Best Artist: Bassekou Kouyate - Jama Ko
Best Group: Tamikrest - Chatma
Cross - Cultural Collaboration: Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita - Clychau Dibon
Best Newcomer: Family Atlantica - Family Atlantica
Launched in 2008, the Songlines Music Awards celebrate and acknowledge the wealth of musical talent around the world featured in Songlines magazine. This album features all 16 nominees in the 2014 awards, including Monoswezi.
Now in their sixth year, the Songlines Music Awards celebrate and acknowledge the wealth of musical talent from around the world reviewed in Songlines in 2013. The sixteen nominees were picked by the Songlines magazine readers and the general public, of which the winners of the four categories were selected by the Songlines editorial team. A feature on the awards is published in the June 2014 issue of Songlines, the special 100th edition.