World Music Fans!!! Your top 5 artists list is required!!!

Piano Man

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I thought this would be a nice change for a top 5 music list. Please put country of origin if you can.

1. Fela Kuti - Nigeria
2. Hugh Masekela - South Africa
3. Angelique Kidjo - Benin
4. Peter Gabriel - England
5. Abdullah Ibrahim (aka Dollar Brand) - South Africa

Others of note:

Buena Vista Social Club - Cuba
Eddie Palmieri - U.S.
Celia Cruz - Cuba
Van Morrison - N. Ireland
Miriam Makeba - South Africa
Tito Puente - U.S.
 

Jzero

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In no particular order....

Samite of Uganda (Uganda. Duh.)
Khac Chi Ensemble (Vietnam)
Shafatullah Khan (India)
Mike Oldfield (England, but he might as well be from Spain since that's the only place he gets airplay anymore)
Dadawa (China)

Honorable mention:
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso and Torre D'Alchemista (Italy)
After Crying and Rumblin' Orchestra and Solaris (Hungary)
Bobby McFerrin (USA)
Phil Coulter (Ireland)
Kitaro (Japan)
Seamus Egan (Ireland)
 

murphy55d

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Dec 26, 2000
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1.Oasis - England
2.Rammstein - Germany
3.Smashing Pumpkins - USA
4. Bush - England
5. Dr.Dre - USA
 

ndee

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1. Britney Spears - Implantitties
2. Christina Aguilera - Whoretown
3. Christina Milian - Afro-American Britney Spears
4. Whitney Houston - Snow-Coke
5. Avril Lavigne - Skaterville
 

damiano

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MC Solaar - France
Manu Chao - Spain / France
Juanes - Colombia
Orishas - France / Cuba
Shakira - Colombia (the spanish albums)
 

Lonyo

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Aug 10, 2002
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Las Ketchup - Spain
Shakira - Columbia
Sugababes - UK
Bryan Adams - Canada
Rammstein - Germany

Others:
Peaches - Holland(?)
Nightwish - Scandanavia(?)
Hammerfall - Scandanavia(?)
Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Africa somewhere.
 

Led Zeppelin

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UglyCasanova

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1. Mogwai - Scotland
2. Godspeed You Black Emperor! - Canada
3. Modest Mouse - US
4. Sigur Ros - Iceland
5. Mum - Iceland

others

Built to Spill - US
Spiritualized - UK
Flaming Lips - US
 

DaveSimmons

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Aug 12, 2001
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Clannad - Ireland
Joemy Wilson - USA (but Celtic music)
Tannahill Weavers - Scotland
Peter Gabriel - England
 

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