July 2017 Chart

twmc11. Danyèl Waro
Monmon
Cobalt / Buda Musique (6↗)


2. Oumou SangaréMogoya – Nø Førmat! (1↘)
3. Orchestra BaobabTribute to Ndiouga Dieng – World Circuit Records (2↘)
4. Ifriqiyya ÉlectriqueRûwâhîne – Glitterbeat Records (17↗)
5. Vieux Farka Touré Samba – Six Degrees Records (9↗)
6. Toko TeloToy Raha Toy – Anio Records (-↗)
7. Daymé ArocenaCubafonía – Brownswood Recordings (3↘)
8. Mara ArandaSefarad en el Corazón de Marruecos – Mara Aranda (7↘)
9. Trad.Attack!Kullakarva / Shimmer Gold – Trad.Attack! Music (24↗)
10. Yasmine HamdanAl Jamilat – Crammed Discs (4↘)

11. SabîlZabad, l’Écume des Nuits / Zabad, Twilight Tide – Harmonia Mundi (-↗)
12. MokoombaLuyando – Outhere Records (5↘)
13. Dimitris MystakidisAmerika – Fishbowl (36↗)
14. Martha MavroidiI Klosti kai to Veloni / Thread and Needle – Violins Productions (23↗)
15. Melech MechayaAurora – Felmay (-↗)
16. V.A.Zaire 74: The African Artists – Wrasse Records (-↗)
17. Songhoy BluesRésistance – Transgressive Records / Fat Possum Records (-↗)
18. MonosweziA Je – Riverboat Records  (-↗)
19. Quantic & Nidia GóngoraCurao – Tru Thoughts  (-↗)
20. Carmen SouzaCreology – Galileo Music (13↘)

21. Ulaş Özdemir Traces of Âşik – Buda Musique (19↘)
22. Dona OneteBanzeiro – Mais Um Discos (26↗)
23. King Ayisoba 1000 Can Die – Glitterbeat Records (20↘)
24. Alice Coltrane The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda – Luaka Bop (18↘)
25. Elida Almeida Djunta Kudjer – Lusafrica (11↘)
26. MeïkhânehLa Silencieuse – Buda Musique (-↗)
27. Griselda Sanderson & Ricardo de NoronhaVeer – Waulk Records (16↘)
28. Bei Bei & Shawn LeeYear of the Funky – Légère Recordings (-↗)
29. Trio Tekke & Dave De Rose Zivo – Trio Tekke (-↗)
30. Dhafer Youssef Diwan of Beauty and Odd – Okeh Records (22↘)

31. ZampogneriaFiumerapido – Finisterre (28↘)
32. V.A.Pop Makossa: The Invasive Dance Beat of Cameroon, 1976-1984 – Analog Africa (-↗)
33. Lila Downs Salón, Lágrimas y Deseo – Sony Music (-↗)
34. Les Amazones d’Afrique République Amazone – Real World Records (10↘)
35. Ghalia Benali & Mâäk MwSoul – W.E.R.F. Records (-↗)
36. Barmer BoysKesariya Balm – Amarrass Records (-↗)
37. Tanzania Albinism Collective White African Power – Six Degrees Records (-↗)
38. Marjan VahdatSerene Hope – Kirkelig Kulturverksted (-↗)
39. Marta Töpferová & MilokrajTento Svět – Moravia Publishing (-↗)
40. Amine & Hamza, The Band Beyond BordersFertile Paradoxes – ARC Music (21↘)

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Current members of the TWMC panel: Juan Antonio Vázquez (ES), Ángel Romero (US), Araceli Tzigane (ES), Seth Jordan (AU), Tony Hillier (AU), Charlie Crooijmans (NL), Nigel Wood (IE), Dore Stein (US), Roger Holdsworth (AU), Madan Rao (IN), Gil Medovoy (US), Chris Heim (US), Ciro De Rosa (IT), Scott Stevens (US), Hendrick T S Foh (MY), Cliff Furnald (US)Rob Weisberg (US), Toni Polo (FR/ES), Nicolás Falcoff (AR), Masakazu Kitanaka (JP), Jordi Demésenllà (ES), Rafael Mieses (DO/US), Luís Rei (PT), Jean Trouillet (DE), Evangeline Kim (US), Willi Klopottek (LU/DE), Betto Arcos (MX/US), Thorsten Bednarz (DE), Alejandro López (ES), Jon Kertzer (US), Ken Stowar (CA), Jiří Moravčík (CZ), Mu Qian (CN), Carlos Ferreira (PT), Anna Rzhevina (RU), Gil Rouvio (IL), Bouna Ndiaye (SN), Kutay Derin Kugay (TR), Robert Gregor (SK), Ponxo Taifa Ángeles (MX), Yatrika Shah-Rais (IR/US), Armen Manukyan (AM), Rolf Beydemüller (DE), François Bensignor (FR), Sergey Maiboroda (KZ), Cecilia Aguirre (AR/DE), Husniddin Ato (UZ), Eleni Ziliaskopoulou (GR), Marija Vitas (RS), Jaïr Tchong (NL), Enrique Blanc (MX), Tiago Lucas Garcia (BR), Zekeriya S. Şen (TR), Benjamín Muñiz (PR), Daryana Antipova (RU).

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June 2017 Chart

twmc11. Oumou Sangaré
Mogoya
Nø Førmat! (33↗)


2. Orchestra BaobabTribute to Ndiouga Dieng – World Circuit Records (1↘)
3. Daymé ArocenaCubafonía – Brownswood Recordings (6↗)
4. Yasmine HamdanAl Jamilat – Crammed Discs (10↗)
5. MokoombaLuyando – Outhere Records (4↘)
6. Danyèl Waro Monmon – Cobalt / Buda Musique (11↗)
7. Mara ArandaSefarad en el Corazón de Marruecos – Mara Aranda (7=)
8. Omar Sosa & Seckou KeitaTransparent Water – Otá Records / World Village (3↘)
9. Vieux Farka TouréSamba – Six Degrees Records (27↗)
10. Les Amazones d’AfriqueRépublique Amazone – Real World Records (9↘)

11. Elida AlmeidaDjunta Kudjer – Lusafrica (14↗)
12. TamikrestKidal – Glitterbeat Records (5↘)
13. Carmen SouzaCreology – Galileo Music (26↗)
14. Bargou 08Targ – Glitterbeat Records (2↘)
15. SerendouZinder – Hirustica (15=)
16. Griselda Sanderson & Ricardo de NoronhaVeer – Waulk Records (-↗)
17. Ifriqiyya ÉlectriqueRûwâhîne – Glitterbeat Records (-↗)
18. Alice ColtraneThe Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda – Luaka Bop (-↗)
19. Ulaş ÖzdemirTraces of Âşik – Buda Musique (34↗)
20. King Ayisoba 1000 Can Die – Glitterbeat Records (20=)

