KEXP.ORG Donate Now!

kexp music charts


KEXP World music charts for 2016
Week: 12/2/2016 - 12/8/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Luisa MaitaFio da MemoriaCumbancha
2. Buy! GOATRequiemSub Pop
3. Buy! Acid ArabMusique de FranceCrammed Discs
4. Buy! BROOKZILL!Throwback To The FutureTommy Boy
5. Buy! (Various)African RumbaPutumayo
6. Buy! Odion IruojeDown To EarthSoundway
7. Buy! (Various)Bobo Yeye: Belle Epoque In Upper VoltaThe Numero Group
8. Buy! Baloji64 Bits & Malachite EPBella Union
9. Buy! Alsarah & The NubatonesManaraWonderwheel
10. Buy! Y La BambaOjos Del SolTender Loving Empire


Week: 11/25/2016 - 12/1/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! GOATRequiemSub Pop
2. Buy! Acid ArabMusique de FranceCrammed Discs
3. Buy! BROOKZILL!Throwback To The FutureTommy Boy
4. Buy! Alsarah & The NubatonesManaraWonderwheel
5. Buy! (Various)Bobo Yeye: Belle Epoque In Upper VoltaThe Numero Group
6. Buy! Baloji64 Bits & Malachite EPBella Union
7. Buy! Y La BambaOjos Del SolTender Loving Empire
8. Buy! Zomba Prison ProjectI Will Not Stop SingingSix Degrees
9. Buy! The FrightnrsNothing More To SayDaptone
10. Buy! (Various)African RumbaPutumayo


Week: 11/4/2016 - 11/10/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! GOATRequiemSub Pop
2. Buy! (Various)Bobo Yeye: Belle Epoque in Upper Volta The Numero Group
3. Buy! Baloji64 Bits & Malachite EPBella Union
4. Buy! Acid ArabMusique de FranceCrammed Discs
5. Buy! BROOKZILL!Throwback To The FutureTommy Boy
6. Buy! Alsarah & The NubatonesManaraWonderwheel
7. Buy! Y La BambaOjos Del SolTender Loving Empire
8. Buy! Zomba Prison ProjectI Will Not Stop SingingSix Degrees
9. Buy! The FrightnrsNothing More To SayDaptone
10. Buy! SonzeiraTam Tam Tam ReimaginedBrownswood Recordings


Week: 10/28/2016 - 11/3/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! GOATRequiemSub Pop
2. Buy! Acid ArabMusique de FranceCrammed Discs
3. Buy! BROOKZILL!Throwback To The FutureTommy Boy
4. Buy! Alsarah & The NubatonesManaraWonderwheel
5. Buy! (Various)Bobo Yeye: Belle Epoque In Upper VoltaThe Numero Group
6. Buy! The FrightnrsNothing More To SayDaptone
7. Buy! Y La BambaOjos Del SolTender Loving Empire
8. Buy! Zomba Prison ProjectI Will Not Stop SingingSix Degrees
9. Buy! (Various)MalawiBeating Heart
10. Buy! SonzeiraTam Tam Tam ReimaginedBrownswood Recordings


Week: 10/21/2016 - 10/27/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! GOATRequiemSub Pop
2. Buy! BROOKZILL!Throwback To The FutureTommy Boy
3. Buy! The FrightnrsNothing More To SayDaptone
4. Buy! Y La BambaOjos Del SolTender Loving Empire
5. Buy! Acid ArabMusique de FranceCrammed Discs
6. Buy! Alsarah & The NubatonesManaraWonderwheel
7. Buy! (Various)Bobo Yeye: Belle Epoque In Upper VoltaThe Numero Group
8. Buy! Zomba Prison ProjectI Will Not Stop SingingSix Degrees
9. Buy! (Various)MalawiBeating Heart
10. Buy! SonzeiraTam Tam Tam ReimaginedBrownswood Recordings


Week: 10/14/2016 - 10/20/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! GOATRequiemSub Pop
2. Buy! BROOKZILL!Throwback To The FutureTommy Boy
3. Buy! Y La BambaOjos Del SolTender Loving Empire
4. Buy! Acid ArabMusique de FranceCrammed Discs
5. Buy! The FrightnrsNothing More To SayDaptone
6. Buy! Alsarah & The NubatonesManaraWonderwheel
7. Buy! (Various)Bobo Yeye: Belle Epoque In Upper VoltaThe Numero Group
8. Buy! Zomba Prison ProjectI Will Not Stop SingingSix Degrees
9. Buy! (Various)MalawiBeating Heart
10. Buy! SonzeiraTam Tam Tam ReimaginedBrownswood Recordings


