Category Archives: Charts

French Band Lo’Jo at the Top of the Transglobal World Music Chart in October 2017

Fonetiq Flowers, the new album by globe-trotting French band Lo’Jo, reached the number one place at the Transglobal World Music Chart in October 2017.

The album contains thirteen songs, recorded around the world, including places like Austin (Texas, USA), Lafayette (Louisiana, USA), Seoul (South Korea), Tbilisi (Georgia), Cotonou (Benin), Paris (France) and Bamako (Mali).

To see the complete chart go to www.transglobalwmc.com

Share

Danyèl Waro’s monmon at the Top of the July 2017 Transglobal World Music Chart

Monmon, the new recording by Reunion Island artist Danyèl Waro is the number 1 album in the July 2017 Transglobal World Music Chart.

Danyèl Waro plays traditional acoustic Maloya, the genre known as the blues of Reunion. He sings in the Creole language.

Maloya, for me, is first and foremost about the word,” he says. “I’m looking for the cadence, the image, the rhythm in the word. Maloya has put me in touch with Réunion, with its people, with our language.”

 

 

To see the rest of the July 2017 chart go to: www.transglobalwmc.com

Share

Orchestra Baobab’s ‘Tribute To Ndiouga Dieng’ Reaches Number 1 at Transglobal World Music Chart

Tribute To Ndiouga Dieng’, the new album by the iconic Senegalese band Orchestra Baobab has reached the top of the Transglobal World Music Chart. The current lineup features veterans as well as newcomers, including a kora player for the first time, Abdouleye Cissoko.

The band will be on tour in europe this month:

05 May – Het Depot, Leuven, BEL
06 May – Melkweg, Amsterdam, NL
07 May – Lantaren Venster, Rotterdam, NL
11 May – Fabrik, Hamburg, DE
12 May – Gretchen, Berlin, DE
13 May – Jazz Cafe, London, UK
14 May – Jazz Cafe, London, UK
16 May – Cabaret Sauvage, Paris, FR
17 May – Festival Jazzelrault, Chattelerault, FR
19 May – Cosmopolite, Oslo, NOR

Buy Tribute To Ndiouga Dieng

Share

Bargou 08 at the Top of the Transglobal World Music Chart in April 2017

The album Targ by Tunisian act Bargou 08 has reached the top of the Transglobal World Music Chart in April 2017. The band combines Tunisian highland traditional music with electronica and rock.

Band members include Lassaed Bougalmi on gasba, zokra (traditional reed instruments); Imed Rezgui on bendir (frame drum); Nidhal Yahyaoui on vocals, wtar (lute); Sofyan Ben Youssef on synthesizer; and Benjamin Chaval on drums.

To see the complete chart, visit: www.transglobalwmc.com

Share

Bonga Still Number One

Veteran Angolan artist Bonga continues to dominate the top of the Transglobal World Music Chart with his latest album titled Recados De Fora.

Other top artists include Cemîl Qoçgîrî, Amira Medunjanin, Voxtra, Gaye Su Akyol, Noura Mint Seymali, The Klezmatics, Abou Diarra, Roberto Fonseca, and the late Mariem Hassan.

For complete chart results visit: http://www.transglobalwmc.com

Share

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)

Share

Transglobal World Music Chart for November 2016

Mauritanian musician, vocalist and innovator Noura Mint Seymali is the Transglobal World Music Chart’s number 1 artist this month.

