World Music Grammy 2012 goes to Tinariwen

Tinariwen wins Grammy Award 2012

Congratulations to the fabulous Amazigh North African blues band Tinariwen on winning this year’s Grammy award for Best World Music Album.

Tuareg desert rockers Tinariwen have won the new best world music album award for “Tassili” at the Grammys.
Tinariwen, based in Mali, won one of the newly-combined categories at Sunday’s Grammy’s. The world music category had been previously been divided into traditional and contemporary categories.

This makes of Tinariwen to be the first North African and Amazigh band to win such a prestigious award.


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