathon Artists)
Afro Celt Sound System
For the album The Source (ECC Records)
For the album Radio International (Radio International Records)
Africe & Middle East
For the album Libraries on Fire (Derek Gripper)
For the album Far From Home (Because Music)
Asia & South Pacific
For the album Homeland (Hohhot Records)
For the album Onwards to Mars! (Asphalt Tango)
For the album 2 (Real World)
World Pioneer Award
Curator of Buda’s Enthiopiques Series