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Thursday, June 10, 2010
Updated: June 21, 5:19 AM ET
ESPN's featured World Cup music

ESPN will showcase numerous songs during its World Cup coverage as African artists enliven the year's biggest sporting event even more.

Angelique Kidjo
Angelique Kidjo, a Grammy Award-winning singer born in Benin, was called "Africa's premier diva" by Time magazine.

Here's a list, which will be updated throughout the tournament, of songs from performers featured on World Cup games and related broadcasts on ESPN, links to the artists' websites, and links for you to download and buy the songs and/or albums:

The Very Best, featuring Ezra Keoing

Abdullah Ibrahim

Toumani Diabate

Hugh Masekela

Miriam Makeba

Soweto Gospel Choir

Angelique Kidjo

Fela Kuti

Freshly Ground

Shakira, featuring Freshly Ground

Brenda Fassie

Harry Belafonte and Miriam Makeba

Lucky Dube

Cesaria Evora



DJ Mujava


The Parlotones

Blitz The Ambassador