Celebrity

African Grammy Winners of All-Time

4) Soweto Gospel Choir (2 Grammys)

Bred and nurtured in Soweto, South Africa, The Sowete Gospel Choir is a band of more than 30 members. Their genre of music comprises African gospel, Negro spiritual, reggae and American popular music. The band was birthed by two choir directors, David Mulovhedzi and Beverly Bryer.

They won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional World Music Album in 2007 and 2008 respectively with their albums Blessed and African Spirit. In 2010 composer Christopher Tin’s song “Baba Yetu”, which featured the band, won the Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists.

Soweto Gospel Choir

Credit: Brett Schewitz

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