Angélique Kidjo's 10th album, Eve, is dedicated to the women of Africa. Pierre Marie Zimmerman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lucky Diaz and Alisha Gaddis, the brains behind Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, won the Latin Grammy for Best Latin Children's Album in 2013. Matt Harbicht/Courtesy of Sugar Mountain hide caption

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Peter Gabriel's 2010 covers album Scratch My Back is complemented this year by a multi-artist tribute album, And I'll Scratch Yours. Michele Turriani/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Luscious Jackson released a children's album, Baby DJ, last month. Doug Seymour /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Michele Rosewoman (bottom right) is joined by batá percussionists in performance with her New Yor-Uba Ensemble in 2013. Tom Ehrlich/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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