Radio 3 Awards for World Music 2006
Find out who the winners were and read profiles of all the nominees.
Thomas Brooman, the director of WOMAD, has won this inaugural award as part of the Awards for World Music.
The winner of this award has been announced at the Poll Winners concert - find out more.
Welcome to the highlight of the world music year. Find out a little more about the awards and details of this year's ceremony.
Meet the experts picking the nominees and winners for this year's event.
Enjoy some images from this year's WOMEX festival, held at The Sage, Gateshead, where the A4WM nominees were selected.
Meet the designer and creator of the distinctive 'Planet' award and discover the origin of the trophy.
Read the latest reviews, find out about upcoming gigs and discover some great on-line features at BBC Music's World site.
Visit last year's site for a full list of winners and nominees.
The place to find about African Music in the UK. Our hosts offer tips on gigs, clips of their favourite CDs, news from the studio and gossip from the dance floor.