The 7th MokumTV Annual Celebration:
Music of the World Award (MWA)

 

Martien Kuitenbrouwer welcomes you

 

 

The Music of the World Award (MWA), not to be confused with the World Music Awards (WMA) is an international awards that annually honors recording artists that recorded outstanding albums in the field of World Music, not on their worldwide sales figures.

The 7th MokumTV Awards for World Music, that took place in Amsterdam Westerpark on the first hour of 1th Jauary. This annual celebration has become a fixture on the World Music Calendar.

Never a competition was more close as the voting-period ended on December 29 GMT. How close it all was: the differendes between nuber 1 and number 2 in the category Best African CD with a total of 7409 was just 3 votes!

 

Region
World Music Awards 2007

Best African CD
[7409 votes total]


1 Atongo Zimba
Barefoot in the Sand (1876 votes)

2 Habib Koité & Bamada
Afriki (1873 votes)

3 Orchestra Baobab -
Made in Dakar (1843 votes)

4 Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba
Segu Blue (1817 votes)

World Music Awards

Best African CD

Orchestra Baobab - Made in Dakar
Habib Koité & Bamada – Afriki
Atongo Zimba - Barefoot in the Sand
Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba - Segu Blue
  Current Results

Best Asia / Pacific CD
[6207 votes total]


1 The Ottoman Mehter -
Eski Dostlar (1893 votes)

2 Gaudi & Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Dub Qawwali (1887 votes)

3 Burhan Öcal & Trakya All Stars
Trakya Dance Party (1285 votes)

4 Te Vaka - Olatia (1142 votes)

 

 

World Music Awards Asia / Pacific

Best Asia / Pacific CD

The Ottoman Mehter - Eski Dostlar
Burhan Öcal & Trakya All Stars - Trakya Dance Party
Te Vaka - Olatia
Gaudi & Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Dub Qawwali
  Current Results

Best Europe CD
[6772 votes total]

1 Taraf de Haïdouks
Maskarada (1842 votes)

2 Manu Chao
La Radiolina (1836 votes)

3 Shantel
Disko partizani (1832 votes)

4 Viorica & Ionitsa
Clejani Express (1262 votes)

 

World Music Awards Europe

Best Europe CD

Shantel - Disko partizani
Manu Chao - La Radiolina
Viorica & Ionitsa - Clejani Express A Devlka
Taraf de Haïdouks - Maskarada
  Current Results

Best Middle Eastern & North African CD
[6999 votes total]

1 Nass el Ghiwan
Nahla Chama (4943 votes)

2 Mustafa Kandirali (1164 votes)

3 Al Kindi
Parfums Ottomans (892 votes)

 

World Music Awards Middle East & North Africa

Best Middle East & North Africa CD

Nass el Ghiwan - Nahla Chama
Mustafa Kandirali
Al Kindi - Parfums Ottomans
  Current Results

Best The Americana's CD
[5892 votes total]

1 Shleu shleu d'Haiti (1624 votes)

2 Joni Mitchell
Shine (1606 votes)

3 Chavela Vargas
Cupaima (1505 votes)

4 Bob Brozman Orchestra -
Lumiere (1157 votes)

 

World Music Awards The Americana's

Best The Americana's CD

Chavela Vargas - Cupaima
Shleu shleu d'Haiti
Bob Brozman Orchestra - Lumiere
Joni Mitchell - Shine
  Current Results

Album of the Year
[6588 votes total]

Atongo Zimba
Barefoot in the Sand (1946) votes)

Maria de Fátima|
Alma (1942 votes)

Manu Chao -
La radiolina (1524 votes)

Amadou & Mariam (1176 votes)

 

World Music Awards Album of the Year

Album of the Year

Maria de Fátima - Alma
Manu Chao - La radiolina
Amadou & Mariam
Atongo Zimba - Barefoot in the Sand
  Current Results

Best Newcomer
[5410 votes total]

Jimmy Amongo (1416 votes)

Dobet Gnahore (1382 votes)

Daby Toure (1326 votes)

Konono No. 1 (1286 votes)

 

World Music Awards Newcomer

Best Newcomer

Konono No. 1
Dobet Gnahore
Daby Toure
Jimmy Amongo
  Current Results

World Music Legend Award
[6227 votes total]


Oum Kalsoum (1877 votes)

Jil Jilala (1518 votes)

Orchestra Baobab (1463 votes)

Ibrahim Tatlises (1369 votes)

 

 

World Music Legend Award

Best Legend

Oum Kalsoum
Orchestra Baobab
Jil Jilala
Ibrahim Tatlises
  Current Results

Best Historic Re-release
[5844 votes total]



Leo Fuld - The Legend (1697 votes)

Pol - Googoosh - Iran (1517 votes)

Selda - 25 Hits (1484 votes)

Bokoor Beats - Afrorock and pop from the 70s (1146 votes)

 

 

 

World Music Historic Re-releases

Best Historic Re-release

Bokoor Beats - Afrorock and pop from the 70s
Leo Fuld - The Legend
Pol - Googoosh - Iran
Selda - 25 Hits
  Current Results
Bokoor Beats was just relesed as the poll went on, so probably would have ended up higher due to time.
 
The Music of the World Award



The awards show is conducted under the patronage of MokumTV, the Netherlands, since 1982 broadcasting on what is now the UPC A1 cable network from Amsterdam.
MokumTV is the executive producer and co-founder of the annual MWA.. Before 2005 only fhe Legend Awards were broadcasted on the Amsterdam A1 Channel. In 2003 the late Jacques Brel was the winner.

7th MWA


world music award


Tante Leen live in London.Other MWA-winners included Amalia Rodrigues, Leo Fuld and the Dutch duo Tante Leen (on the picture during a live-performance in London) & Johnny Jordaan.

