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Welcome to CAiALA WORLD MUSiC "your headphones to the world"; A place where the earth feels truly as one country and music a universal language. Join us in celebrating the beautiful diversity of our planet through music.

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Let the voyage begin! Consider yourself an explorer of the earth in search of culturally rich music. Make your entrance into any of the continents; Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America or South America by clicking on the map above. This will take you to a place of culturally rich music representing that part of the world. Are you ready to explore? Great! Lets get started...

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by Baaba Maal

Baaba Maal (born November 12, 1953) is a Senegalese singer and guitarist bo...

by Sara Tavares

Sara Tavares (born February 1, 1978) is a Portuguese singer, composer, guit...

by Afel Bocoum

Afel Bocoum (born 1955) is a musician from Mali, noted as a singer and guit...

by Habib Koite

Habib Koité (born 27 January 1958 in Bamako, Mali) is a Malian singer, song...

by Haifa Wehbe

Haifa Wehbe is an Lebanese model, actress, and singer who rose to fame in t...

by ASA

Aṣa (pronounced "Asha") (born in 1982) is a Nigerian - French singer-...

by Amadou & Mariam

The duo's early recordings in the 1980s and 1990s feature sparse arrangemen...

by Dr. Sley

Dr. Sley is a Cameroonian singer/songwritter. Born in Buea, a city located ...

by Daby Toure

Daby Toure is an artist from Mauritania. A meeting with Jean-Pierre Como, ...

by Blick Bassy

Born in 1974, singer, songwriter, guitarist and percussionist Blick Bassy g...

by K'naan

K’naan (Keinaan, meaning traveller in Somali, born 1978) is a Somali-Canadi...

by Angelique Kidjo

Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, commonly kn...

by Seun Kuti

Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti (born 1982), commonly known as Seun Kuti, is a Niger...

by Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo is a male choral group from South Africa that sings...

by Patience Dabany

Patience Marie Josephine Kama Dabany (born 22 January 1944), also known by ...

by Tinariwen

Tinariwen is a band of Tuareg musicians from the Sahara Desert region of no...

by Cheikh Lo

Cheikh N'Digel Lô is a Senegalese musician. He was born in the town of Bobo...

by Indie Rocks! A Benefit Album For Malaria No More

Every purchase of Indie Rocks! A Benefit Album For Malaria No More provides...

by Lapiro de Mbanga

Lapiro de Mbanga (Born Lambo Pierre Roger in Mbanga, Cameroon 1957) is a Ca...

by P Square

P-Square are a Nigerian R&B duo composed of identical twin brothers Peter a

by 2 Face Idibia

Innocent Ujah Idibia (born in Jos, Plateau State) best known as Tuface Idib...

by Mohammad Reza Shajarian

Mohammad-Reza Shajarian (Persian: محمد رŸ...

by Hanggai Band

Hanggai Band is a folk music group from Beijing who specialize in a blend o...

by Idan Raichel Project

Idan Raichel (, b. September 12, 1977) is an Israeli singer-songwriter and ...

by Kay Tse

Kay Tse (born March 13, 1977) is a Hong Kong Cantopop songwriter, recording...

by Shaan

Shaan (born Shantanu Mukherjee on September 30, 1972), is a renowned Indian...

by Raghu Dixit

The Raghu Dixit Project, founded by Raghu Dixit ( Kannada: ರಘ&#...

by Golpa

Golpa is a very popular Iranian singer. His popularity has lasted over the ...

by Shahram Nazeri

Shahram Nazeri (Persian: شهرام نا...

by Banan

Gholām-Hossein Banān (Persian: غلامح...

by Daryoush

Dariush Eghbali (Persian: داریوش ا...

by Sattar

Hassan Sattar (known as Sattar, Persian: ستار ) is ...

by Vigen

Vigen or Viguen, born Vigen Derderian (November 23, 1929 - October 26, 2003...

by Ebi

Ebrahim Hamedi (, born June 22, 1949) better known by his stage name Ebi, i...

by Mahasti

Mahasti born Eftekhar Dadehbala (November 16, 1946 - June 25, 2007) was a l...

by Hayedeh

Hayedeh, born Masoumeh Dadehbala, (April 10, 1942 – January 20, 1990) was a...

by GooGoosh

Googoosh (alternately spelled: Gogosh, Gugush, Guguš, Googosh or Gougoush; ...

by Marzieh

Ashraf o-Sadat Mortezaie, known professionally as Marzieh (1924 – 13 Octobe...

