World Music Grammy Nominees Announced

The World Music Grammy nominees for have been announced. The award ceremony is 8 February. For more information, see the Grammy Web site.

Best Traditional World Music Album:

  • Kassi Kasse – Kasse Mady Diabate
  • Jibaro Hasta El Hueso: Mountain Music Of Puerto Rico
    – Ecos De Borinquen
  • The Rain – Ghazal
  • Capoeira Angola 2 – Brincando Na Roda – Grupo de Capoeira Angola Pelourinho
  • Without You – Masters of Persian Music
  • Sacred Tibetan Chant – The Monks of Sherab Ling Monastery

Best Contemporary World Music Album:

  • Voz D’ Amor – Cesaria Evora
  • The Intercontinentals – Bill Frisell
  • Nothing’s In Vain – Youssou N’Dour
  • Specialist In All Styles – Orchestra Baobab
  • Live In Bahia – Caetano Veloso

Author: World Music Central News Department

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