Global Hit

A daily spotlight on international musical artists and trends. Created by host Marco Werman, the Global Hit features interviews with musicians, critics and deejays around the globe. Subscribe to the podcast: RSS iTunes

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A record company executive tells host Lisa Mullins that he'd love to discover the next Spice Girls. So Lisa Mullins asks him, "why did you sign a recording contract with three small-town priests from Northern Ireland?"

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The World's Marco Werman profiles a singer from the West African country of Burkina Faso. His name is Victor Deme and he put out his first album at the age of 46.

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The 31-year old rapper Terry Lynn is following in the footsteps of Bob Marley. She writes and sings songs about injustice in her hometown of Kingston, Jamaica. Reporter Madeleine Bair profiles Terry Lynn.

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For today's Global Hit, the BBC's Behzad Bolour gives us a taste of the music that accompanies Nowruz, the Persian New Year. Bolour presents a weekly music program about Iranian and World music.

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Anchor Marco Werman speaks with polka musician Jimmy Sturr about this week's decision by the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences to drop the category of Best Polka Album from its Grammy awards lineup.