Week: 10/7/2016 - 10/13/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! GOATRequiemSub Pop
2. Buy! Y La BambaOjos Del SolTender Loving Empire
3. Buy! (Various)MalawiBeating Heart
4. Buy! Acid ArabMusique de FranceCrammed Discs
5. Buy! The FrightnrsNothing More To SayDaptone
6. Buy! Alsarah & The NubatonesManaraWonderwheel
7. Buy! SonzeiraTam Tam Tam ReimaginedBrownswood Recordings
8. Buy! (Various)Bobo Yeye: Belle Epoque In Upper VoltaThe Numero Group
9. Buy! Zomba Prison ProjectI Will Not Stop SingingSix Degrees
10. Buy! Dotorado ProRei das Marimbas EPEnchufada


Week: 9/30/2016 - 10/6/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Acid ArabMusique de FranceCrammed Discs
2. Buy! The FrightnrsNothing More To SayDaptone
3. Buy! Alsarah & The NubatonesManaraWonderwheel
4. Buy! Y La BambaOjos Del SolTender Loving Empire
5. Buy! (Various)MalawiBeating Heart
6. Buy! SonzeiraTam Tam Tam ReimaginedBrownswood Recordings
7. Buy! (Various)Bobo Yeye: Belle Epoque in Upper VoltaThe Numero Group
8. Buy! Zomba Prison ProjectI Will Not Stop SingingSix Degrees
9. Buy! Dotorado ProRei das Marimbas EPEnchufada
10. Buy! Quantic presenta Flowering Inferno1000 WattsTru Thoughts


Week: 9/16/2016 - 9/22/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! The FrightnrsNothing More To SayDaptone
2. Buy! Y La BambaOjos Del SolTender Loving Empire
3. Buy! (Various)MalawiBeating Heart
4. Buy! SonzeiraTam Tam Tam ReimaginedBrownswood Recordings
5. Buy! (Various)Bobo Yeye: Belle Epoque In Upper VoltaThe Numero Group
6. Buy! Zomba Prison ProjectI Will Not Stop SingingSix Degrees
7. Buy! SunburstAve AfricaStrut
8. Buy! Dotorado ProRei das Marimbas EPEnchufada
9. Buy! Max RomeoHorror ZoneNu-Roots
10. Buy! Quantic presenta Flowering Inferno1000 WattsTru Thoughts


Week: 9/9/2016 - 9/15/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Y La BambaOjos Del SolTender Loving Empire
2. Buy! The FrightnrsNothing More To SayDaptone
3. Buy! (Various)MalawiBeating Heart
4. Buy! SonzeiraTam Tam Tam ReimaginedBrownswood Recordings
5. Buy! Quantic presenta Flowering Inferno1000 WattsTru Thoughts
6. Buy! Max RomeoHorror ZoneNu-Roots
7. Buy! Zomba Prison ProjectI Will Not Stop SingingSix Degrees
8. Buy! SunburstAve AfricaStrut
9. Buy! Dotorado ProRei das Marimbas EPEnchufada
10. Buy! En CantoSolto Por Jeriself-released


Week: 9/2/2016 - 9/8/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Y La BambaOjos Del SolTender Loving Empire
2. Buy! The FrightnrsNothing More To SayDaptone
3. Buy! (Various)MalawiBeating Heart
4. Buy! Zomba Prison ProjectI Will Not Stop SingingSix Degrees
5. Buy! SunburstAve AfricaStrut
6. Buy! Quantic presenta Flowering Inferno1000 WattsTru Thoughts
7. Buy! Max RomeoHorror ZoneNu-Roots
8. Buy! Dotorado ProRei das Marimbas EPEnchufada
9. Buy! SonzeiraTam Tam Tam ReimaginedBrownswood Recordings
10. Buy! En CantoSolto Por Jeriself-released


Week: 8/26/2016 - 9/1/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! The FrightnrsNothing More To SayDaptone
2. Buy! (Various)MalawiBeating Heart
3. Buy! Dotorado ProRei das Marimbas EPEnchufada
4. Buy! SonzeiraTam Tam Tam ReimaginedBrownswood Recordings
5. Buy! Quantic presenta Flowering Inferno1000 WattsTru Thoughts
6. Buy! En CantoSolto Por Jeriself-released
7. Buy! Max RomeoHorror ZoneNu-Roots
8. Buy! SunburstAve AfricaStrut
9. Buy! (Various)Calentura: Global BassmentFania
10. Buy! Maria UsbeckAmparoCascine


