Celebrity

African Grammy Winners of All-Time

1) Ladysmith Black Mambazo (4 Grammys)

Coming out of South Africa, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, a male choral group sings in the vocal styles of isicathamiya and mbube. Their collaboration with Paul Simon on his albulm, Graceland made this band rose to worldwide fame, and has won multiple awards, including 4 Grammy Awards.

Their hit song, Shaka Zulu, afforded them international spotlight, and received a warm welcome by the American audience paving way for more successes for them. Shaka Zulu won a Grammy in 1988 for Best Traditional Folk Recording.

They released the album, Wenyukela, and it was a blast, earning them their second Grammy Award and in 2009 they won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional World Music Album, marking their third Grammy Award. The band won their fourth Grammy Awards for Best World Music CD for 2013.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

via wikipedia.org

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