This is the BWMC annual top 20 list of 2020 of the albums that had been released during the year. Members of the Balkan Chart made this choice from the total of 71 albums they received in that period.

balkan chart the fourth quarter

Balkan World Music Chart – The Annual Chart 2020


 

balkan chart the fourth quarter
No 1.

DERYA TÜRKAN & SOKRATIS SINOPOULOS

SOUNDPLACES / SEYIR MUZIK
singer of tales
NO 2.

DAMIR IMAMOVIĆ

SINGER OF TALES / WRASSE RECORDS

Here’s the link to this album review on our website

boris kovač white world
No 3.

BORIS KOVAČ

WHITE WORLD: MUSIC FOR DANCE AND… / KACHARA HOME MANUFACTORY

Here’s the link to this album review on our website

No 4.

SOFIA LABROPOULOU

SISYPHUS / ODRADEK RECORDS
No 5.

ADAM SEMIJALAC

TANAC ZA CRNEGA VRAGA / ADAM SEMIJALAC

Here’s the link to this album review on our website

felix band start cover
No 6.

LAJKÓ FÉLIX & BAND

START / FONÓ BUDAI ZENEHÁZ

Here’s the link to this album review on our website

trio tekke
No 7.

TRIO TEKKE

STROVILOS / RIVERBOAT RECORDS

Here’s the link to this album review on our website

No 8.

BABA ZULA

HAYVAN GIBI / NIGHT DREAMER & GULBABA RECORDS
No 9.

MEHMET POLAT

THE PROMISE / AFTAB RECORDS
No 10.

V. A.

THE BIRTH OF A SCENE: WORLD MUSIC IN SERBIA IN THE 80S / WMAS RECORDS
No 11.

EVRITIKI ZYGIA

ORMENION / TERANGA BEAT
No 12.

LUCIAN BAN/MAT MANERI/JOHN SURMAN

TRANSYLVANIAN FOLK SONGS: THE BELA BARTÓK FIELD RECORDINGS / SUNNYSIDE RECORDS
No 13.

V. A.

GUSLE: THE EPIC TRADITION OF SERBIA / WMAS RECORDS
quintet bumbac
No 14.

QUINTET BUMBAC

MIROIRS / COK MALKO

Here’s the link to this album review on our website

jelena popržan
No 15.

JELENA POPRŽAN

LA FOLIA / LOTUS RECORDS

Here’s the link to this album review on our website

No 16.

ANA KRAVANJA & SAMO KUTIN

CUMULUS SPORES / ANA KRAVANJA & SAMO KUTIN
brasses for the masses
No 17.

DŽAMBO AGUŠEVI ORCHESTRA

BRASSES FOR THE MASSES / ASPHALT TANGO RECORDS

Here’s the link to this album review on our website

No 18.

DUNJA KNEBL & KOLOLIRA

TAMO GORI / GEENGER RECORDS
No 19.

CHRISTOS TSIAMOULIS

ODI MOISEOS / SAINT MAXIM THE GREEK INSTITUTE
No 20.

CHANT ELECTRONIQUE

CHANT ELECTRONIQUE VOL. 1 / RIKA MUZIKA

VIDEO SELECTION: BALKAN WORLD MUSIC CHART – THE ANNUAL CHART 2020