Thursday, December 2, 2010
The World Music Charts Europe have officially announced the year end chart and Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars' album Rise & Shine released on Cumbancha has landed as the #1 album of 2010. In addition to SLRAS's #1 placement, many Cumbancha artists took honors on the chart. Out of the top 200 releases of the year, Luísa Maita's Lero-Lero came in at #16, Rupa & The April Fishes' sophomore release Este Mundo (released in 2009) is at #38, Kailash Kher & Kailasa's Yatra (Nomadic Souls) (also released in 2009) landed at #83 and Razia Said's Zebu Nation rests at #122.
Congratulations to these artists, the Cumbancha team, and all of the other strong albums on the chart!
World Music Charts Europe is a monthly barometer of the hottest world music titles airing on key radio stations across the continent.