Songlines Music Awards Winner

For the Songlines feature on each of the winners and an excerpt from each winning album, please click on the artist’s name below.

Rokia Traoré

BEST ARTIST
Rokia Traoré

Rokia Traore being presented with her award at WOMAD 2009 by editor-in-chief Simon Broughton. (Photo: Philip Ryalls)

Amadou & Mariam

BEST GROUP
Amadou & Mariam

Amadou and Mariam received their award at the Jazz Cafe on June 21, 2009. (Photo: Haydn Wheeler)

Jah Wobble

CROSS-CULTURAL COLLABORATION
Jah Wobble & The Chinese Dub Orchestra

Editor Jo Frost presented Jah Wobble with his award. "I've never won anything before!" said the delighted Mr Wobble. (Photo: Brian Jones)

Jah Wobble

NEWCOMER
Kiran Ahluwalia

Simon Broughton presented Kiran Ahluwalia with her Newcomer award at WOMEX 2009 in Copenhagen. (Photo: Jeremy Llewellyn-Jones)