Proud Moment: this year Grammy Award for Indian musicians
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in News/ February 5,2024
This year 66th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, included not only just Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus but also Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain and flautist Rakesh Chaurasia who won the award for Best Global Music Performance. Their song Pashto, which was awarded, features American musicians Bela Fleck and Edgar Meyer featuring Rakesh Chaurasia.
Also, Indian musicians Shankar Mahadevan and Zakir Hussain’s fusion band Shakti made India proud at the 66th Grammys in LA on Monday. The fusion band, Shakti won the Grammy latest release ‘This Moment’. The band features renowned artists like John McLaughlin, Zakir Hussain, Shankar Mahadevan, V Selvaganesh, and Ganesh Rajagopalan.
PM Modi also congratulated the winners “Congratulations @ZakirHtabla , @Rakeshflute , @Shankar_Live , @kanjeeraselva, and @violinganesh on your phenomenal success at the #GRAMMYs! Your exceptional talent and dedication to music have won hearts worldwide. India is proud! These achievements are a testament to the hardwork you keep putting in. It will also inspire the new generation of artists to dream big and excel in music”
The Grammy Awards (stylized as GRAMMY), or simply known as the Grammys, are awards presented by the Recording Academy of the United States to recognize “outstanding” achievements in the music industry. They are regarded by many as the most prestigious and significant awards in the music industry worldwide.