21. Amine & Hamza, The Band Beyond Borders Fertile Paradoxes – ARC Music (7↘)
22. Dhafer Youssef Diwan of Beauty and Odd – Okeh Records (29↗)
23. Martha Mavroidi I Klosti kai to Veloni / Thread and Needle – Violins Productions (-↗)
24. Trad.Attack! Kullakarva / Shimmer Gold – Trad.Attack! Music (-↗)
25. Black Flower Artifacts – Sdban Ultra (12↘)
26. Dona Onete Banzeiro – Mais Um Discos (-↗)
27. Jupiter & Okwess Kin Sonic – Zamora Label (25↘)
28. Zampogneria Fiumerapido – Finisterre (-↗)
29. Dálava The Book of Transfigurations – Songlines Recordings (-↗)
30. L’Orchestre Afrisa International Melanie – Colomotion Records (22↘)

31. Emel Ensen – Partisan Records (-↗)
32. Kazut de Tyr Jorjuna – Hirustica (16↘)
33. Tété Alhinho Mornas ao Piano – Trem Azul (-↗)
34. Divanhana Live in Mostar – ARC Music (-↗)
35. Afrikän Protoköl Beyond The Grid – Abozamé Records (35=)
36. Dimitris Mystakidis Amerika – Fishbowl (-↗)
37. Maria Kalaniemi & Eero Grundström Svalan – Åkerö (38↗)
38. Tibble Transsibiriska Duj – Marushka Records (-↗)
39. Katarína Máliková Pustvopol – Slnko Records (-↗)
40. Rhiannon Giddens Freedom Highway – Nonesuch Records (23↘)

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Current members of the TWMC panel: Araceli Tzigane (ES), Juan Antonio Vázquez (ES), Ángel Romero (US), Seth Jordan (AU), Tony Hillier (AU), Charlie Crooijmans (NL), Nigel Wood (IE), Dore Stein (US), Roger Holdsworth (AU), Madan Rao (IN), Gil Medovoy (US), Chris Heim (US), Ciro De Rosa (IT), Scott Stevens (US), Hendrick T S Foh (MY), Cliff Furnald (US), Rob Weisberg (US), Toni Polo (FR/ES), Nicolás Falcoff (AR), Masakazu Kitanaka (JP), Jordi Demésenllà (ES), Rafael Mieses (DO/US), Luís Rei (PT), Jean Trouillet (DE), Evangeline Kim (US), Willi Klopottek (LU/DE), Betto Arcos (MX/US), Thorsten Bednarz (DE), Alejandro López (ES), Jon Kertzer (US), Ken Stowar (CA), Jiří Moravčík (CZ), Mu Qian (CN), Carlos Ferreira (PT), Anna Rzhevina (RU), Gil Rouvio (IL), Bouna Ndiaye (SN), Kutay Derin Kugay (TR), Robert Gregor (SK), Ponxo Taifa Ángeles (MX), Yatrika Shah-Rais (IR/US), Armen Manukyan (AM), Rolf Beydemüller (DE), François Bensignor (FR), Sergey Maiboroda (KZ), Cecilia Aguirre (AR/DE), Husniddin Ato (UZ), Eleni Ziliaskopoulou (GR), Marija Vitas (RS), Jaïr Tchong (NL), Enrique Blanc (MX), Tiago Lucas Garcia (BR), Zekeriya S. Şen (TR), Benjamín Muñiz (PR), Daryana Antipova (RU).

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May 2017 Chart

twmc11. Orchestra Baobab
Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng
World Circuit Records (3↗)


2. Bargou 08Targ – Glitterbeat Records (1↘)
3. Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita Transparent Water – Otá Records / World Village (2↘)
4. MokoombaLuyando – Outhere Records (13↗)
5. TamikrestKidal – Glitterbeat Records (5=)
6. Daymé ArocenaCubafonía – Brownswood Recordings (15↗)
7. Mara ArandaSefarad en el Corazón de Marruecos – Mara Aranda (6↘)
8. Amine & Hamza, The Band Beyond Borders Fertile Paradoxes – ARC Music (7↘)
9. Les Amazones d’AfriqueRépublique Amazone – Real World Records (10↗)
10. Yasmine Hamdan Al Jamilat – Crammed Discs (16↗)

11. Danyèl WaroMonmon – Cobalt / Buda Musique (-↗)
12. TinariwenElwan – Wedge (4↘)
13. Dhafer Youssef Diwan of Beauty and Odd – Okeh Records (29↗)
14. Elida AlmeidaDjunta Kudjer – Lusafrica (35↗)
15. SerendouZinder – Hirustica (29↗)
16. Kazut de TyrJorjuna – Hirustica (36↗)
17. Black Flower Artifacts – Sdban Ultra (32↗)
18. AurelioDarandi – Real World Records (17↘)
19. Ethio Stars | Tukul Band featuring Mulatu AstatkeAddis 1988 – Piranha Records (20↗)
20. King Ayisoba1000 Can Die – Glitterbeat Records (-↗)

21. The Nile Project Jinja – Zambaleta (14↘)
22. L’Orchestre Afrisa International Melanie – Colomotion Records (8↘)
23. Rhiannon Giddens Freedom Highway – Nonesuch Records (23=)
24. Girma Bèyènè & Akalé WubéÉthiopiques 30: Mistakes on Purpose – Buda Musique (18↘)
25. Jupiter & Okwess Kin Sonic – Zamora Label (-↗)
26. Carmen SouzaCreology – Galileo Music (-↗)
27. Vieux Farka Touré Samba – Six Degrees Records (-↗)
28. V.A.Lost in China – Riverboat Records (25↘)
29. Cemîl Qoçgîrî Zalâl – Ahenk Müzik (11↘)
30. Young Iranian Female VoicesSongs in the Mist – Kirkelig Kulturverksted (34↗)

