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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September 2016 Chart

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1. Refugees for RefugeesAmerli – Muziekpublique (1=)
2. Kayhan Kalhor, Aynur, Cemîl Qoçgirî & Salman GambarovHawniyaz – Harmonia Mundi (7-up-)
3. Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis KalyviotisNyn – Riverboat Records / World Music Network (21-up-)
4. Ana AlcaideLeyenda – ARC Music (2-down-)
5. Khmer Rouge SurvivorsThey Will Kill You, if You Cry – Glitterbeat Records (23-up-)
6. Kepa Junkera & SorginakMaletak – Fol Música (10-up-)
7. Constantinople & Ablaye CissokoJardins Migrateurs – Ma Case (--up-)
8. Calypso RoseFar from Home – Because Music (5-down-)
9. Lakou MizikWa Di Yo – Cumbancha (3-down-)
10. MabiisiMabiisi – Akwaaba Music (6-down-)

11. Richard Bona & Mandekan CubanoHeritage – Qwest Records (34-up-)
12. Elza SoaresThe Woman at the End of the World / A Mulher do Fim do Mundo – Mais Um Discos (8-down-)
13. Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road EnsembleSing Me Home – Sony Masterworks (16-up-)
14. TuuletarTules Maas Vedes Taivaal – Bafe’s Factory (--up-)
15. 2016: Afro Celt Sound SystemThe Source – ECC Records (4-down-)
16. M.A.K.U. SoundsystemMezcla – Glitterbeat Records (9-down-)
17. Leyla McCallaA Day for the Hunter, a Day for the Prey – Jazz Village / Harmonia Mundi (11-down-)
18. Quintet BumbacLibre Voyage dans les Musiques des Balkans – Collectif Çok Malko (12-down-)
19. Kimi DjabatéKanamalu – Red Orange Recordings (15-down-)
20. Fanfare Ciocărlia20 – Asphalt Tango Records (29-up-)

21. Vieux KantéThe Young Man’s Harp – Sterns Africa (--up-)
22. Wu Wei & Wang LiOvertones: Les Saisons Harmoniques – Harmonia Mundi (--up-)
23. MiramarDedication to Sylvia Rexach – Barbès Records (--up-)
24. Jean-Guihen Queyras, Bijan Chemirani, Keyvan Chemirani & Sokratis SinopoulosThrace: Sunday Morning Sessions – Harmonia Mundi (--up-)
25. Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Khan, Ayaan Ali Khan & Elmira DarvarovaAmalgam – Affetto Records
(40-up-)
26. BossacucanovaThe Best of Bossacucanova – Six Degrees Records (--up-)
27. SöndörgőLive Wires – Riverboat Records / World Music Network (--up-)
28. Maarja NuutUne Meeles – Marina Records (32-up-)
29. Gerardo Núñez & Ulf WakeniusLogos – ACT Music (14-down-)
30. V.A. – Space Echo: The Mystery Behind the Cosmic Sound of Cabo Verde Finally Revealed – Analog Africa (30=)

31. Anoushka ShankarLand of Gold – Deutsche Grammophon (17-down-)
32. Aziza BrahimAbbar el Hamada – Glitterbeat Records (18-down-)
33. Elektro HafızElektro Hafız – Pharaway Sounds (28-down-)
34. VigüelaTemperamento – ARC Music (22-down-)
35. Derek GripperLibraries on Fire – New Cape Records (37-up-)
36. Afro-Haitian Experimental OrchestraAfro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra – Glitterbeat Records (--up-)
37. La Banda MoriscaAlgarabya – Fol Música (27-down-)
38. Joe Driscoll & Sekou KouyateMonistic Theory – Cumbancha (20-down-)
39. Mor KarbasiOjos de Novia – Alama Records (35-down-)
40. Mi SolarTiempo Libre – Galileo Music (--up-)

Members of the TWMC panel (September 2016 vote): 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).

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August 2016 Chart

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1. Refugees for RefugeesAmerli – Muziekpublique (1=)
2. Ana AlcaideLeyenda – ARC Music (9-up-)
3. Lakou MizikWa Di Yo – Cumbancha (2-down-)
4. 2016: Afro Celt Sound SystemThe Source – ECC Records (3-down-)
5. Calypso RoseFar from Home – Because Music (7-up-)
6. MabiisiMabiisi – Akwaaba Music (13-up-)
7. Kayhan Kalhor, Aynur, Cemîl Qoçgirî & Salman GambarovHawniyaz – Harmonia Mundi (--up-)
8. Elza SoaresThe Woman at the End of the World / A Mulher do Fim do Mundo – Mais Um Discos (10-up-)
9. M.A.K.U. SoundsystemMezcla – Glitterbeat Records (18-up-)
10. Kepa Junkera & SorginakMaletak – Fol Música (22-up-)

11. Leyla McCallaA Day for the Hunter, a Day for the Prey – Jazz Village / Harmonia Mundi (12-up-)
12. Quintet BumbacLibre Voyage dans les Musiques des Balkans – Collectif Çok Malko (8-down-)
13. BombinoAzel – Partisan Records (6-down-)
14. Gerardo Núñez & Ulf WakeniusLogos – ACT Music (33-up-)
15. Kimi DjabatéKanamalu – Red Orange Recordings (17-up-)
16. Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road EnsembleSing Me Home – Sony Masterworks (4-down-)
17. Anoushka ShankarLand of Gold – Deutsche Grammophon (11-down-)
18. Aziza BrahimAbbar el Hamada – Glitterbeat Records (19-up-)
19. Mahsa VahdatA Cappella: The sun will rise – Kirkelig Kulturverksted (32-up-)
20. Joe Driscoll & Sekou KouyateMonistic Theory – Cumbancha (24-up-)

21. Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis KalyviotisNyn – Riverboat / World Music Network (--up-)
22. VigüelaTemperamento – ARC Music (20-down-)
23. Khmer Rouge SurvivorsThey Will Kill You, if You Cry – Glitterbeat Records (--up-)
24. Burak MalçokSaklı Nefes / Hidden Breath – Onearth Records (31-up-)
25. 9BachAnian – Real World Records (16-down-)
26. Djelimady TounkaraDjely Blues – Label Bleu (28-up-)
27. La Banda MoriscaAlgarabya – Fol Música (14-down-)
28. Elektro HafızElektro Hafız – Pharaway Sounds (--up-)
29. Fanfare Ciocărlia20 – Asphalt Tango Records (--up-)
30. V.A. – Space Echo: The Mystery Behind the Cosmic Sound of Cabo Verde Finally Revealed – Analog Africa (--up-)

31. Jean Luc Thomas & Ravichandra KulurMagic Flutes – Hirustica (35-up-)
32. Maarja NuutUne Meeles – Marina Records (39-up-)
33. Mamadou Barry & Afro Groove GangTankadi – Label Bleu (--up-)
34. Richard Bona & Mandekan CubanoHeritage – Qwest Records (--up-)
35. Mor KarbasiOjos de Novia – Alama Records (26-down-)
36. ImarhanImarhan – City Slang (--up-)
37. Derek GripperLibraries on Fire – New Cape Records (--up-)
38. Joseph TawadrosWorld Music – Joseph Tawadros (36-down-)
39. Terra Sangue MareTerra Sangue Mare – Terra Sangue Mare (25-down-)
40. Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Khan, Ayaan Ali Khan & Elmira DarvarovaAmalgam – Affetto (--up-)

Members of the TWMC panel (August 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).

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July 2016 Chart

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1. Refugees for RefugeesAmerliMuziekpublique (-arriba)
2. Lakou Mizik Wa Di YoCumbancha (2=)
3. 2016: Afro Celt Sound System The Source ECC Records (4arriba)
4. Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble Sing Me HomeSony Masterworks (5arriba)
5. Afro-Haitian Experimental OrchestraAfro-Haitian Experimental OrchestraGlitterbeat Records (34arriba)
6. Bombino AzelPartisan Records (1abaixo)
7. Calypso Rose Far from HomeBecause Music (32arriba)
8. Quintet Bumbac Libre Voyage dans les Musiques des BalkansCollectif Çok Malko (16arriba)
9. Ana Alcaide LeyendaARC Music (19arriba)
10. Elza Soares The Woman at the End of the World / A Mulher do Fim do MundoMais Um Discos (11arriba)

11. Anoushka Shankar Land of GoldDeutsche Grammophon (6abaixo)
12. Leyla McCallaA Day for the Hunter, a Day for the PreyJazz Village / Harmonia Mundi (-arriba)
13. Mabiisi MabiisiAkwaaba Music (-arriba)
14. La Banda Morisca AlgarabyaFol Música (7abaixo)
15. Damir Imamović’s Sevdah TakhtDvojkaGlitterbeat Records (9abaixo)
16. 9Bach AnianReal World Records (12abaixo)
17. Kimi DjabatéKanamaluRed Orange Recordings (21arriba)
18. M.A.K.U. SoundsystemMezclaGlitterbeat Records (20arriba)
19. Aziza Brahim Abbar el HamadaGlitterbeat Records (3abaixo)
20. Vigüela TemperamentoARC Music (23arriba)

21. DagaDana Meridian 68Karrot Kommando (14abaixo)
22. Kepa JunkeraMaletakFol Música (-arriba)
23. V.A. – Every Song Has its End: Sonic Dispatches from Traditional MaliGlitterbeat Records (18abaixo)
24. Joe Driscoll & Sekou KouyateMonistic TheoryCumbancha (38arriba)
25. Terra Sangue MareTerra Sangue MareTerra Sangue Mare (-arriba)
26. Mor KarbasiOjos de NoviaAlama Records (25abaixo)
27. Sampo Lassila NarinkkaVierailla Mailla / In Strange LandsNarinkaattori Records (-arriba)
28. Djelimady TounkaraDjely BluesLabel Bleu (28=)
29. The Gloaming2Real World Records (13abaixo)
30. Fanfare CiocărliaOnwards to Mars!Asphalt Tango Records (10abaixo)

31. Burak MalçokSaklı Nefes / Hidden BreathOnearth Records (-arriba)
32. Mahsa VahdatA Cappella: The Sun Will RiseKirkelig Kulturverksted (-arriba)
33. Gerardo Núñez & Ulf WakeniusLogosACT Music (-arriba)
34. Stefano Saletti & Banda IkonaSoundcityFinisterre (22abaixo)
35. Jean-Luc Thomas & Ravichandra KulurMagic FlutesHirustica (40arriba)
36. Joseph Tawadros – World Music – Joseph Tawadros (36=)
37. Bitori Legend of Funaná: The Forbidden Music of The Cape Verde IslandsAnalog Africa (-arriba)
38. Konono Nº1 Meets BatidaKonono Nº1 Meets BatidaCrammed Discs (8abaixo)
39. Maarja NuutUne MeelesMarina Records (-arriba)
40. Kel AssoufTikounenIgloo Records (-arriba)

Members of the TWMC panel (July 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).

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