Week: 8/19/2016 - 8/25/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Quanticpresenta Flowering Inferno: 1000 WattsTru Thoughts
2. Buy! En CantoSolto Por Jeriself-released
3. Buy! Max RomeoHorror ZoneNu-Roots
4. Buy! SunburstAve AfricaStrut
5. Buy! (Various)Calentura: Global BassmentFania
6. Buy! Maria UsbeckAmparoCascine
7. Buy! (Various)Space Echo: The Mystery Behind The Cosmic Sound Of Cabo Verde Finally RevealedAnalog Africa
8. Buy! ImarhanImarhanCity Slang
9. Buy! Thee CommonsLoteria TribalBurger
10. Buy! Konono No. 1Konono No. 1 meet BatidaCrammed Discs


Week: 7/22/2016 - 7/28/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Quanticpresenta Flowering Inferno: 1000 WattsTru Thoughts
2. Buy! Maria UsbeckAmparoCascine
3. Buy! En CantoSolto Por Jeriself-released
4. Buy! (Various)Calentura: Global BassmentFania
5. Buy! (Various)Space Echo: The Mystery Behind The Cosmic Sound Of Cabo Verde Finally RevealedAnalog Africa
6. Buy! ImarhanImarhanCity Slang
7. Buy! Thee CommonsLoteria TribalBurger
8. Buy! Konono No. 1Konono No. 1 meet BatidaCrammed Discs
9. Buy! Debo BandEre GobezFPE
10. Buy! La YegrosMagnetismoSoundway


Week: 7/15/2016 - 7/21/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Quanticpresenta Flowering Inferno: 1000 WattsTru Thoughts
2. Buy! (Various)Space Echo: The Mystery Behind The Cosmic Sound Of Cabo Verde Finally RevealedAnalog Africa
3. Buy! (Various)Calentura: Global BassmentFania
4. Buy! Maria UsbeckAmparoCascine
5. Buy! En CantoSolto Por Jeriself-released
6. Buy! ImarhanImarhanCity Slang
7. Buy! Thee CommonsLoteria TribalBurger
8. Buy! Konono No. 1Konono No. 1 meet Batida Crammed Discs
9. Buy! Debo BandEre GobezFPE
10. Buy! La YegrosMagnetismoSoundway


Week: 7/8/2016 - 7/14/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Quanticpresenta Flowering Inferno: 1000 WattsTru Thoughts
2. Buy! En CantoSolto Por Jeriself-released
3. Buy! (Various)Space Echo: The Mystery Behind The Cosmic Sound Of Cabo Verde Finally RevealedAnalog Africa
4. Buy! (Various)Calentura: Global BassmentFania
5. Buy! Maria UsbeckAmparoCascine
6. Buy! ImarhanImarhanCity Slang
7. Buy! Thee CommonsLoteria TribalBurger
8. Buy! Konono No. 1Konono No. 1 meet BatidaCrammed Discs
9. Buy! Debo BandEre GobezFPE
10. Buy! La YegrosMagnetismoSoundway


Week: 7/1/2016 - 7/7/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Quanticpresenta Flowering Inferno: 1000 WattsTru Thoughts
2. Buy! Maria UsbeckAmparoCascine
3. Buy! (Various)Space Echo: The Mystery Behind The Cosmic Sound Of Cabo Verde Finally RevealedAnalog Africa
4. Buy! ImarhanImarhanCity Slang
5. Buy! (Various)Calentura: Global BassmentFania
6. Buy! Thee CommonsLoteria TribalBurger
7. Buy! Konono No. 1Konono No. 1 meet BatidaCrammed Discs
8. Buy! Debo BandEre Gobez FPE
9. Buy! La YegrosMagnetismoSoundway
10. Buy! BombinoAzelPartisan/Knitting Factory


