Best of Worldbeat: Western Style

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Best of Worldbeat: Western Style

Worldbeat is what you get when Western pop blends with non-Western sounds. Pop heavyweights like Paul Simon and Sting have enjoyed a fruitful relationship with sounds from Africa, South America, and elsewhere, and in recent years Vampire Weekend and Damon Albarn (Gorillaz, Blur) have done the same. Here's a look at some Western artists working with sounds from around the globe.

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Africa, Middle East, and India

Asia Pacific


Latin America and the Caribbean

The United States and Canada