For the 7th MWA the suggested candidates were:

Orchestra Baobab - Made in Dakar YouTube
Habib Koité & Bamada – Afriki YouTube
Atongo Zimba - Barefoot in the Sand GoogleVideo YouTube
Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba - Segu Blue YouTube

The Ottoman Mehter - Eski Dostlar YouTube
Burhan Öcal & Trakya All Stars - Trakya Dance Party YouTube
Te Vaka - Olatia
Gaudi & Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Dub Qawwali YouTube
Sami Savni Özer YouTube
Raj Mohan - Kantráki
Zara

Shantel - Disko partizani Shante
Manu Chao - La Radiolina
Viorica & Ionitsa - Clejani Express A Devlka
Taraf de Haïdouks - Maskarada YouTube
Roy Paci & Aretuska - Suono Global
Nass el Ghiwan - Nahla Chama YouTube
Mustafa Kandirali
Al Kindi - Parfums Ottomans GoogleVideo doc24min YouTube
Pablo Ziegler e.a. - Buenos Aires Report
Chavela Vargas - Cupaima
Shleu shleu d'Haiti YouTube
Bob Brozman Orchestra - Lumiere
Joni Mitchell - Shine YouTube
Maria de Fátima - Alma
Manu Chao - La radiolina
Amadou & Mariam
Atongo Zimba - Barefoot in the Sand YouTube
Konono No. 1
Dobet Gnahore
Lura YouTube
Daby Toure
Oum Kalsoum YouTube
Orchestra Baobab
Jil Jilala YouTube 1 - YouTube 2
Nuovo Compagnia di Canta Populare YouTube
Carlos Santana
Ibrahim Tatlises YouTube
Cheb Mami YouTube
Bokoor Beats - Afrorock and pop from the 70s
Leo Fuld - The Legend YouTube
Pol - Googoosh - Iran YouTube

 

Voting Procedure




The 2008 edition of MokumTV's Music of the World Award was held at the Amsterdam Westerpark and reached a worldwide audience in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, North and South America and Europe on internet, cable-network and independent broadcasters.

So push the agenda towards voting for next years award.

The voting procedure was coordinated byAnnemieke Telkamp of MokumTV.

  • The World's best World Music artists in the various categories are determined by internet-voting of the audience and a jury, not on record company sales figures.
  • Only one votation per IP is accepted.
Suggestions




Public could make sugestions for one or more of the sections by sending a mail mention

  1. the categories to make nominations
  2. the name of the artist or group
  3. name of the album
  4. country of origin
A special Legend Awards was given to artists in recognition of their global success and outstanding contribution to World Music. In 2006 the winner was the truely legendary Moroccan musicgroup Nass el-Ghiwan. In 2007 the same Nass el-Ghiwan was nominated by the BBC Radio 3. The MokumTV winner 2007 was the immortal voice of Egypt Oum Kalsoum.
Voting




Between December 3 and 17, 2007
: Public could suggest jury-members till friday November 30 2007 12.00 GMT.

  • The internet voting started on Monday December 3 2007 12.00 GMT and was terminated December 28, 2007 12.00 pm GMT. The Polls are to be found on this website. Only one votation per IP was accepted. People using the internetcafé could mail their preference.

 

Awards Ceremony




Winners are announced during New Years Eve Special
The Winners are announced during the MokumTV Worldmusic Awards Ceremony Special, to be broadcasted on January 1.


Suggested jury-members this year

Kingsford Amankwah, Rita Ray, Brahim Ounasser, Winniefred Malele, Charlie Gillett, Erwin Josefa, Francis Falceto, Stan Rijven, Ben Mandelson, Frans Goossens, Eric Soul, Francis De Souza, Mary Ann Kennedy, Wieland Eggermont, Jan Fairley, Nigel Williamson, Scott Rollins, Mark Ellingham, José Melo, Max Reinhardt, Saskia Törnqvist, Martin van Aalst, Sam Farah, Cees Siekerman, Simon Broughton, Mattie Poels, William Dalrymple, Jair Tchong; Jamie Renton, Adnan Dalkiran,

Latest suggestions: Sammy Adanu (head entertainment Ghana TV3), Jonathan Hammond (from the music shop at Katamanto in Accra), Opera Pietje

The 2007 7th Awards


The 7th MokumTV Awards for World Music took place in Amsterdam Westerpark on 31th December.

This annual celebration originated from the annual European Worlmusiclist provided by Disques Pastor. Back in 1975 Karel Pastor and Cees Siekerman of Disques Pastor in Paris/Haarlem had running an album poll in the shops to find out the best of World Music that year. Since it was broadcasted by MokumTV in 2001 it has become a fixture on the World Music Calendar. This year you can experience the awards with live broadcasts, a webcast and video on demand available after the event.

  • The 2007 7th MokumTV Awards for World Music winner Atongo Zimba
  • The 2006 6th MokumTV Awards for World Music winner Nass el-Ghiwan
  • The 2005 5th MokumTV Awards for World Music winner Johnny Jordaan & Tante Leen
  • The 2004 4th MokumTV Awards for World Music winner Fairuz
  • The 2003 3rd MokumTV Awards for World Music winner Jacques Brel
  • The 2002 2nd MokumTV Awards for World Music winner Leo Fuld
  • The 2001 1st MokumTV Awards for World Music winner Amalia Rodrigues

For the first time the Poll-Winner's concert will also be live webcast, so you can watch online too.

An hour after the Poll-Winner's are announced it will be possible to watch it as Video on Demand, including footage from backstage and artist interviews.

 

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Discharged as jury-member on request: Co de Kloet