BBC World Awards For World Music 2004 on CD

London, England – This double CD contains tracks from all nominees for, and winners of, the
BBC Radio 3 Awards For World Music of 2004. Now in their third year, the
Awards a double CD set featuring a track each from the winners and nominated artists from categories are: Africa, Americas, Asia / Pacific, Europe, Middle East / North Africa, Newcomer, Boundary Crossing, The Critics’ Award organized by world music magazine fROOTS for Album Of The Year and a new category – Club Global – that recognizes the growing tide of beat driven music inspired by club culture – whether that club is in Recife, Johannesburg or New York.
The compilation and sleeve notes are by Rita Ray. She co-founded London’s legendary Mambo Inn and today appears around the globe with the Shrine Synchrosystem, the Afrocentric roots and digital club that she has similarly co-founded. She is a BBC World Service presenter.