Radio 3 Awards for World Music 2008
The BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music 2008 celebrate their seventh year.
The winning artists were announced on 10th April at a winner's ceremony in London, broadcast on Radio 3 on 11th April.
View a highlights film of this event and winners' speeches
Read feature in Songlines Magazine's Interactive Sampler
A selection of winners performed at a unique Award Winners' Concert on 30th July at the Royal Albert Hall, as part of the BBC Proms.
Find out who played
Read profiles of all the nominees, listen to sample tracks, read people's comments and make your own.
See the full list of winners of the 2008 Awards for World Music. Most of them performed at a special BBC Prom on 30th July.
Watch a video introduction to Radio 3's Awards for World Music, see the 2008 nominee films online and watch a highlights film of the awards event.
A gallery of images taken during the awards at Dingwalls club at London's trendy Camden Lock.
The winner of this year's special achievement award, the 'Worldshaker', was Francis Falceto - find out more about his work.
Find out more about world music and the awards - when did they first happen and how do people get nominated and win?
Meet the experts who picked this year's winners of the Radio 3 Awards for World Music.
Meet the designer and creator of the distinctive 'Planet' award and discover the origin of the trophy.
Visit the 2007 Award's site for a full list of winners and nominees. Watch highlights and winning performances online.
Celebrating African Arts in the UK.