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Songlines Music Awards 2021 – The Nominees

For more than a dozen years, the Songlines Music Awards have showcased the incredible array of musical talent from around the world.

These awards include albums that were reviewed over the last year, from the March 2020 issue through to the January/February 2021 issue. The nominees in the geographical categories were voted for by our international team of expert writers and the Best Artist and Best Group nominees were voted for by you, our readers.

The winners in all these categories will be announced in the June 2021 issue (out May 14) and the Newcomer and World Pioneer award recipients will be announced later in the year.

Select a 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)

Americas

Kronos Quartet

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

Asia & Pacific

Tio

Sorousian (Wantok Musik)

Europe

Mariza

Mariza Canta Amália (Warner Music Portugal)

Fusion

Best Artist

Best Group

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