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Songlines Music Awards 2023

This year's Songlines Music Awards ceremony will be taking place virtually on Sunday night at 7pm. The awards are our opportunity to shine a light on some of the incredible music that has featured in our magazine, and on the night we will be hearing from the winners of our awards, as well as screening exclusive performances from them. This will include music from all of our regional winners (Africa & Middle East, Americas, Asia & Pacific, Europe and Fusion) as well as the public-voted Best Group and Best Artist. Plus, we will reveal the winners of our two final awards, Best Newcomer and World Pioneer, on the night.

Songlines Music Awards 2023: The Playlist

Featuring tracks from all the nominees, the Songlines Music Awards 2023 playlist is now available to listen to on Apple Music and Spotify

Vote for the Songlines Music Awards 2024

Voting for the Songlines Music Awards 2024 is now open. 

You can vote for Best Artist and Best Group from a shortlist of the Top of the World albums throughout 2023 (#185-194 inclusive).

You'll also have the chance to win 1 of 3 pairs of tickets to WOMAD Charlton Park 2024.

The deadline for voting is midnight (GMT) on February 20, 2024.

Vote here: Songlines Music Awards 2024

Best Artist

Best Group

Africa & Middle East

El Khat

Albat Alawi Op. 99 on Glitterbeat Records


Asia & Pacific



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