They are all outstanding talents and acts, and as a result has risen to international stardom. We look at the Africans who have won the world’s most prestigious music award.
7) Wouter Kellerman (1 Grammy)
Wouter Kellerman is a South African flutist and music composer, who won the Grammy for Awards for Best New Age Album in 2015. With his classical training as foundation, Kellerman has fixed his attention on World and Roots music, exploring the uniqueness of the instrument, mixing classical and contemporary tunes.
6) Tinariwen (1 Grammy)
This band of Tuareg musicians from the northern region of Mali was formed in 1979 in Tamanrassset, Algeria. Their first public attraction outside the Sahara came in 2001 with the release of The Radio Tisdas Sessions, and with performances at Festival au Desert in Mali. They won the Grammy award for Best World Music Album at the 54th Grammy Awards, in 2011 with their fifth album, Tassili.