by Delkash

Delkash(Persian: دلکش) born, Esmat Bagherpour Babol...

by Ahdieh

Ahdieh (Ahdieh Badiee) is a Persian pop singer. She was born in Iran and...

by Jacky Cheung

Jacky Cheung Hok-yau is a singer, songwriter and actor from Hong Kong. The ...

by Abjeez

abjee (aab.gee) Persian slang for sister ... and that’s just what they a...

by Eendo

The band Eendo is made up of Shaadbaanoo and Ardalan. Eendo translated as "...

by Kiosk

Kiosk is a pioneering Iranian underground rock band. The group was founded ...

by Mohsen Namjoo

Mohsen Namjoo, (Persian: محسن نام...

by Huun-Huur-Tu

Huun-Huur-Tu (Tuvan: Хүн Хүрт ...

by Faye Wong

Faye Wong (王菲) (born August 8, 1969) is a Chinese singer, son...

by Eason Chan

Eason Chan Yik-shun (陳奕迅) is a prominent male singer i...

by Tian Zhen

Tian Zhen (Chinese: 田震; pinyin: Tián Zhèn; born 2 May 1966) i...

by Psy

Park Jae Sang (born December 31, 1977), professionally known as PSY, is a K...

by David Hudson

David Hudson is an Australian Aboriginal musician. He is a member of the Dj...

by Men at Work

Men at Work are an Australian rock band who achieved international success ...

by Angus & Julia Stone

Angus & Julia Stone are a brother-sister duo from Newport on the Northern B...

by Yolanda Be Cool

Yolanda Be Cool is an Australian band made up of Sylvester Martinez and Joh...

by Gurrumul

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu (born 1970) is an Indigenous Australian musicia...

by Sam Sparro

Sam Sparro (born November 8, 1982) is an Australian singer-songwriter, musi...

by Empire Of The Sun

Empire of the Sun is an Australian electronic music duo that formed in 2008...

by Marta Topferova

Marta started singing at age eight in her native Prague, Czech Republic wit...

by Tamara Obrovac

Tamara Obrovac (born in Pula, 1962) is a Croatian ethno jazz singer, flutis...

by Xavier Naidoo

Xavier Kurt Naidoo (born 2 October 1971 in Mannheim, Germany) is a German s...

by Luciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (12 October 1935 – 6 Septem...

by Andrea Boccelli

Andrea Bocelli, GRANDE UFFICIALE OMRI (born 22 September 1958) is an Italia...

by Yannick Noah

Yannick Noah (born May 18, 1960 in Sedan, Ardennes) is a former professiona...

by Ana Moura

Ana Moura (born 1979 in Santarém, Portugal) is an internationally recognize...

by Imelda May

Imelda Mary Higham (born 10 July 1974, Dublin, Ireland), known as Imelda Ma...

by Zap Mama

Zap Mama is a Belgian musical group founded and led by Marie Daulne. Daulne...

by Ska Cubano

Ska Cubano is a London-based group which combines ska and Cuban music such ...

by Jean-Jacques Goldman

Jean-Jacques Goldman (born October 11, 1951) is a Grammy Awards-winning Fre...

by Laura Pausini

Laura Pausini, , (born 16 May 1974, Solarolo, Ravenna)[A] is an Italian sin...

by Gipsy Kings

Gipsy Kings is a Spanish-language music group from Arles and Montpellier, F...

by Eros Ramazzotti

Eros Luciano Walter Ramazzotti (born on October 28, 1963), known simply as ...

by Renato Carosone

Renato Carosone (3 January 1920 - 20 May 2001) was among the greatest figur...

by Yelle

Yelle is a French band founded by lead singer and namesake, Yelle (born Jul...

by Nouvelle Vague

Nouvelle Vague is a French musical collective led by musicians Marc Collin ...

by Lo'Jo

Lo'Jo are a group of France-based musicians, performing and recording a ble...

by La Tordue

La Tordue (French for "The Twisted") is a popular musical group from Paris,...

by Bellowhead

Bellowhead are an English folk band originally brought together by John Spi...

by Johnny Flynn

Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit are an English folk rock band signed to Trans...

by David Hallyday

David Hallyday (born David Michael Benjamin Smet on 14 August 1966) is a Fr...

by Mariza

Mariza is the stage name of a popular fado singer. She was born Marisa dos ...

by Amy Winehouse

Amy Jade Winehouse (born September 14, 1983) was an English singer-songwrit...