1. Noura Mint Seymali – Arbina (Glitterbeat Records)

 

 

2. Constantinople & Ablaye Cissoko – Jardins Migrateurs (Ma Case)
3. Kayhan Kalhor, Aynur, Cemîl Qoçgirî & Salman Gambarov – Hawniyaz (Harmonia Mundi)
4. Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis – Nyn (Riverboat Records)
5. Khmer Rouge Survivors – They Will Kill You, if You Cry (Glitterbeat Records)
6. Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano – Heritage (Qwest Records)
7. Tanga – Madagascar: Le Trésor des Ancêtres (Buda Musique)
8. Refugees for Refugees – Amerli (Muziekpublique)
9. V.A. – Urgent Jumping!: East African Musiki wa Dansi Classics (Sterns Africa)
10. Tuuletar – Tules Maas Vedes Taivaal (Bafe’s Factory)

11. Jean-Guihen Queyras, Bijan Chemirani, Keyvan Chemirani & Sokratis Sinopoulos – Thrace: Sunday Morning Sessions (Harmonia Mundi)
12. Abou Diarra – Koya (Mix et Métisse)
13. Barcelona Gipsy balKan Orchestra – Del Ebro al Danubio)
14. Vieux Kanté – The Young Man’s Harp (Sterns Africa)
15. Orkesta Mendoza – ¡Vamos a Guarachar! (Glitterbeat Records)
16. Bitori – Legend of Funaná: The Forbidden Music of the Cape Verde Islands (Analog Africa)
17. Bonga – Recados de Fora (Lusafrica)
18. Harold López-Nussa – El Viaje)
19. Çiğdem Aslan – A Thousand Cranes)
20. Kepa Junkera & Sorginak – Maletak)

21. Moussu T e lei Jovents – Navega!
22. Terrakota – Oxalá (Terrakota)
23. Dawda Jobarteh – Transitional Times
24. Calypso Rose – Far from Home
25. Jitka Šuranská Trio – Divé Husy
26. Metá Metá – MM3 (Jazz Village)
27. Ana Alcaide – Leyenda (ARC Music)
28. Alsarah & The Nubatones – Manara
29. Constantinople – Passages
30. Söndörgő – Live Wires

31. Waed Bouhassoun – La Voix de la Passion
32. Bashka – Fihi Ma Fihi (Orient Records)
33. Zomba Prison Project – I Will Not Stop Singing (Six Degrees Records)
34. Fungistanbul – Phenology (Hits on Air Music)
35. Kolektif İstanbul – Pastırma Yazı (Ada Müzik)
36. Quique Sinesi – Cuchichiandos: Legizamón x Sinesi, Vol. II (Sura Music)
37. Quintet Bumbac – Libre Voyage dans les Musiques des Balkans (Collectif Çok Malko)
38. Acid Arab – Musique de France (Crammed Discs)
39. Mabiisi – Mabiisi (Akwaaba Music)
40. Bossacucanova – The Best of Bossacucanova (Six Degrees Records)

Share

Transglobal World Music Chart for October 2016

Greek artists Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis reached the number 1 position in the Transglobal World Music Chart for the month of October 2016.

October 20166 Chart:

1. Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis – Nyn (Riverboat Records
2. Kayhan Kalhor, Aynur, Cemîl Qoçgirî & Salman Gambarov – Hawniyaz (Harmonia Mundi)
3. Khmer Rouge Survivors – They Will Kill You, if You Cry (Glitterbeat Records)
4. Noura Mint Seymali – Arbina (Glitterbeat Records)
5. Constantinople & Ablaye Cissoko – Jardins Migrateurs (Ma Case)
6. Refugees for Refugees – Amerli (Muziekpublique)
7. Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano – Heritage (Qwest Records)
8. Calypso Rose – Far from Home (Because Music)
9. Ana Alcaide – Leyenda (ARC Music)
10. Tuuletar – Tules Maas Vedes Taivaal (Bafe’s Factory)
11. Kepa Junkera & Sorginak – Maletak (Fol Música)
12. Bitori – Legend of Funaná: The Forbidden Music of the Cape Verde Islands (Analog Africa)
13. Vieux Kanté – The Young Man’s Harp (Sterns Africa)
14. Harold López-Nussa – El Viaje (Mack Avenue Records)
15. Tanga – Madagascar: Le Trésor des Ancêtres (Buda Musique)
16. Mabiisi – Mabiisi (Akwaaba Music-)
17. Jean-Guihen Queyras, Bijan Chemirani, Keyvan Chemirani & Sokratis Sinopoulos – Thrace: Sunday Morning Sessions (Harmonia Mundi)
18. Söndörgo – Live Wires (Riverboat Records)
19. Zomba Prison Project – I Will Not Stop Singing (Six Degrees Records)
20. Fanfare Ciocarlia – 20 (Asphalt Tango Records)