31. Lula PenaArchivo Pittoresco – Crammed Discs (21↘)
32. Kanazoé OrkestraMiriya – Buda Musique (22↘)
33. Oumou SangaréMogoya – Nø Førmat! (-↗)
34. Ulaş Özdemir Traces of Âşik – Buda Musique (-↗)
35. Afrikän ProtokölBeyond the Grid – Abozamé Records (-↗)
36. Red Baraat Bhangra Pirates – Rhyme & Reason Records (-↗)
37. Mamadou Kelly Politiki – Clermont Music (-↗)
38. Maria Kalaniemi & Eero GrundströmSvalan – Åkerö (-↗)
39. Maës, Martin, GruelFeule Caracal – Buda Musique (33↘)
40. Zefiro Torna, Ghalia Benali, Vocalconsort BerlinThe Allegory of Desire: The Song of Songs in Western and Oriental Traditions – Warner Classics (39↘)

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Current members of the TWMC panel: Ángel Romero (US), Araceli Tzigane (ES), Juan Antonio Vázquez (ES), Seth Jordan (AU), Tony Hillier (AU), Charlie Crooijmans (NL), Nigel Wood (IE), Dore Stein (US), Roger Holdsworth (AU), Madan Rao (IN), Gil Medovoy (US), Chris Heim (US), Ciro De Rosa (IT), Scott Stevens (US), Hendrick T S Foh (MY), Cliff Furnald (US), Rob Weisberg (US), Toni Polo (FR/ES), Nicolás Falcoff (AR), Masakazu Kitanaka (JP), Jordi Demésenllà (ES), Rafael Mieses (DO/US), Luís Rei (PT), Jean Trouillet (DE), Evangeline Kim (US), Willi Klopottek (LU/DE), Betto Arcos (MX/US), Thorsten Bednarz (DE), Alejandro López (ES), Jon Kertzer (US), Ken Stowar (CA), Jiří Moravčík (CZ), Mu Qian (CN), Carlos Ferreira (PT), Anna Rzhevina (RU), Gil Rouvio (IL), Bouna Ndiaye (SN), Kutay Derin Kugay (TR), Robert Gregor (SK), Ponxo Taifa Ángeles (MX), Yatrika Shah-Rais (IR/US), Armen Manukyan (AM), Rolf Beydemüller (DE), François Bensignor (FR), Sergey Maiboroda (KZ), Cecilia Aguirre (AR/DE), Husniddin Ato (UZ), Eleni Ziliaskopoulou (GR), Marija Vitas (RS), Jaïr Tchong (NL), Enrique Blanc (MX), Tiago Lucas Garcia (BR), Zekeriya S. Şen (TR), Benjamín Muñiz (PR), Daryana Antipova (RU).

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April 2017 Chart

1. Bargou 08Targ – Glitterbeat Records  (3↗)

2. Omar Sosa & Seckou KeitaTransparent Water – Otá Records / World Village (1↘)
3. Orchestra Baobab Tribute To Ndiouga DiengWorld Circuit Records (26↗)
4. Tinariwen ElwanWedge (7↗)
5. TamikrestKidal – Glitterbeat Records (-↗)
6. Mara Aranda Sefarad en el Corazón de Marruecos – Mara Aranda (-↗)
7. Amine & Hamza, The Band Beyond Borders Fertile ParadoxesARC Music (-↗)
8. L’Orchestre Afrisa International Melanie Colomotion Records (6↘)
9. Aurelio Darandi – Real World Records (8↘)
10. Les Amazones d´AfriqueRépublique Amazone – Real World Records (-↗)

11. Cemîl QoçgîrîZalâl – Ahenk Müzik (2↘)
12. Black FlowerArtifactsSdban Ultra (32↗)
13. MokoombaLuyando – Outhere Records (-↗)
14. The Nile ProjectJinja Zambaleta (31↗) 
15. Daymé ArocenaCubafonía – Brownswood Recordings (-↗)
16. Yasmine Hamdan Al Jamilat – Crammed Discs (-↗)
17. Kefaya Radio International – Radio International Recordings (17=)
18. Girma Bèyènè & Akalé Wubé Éthiopiques 30: Mistakes on Purpose – Buda Musique (14↘)
19. Baba ZulaXX – Glitterbeat Records (10↘) 
20. Ethio Stars | Tukul Band featuring Mulatu AstatkeAddis 1988Piranha Records (24↗)

21. Lula PenaArchivo Pittoresco – Crammed Discs (-↗)
22. Kanazoé OrkestraMiriya – Buda Musique (9↘)
23. Rhiannon GiddensFreedom HighwayNonesuch Records (39↗)
24. SerendouZinderHirustica (29↗)
25. V.ALost in China Riverboat Records (-↗)
26. Kazut de TyrJorjuna Hirustica (36↗)
27. Katarína MálikováPustvopol Slnko Records (23↘)
28. La MambanegraEl Callegüeso y su Mala Maña – Movimientos Records (-↗)
29. Dhafer YoussefDiwan of Beauty and OddOkeh Records (38↗)
30. Mariem Hassan La Voz Indómita (del Sáhara Occidental) – Nubenegra (16↘)

31. The Klezmatics Apikorsim / Heretics – World Village (15↘)
32. V.AUne Anthologie du Khöömii Mongol Routes Nomades / Buda Musique (25↘)
33. Maës, Martin, Gruel Feule Caracal – Buda Musique (-↗)
34. Young Iranian Female VoicesSongs in the Mist – Kirkelig Kulturverksted (-↗)
35. Elida AlmeidaDjunta Kudjer – Lusafrica (-↗)
36. Bonga Recados de Fora – Lusafrica (4↘)
37. Roberto FonsecaABUC – Impulse! (18↘)
38. Vocal Sampling Así de Sampling – Zig Zag World (-↗)
39. Zefiro Torna, Ghalia Benali, Vocalconsort BerlinThe Allegory of Desire: The Song of Songs in Western and Oriental TraditionsWarner Classics (-↗)
40. George Telek, David Bridie & Musicians of the GunantunaA Bit Na Ta – Wantok Musik (19↘)

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Current members of the TWMC panel: Juan Antonio Vázquez (ES), Ángel Romero (US), Araceli Tzigane (ES), Seth Jordan (AU), Tony Hillier (AU), Charlie Crooijmans (NL), Nigel Wood (IE), Dore Stein (US), Roger Holdsworth (AU), Madan Rao (IN), Gil Medovoy (US), Chris Heim (US), Ciro De Rosa (IT), Scott Stevens (US), Hendrick T S Foh (MY), Cliff Furnald (US), Rob Weisberg (US), Toni Polo (FR/ES), Nicolás Falcoff (AR), Masakazu Kitanaka (JP), Jordi Demésenllà (ES), Rafael Mieses (DO/US), Luís Rei (PT), Jean Trouillet (DE), Evangeline Kim (US), Willi Klopottek (LU/DE), Betto Arcos (MX/US), Thorsten Bednarz (DE), Alejandro López (ES), Jon Kertzer (US), Ken Stowar (CA), Jiří Moravčík (CZ), Mu Qian (CN), Carlos Ferreira (PT), Anna Rzhevina (RU), Gil Rouvio (IL), Bouna Ndiaye (SN), Kutay Derin Kugay (TR), Robert Gregor (SK), Ponxo Taifa Ángeles (MX), Yatrika Shah-Rais (IR/US), Armen Manukyan (AM), Rolf Beydemüller (DE), François Bensignor (FR), Sergey Maiboroda (KZ), Cecilia Aguirre (AR/DE), Husniddin Ato (UZ), Eleni Ziliaskopoulou (GR), Marija Vitas (RS), Jaïr Tchong (NL), Enrique Blanc (MX), Tiago Lucas Garcia (BR), Zekeriya S. Şen (TR), Benjamín Muñiz (PR), Daryana Antipova (RU).

