This is kind of a blind spot for me musically, but NPR does a really good job of curation when it comes to "world" music.
Best Global Music 2014
Latitudes: 10 Favorite Global Music Picks From 2015
They also like to throw in a couple of "world" albums into their general year end lists.
NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums of 2015
NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums of 2014