Afro-Venezuelan singer Betsayda Machado, performing at globalFEST in New York City in January. Kevin Yatarola/Courtesy of globalFEST hide caption

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Betsayda Machado y Parranda El Clavo, Live In Concert

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Ani Cordero's new album, Querido Mundo, comes out February 24. Bek Andersen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Querido Mundo

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Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita's new album, Transparent Water, comes out February 24. Alicia Carrera/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Caribbean-inflected ensemble The Beachers is among Betto Arcos' picks from the Panama Jazz Festival. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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DJ Betto Arcos Shares His Musical Finds From The Panama Jazz Festival

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Syrian singer Omar Souleyman (performing here in Malmö, Sweden, in August 2016) is among the musicians whose performances in the U.S. have been left in limbo. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Even With Travel Ban Blocked, Artists Are Still Left Hanging

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The music video "Hwages" has become a viral sensation in the Middle East. YouTube hide caption

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Saudi Women Stunt Hard (And Dis Men) In A Music Video Gone Viral

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Gregory Beyer is the artistic director of the musical ensemble Arcomusical, whose new album, MeiaMeia, is dedicated to berimbau master Naná Vasconcelos. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Unraveling The Berimbau, A Simple Instrument With A Trove Of Hidden Talents

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Sudanese-American singer Alsarah brought her band, The Nubatones, to globalFEST this past Sunday in New York City. Kevin Yatarola/globalFEST hide caption

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Amid Political Change, A World Music Festival Reaffirms Its Mission

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