World Music Nominees for 2007 Grammy Awards

Los Angeles (California), USA – The Grammy Awards will be given tonight. World Music Central has selected below the categories that focus on world music and American roots music artists. In the contemporary world music category, well known names made it to the final list: Richard Bona, Salif Keita, The Klezmatics, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and the late Ali Farka Toure.

The 49th Grammy Awards will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 11, at Staples Center in Los Angeles (California) and will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 Surround Sound on the CBS Television Network at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio via Westwood One worldwide and XM Satellite Radio.

Best Traditional World Music Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

 

Best Contemporary World Music Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Best Reggae Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Best Native American Music Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Best Hawaiian Music Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Best Tropical Latin Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Best Latin Jazz Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

  • Codes
    Ignacio Berroa
    [Blue Note Records]
     
  • Cubist Music
    Edsel Gomez
    [Zoho]
     
  • Simpático
    The Brian Lynch/Eddie Palmieri Project
    [ArtistShare]
     
  • Absolute Quintet
    Dafnis Prieto
    [Zoho]
     
  • Viva
    Diego Urcola, Edward Simon, Avishai Cohen, Antonio Sanchez & Pernell Saturnino
    [CAM Jazz]

Best Bluegrass Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Best Traditional Blues Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Best Contemporary Blues Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Best Traditional Folk Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Complete List Of Grammy Nominations available at http://www.grammy.com.

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