Africa Represent! SA Music Group ‘Ladysmith Black Mambazo’ Secure Two Grammy Nominations


Africa Represent! SA Music Group ‘Ladysmith Black Mambazo’ Secure Two Grammy Nominations

By Vheektor Okpala

World-renowned South African acapella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo landed two nominations in the 60th Grammy Awards.

The announcements were made yesterday and the group was nominated in the Best World Music Album category for their record ‘Shaka Zulu Revisited: 30th Anniversary Celebration’, and in the Best Children’s Album category for ‘Songs Of Peace & Love For Kids & Parents Around The World’.

Such a great day!! Thank you Grammy Awards and to everyone who voted us as nominees for 2017!! pic.twitter.com/6e9bKmkixn

— Ladysmith Black Mambazo (@therealmambazo) November 28, 2017

In 1988, they took home their first Grammy for the album ‘Shaka Zulu’, in the Best Traditional Folk Recording category.

Their second Grammy was for their offering ‘Wanyukela’ in 2003/04.

In 2009, they won Best Traditional World Music Album.

Their fourth Grammy was in 2013, in the category Best World Music CD.

It is important to point that Ladysmith Black Mambazo have won more Grammys than some of the world’s biggest musicians; Rapper Drake has won three Grammy’s and Pop singer Ed Sheeran has won two Grammy’s.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo also holds the record for the African acts with the most Grammy wins closely followed by Angélique Kidjo with three Grammy’s.

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