HOT 30 TRACKS
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Ricardo Lemvo &...
Rumba SoYo
 
2
Ana Tijoux
Somos Sur (f/ Sha...
 
3
Oy
Market Place
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  TOP 30 ALBUMS
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Moreno Veloso
Coisa Boa
 
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Bebel Gilberto
Tudo
 
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Peliroja
Injusticia
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  TOP 3 CLASSICS
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Baaba Maal
African Woman
 
2
King Sunny Ade
Kiti Kiti
 
3
Arrow
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MORENO VELOSO LANDS NO. 1 ALBUM
‘Coisa Boa’ is the Brazilian singer's first release in over ten years

RICARDO LEMVO KEEPS DANCING AT NO. 1
‘Rumba SoYo’ holds onto the top spot for another week

LETICIA'S TRACK IS BIGGEST MOVER
‘Saguita Al Bate’ climbs to No. 17 in its fifth week

LATIN GRAMMYS 2014
Enrique Iglesias and Jorge Drexler are big winners
     
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Enrique and Jorge are big winners at Latin Grammys
Enrique Iglesias and Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler were the big winners at the 15th Annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on November 20th. ‘Record of the Year’ honors went to Drexler and French-Chilean singer Ana Tijoux for “Universos Paralelos.” Drexler also won for ‘Best Singer-Songwriter Album’ for Bailar en la Cueva, while Iglesias won three awards, including ‘Song of the Year’ for “Bailando.”
11/21/14
  Ana Tijoux: multi-Latin Grammy nominee
Ana Tijoux is up for three awards at this year’s Latin Grammys. The Chilean rapper has been nominated for ‘Best Urban Song’ for “Vengo” and ‘Record’ and ‘Song of the Year’ for “Universos Paralelos” with Oscar-winner Jorge Drexler. Drexler is also in the running for ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Best Singer-Songwriter Album’ for Bailar en la Cueva. The 15th Annual Latin Grammy Awards will be presented at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas November 20th and will air live on Univision.
11/17/14
     

 

     
Jarabe de Palo nominated for three Latin Grammys
Jarabe de Palo has been nominated in three categories at this year’s Latin Grammy Awards. The Spanish rock band led by singer, songwriter and guitarist Pau Donés is up for ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Best Pop-Rock Album’ for Somos and ‘Best Rock Song’ for “Somos.” The 15th Annual Latin Grammy Awards will be presented at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas November 20th and will air live on Univision.
11/15/14
  Moreno Veloso lands No. 1
Brazilian singer Moreno Veloso topped the NWB album chart with his latest release Coisa Boa. The disc is his first album in more than 10 years. Moreno is the son of Brazilian legend Caetano Veloso. “Em Todo Lugar,” a cut from the album, has debuted on the NWB Hot 30 Tracks chart.
11/12/14
     

 
     
Rocky’s ‘African Thriller’
Cumbancha recording Rocky Dawuni has released his new music video for the hit single “African Thriller” in partnership with Entertainment Weekly. Shot in Los Angeles, the highly polished music video, directed by Glen Wilson, and choreographed by Kara Mack, offers an explosion of West African inspired dance moves, rich colors, and a celebratory atmosphere.
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11/6/14
  Bassekou back in the studio
Bassekou Kouyaté and his band Ngoni Ba are in the studio in Bamako to record their fourth album, the follow-up to the highly acclaimed release of 2013 Jama Ko. Chris Eckman known for his work with Tamikrest, Aziza Brahim and Dirtmusic, will produce the new album with a tentative release date of late spring 2015 for Glitterbeat Records.
11/6/14
     
 
     
‘Richest Girl’ on the rise
“Richest Girl” is the lead single off Etana’s fourth studio album, I Rise (VP Records). Produced by legendary Jamaican multi-instrumentalist, arranger, composer and producer Clive Hunt, “Richest Girl” is a song about recognizing the truly important things in life, with the Strong One voicing the sentiment “I could lose it all, but one thing that is true, if I wake up next to you, I’m the richest girl.”
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11/5/14
  Alsarah with new single
Sudanese-born, Brooklyn-based singer Alsarah and her band The Nubatones have announced “Habibi Taal” as the official second single from their debut album, Silt. The song's video was directed by Maryam Parwana and was filmed in the streets of Cairo and Brooklyn. According to Alsarah, “It’s an ode to all the wonderful people and places that made our first show in Cairo so memorable.”
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11/5/14
     
     
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