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March 2017 Chart

1. Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita – Transparent Water – Otá Records / World Village (16↗)

2. Cemîl QoçgîrîZalâl – Ahenk Müzik (2=)
3. Bargou 08 Targ – Glitterbeat Records (-↗)
4. Bonga Recados de Fora – Lusafrica (1↘)
5. Amira MedunjaninDamar – World Village (3↘)
6. L’Orchestre Afrisa International Melanie Colomotion Records (25↗)
7. Tinariwen ElwanWedge (-↗)
8. Aurelio Darandi – Real World Records (17↗)
9. Kanazoé OrkestraMiriya – Buda Musique (11↗)
10. Baba ZulaXX – Glitterbeat Records (23↗)

11. Gaye Su Akyol Hologram İmparatorluğu – Glitterbeat Records (5↘)
12. Voxtra The Encounter of Vocal Heritage – Muziekpublique (4↘)
13. The Nordic Fiddlers BlocDeliverance – The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc (13=)
14. Girma Bèyènè & Akalé WubéÉthiopiques 30: Mistakes on Purpose – Buda Musique (39↗)
15. The KlezmaticsApikorsim / Heretics – World Village (7↘)
16. Mariem Hassan La Voz Indómita (del Sáhara Occidental) – Nubenegra (10↘)
17. Kefaya Radio International – Radio International Recordings (27↗)
18. Roberto FonsecaABUC – Impulse! (9↘)
19. George Telek, David Bridie & Musicians of the GunantunaA Bit Na Ta – Wantok Musik (12↘)
20. Noura Mint Seymali Arbina – Glitterbeat Records (6↘)

21. Abou DiarraKoya – Mix et Métisse (8↘)
22. Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna Rey Loj – Petit Indie (18↘)
23. Katarína MálikováPustvopol Slnko Records (-↗)
24. Ethio Stars | Tukul Band featuring Mulatu AstatkeAddis 1988Piranha Records (-↗)
25. V.AUne Anthologie du Khöömii Mongol Routes Nomades / Buda Musique (-↗)
26. Orchestra Baobab Tribute To Ndiouga DiengWorld Circuit Records (-↗)
27. Jaakko Laitinen & Väärä Raha NäennäinenPlayground Music / Asphalt Tango Records (-↗)
28. Piccola Orchestra GagarinVostok – Whatabout Music (32↗)
29. SerendouZinderHirustica (-↗)
30. Simon Thacker & Justyna Jablonska Karmana Slap the Moon Records (-↗)

31. The Nile ProjectJinja Zambaleta (-↗)
32. Black FlowerArtifactsSdban Ultra (-↗)
33. Inna de Yard ‎- The Soul of JamaicaChapter Two Records (-↗)
34. Constantinople & Ablaye CissokoJardins Migrateurs – Ma Case (15↘)
35. Richard Bona & Mandekan CubanoHeritage – Qwest Records (19↘)
36. Kazut de TyrJorjuna Hirustica (-↗)
37. Çiğdem AslanA Thousand Cranes – Asphalt Tango Records (14↘)
38. Dhafer YoussefDiwan of Beauty and OddOkeh Records (-↗)
39. Rhiannon GiddensFreedom HighwayNonesuch Records (-↗)
40. Andrea PancurAlpen Klezmer: Zum Meer – Galileo Music (35↘)

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Current members of the TWMC panel: Araceli Tzigane (ES), Juan Antonio Vázquez (ES), Ángel Romero (US), Seth Jordan (AU), Tony Hillier (AU), Charlie Crooijmans (NL), Nigel Wood (IE), Dore Stein (US), Roger Holdsworth (AU), Madan Rao (IN), Gil Medovoy (US), Chris Heim (US), Ciro De Rosa (IT), Scott Stevens (US), Hendrick T S Foh (MY), Cliff Furnald (US), Rob Weisberg (US), Toni Polo (FR/ES), Nicolás Falcoff (AR), Masakazu Kitanaka (JP), Jordi Demésenllà (ES), Rafael Mieses (DO/US), Luís Rei (PT), Jean Trouillet (DE), Evangeline Kim (US), Willi Klopottek (LU/DE), Betto Arcos (MX/US), Thorsten Bednarz (DE), Alejandro López (ES), Jon Kertzer (US), Ken Stowar (CA), Jiří Moravčík (CZ), Mu Qian (CN), Carlos Ferreira (PT), Anna Rzhevina (RU), Gil Rouvio (IL), Bouna Ndiaye (SN), Kutay Derin Kugay (TR), Robert Gregor (SK), Ponxo Taifa Ángeles (MX), Yatrika Shah-Rais (IR/US), Armen Manukyan (AM), Rolf Beydemüller (DE), François Bensignor (FR), Sergey Maiboroda (KZ), Cecilia Aguirre (AR/DE), Husniddin Ato (UZ), Eleni Ziliaskopoulou (GR), Marija Vitas (RS), Jaïr Tchong (NL), Enrique Blanc (MX), Tiago Lucas Garcia (BR), Zekeriya S. Şen (TR), Benjamín Muñiz (PR), Daryana Antipova (RU).

