The editors at Amazon have made their selection of the 100 Greatest World Music Albums of All Time and Andy Palacio & The Garifuna Collective earned the #1 spot. The Idan Raichel Project's international debut album is also on the list coming in at #75.
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The late Andy Palacio was a monumental figure in the struggle for cultural preservation and used music to bring attention to the Garifuna people of Belize, Honduras, Guatemala and in diaspora. The album Wátina became the most critically acclaimed album of 2007 topping multiple best of lists. The album also won the BBC award for World Music and the Womex award.