HOT 30 TRACKS
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Somos Sur
Ana Tijoux
  2
I Don't Wanna Live On Mars
Ziggy Marley
  3
Rumba SoYo
Ricardo Lemvo
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  TOP 30 ALBUMS
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Film Of Life
Tony Allen
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Coisa Boa
Moreno Veloso
  3
Love & War
Arise Roots
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  TOP 3 CLASSICS
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TITLE & ARTIST
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Mustt Mustt
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
  2
Umoja
Geoffrey Oryema
  3
Ne Me Jugaz Pas
Sawt El Atlas
     
  HOLIDAY FAVS
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White Christmas
Bob Marley
  2
Post Card To Sparrow
Mighty Sparrow
  3
Winter Wonderland
Jose Conde
     
ON TOUR
Angélique Kidjo
Bio Ritmo
Bomba Estéreo
Bombino
Caetano Veloso
Femi Kuti
Ibibio Sound Machine
Jarabe de Palo
Kuenta i Tambu
Pacifika
Ricardo Lemvo
Rodrigo y Gabriela
Seun Kuti
Sierra Leone's Refugee...
Susheela Ramon
Tinariwen
Toumani Diabaté
Vieux Farka Touré
Ziggy Marley
 

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NewWorldBuzz’s Top Albums & Songs of 2014
NewWorldBuzz has reviewed the music that our listeners considered their favorites over the past 12 months. We have ranked in order the year's Hot 30 Tracks and Top 10 Albums: Nubian pop, Congolese rumba, Malian blues, Bollywood surf, a Washington D.C. collective, a Chilean rapper, refugees and Rastamen, nomads and kings, a father and son plus a daughter of sitar and the rest.
View the 2014 NWB Year End Charts
12/14/14
  Grammy Nominees Announced
The 57th Annual Grammy Award nominations were announced Friday, December 5th. Among those making the list were Toumani Diabaté & Sidiki Diabaté for Toumani & Sidiki, Angélique Kidjo for Eve, Wu Man, Luis Conte & Daniel Ho for Our World In Song, Sergio Mendes for Magic and Anoushka Shankar for Traces Of You; all for ‘Best World Music Album.’ The Grammy Awards will be held February 8th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
12/8/14
     

 

     
African Recording Artists Unite for Ebola Song
Some of Africa’s best-known musicians have recorded a song to raise awareness of Ebola and help people understand how they can protect themselves from the disease. The song, “Africa Stop Ebola,” features contributions from Amadou & Mariam, Salif Keita, Oumou Sangaré, Mory Kante, Tiken Jah Fakoly and others. The new song has sold 250,000 copies since its unofficial release earlier in November with all proceeds going to medical charity Doctors Without Borders.
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11/26/14
  Expect ‘The Very Best’ for 2015
The Very Best are back with a new album for 2015, and we get our first sampling of the new music. For its next studio album, not yet titled, the duo of Esau Mwamwaya and Johan Hugo introduce “Hear Me,” a song which was recorded in reaction to Malawi’s general elections held earlier this year. The track features contributions from Vampire Weekend member, bassist Chris Baio. The music video of the new single was filmed in Malawi’s M’dala Chikowa village using time-lapse and was directed by Johan Hugo.
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11/24/14
     

 

     
Enrique and Jorge are Big Winners at Latin Grammys
Enrique Iglesias and Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler were the big winners at the 15th Annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on November 20th. ‘Record of the Year’ honors went to Drexler and French-Chilean singer Ana Tijoux for “Universos Paralelos.” Drexler also won for ‘Best Singer-Songwriter Album’ for Bailar en la Cueva, while Iglesias won three awards, including ‘Song of the Year’ for “Bailando.”
11/21/14
  Moreno Veloso Lands No. 1
Brazilian singer Moreno Veloso topped the NWB album chart with his latest release Coisa Boa. The disc is his first album in more than 10 years. Moreno is the son of Brazilian legend Caetano Veloso. “Em Todo Lugar,” a cut from the album, has debuted on the NWB Hot 30 Tracks chart.
11/12/14
     
     
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