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February 2017 Chart

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1. Bonga Recados de Fora – Lusafrica (1=)
2. Cemîl QoçgîrîZalâl – Ahenk Müzik (15-up-)
3. Amira MedunjaninDamar – World Village (4-up-)
4. Voxtra The Encounter of Vocal Heritage – Muziekpublique
(5-up-)
5. Gaye Su Akyol Hologram İmparatorluğu – Glitterbeat Records (7-up-)
6. Noura Mint Seymali Arbina – Glitterbeat Records (2-down-)
7. The KlezmaticsApikorsim / Heretics – World Village (12-up-)
8. Abou DiarraKoya – Mix et Métisse (6-down-)
9. Roberto FonsecaABUC – Impulse! (3-down-)
10. Mariem Hassan La Voz Indómita (del Sáhara Occidental) – Nubenegra (10=)
11. Kanazoé OrkestraMiriya – Buda Musique (34-up-)
12. George Telek, David Bridie & Musicians of the GunantunaA Bit Na Ta – Wantok Musik (9-down-)
13. The Nordic Fiddlers BlocDeliverance – The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc (39-up-)
14. Çiğdem AslanA Thousand Cranes – Asphalt Tango Records (8-down-)
15. Constantinople & Ablaye CissokoJardins Migrateurs – Ma Case (11-down-)
16. Omar Sosa & Seckou KeitaTransparent Water – Otá Records / World Village (--up-)
17. Aurelio Darandi – Real World Records (--up-)
18. Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna Rey Loj – Petit Indie (28-up-)
19. Richard Bona & Mandekan CubanoHeritage – Qwest Records (17-down-)
20. Alsarah & The NubatonesManara – Wonderwheel Recordings (13-up-)
21. Harold López-NussaEl Viaje – Mack Avenue Records (21=)
22. Mû MbanaIñén – WhatAbout Music (22=)
23. Baba ZulaXX – Glitterbeat Records (--up-)
24. Black StringMask Dance – ACT Music (14-down-)
25. L’Orchestre Afrisa InternationalMelanie – Colomotion Records (--up-)
26. Young Iranian Female VoicesSongs in the Mist – Kirkelig Kulturverksted (--up-)
27. Kefaya Radio International – Radio International Recordings (--up-)
28. Orkesta Mendoza¡Vamos a Guarachar! – Glitterbeat Records (20-down-)
29. Acid ArabMusique de France – Crammed Discs (19-down-)
30. Teyr Far From the Tree – Sleight of Hand Records (--up-)
31. Dawda JobartehTransitional Times – Sterns Africa (16-down-)
32. Piccola Orchestra GagarinVostok – WhatAbout Music (33-up-)
33. The Bongo Hop ‎- Satingarona Pt.1 – Underdog Records (26-down-)
34. Okra PlaygroundTurmio – Nordic Notes (--up-)
35. Andrea PancurAlpen Klezmer: Zum Meer – Galileo Music (36-up-)
36. Lolo LovinaRromAntics – Lolo Lovina (23-down-)
37. Wahid Resonance – Wahid (31-down-)
38. Otros AiresPerfect Tango – Galileo Music (30-down-)
39. Girma Bèyènè & Akalé WubéÉthiopiques 30: Mistakes on Purpose – Buda Musique (--up-)
40. Kerekes BandBack to Følk: Music from Følklānd – Kerekes Band (--up-)

Current members of the TWMC panel: Ángel Romero (US), Araceli Tzigane (ES), Juan Antonio Vázquez (ES), Seth Jordan (AU), Tony Hillier (AU), Charlie Crooijmans (NL), Nigel Wood (IE), Dore Stein (US), Roger Holdsworth (AU), Madan Rao (IN), Gil Medovoy (US), Chris Heim (US), Ciro De Rosa (IT), Scott Stevens (US), Hendrick T S Foh (MY), Cliff Furnald (US), Rob Weisberg (US), Toni Polo (FR/ES), Nicolás Falcoff (AR), Masakazu Kitanaka (JP), Jordi Demésenllà (ES), Rafael Mieses (DO/US), Luís Rei (PT), Jean Trouillet (DE), Evangeline Kim (US), Willi Klopottek (LU/DE), Betto Arcos (MX/US), Thorsten Bednarz (DE), Alejandro López (ES), Jon Kertzer (US), Ken Stowar (CA), Jiří Moravčík (CZ), Mu Qian (CN), Carlos Ferreira (PT), Anna Rzhevina (RU), Gil Rouvio (IL), Bouna Ndiaye (SN), Kutay Derin Kugay (TR), Robert Gregor (SK), Ponxo Taifa Ángeles (MX), Yatrika Shah-Rais (IR/US), Armen Manukyan (AM), Rolf Beydemüller (DE), François Bensignor (FR), Sergey Maiboroda (KZ), Cecilia Aguirre (AR/DE), Husniddin Ato (UZ), Eleni Ziliaskopoulou (GR), Marija Vitas (RS), Jaïr Tchong (NL), Enrique Blanc (MX), Tiago Lucas Garcia (BR), Zekeriya S. Şen (TR), Benjamín Muñiz (PR).

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January 2017 Chart

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1. Bonga Recados de Fora – Lusafrica (1=)
2. Noura Mint Seymali Arbina – Glitterbeat Records (2=)
3. Roberto FonsecaABUC – Impulse! (9-up-)
4. Amira MedunjaninDamar – World Village (--up-)