by Manu Chao

Manu Chao (born José-Manuel Thomas Arthur Chao on June 21, 1961), is a Fren...

by Concha Buika

Concha Buika (born 1972 in Palma de Mallorca) is a Spanish singer. Her albu...

by Jovanotti

Jovanotti (sometimes misspelt as Giovanotti) is an Italian singer-songwrite...

by Chambao

Chambao is a flamenco-electronic band originally from Málaga, Andalusia, Sp...

by Demis Roussos

Artemios (Demis) Ventouris Roussos (born June 15, 1946) is a Greek-Egyptian...

by Nana Mouskouri

Nana Mouskouri , born Ioánna Moúschouri on October 13, 1934, in Chania, Cre...

by Die Fantastischen Vier

Die Fantastischen Vier, also known as Fanta 4, is a German hip hop group fr...

by Wir Sind Helden

Wir sind Helden (, German for "''We are heroes''") is a German Alternative ...

by Andrea Berg

Andrea Berg (born 28 January 1966) is a German singer in the ''schlager'' g...

by Herbert Grönemeyer

Herbert Arthur Wiglev Clamor Grönemeyer (born April 12, 1956) is a German m...

by Bushido

Anis Mohamed Youssef Ferchichi, (born September 28, 1978), better known as ...

by Die Amigos

Die Amigos is a German Music group. Brothers Bernd and Karl-Heinz Ulrich...

by Santiano

Santiano is a German Band from North Germany. It is a five-piece band mixin...

by C-RO

Cro (born Carlo Waibel on January 31) is a German rapper, singer, producer ...

by Medina

Medina Danielle Oona Valbak (born Andrea Fuentealba Valbak to a Chilean fat...

by Duffy

Aimée Ann Duffy (born 23 June 1984), better known by her stage name Duffy, ...

by Foreign Beggars

Foreign Beggars are a critically acclaimed British Rap, Grime and Dubstep g...

by Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris (born Adam Richard Wiles, January 17, 1984) is a Scottish DJ,...

by Esperanza Spalding

Esperanza Spalding (born 1984, Portland, Oregon) is an American multi-instr...

by Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American re...

by israel kamakawiwo'ole

Israel "Iz" Kaanoi Kamakawiwoole (May 20, 1959 – June 26, 1997) (pronounced...

by Rupa & The April Fishes

Rupa and the April Fishes is a musical group based in San Francisco, Califo...

by The Wailin’ Jennys

The Wailin' Jennys are a Juno Award-winning Canadian folk trio from Winnipe...

by Mana

Maná is a popular pop/rock band from México whose career has spanned more t...

by Lila Downs

Downs is the daughter of Mixtec cabaret singer Anita Sánchez and Allen Down...

by Los De Abajo

Los de Abajo are a band from Mexico City founded in 1992 as a Latin ska fou...

by Ryan Shaw

Ryan Christopher Shaw (born 26 December 1980) is a soul musician from Georg

by Justin Townes Earle

Justin Townes Earle (Born January 4, 1982 in Nashville, Tennessee), son of ...

by Playing For Change

Playing for Change is a multimedia music project created by producer and so...

by Kate Wolf

Kate Wolf (Kathryn Louise Allen) (January 27, 1942 – December 10, 1986) was...

by Ben Harper

Benjamin Chase “Ben” Harper (born October 28, 1969) is an American singer-s...

by Fool's Gold

Fool's Gold is a Los Angeles collective that weaves together Western pop ae...

by Raphael Saadiq

Raphael Saadiq (born Charles Ray Wiggins in Oakland, California; May 14, 19...

by Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears

Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears is a blues band influenced by Howlin' Wolf...

by The Big Ol' Nasty Getdown

The Big Ol' Nasty Getdown (BONG) came to life on Dec 15th 2007 when 23 musi...

by La Santa Cecilia

La Santa Cecilia exemplifies the modern-day creative hybrid. In an era and ...

by Hello Seahorse!

