Transglobal World Music Chart for December 2016

Acclaimed Angolan musician Bonga is the number one artist this month.

1. Bonga – Recados de Fora (Lusafrica)
2. Noura Mint Seymali – Arbina (Glitterbeat Records)
3. Constantinople & Ablaye Cissoko – Jardins Migrateurs (Ma Case)
4. Çigdem Aslan – A Thousand Cranes (Asphalt Tango)
5. Alsarah & The Nubatones – Manara (Wonderwheel Recordings)
6. Abou Diarra – Koya (Mix et Métisse)
7. Kayhan Kalhor, Aynur, Cemîl Qoçgirî & Salman Gambarov – Hawniyaz (Harmonia Mundi)
8. Kayhan Kalhor, Aynur, Cemîl Qoçgirî & Salman Gambarov – Hawniyaz (Harmonia Mundi)
9. Roberto Fonseca – ABUC (Impulse!)
10. Harold López-Nussa – El Viaje (Mack Avenue Records)

11. Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano – Heritage (Qwest Records)
12. Barcelona Gipsy balKan Orchestra – Del Ebro al Danubio (Satélite K )
13. Dawda Jobarteh – Transitional Times (Sterns Africa)
14. Voxtra – The Encounter of Vocal Heritage (Muziekpublique)
15. Jean-Guihen Queyras, Bijan Chemirani, Keyvan Chemirani & Sokratis Sinopoulos – Thrace: Sunday Morning Sessions (Harmonia Mundi)
16. Trebunie Tutki & Quintet Urmuli – Duch Gór: The Spirit of the Mountains (Unzipped Fly Records-)
17. Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis – Nyn (Riverboat Records)
18. Mariem Hassan – La Voz Indómita (del Sáhara Occidental) (Nubenegra)
19. Gaye Su Akyol – Hologram İmparatorluğu (Glitterbeat Records)
20. Orkesta Mendoza – ¡Vamos a Guarachar! (Glitterbeat Records)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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