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Songlines Music Awards 2021 – The Winners

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the Songlines Music Awards 2021. For over a dozen years the awards have highlighted the fantastic talent of the artists we feature in the magazine. Revealed for the first time are the winners of the Africa & Middle East, Americas, Asia & Pacific, Europe and Fusion categories, plus the Best Artist and Best Group recipients. The Newcomer and World Pioneer award winners will be revealed later this year, with more details to be announced soon.

Select a winner or nominee below to find out more about their music, watch their music videos, and to read the review of their nominated album in the Songlines Reviews Database.

padding-right:The Songlines Music Awards 2021 Playlist

Featuring tracks from all the nominees, the Songlines Music Awards 2021 playlist is now available to listen to on Apple Music, Deezer, QobuzSpotify 

Africa & Middle East


Siti Muharam

Siti of Unguja: Romance Revolution on Zanzibar (On the Corner Records)


Kronos Quartet

Long Time Passing: Kronos Quartet and Friends Celebrate Pete Seeger (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings)

Asia & Pacific


Sorousian (Wantok Musik)



Mariza Canta Amália (Warner Music Portugal)


Best Artist

Best Group

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