The Best Music from Around the World

Songlines magazine world music features

Every year, Songlines recognises an emerging artist or group who have made an outstanding album, and winners of the Newcomer Award invariably go on to have bright futures. Mokoomba (pictured above) won the Award in 2013, and you can find out all about their latest project in the April 2017 issue (#126). Meanwhile, here on the Songlines website we've gathered together some fascinating features and interviews with other previous winners of this prestigious award. Explore it all here: 'World music: the rising stars'

Songlines Blog & Latest News

March 17th, 2017

New single from Dona Onete ? Video Exclusive

March 17th, 2017

Beyond the Beat: An Exhibition of Global Music Photography, March 28 ? April 23

March 15th, 2017

Artists set to perform at SXSW denied entry into US

March 15th, 2017

ContraBanned: #MusicUnites Showcase celebrates the power of music

March 9th, 2017

Watch: Bollywood Brass Band feat. Jyotsna Srikanth

March 1st, 2017

Top of the World albums: Songlines #126 (April 2017)

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Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

25/03/2017 - Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti

25/03/2017 - The Askew Sisters

25/03/2017 - Farai & The Forest Dawn + Kihaya Blues

25/03/2017 - Seven Eyes

25/03/2017 - Club Africa

25/03/2017 - AR Rahman

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