Transglobal World Music Chart | June 2017

June 2017

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2. Orchestra Baobab – Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng – World Circuit Records (1↘)
3. Daymé Arocena – Cubafonía – Brownswood Recordings (6↗)
4. Yasmine Hamdan – Al Jamilat – Crammed Discs (10↗)
5. Mokoomba – Luyando – Outhere Records (4↘)
6. Danyèl Waro – Monmon – Cobalt / Buda Musique (11↗)
7. Mara Aranda – Sefarad en el Corazón de Marruecos – Mara Aranda (7=)
8. Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita – Transparent Water – Otá Records / World Village (3↘)
9. Vieux Farka Touré – Samba – Six Degrees Records (27↗)
10. Les Amazones d’Afrique – République Amazone – Real World Records (9↘)

11. Elida Almeida – Djunta Kudjer – Lusafrica (14↗)
12. Tamikrest – Kidal – Glitterbeat Records (5↘)
13. Carmen Souza – Creology – Galileo Music (26↗)
14. Bargou 08 – Targ – Glitterbeat Records (2↘)
15. Serendou – Zinder – Hirustica (15=)
16. Griselda Sanderson & Ricardo de Noronha – Veer – Waulk Records (-↗)
17. Ifriqiyya Électrique – Rûwâhîne – Glitterbeat Records (-↗)
18. Alice Coltrane – The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda – Luaka Bop (-↗)
19. Ulaş Özdemir – Traces 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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