5. Voxtra The Encounter of Vocal Heritage – Muziekpublique
(14-up-)
6. Abou DiarraKoya – Mix et Métisse (6=)

7. Gaye Su AkyolHologram İmparatorluğu – Glitterbeat Records (19-up-)
8. Çigdem Aslan A Thounsand Cranes – Asphalt Tango (4-down-)
9. George Telek, David Bridie & Musicians of the GunantunaA Bit Na Ta – Wantok Musik (38-up-)
10. Mariem HassanLa Voz Indómita (del Sáhara Occidental) – Nubenegra (18-up-)
11. Constantinople & Ablaye Cissoko Jardins Migrateurs – Ma Case (3-down-)
12. The KlezmaticsApikorsim / Heretics World Village (--up-)
13. Alsarah & The NubatonesManara – Wonderwheel Recordings (5-down-)
14. Black StringMask Dance – ACT Music (40-up-)
15. Cemîl QoçgîrîZalâl – Ahenk Müzik (--up-)
16. Dawda JobartehTransitional Times – Sterns Africa (13-down-)
17. Richard Bona & Mandekan CubanoHeritage – Qwest Records (11-down-)
18. Trebunie Tutki & Quintet UrmuliDuch Gór: The Spirit of the Mountains – Unzipped Fly Records (16-down-)
19. Acid ArabMusique de France – Crammed Discs (29-up-)
20. Orkesta Mendoza ¡Vamos a Guarachar! – Glitterbeat Records (20=)
21. Harold López-NussaEl Viaje – Mack Avenue Records (10-down-)
22. Mû MbanaIñén – WhatAbout Music (35-up-)
23. Lolo Lovina RromAntics – Lolo Lovina (--up-)
24. Barcelona Gipsy balKan OrchestraDel Ebro al Danubio – Satélite K (12-down-)
25. Gasper NaliAbale Ndikuwuzeni – Spare Dog Records (30-up-)
26. The Bongo Hop ‎– Satingarona Pt.1 – Underdog Records (--up-)
27. Raphael Gimenes Raphael Gimenes & As Montanhas de Som – One World Records (--up-)
28. Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna Rey Loj – Petit Indie (--up-)
29. Terrakota Oxalá – Terrakota (25-down-)
30. Otros Aires Perfect Tango – Galileo Music (--up-)
31. Wahid Resonance – Wahid (--up-)
32. V.A.Urgent Jumping!: East African Musiki wa Dansi Classics – Sterns Africa (9-down-)
33. Piccola Orchestra Gagarin Vostok – WhatAbout Music (--up-)
34. Kanazoé Orkestra Miriya – Buda Musique (--up-)
35. Paolo Fresu & Omar SosaEros – Otá Records (33-down-)
36. Andrea PancurAlpen Klezmer: Zum Meer – Galileo Music (--up-)
37. Le Tout-Puissant Orchestre Poly-Rythmo Madjafalao – Because Music (--up-)
38. Nilamayé Las Flores del Sol – Buda Musique (--up-)
39. The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc Deliverance – The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc (--up-)
40. Groupa Kind of Folk: Vol. 1, Sweden – All Ice Music (--up-)

Current members of the TWMC panel: Juan Antonio Vázquez (ES), Ángel Romero (US), Araceli Tzigane (ES), Seth Jordan (AU), Tony Hillier (AU), Charlie Crooijmans (NL), Nigel Wood (IE), Dore Stein (US), Roger Holdsworth (AU), Madan Rao (IN), Gil Medovoy (US), Chris Heim (US), Ciro De Rosa (IT), Scott Stevens (US), Hendrick T S Foh (MY), Cliff Furnald (US), Rob Weisberg (US), Toni Polo (FR/ES), Nicolás Falcoff (AR), Masakazu Kitanaka (JP), Jordi Demésenllà (ES), Rafael Mieses (DO/US), Luís Rei (PT), Jean Trouillet (DE), Evangeline Kim (US), Willi Klopottek (LU/DE), Betto Arcos (MX/US), Thorsten Bednarz (DE), Alejandro López (ES), Jon Kertzer (US), Ken Stowar (CA), Jiří Moravčík (CZ), Mu Qian (CN), Carlos Ferreira (PT), Anna Rzhevina (RU), Gil Rouvio (IL), Bouna Ndiaye (SN), Kutay Derin Kugay (TR), Robert Gregor (SK), Ponxo Taifa Ángeles (MX), Yatrika Shah-Rais (IR/US), Armen Manukyan (AM), Rolf Beydemüller (DE), François Bensignor (FR), Sergey Maiboroda (KZ), Cecilia Aguirre (AR/DE), Husniddin Ato (UZ), Eleni Ziliaskopoulou (GR), Marija Vitas (RS), Jaïr Tchong (NL), Enrique Blanc (MX), Tiago Lucas Garcia (BR), Zekeriya S. Şen (TR), Benjamín Muñiz (PR).

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December 2016 Chart

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1. Bonga Recados de Fora – Lusafrica (17-up-)
2. Noura Mint Seymali Arbina – Glitterbeat Records (1-down-)
3. Constantinople & Ablaye Cissoko Jardins Migrateurs – Ma Case (2-down-)
4. Çigdem Aslan A Thounsand Cranes – Asphalt Tango (19-up-)
5. Alsarah & The NubatonesManara – Wonderwheel Recordings (28-up-)
6. Abou DiarraKoya – Mix et Métisse (12-up-)
7. Kayhan Kalhor, Aynur, Cemîl Qoçgirî & Salman GambarovHawniyaz – Harmonia Mundi (3-down-)
8. V.A.Urgent Jumping!: East African Musiki wa Dansi Classics – Sterns Africa (9-up-)
9. Roberto FonsecaABUC – Impulse! (--up-)
10. Harold López-NussaEl Viaje – Mack Avenue Records (18-up-)

11. Richard Bona & Mandekan CubanoHeritage – Qwest Records (6-down-)
12. Barcelona Gipsy balKan OrchestraDel Ebro al Danubio – Satélite K (13-up-)
13. Dawda JobartehTransitional Times – Sterns Africa (23-up-)
14. Voxtra –  The Encounter of Vocal Heritage – Muziekpublique (--up-)
15. Jean-Guihen Queyras, Bijan Chemirani, Keyvan Chemirani & Sokratis SinopoulosThrace: Sunday Morning Sessions – Harmonia Mundi (11-down-)
16. Trebunie Tutki & Quintet UrmuliDuch Gór: The Spirit of the Mountains – Unzipped Fly Records (--up-)
17. Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis KalyviotisNyn – Riverboat Records (11-down-)
18. Mariem HassanLa Voz Indómita (del Sáhara Occidental) – Nubenegra (--up-)
19. Gaye Su AkyolHologram İmparatorluğu – Glitterbeat Records (--up-)
20. Orkesta Mendoza¡Vamos a Guarachar! – Glitterbeat Records (15-down-)

21. Bitori Legend of Funaná: The Forbidden Music of the Cape Verde Islands – Analog Africa (16-down-)
22. Tuuletar Tules Maas Vedes Taivaal – Bafe’s Factory (10-down-)
23. Refugees For RefugeesAmerli – Muziekpublique (8-down-)
24. Moussu T e lei JoventsNavega!  – Manivette / World Village (21-down-)
25. Terrakota Oxalá – Terrakota (22-down-)
26. Kepa Junkera & SorginakMaletak – Fol Música (20-down-)
27. Khmer Rouge SurvivorsThey Will Kill You, if You Cry – Glitterbeat Records (5-down-)
28. Tanga Madagascar: Le Trésor des Ancêtres – Buda Musique (7-down-)
29. Acid ArabMusique de France – Crammed Discs (38-up-)
30. Gasper NaliAbale Ndikuwuzeni – Spare Dog Records (--up-)

