Songlines Music Awards 2014 Nominees

Click the category headings below for details of the 2014 winners.


  • Cigdem Aslan (for Mortissa on Asphalt Tango)
  • Bassekou Kouyate (for Jama Ko on Out Here)
  • Manu Chao (for Siberie M'Etait Conteee on Because)
  • Mulatu Astatke (for Sketches of Ethiopia on Jazz Village)


  • Clannad (for Nadur on ARC Music)
  • Los Desterrados (for Dos Amantes on Enkalador)
  • R.U.T.A. (for Na Vschod on Karrot Kommando)
  • Tamikrest (for Chatma on Glitterbeat)


  • Dizraeli and The Small Gods (for Moving in the Dark on ECC Records)
  • Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita (for Clychau Dibon on Astar Artes)
  • Monoswezi (for The Village on Riverboat Records/World Music Network)
  • Fanfara Tirana Meets Transglobal Underground (for Kabatronics on World Village)


  • Family Atlantica (for Family Atlantica on Soundway)
  • Monsieur Doumani (for Grippy Grappa on Monsieur Doumani)
  • Will Pound (for A Cut Above on Lulubug Records)
  • We Banjo 3 (for Roots of the Banjo Tree on We Banjo 3)

To hear an excerpt from all 16 nominated albums, listen to the Songlines April/May 2014 issue Podcast (#99).

The winners, to be selected by the Songlines editorial team, will be published in the June 2014 issue of Songlines, the 100th edition, on sale in the UK from April 25.

Songlines Music Awards 2014 CD

A compilation album, featuring all 16 nominated artists, will be available from March 17 on CD, exclusively from.

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