Hello Seahorse! is a Mexican alternative pop band formed in 2005 in Mexico ...

by D.E.B.O

Debo Band is a 11-member group led by Ethiopian-American saxophonist Danny ...

by Kinky

Kinky is a five member band from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico formed in 19...

by Marlow Rosado Y La Riquena

55th Grammy Awards - 2013 Winner for Best Tropical Latin Album: RETRO! ...

by Lady Gaga

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), better known by h...

by Justin Timberlake

Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American pop musici...

by Jay Z

JAY Z (born Shawn Corey Carter, December 4, 1969), better known by his stag...

by Drake

Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986), who records under the mononym ...

by Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), nicknamed J.Lo, is an American ac...

by Bruno Mars

Peter Hernandez (born October 8, 1986), better known by his stage name Brun...

by Buena Vista Social Club

The Buena Vista Social Club was a members club in Havana, Cuba that held da...

by Bob Marley

Nesta Robert "Bob" Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaica...

by Creole Choir of Cuba

The Creole Choir of Cuba is a Cuban musical group. Its members are Rogelio ...

by Shakira

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born February 2, 1977), known professionally...

by AfroReggae

The group, Grupo Cultural AfroReggae (AfroReggae Cultural Group), was initi...

by Bebel Gilberto

Bebel Gilberto (born Isabel Gilberto de Oliveira on May 12, 1966 in New Yor...

by Ivette Sangalo

Ivete Maria Dias de Sangalo (born May 27, 1972 age 38) is a Latin Grammy Aw...

by Seu Jorge

Seu Jorge (born June 8, 1970) is a Brazilian musician, singer/songwriter an...

by Marta Gomez

Marta Gómez is a Colombian singer and songwriter. After obtaining a Best Ac...

by Adriana Calcanhotto

Adriana Calcanhotto (born on October 3, 1965 in Porto Alegre) is a Brazilia...

by Juanes

Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez (born August 9, 1972), better known as Jua...

by Carlos Vives

Carlos Alberto Vives Restrepo (born August 7, 1961 in Santa Marta, Magdalen...

by Los Fabulosos Cadillacs

Los Fabulosos Cadillacs is a Latin-American rock band from Buenos Aires, Ar...

by Luca Mundaca

Luca Mundaca is one of the new voices of Brazilian music. She was born in C...

by Arnaldo Antunes

Arnaldo Antunes (born Arnaldo Augusto Nora Antunes Filho, September 2, 1960...

by Tania Libertad

Tania Libertad de Souza Zuniga, known as Tania Libertad, is a singer who wa...

by Mercedes Sosa

Haydée Mercedes Sosa, known as La Negra, (July 9, 1935 - October 4, 2009) w...

by Los Amigos Invisibles

Los Amigos Invisibles is a multiple-Grammy nominated and Latin Grammy winni...

by Marcio Local

Marcio Local stands at the crossroads of two great traditions in modern Bra...

by Peru Negro

Perú Negro is an Afro-Peruvian musical ensemble founded in 1969 to celebrat...

by Grupo de Capoeira Angola Pelourinho

A Brazilian group which uses Capoeira Angola -- a warrior's game steeped in...

by Paula Fernandes

Paula Fernandes de Souza (born August 28, 1984) is a Brazilian sertanejo an...

by Michel Telo

Michel Teló (Brazilian Portuguese: [miˈʃɛɫ teˈ=...

by SKANK

Skank is a Brazilian rock/reggae band, begun in 1991, in Belo Horizonte, Mi...

by Oscar D'Leon

Oscar Emilio León Somoza, better known as Oscar D'León (born in Caracas, Ve...

by Juan de Marco Afro Cuban All stars

Afro-Cuban All-Stars is a Cuban band led by Juan de Marcos González (former...

by Andy Palacio

Andy Vivian Palacio (December 2, 1960 – January 19, 2008) was a Belizean Pu...

by Umalali

Umalali is not a group name, but the Garifuna word for voice. The Garifuna ...

by Ziggy Marley

David Nesta "Ziggy" Marley (born October 17, 1968, Trenchtown, Jamaica) is ...

by Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz (born Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso on October...

by Juan Luis Guerra

Juan Luis Guerra Seijas (born June 7, 1957) is a Dominican singer, songwrit...

by Jimmy cliff

The Honourable Jimmy Cliff, OM (born James Chambers; 1 April 1948) is a Jam...

by AfroCubism

AfroCubism is a project that pairs African musicians with musicians from Cu...

by Emeline Michel

Emeline Michel (born in Gonaïves) is a Haitian singer who has been called "...

by Yakki Famirie

YAKKI FAMIRIE was formed in '87 by DAGGA (ex lead vocals COJUNTO LATINOS ) ...

by Michel Martelly

Michel Martelly, better known as "Sweet Micky", born February 12, 1961 in P...

by Sean Paul

Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques (born January 9, 1973), who performs under...

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