Week: 6/24/2016 - 6/30/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Quanticpresenta Flowering Inferno: 1000 WattsTru Thoughts
2. Buy! Maria UsbeckAmparoCascine
3. Buy! (Various)Space Echo: The Mystery Behind The Cosmic Sound Of Cabo Verde Finally RevealedAnalog Africa
4. Buy! (Various)Calentura: Global BassmentFania
5. Buy! ImarhanImarhanCity Slang
6. Buy! Thee CommonsLoteria TribalBurger
7. Buy! Konono No. 1Konono No. 1 meet BatidaCrammed Discs
8. Buy! Debo BandEre GobezFPE
9. Buy! La YegroMagnetismoSoundway
10. Buy! BombinoAzelPartisan/Knitting Factory


Week: 5/27/2016 - 6/2/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! (Various)Space Echo: The Mystery Behind The Cosmic Sound Of Cabo Verde Finally RevealedAnalog Africa
2. Buy! (Various)Calentura: Global BassmentFania
3. Buy! ImarhanImarhanCity Slang
4. Buy! Debo BandEre GobezFPE
5. Buy! Thee CommonsLoteria TribalBurger
6. Buy! Konono No. 1Konono No. 1 meet BatidaCrammed Discs
7. Buy! La YegrosMagnetismoSoundway
8. Buy! BombinoAzelPartisan/Knitting Factory
9. Buy! Fela Ransome Kuti and His Koola LobitosFela Ransome Kuti and His Koola LobitosKnitting Factory
10. Buy! DJ KatapilaTrotroAwesome Tapes From Africa


Week: 5/20/2016 - 5/26/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Debo BandEre GobezFPE
2. Buy! ImarhanImarhanCity Slang
3. Buy! Thee CommonsLoteria TribalBurger
4. Buy! Konono No. 1Konono No. 1 meet BatidaCrammed Discs
5. Buy! BombinoAzelPartisan/Knitting Factory
6. Buy! Fela Ransome Kuti and His Koola LobitosFela Ransome Kuti and His Koola LobitosKnitting Factory
7. Buy! CeuTropixSix Degrees
8. Buy! Africaine 808BasarGolf Channel
9. Buy! La YegrosMagnetismoSoundway
10. Buy! DJ KatapilaTrotroAwesome Tapes From Africa


Week: 5/13/2016 - 5/19/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! ImarhanImarhanCity Slang
2. Buy! Thee CommonsLoteria TribalBurger
3. Buy! CeuTropixSix Degrees
4. Buy! Africaine 808BasarGolf Channel
5. Buy! La YegrosMagnetismoSoundway
6. Buy! Debo BandEre GobezFPE
7. Buy! Konono No. 1Konono No. 1 meet BatidaCrammed Discs
8. Buy! DJ KatapilaTrotroAwesome Tapes From Africa
9. Buy! Fela Ransome Kuti and His Koola LobitosFela Ransome Kuti and His Koola LobitosKnitting Factory
10. Buy! BombinoAzelPartisan/Knitting Factory


Week: 5/6/2016 - 5/12/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! BombinoAzelPartisan/Knitting Factory
2. Buy! La YegrosMagnetismoSoundway
3. Buy! ImarhanImarhanCity Slang
4. Buy! Africaine 808BasarGolf Channel
5. Buy! Konono No. 1Konono No. 1 meet BatidaCrammed Discs
6. Buy! Debo BandEre GobezFPE
7. Buy! Thee CommonsLoteria TribalBurger
8. Buy! Fela Ransome Kuti and His Koola LobitosFela Ransome Kuti and His Koola LobitosKnitting Factory
9. Buy! CeuTropixSix Degrees
10. Buy! Systema SolarSystema SolarNacional


Week: 4/29/2016 - 5/5/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! BombinoAzelPartisan/Knitting Factory
2. Buy! Africaine 808BasarGolf Channel
3. Buy! Konono No. 1Konono No. 1 meet BatidaCrammed Discs
4. Buy! La YegrosMagnetismoSoundway
5. Buy! Debo BandEre GobezFPE
6. Buy! Thee CommonsLoteria TribalBurger
7. Buy! Fela Ransome Kuti and His Koola LobitosFela Ransome Kuti and His Koola LobitosKnitting Factory
8. Buy! ImarhanImarhanCity Slang
9. Buy! CeuTropixSix Degrees
10. Buy! Systema SolarSystema SolarNacional