31. ba.fnu & Yann-Fañch KemenerYFK~2016 – ba.fnu & Yann-Fañch Kemener (--up-)
32. Okra PlaygroundTurmio – Nordic Notes (--up-)
33. Paolo Fresu & Omar SosaEros – Otá Records (--up-)
34. Jitka Šuranská TrioDivé Husy – Indies Scope (25-down-)
35. Mû MbanaIñén – WhatAbout Music (--up-)
36. Metá MetáMM3 – Jazz Village (26-down-)
37. Vieux KantéThe Young Man’s Harp – Sterns Africa (14-down-)
38. George Telek, David Bridie & Musicians of the GunantunaA Bit Na Ta – Wantok Musik (--up-)
39. Calypso RoseFar from Home – Because Music (24-down-)
40. Black StringMask Dance – ACT Music (--up-)

Current members of the TWMC panel: Ángel Romero (US), Araceli Tzigane (ES), Juan Antonio Vázquez (ES), Seth Jordan (AU), Tony Hillier (AU), Charlie Crooijmans (NL), Nigel Wood (IE), Dore Stein (US), Roger Holdsworth (AU), Madan Rao (IN), Gil Medovoy (US), Chris Heim (US), Ciro De Rosa (IT), Scott Stevens (US), Hendrick T S Foh (MY), Cliff Furnald (US), Rob Weisberg (US), Toni Polo (FR/ES), Nicolás Falcoff (AR), Masakazu Kitanaka (JP), Jordi Demésenllà (ES), Rafael Mieses (DO/US), Luís Rei (PT), Jean Trouillet (DE), Evangeline Kim (US), Willi Klopottek (LU/DE), Betto Arcos (MX/US), Thorsten Bednarz (DE), Alejandro López (ES), Jon Kertzer (US), Ken Stowar (CA), Jiří Moravčík (CZ), Mu Qian (CN), Carlos Ferreira (PT), Anna Rzhevina (RU), Gil Rouvio (IL), Bouna Ndiaye (SN), Kutay Derin Kugay (TR), Robert Gregor (SK), Ponxo Taifa Ángeles (MX), Yatrika Shah-Rais (IR/US), Armen Manukyan (AM), Rolf Beydemüller (DE), François Bensignor (FR), Sergey Maiboroda (KZ), Cecilia Aguirre (AR/DE), Husniddin Ato (UZ), Eleni Ziliaskopoulou (GR), Marija Vitas (RS), Jaïr Tchong (NL), Enrique Blanc (MX), Tiago Lucas Garcia (BR), Zekeriya S. Şen (TR), Benjamín Muñiz (PR).

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November 2016 Chart

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1. Noura Mint SeymaliArbina – Glitterbeat Records (4-up-)
2.
Constantinople & Ablaye CissokoJardins Migrateurs – Ma Case (5-up-)
3.
Kayhan Kalhor, Aynur, Cemîl Qoçgirî & Salman GambarovHawniyaz – Harmonia Mundi (2-down-)
4.
Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis KalyviotisNyn – Riverboat Records
(1-down-)
5.
Khmer Rouge SurvivorsThey Will Kill You, if You Cry – Glitterbeat Records (3-down-)
6.
Richard Bona & Mandekan CubanoHeritage – Qwest Records (7-up-)
7. TangaMadagascar: Le Trésor des Ancêtres – Buda Musique (15-up-)
8. Refugees for RefugeesAmerli – Muziekpublique (6-down-)
9.
V.A. – Urgent Jumping!: East African Musiki wa Dansi Classics – Sterns Africa (21-up-)
10.
TuuletarTules Maas Vedes Taivaal – Bafe’s Factory (10=)

11. Jean-Guihen Queyras, Bijan Chemirani, Keyvan Chemirani & Sokratis SinopoulosThrace: Sunday Morning Sessions – Harmonia Mundi (17-up-)
12. Abou DiarraKoya – Mix et Métisse (--up-)
13. Barcelona Gipsy balKan OrchestraDel Ebro al Danubio – Satélite K (--up-)
14. Vieux KantéThe Young Man’s Harp – Sterns Africa (13-down-)
15.
Orkesta Mendoza ¡Vamos a Guarachar! – Glitterbeat Records (--up-)
16.
BitoriLegend of Funaná: The Forbidden Music of the Cape Verde Islands – Analog Africa (12-down-)
17. BongaRecados de Fora – Lusafrica (--up-)
18. Harold López-NussaEl Viaje – Mack Avenue Records (14-down-)
19. Çiğdem AslanA Thousand Cranes – Asphalt Tango Records (--up-)
20. Kepa Junkera & SorginakMaletak – Fol Música (11-down-)

21. Moussu T e lei Jovents  – Navega!  – Manivette / World Village (--up-)
22. TerrakotaOxalá – Terrakota (--up-)
23.
Dawda JobartehTransitional Times – Sterns Africa (--up-)
24.
Calypso RoseFar from Home – Because Music (8-down-)
25.
Jitka Šuranská TrioDivé Husy – Indies Scope (27-up-)
26.
Metá MetáMM3 – Jazz Village (23-down-)
27.
Ana AlcaideLeyenda – ARC Music (9-down-)
28.
Alsarah & The NubatonesManara – Wonderwheel Recordings (--up-)
29.
ConstantinoplePassages – Buda Musique (38-up-)
30.
SöndörgőLive Wires – Riverboat Records (18-up-)

31. Waed BouhassounLa Voix de la Passion – Buda Musique (26-down-)
32. BashkaFihi Ma Fihi – Orient Records (29-down-)
33.
Zomba Prison ProjectI Will Not Stop Singing – Six Degrees Records (19-down-)
34.
FungistanbulPhenology – Hits on Air Music (31-down-)
35.
Kolektif İstanbulPastırma Yazı – Ada Müzik (--up-)
36. Quique SinesiCuchichiandos: Legizamón x Sinesi, Vol. II – Sura Music (--up-)
37. Quintet BumbacLibre Voyage dans les Musiques des Balkans – Collectif Çok Malko (28-down-)
38.
Acid ArabMusique de France – Crammed Discs (--up-)
39.
MabiisiMabiisi – Akwaaba Music (16-down-)
40.
BossacucanovaThe Best of Bossacucanova – Six Degrees Records (32-down-)

