Andy Palacio and the Garifuna Collective - Watina

WOMEX Announces Top 15 World Music CDs of the Year

Andy Palacio and the Garifuna Collective - Watina
Andy Palacio and the Garifuna Collective – Watina
Berlin, Germany –  As part of the 2007 World Music Labels Awards WOMEX announced the names of the Top 15 World Music CDs of the year. The awards are presented by WOMEX and the World Music Charts Europe (WMCE) to the top-20 chart topping music labels. The Top 3 labels will be honored at the Sunday, October 28th, award ceremony at WOMEX Sevilla.

Top 15 World Music CDs of the year:1) Andy Palacio and the Garifuna Collective: Wátina (Cumbancha/Stonetree)

2) Tinariwen: Aman Iman (Independiente)

3) Kepa Junkera:  Hiri (Elkar)

4) Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni ba: Segu Blue (Outhere)

5) Angelique Kidjo: Djin Djin (EMI)

6) Fanfara Ciocarlia: Queens and Kings (Asphalt Tango Records)

7) Kristi Stassinolpoulou: Taxidoscopio (Heaven & Earth)

8) Ibrahim Ferrer: Mi Sueño (World Circuit)

9) Various: Electric Gypsyland 2 (Crammed)

10) Akli D.: Ma Yela (Because)

11) Hazmat Modine: Bahamut (Jaro/Barbés)

12) Various Artists: Authenticité – The Syliphone Years (Sterns)

13) Ali Farka Touré: Savane (World Circuit)

14) Malouma: Nour (Marabi)

15) The Idan Raichel Project (Cumbancha)

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