The Songlines Music Awards were established to continue the tradition of the now-defunct BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music, recognizing outstanding talent in world music.
To listen to Kiran's songs, go to her website. It starts streaming few of her songs, in full. On Twitter, she mentions recent collaborations for fusion with Italian aria and Hip-Hop. Interesting! Will need to explore further.Best Artist - Rokia TraoréBest Group - Amadou and MariamCross-cultural Collaboration - Jah Wobble & The Chinese Dub OrchestraNewcomer - Kiran Ahluwalia