21. V.A. – Urgent Jumping!: East African Musiki wa Dansi Classics (Sterns Africa)
22. Kimi Djabaté – Kanamalu (Red Orange Recordings)
23. Metá Metá – MM3 (Jazz Village)
24. Elza Soares – The Woman at the End of the World / A Mulher do Fim do Mundo (Mais Um Discos)
25. Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble – Sing Me Home (Sony Masterworks)
26. Waed Bouhassoun – La Voix de la Passion (Buda Musique)
27. Jitka Šuranská Trio – Divé Husy (Indies Scope)
28. Quintet Bumbac – Libre Voyage dans les Musiques des Balkans (Collectif Çok Malko)
29. Bashka – Fihi Ma Fihi (Orient Records)

30. Lakou Mizik – Wa Di Yo (Cumbancha)
31. Fungistanbul – Phenology (Hits On Air Music)
32. Bossacucanova – The Best of Bossacucanova (Six Degrees Records)
33. Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Khan, Ayaan Ali Khan & Elmira Darvarova – Amalgam (Affetto Records)
34. M.A.K.U. Soundsystem – Mezcla (Glitterbeat Records-)
35. Elektro Hafiz – Elektro Hafiz (Pharaway Sounds)
36. Derek Gripper – Libraries on Fire (New Cape Records)
37. La Banda Morisca – Algarabya (Fol Música)
38. Constantinople – Passages (Buda Musique)
39. Paolo Fresu & Omar Sosa – Eros (OTA Records)
40. Wu Wei & Wang Li – Overtones: Les Saisons Harmoniques (Harmonia Mundi)

Share

Transglobal World Music Chart for September 2016

The Refugees for Refugees album has hit the number one spot for a third month.

1 Refugees for Refugees – Amerli (Muziekpublique)
2. Kayhan Kalhor, Aynur, Cemîl Qoçgirî & Salman Gambarov – Hawniyaz (Harmonia Mundi)
3. Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis – Nyn (Riverboat Records / World Music Network)
4. Ana Alcaide – Leyenda (ARC Music)
5. Khmer Rouge Survivors – They Will Kill You, if You Cry (Glitterbeat Records)
6. Kepa Junkera & Sorginak – Maletak (Fol Musica)
7. Constantinople & Ablaye Cissoko – Jardins Migrateurs (Ma Case)
8. Calypso Rose – Far From Home (Because Music)
9. Lakou Mizik – Wa Di Yo (Cumbancha)
10. Mabiisi – Mabiisi (Akwaaba Music)
11. Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano – Heritage (Qwest Records)
12. Elza Soares – The Woman at the End of the World / A Mulher do Fim do Mundo (Mais Um Discos)
13. Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble – Sing Me Home (Sony Masterworks)
14. Tuuletar – Tules Maas Vedes Taivaal (Bafe’s Factory)
15. 2016: Afro Celt Sound System – The Source (ECC Records)
16. M.A.K.U. Soundsystem – Mezcla (Glitterbeat Records)
17. Leyla McCalla – A Day for the Hunter, a Day for the Prey (Jazz Village / Harmonia Mundi)
18. Quintet Bumbac – Libre Voyage dans les Musiques des Balkans (Collectif Çok Malko)
19. Kimi Djabaté – Kanamalu (Red Orange Recordings)
20. Fanfare Ciocărlia – 20 (Asphalt Tango Records)

Share