Members of the TWMC panel (November 2016 vote): Juan Antonio Vázquez (ES), Ángel Romero (US), Araceli Tzigane (ES), Seth Jordan (AU), Tony Hillier (AU), Charlie Crooijmans (NL), Nigel Wood (IE), Dore Stein (US), Roger Holdsworth (AU), Madan Rao (IN), Gil Medovoy (US), Chris Heim (US), Ciro De Rosa (IT), Scott Stevens (US), Hendrick T S Foh (MY), Cliff Furnald (US), Rob Weisberg (US), Toni Polo (FR/ES), Nicolás Falcoff (AR), Masakazu Kitanaka (JP), Jordi Demésenllà (ES), Rafael Mieses (DO/US), Luís Rei (PT), Jean Trouillet (DE), Evangeline Kim (US), Willi Klopottek (LU/DE), Betto Arcos (MX/US), Thorsten Bednarz (DE), Alejandro López (ES), Jon Kertzer (US), Ken Stowar (CA), Jiří Moravčík (CZ), Mu Qian (CN), Carlos Ferreira (PT), Anna Rzhevina (RU), Gil Rouvio (IL), Bouna Ndiaye (SN), Kutay Derin Kugay (TR), Robert Gregor (SK), Ponxo Taifa Ángeles (MX), Yatrika Shah-Rais (IR/US), Armen Manukyan (AM), Rolf Beydemüller (DE), François Bensignor (FR), Sergey Maiboroda (KZ), Cecilia Aguirre (AR/DE), Husniddin Ato (UZ), Eleni Ziliaskopoulou (GR), Marija Vitas (RS), Jaïr Tchong (NL), Enrique Blanc (MX), Tiago Lucas Garcia (BR), Zekeriya S. Şen (TR).

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October 2016 Chart

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1. Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis KalyviotisNyn – Riverboat Records (3-up-)
2. Kayhan Kalhor, Aynur, Cemîl Qoçgirî & Salman GambarovHawniyaz – Harmonia Mundi (2=)
3. Khmer Rouge SurvivorsThey Will Kill You, if You Cry – Glitterbeat Records (5-up-)
4. Noura Mint SeymaliArbina – Glitterbeat Records (--up-)
5. Constantinople & Ablaye CissokoJardins Migrateurs – Ma Case (7-up-)
6. Refugees for RefugeesAmerli – Muziekpublique (1-down-)
7. Richard Bona & Mandekan CubanoHeritage – Qwest Records (11-up-)
8. Calypso RoseFar from Home – Because Music (8=)
9. Ana AlcaideLeyenda – ARC Music (4-down-)
10. TuuletarTules Maas Vedes Taivaal – Bafe’s Factory (14-up-)

11. Kepa Junkera & SorginakMaletak – Fol Música (6-down-)
12. BitoriLegend of Funaná: The Forbidden Music of the Cape Verde Islands – Analog Africa (--up-)
13. Vieux KantéThe Young Man’s Harp – Sterns Africa (21-up-)
14. Harold López-NussaEl Viaje – Mack Avenue Records (--up-)
15. TangaMadagascar: Le Trésor des Ancêtres – Buda Musique (--up-)
16. MabiisiMabiisi – Akwaaba Music (10-down-)
17. Jean-Guihen Queyras, Bijan Chemirani, Keyvan Chemirani & Sokratis SinopoulosThrace: Sunday Morning Sessions – Harmonia Mundi (24-up-)
18. SöndörgőLive Wires – Riverboat Records (27-up-)
19. Zomba Prison ProjectI Will Not Stop Singing – Six Degrees Records (--up-)
20. Fanfare Ciocărlia20 – Asphalt Tango Records (20=)

21. V.A. – Urgent Jumping!: East African Musiki wa Dansi Classics – Sterns Africa (--up-)
22. Kimi DjabatéKanamalu – Red Orange Recordings (19-down-)
23. Metá MetáMM3 – Jazz Village (--up-)
24. Elza SoaresThe Woman at the End of the World / A Mulher do Fim do Mundo – Mais Um Discos (12-down-)
25. Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road EnsembleSing Me Home – Sony Masterworks (13-down-)
26. Waed BouhassounLa Voix de la Passion – Buda Musique (--up-)
27. Jitka Šuranská TrioDivé Husy – Indies Scope (--up-)
28. Quintet BumbacLibre Voyage dans les Musiques des Balkans – Collectif Çok Malko (18-down-)
29. BashkaFihi Ma Fihi – Orient Records (--up-)

30. Lakou MizikWa Di Yo – Cumbancha (9-down-)
31. FungistanbulPhenology – Hits On Air Music (--up-)
32. BossacucanovaThe Best of Bossacucanova – Six Degrees Records (26-down-)
33. Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Khan, Ayaan Ali Khan & Elmira DarvarovaAmalgam – Affetto Records
(25-down-)
34. M.A.K.U. SoundsystemMezcla – Glitterbeat Records (16-down-)
35. Elektro HafızElektro Hafız – Pharaway Sounds (33-down-)
36. Derek GripperLibraries on Fire – New Cape Records (35-down-)
37. La Banda MoriscaAlgarabya – Fol Música (37=)
38. ConstantinoplePassages – Buda Musique (--up-)
39. Paolo Fresu & Omar SosaEros – OTA Records (--up-)
40. Wu Wei & Wang LiOvertones: Les Saisons Harmoniques – Harmonia Mundi (22-down-)

Members of the TWMC panel (October 2016 vote): Araceli Tzigane (ES), Juan Antonio Vázquez (ES), Ángel Romero (US), Seth Jordan (AU), Tony Hillier (AU), Charlie Crooijmans (NL), Nigel Wood (IE), Dore Stein (US), Roger Holdsworth (AU), Madan Rao (IN), Gil Medovoy (US), Chris Heim (US), Ciro De Rosa (IT), Scott Stevens (US), Hendrick T S Foh (MY), Cliff Furnald (US), Rob Weisberg (US), Toni Polo (FR/ES), Nicolás Falcoff (AR), Masakazu Kitanaka (JP), Jordi Demésenllà (ES), Rafael Mieses (DO/US), Luís Rei (PT), Jean Trouillet (DE), Evangeline Kim (US), Willi Klopottek (LU/DE), Betto Arcos (MX/US), Thorsten Bednarz (DE), Alejandro López (ES), Jon Kertzer (US), Ken Stowar (CA), Jiří Moravčík (CZ), Mu Qian (CN), Carlos Ferreira (PT), Anna Rzhevina (RU), Gil Rouvio (IL), Bouna Ndiaye (SN), Kutay Derin Kugay (TR), Robert Gregor (SK), Ponxo Taifa Ángeles (MX), Yatrika Shah-Rais (IR/US), Armen Manukyan (AM), Rolf Beydemüller (DE), François Bensignor (FR), Sergey Maiboroda (KZ), Cecilia Aguirre (AR/DE), Husniddin Ato (UZ), Eleni Ziliaskopoulou (GR), Marija Vitas (RS), Jaïr Tchong (NL), Enrique Blanc (MX), Tiago Lucas Garcia (BR), Zekeriya S. Şen (TR).

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