Songlines Music Awards 2019 | Songlines

Songlines Music Awards 2019

The Songlines Music Awards – now in their 11th year – celebrate the remarkable array of musical talent from around the world, featured over the course of the year (from issues #135 to #144 inclusive). The nominees in the geographical categories were chosen by our hotshot team of international contributors and the Best Artist and Best Group nominees were voted by you, the Songlines readers. The winners of the geographical categories will be announced in the June issue of Songlines (#148), out May 10 and the Best Artist and Best Group winners, as well as the Newcomer and World Pioneer award winners, will be announced at the Songlines Music Awards ceremony this autumn.

See below for details of all of this year's nominees and click on each artist name to listen to extracts from their nominated albums.

The 2019 Awards album

Featuring 20 tracks from all nominees in the five geographical categories, the Songlines Music Awards 2019 compilation album is now available to order from Amazon.

Africa & Middle East


Asia & Pacific



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