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Launched in 1999 and acquired by the Mark Allen Group in 2015, Songlines is the leading world music magazine published 10 times a year with distribution in over 60 countries . As well as each new edition, the entire archive from the very first issue is available in digital format for all three platforms: iOS, Kindle Fire & Android. The Songlines Reviews Database featuring over 6,500 albums from every issue of Songlines since 2010 is also available on subscription, more details at

In 2008, Songlines launched Songlines Music Travel and in 2011 Songlines started its own festival at London's Kings Place, Songlines Encounters Festival. 2018 marked 10 years since the launch of the Songlines Music Awards with an inaugurual awards ceremony in association with Soundcrash Music. The 2019 awards ceremony took place on November 30 at London's EartH Hall in Hackney and were hosted again by Cerys Matthews with performances by Mariza, Fatoumata Diawara, Gaye Su Akyol, Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita and Monsieur Doumani. The 2020 awards are going viurtual and will be broadcast across the Songlines website and socials on December 13 at 7pm GMT.

You can get free digital access to the latest issue, November 2020 (#162) where you can also download the 2 CDs with the issue, including the Balkan compilation from MOST. More details here:

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