Songlines Awards 2014

Songlines Music Awards 2014 Official CD

Songlines Awards CD 2014
Don't miss out on your chance to listen to all of the nominated artists and winners of the Songlines Awards 2014. Each of the nominees are listed below in their categories and the exclusive Songlines Awards CD 2014 includes all 16 nominees in the 2014 awards, as voted for by Songlines readers and the general public. For profiles on all the nominees visit

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Best Artist: Winner

Jama Ko Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba Audio CD

After his celebrated debut album Segu Blue and the Grammy nominated follow up I Speak Fula, Mali's celebrated ngoni player Bassekou Kouyate is back with Jama Ko. Meaning 'a big gathering of people' the album is a call for unity, peace and tolerance in a time of crisis to celebrate the true spirit of Mali. The... Read more

Best Artist Nominees

Best Group: Winner

Chatma Tamikrest Audio CD

Chatma is the third album from Tuareg musicians, Tamikrest. Singing in Tamashek, the album blends traditional Malian music with electric guitars and rock influences. Read more

Best Group Nominees

Dos Amantes
Los Desterrados
Audio CD
Audio CD

Cross Cultural Collaboration: Winner

Clychau Dibon Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita Audio CD

A stunning shared musical journey between two world class virtuosos - Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and West African kora player Seckou Keita. From Casamance in Senegal, Seckou Keita is both a member of the royal Keita dynasty from Mali(through his father) and a griot (through his mother s family, the Cissokhos, from... Read more

Cross Cultural Collaboration Nominees

Kabatronics - Fanfara Tirana Meets...
Fanfara Tirana Meets Transglobal...
Audio CD
Moving In The Dark
Dizraeli And The Small Gods
Audio CD

Best Newcomer: Winner

Family Atlantica Family Atlantica Audio CD

Recorded over 4 years in London and Venezuela, Cuban rumba, Venezuelan tambor and tonada, Ghanaian highlife, Ethiopian blues and calypso have been soaked and infused with psychedelia and spiritual jazz. At the heart of Family Atlantica are three people from three different continents: London born Jack Yglesias... Read more

Best Newcomer Nominees

Grippy Grappa
Monsieur Doumani
Audio CD
A Cut Above
Will Pound
Audio CD