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Lopa Kothari

Lopa Kothari announces, plays and discusses nominations for the 2009 Songlines Music Awards. She is joined by music critic Nigel Williamson, who gives his views on the contenders for the awards of Best Artist, Best Group, Cross-Cultural Collaboration and Newcomer.

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Presented by Lopa Kothari
Produced by James Parkin

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Friday 20th March 2009

Trad, Arr. Mint Meidah: Gamly
Malouma
Album: Nour
Marabi 46819.2

Mahala Rai Banda/BBB: Red Bula
Balkan Beat Box
Album: Nu-Made (remixes)
Crammed Discs, CRAW48
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Cross-Cultural Collaboration)

Zac Holtzman/Dengue Fever: Clipped Wings
Dengue Fever
Album: Venus on Earth
M80 101
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Newcomer)

Bagayoko: Masiteladi
Amadou & Mariam
Album: Welcome to Mali
Because Music BEC5772410
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Best Group)

Leza: Beijo de Saudade
Mariza
Album: Terra
EMI 50999 2 29423 2 6
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Best Artist)

Shi-Zheng/Albarn: Heavenly Peach Banquet
Chen Shi-Zheng
Album: Monkey –Journey to the West
XL XLCD388
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Cross-Cultural Collaboration)

Downs/Paul Cohen: Justicia
Lila Downs; Enrique Bunbury
Album: Shake Away
Manhattan Records 0946 3 92437 2 3
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Best Artist)

Genera Valerio: Anaha Ya
The Garifuna Women’s Project
Album: Umalali
Cumbancha CMB-CD-6
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Best Group)

Ahluwalia: Aks
Kiran Ahluwalia
Album: Wanderlust
World Connection WC43070
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Newcomer)

Trad, Arr. Justin Thurgur: Bruton Town
Bellowhead
Album: Matachin
Navigator Navigator17
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Best Group)

Diabate: El Nabiyouna
Toumani Diabate
Album: The Mande Variations
World Circuit WCD079
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Best Artist)

Limón: No Habrá Nadie en el Mundo
Buika
Album: Niña de Fuego
Warner 2564695477
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Newcomer)

Arr. Jah Wobble: Happy Tibetan Girl
Jah Wobble & The Chinese Dub Orchestra
Album: Chinese Dub
30 Hertz 30HZCD30
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Cross-Cultural Collaboration)

Trad, Arr. Los Desterrados: Por la tu puerta yo pasi
Los Desterrados
Album: Miradores
Crusoe Records CRU002CD
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Best Group)

Stratos Alimonos: Tabu (remixed by Stratman)
Ska Cubano
Album: Ajiaco!
CAS 20071
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Cross-Cultural Collaboration)

Tsedenia Woldesilassie/Dubulah: Neh Yelginete
Dub Colossus
Album: A Town called Addis
Real World Records CDRW155
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Newcomer)

Traore: Aimer
Rokia Traore
Album: Tchmantche
Nonesuch 465532-2
(Nominee, Songlines Music Awards, Best Artist)

Arby: Ehe Youma
Khaira Arby
Album: Ya Roussel
ML 081

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