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World Music Awards and Honors

News and articles about world music awards and award winners.
  1. 2013 World Music Readers' Choice Awards (21)

2013 Grammy Nominees in World, Reggae, New Age, and Roots Music
Read the nominees for the 2013 Grammy Awards in the categories of Best World Music Album, Best Regional Roots Music Album, Best New Age Album, and Best Reggae Album, as well as some commentary, links to reviews, and more.

2012 World Music at About.com Readers' Choice Awards Winners
The winners of the 2012 World Music at About.com Readers' Choice Awards are...

2012 Grammy Awards Nominations in World, Reggae, and Roots Music
Read the nominees and the winners for the world, reggae, and roots music categories for the 54th Grammy Awards, to be held on February 12, 2012.

World Music Grammy Awards Winners 2011
Find out the winners of the 2011 Grammy Awards in the World Music Categories, as well as the winners of the Reggae, Hawaiian, Native American, Cajun and Zydeco, and New Age Grammy Categories.

2011 World Music Grammy Awards Nominees
Read my analysis of the 2011 World Music Grammy Nominees in the world music categories, including reggae, Hawaiian music, Native American music, Cajun and Zydeco music, and more. The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will be held February 13, 2011.

Who Should Have Won the 2010 World Music Grammy Awards - Readers Pick…
The Grammy Awards are often a hot topic of contention. Readers pick who should've won the 2010 Grammy Awards in the world music categories and get their say once and for all!

World Music Grammy Nominees 2010
The 2010 Grammy Nominations are in, and as always, it's a bit of an odd lot over in the world music categories. Nominations in traditional and contemporary world music went to artists as varied as Bela Fleck, Mamadou Diabate, Amadou and Mariam, Oumou Sangare, and more.

2009 Grammy Winners in the World and Ethnic Music Categories
The 2009 Grammy Awards winners in the world music categories include Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Mickey Hart's Global Drum Project, Burning Spear, Beausoleil, and more.

2009 Grammy Awards Nominees in the World Music Categories
Who's going to win a world music Grammy Award in 2009? See who the Academy picked for their nominees for the 2009 Grammy Awards in the world music categories, including Best Traditional World Music Album, Best Contemporary World Music Album, Best Reggae Album, Best Cajun or Zydeco Album, and more!

2008 Grammy Awards Winners in the World Music Categories
The 2008 Grammy Award Winners in the world music categories include the Soweto Gospel Choir, Angelique Kidjo, Terrance Simien, Jimmy Sturr and Stephen Marley.

2008 Grammy Nominees in the World Music Categories
2008 Grammy Awards Nominees in the World Music Categories, including the best traditional world music category, the best contemporary world music category, and the best reggae category.

2007 World Music Grammy Awards Winners
A list of the winners of the 2007 Grammy Awards in the world music, reggae, Hawaiian music, Native American music and polka categories. Winners include Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Soweto Gospel Choir, Jimmy Sturr, Ziggy Marley and more.

2006 World Music Obituaries
The world music community lost many great people in 2006. Among these are Jockey Shabalala, of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Ali Farka Toure, Cheikha Rimitti, Desmond Dekker, Hamza el Din and Katherine Dunham.

2006 Native American Music Award (NAMMY) Winners
The winners of the 2006 NAMMY Awards (Native American Music Awards) are in! Winners include Keith Secola, R. Carlos Nakai, Pura Fe, Joseph Fire Crow, John Densmore and Link Wray.

2006 International Reggae and World Music Awards Winners
The winners of the 2006 International Reggae and World Music Awards include Damian Marley, Sean Paul, Matisyahu, Shakira, Youssou N'Dour, Sly and Robbie, Wyclef Jean and more.

2006 Native American Music Awards (NAMMYS)
The 2006 Native American Music Awards Nominees include Keith Secola, Joanne Shenandoah, The Black Lodge Singers, The Cherokee National Youth Choir and more. Read for the complete list of NAMMY Award Nominees.

World Music Grammy Awards Winners 2006
The winners in the world music categories at the 2006 Grammies were occasionally surprising, but all of impeccable quality.

World Music Grammy Awards Guide 2006
A guide to the world music Grammy awards nominees, with winner picks and more!

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