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This Island Earth
Sunday February 13th, 2011 with Alnoor Allidina
The Awards Show Show

Alnoor Allidina presents a look at this year's Grammy and Juno nominated world music artists. Many of the nominees are familiar to regular listeners of This Island Earth, and some will be nice surprises. You are not likely to hear these musicians on tonight's presentation of the Grammy's so tune to CKCU to check them out.
In the first hour, we take a look at this year's Grammy nominees in the "Best Contemporary World Music Album" category. We begin with Beninoise singer/songwriter Angelique Kidjo, who already has one Grammy under her belt (among many other awards).
Atcha Houn
Angélique Kidjo - Oyo
Dil Main Chuppa Ke Pyar Ka
Angélique Kidjo - Oyo
Petite Fleur
Angélique Kidjo - Oyo
Bela Fleck won this category last year for Throw Down Your Heart: The Africa Sessions. This year, he is nominated for a second album of similar material. Mamadou Diabate won a Grammy last year in the "Best Traditional World Music Album" category.
Salam Aleikum
Bela Fleck - Throw Down Your Heart - Africa Sessions Part 2
Obughangwa
Bela Fleck - Throw Down Your Heart - Africa Sessions Part 2
Furaha
Bela Fleck - Throw Down Your Heart - Africa Sessions Part 2
Taabara
Mamadou Diabate - Douga Mansa
Our last three nominees include Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon, whose album contains multiple settings of the same ancient text; Bebel Gilberto, who comes from a very musical Brazilian family; and Sergio Mendes, who is apparently still contemporary 40 years after putting out his first album.
Bhairav
Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon - Soul Mantra ~ Om Namah Shivaya
Bin Bom
Bebel Gilberto - All in One
Nossa Senhora
Bebel Gilberto - All in One
Forever
Bebel Gilberto - All in One
Caminhos Cruzados
Sergio Mendes - Bom Tempo
In the second hour we feature nominees in "best traditional world music album" category.
Kaja Djula
Ali Farka Toure and Toumani Diabate - Ali and Toumani
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Ali Farka Toure and Toumani Diabate - Ali and Toumani
Sabu Yerkoy
Ali Farka Toure and Toumani Diabate - Ali and Toumani
Dalai Lama Long Life
Gyoto Monks of Tibet - Pure Sounds
Saro
Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni ba - I Speak Fula
Musow
Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni ba - I Speak Fula
Bambugu Blues
Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni ba - I Speak Fula
Muphulusi
Soweto Gospel Choir - Grace
Umoya We Nkosi
Soweto Gospel Choir - Grace
Jerusalem
Soweto Gospel Choir - Grace
Arrancanne la Vida
Vayo - Tango Universal
Milonga Sentimental
Vayo - Tango Universal
In the final hour we feature this year's Juno-nominated world music albums as well as last year's winner in this category.
Aksil
Élage Diouf - Aksil Canadian
Ki laa am
Élage Diouf - Aksil Canadian
Demone na
Élage Diouf - Aksil Canadian
La Rumba D'el Jefe
Jesse Cook - The Rumba Foundation Canadian
Afternoon at Satie's
Jesse Cook - The Rumba Foundation Canadian
Gakondo
Mighty Popo - Gakondo Canadian
Urugendo
Mighty Popo - Gakondo Canadian
Close to Everything
Pacifika - Supermagique Canadian
Doce Meses
Pacifika - Supermagique Canadian
Soy Panamericano
Roberto Lopez Project - Soy Panamericano Canadian
Te Llevo
Roberto Lopez Project - Soy Panamericano Canadian
Descarga En Montréal
Roberto Lopez Project - Soy Panamericano Canadian
Je So Pazzo
Dominic Mancuso - Comfortably Mine Canadian