Week: 4/22/2016 - 4/28/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! BombinoAzelPartisan/Knitting Factory
2. Buy! Africaine 808BasarGolf Channel
3. Buy! La YegrosMagnetismoSoundway
4. Buy! Debo BandEre GobezFPE
5. Buy! Konono No. 1Konono No. 1 meet BatidaCrammed Discs
6. Buy! Fela Ransome Kuti and His Koola LobitosFela Ransome Kuti and His Koola LobitosKnitting Factory
7. Buy! Thee CommonsLoteria TribalBurger
8. Buy! CeuTropixSix Degrees
9. Buy! Systema SolarSystema SolarNacional
10. Buy! DJ KatapilaTrotro Awesome Tapes From Africa


Week: 2/19/2016 - 2/25/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! AnchorsongCeremonialTru Thoughts
2. Buy! Baaba MaalThe TravelerPalm Recordings
3. Buy! KhruangbinThe Universe Smiles Upon YouNight Time Stories
4. Buy! Lakou MizikWa Di YoCumbancha Discovery
5. Buy! XIXABloodlineBarbes
6. Buy! Los HacherosBambulayeChulo
7. Buy! SidestepperSupernatural LoveReal World
8. Buy! Nicola CruzPrender El AlmaZZK
9. Buy! BosqCelestial StrutUbiquity
10. Buy! BoogatNeo-ReconquistaMaisonette


Week: 1/29/2016 - 2/04/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Baaba MaalThe TravelerPalm Recordings
2. Buy! Nicola CruzPrender El AlmaZZK
3. Buy! KhruangbinThe Universe Smiles Upon YouNight Time Stories
4. Buy! BosqCelestial StrutUbiquity
5. Buy! BoogatNeo-ReconquistaMaisonette
6. Buy! Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood & the Rajasthan ExpressJununNonesuch
7. Buy! Dexter StoryWondemSoundway
8. Buy! St. GermainSt GermainNonesuch
9. Buy! BoogarinsManualOther
10. Buy! Grupo FantasmaProblemasBlue Corn


Week: 1/22/2016 - 1/28/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood & the Rajasthan ExpressJununNonesuch
2. Buy! Baaba MaalThe TravelerPalm Recordings
3. Buy! KhruangbinThe Universe Smiles Upon YouNight Time Stories
4. Buy! Nicola CruzPrender El AlmaZZK
5. Buy! BosqCelestial StrutUbiquity
6. Buy! BoogatNeo-ReconquistaMaisonette
7. Buy! Dexter StoryWondemSoundway
8. Buy! St. GermainSt GermainNonesuch
9. Buy! BoogarinsManual Other
10. Buy! Grupo FantasmaProblemasBlue Corn


Week: 1/15/2016 - 1/21/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Baaba MaalThe TravelerPalm Recordings
2. Buy! KhruangbinThe Universe Smiles Upon YouNight Time Stories
3. Buy! Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood & the Rajasthan ExpressJununNonesuch
4. Buy! BosqCelestial StrutUbiquity
5. Buy! BoogatNeo-ReconquistaMaisonette
6. Buy! Nicola CruzPrender El ElmaZZK
7. Buy! Dexter StoryWondemSoundway
8. Buy! St. GermainSt GermainNonesuch
9. Buy! BoogarinsManualOther
10. Buy! Grupo FantasmaProblemasBlue Corn


Week: 1/08/2016 - 1/14/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Baaba MaalThe TravelerPalm Recordings
2. Buy! Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood & the Rajasthan ExpressJununNonesuch
3. Buy! Nicola CruzPrender El AlmaZZK
4. Buy! Dexter StoryWondemSoundway
5. Buy! BosqCelestial StrutUbiquity
6. Buy! St. GermainSt. GermainNonesuch
7. Buy! BoogarinsManualOther
8. Buy! Grupo FantasmaProblemasBlue Corn
9. Buy! BoogatNeo-ReconquistaMaisonette
10. Buy! EmpresariosThe Vibesself-released


Week: 1/01/2016 - 1/07/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Shye Ben Tzur, Jonny Greenwood & the Rajasthan ExpressJununNonesuch
2. Buy! Nicola CruzPrender El AlmaZZK
3. Buy! Dexter StoryWondemSoundway
4. Buy! BosqCelestial StrutUbiquity
5. Buy! St. GermainSt. GermainNonesuch
6. Buy! BoogarinsManualOther
7. Buy! Grupo FantasmaProblemasBlue Corn
8. Buy! BoogatNeo-ReconquistaMaisonette
9. Buy! EmprasariosThe Vibesself-released
10. Buy! Joan SorianoMe DecidiiASO