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India shines at Grammys as Shankar Mahadevan, Zakir Hussain win big


The 2024 Grammy Awards have been a great event in terms of India’s perspective as five musicians, including tabla maestro Zakir Hussain and flautist Rakesh Chaurasia, picked up the coveted prize at a glittering ceremony in Los Angeles. While Hussain was India’s big winner with three Grammys, Rakesh Chaurasia followed him with two. Singer Shankar...

India wins big at Grammys 2024


India was in the spotlight as musicians Shankar Mahadevan and Zakir Hussain's fusion band ‘Shakti’ bagged the Grammy for ‘Best Global Music Album’ for their album “This Moment”. “Thank you, boys. Thank you, God, family, friends, and India. India, we are proud of you…Last but not least, I would like to dedicate this award to...

Grammy nomination for Falu’s song on millets featuring PM Modi


New York: The song about millets featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been nominated in the Best Global Music Performance category for Grammy Awards 2024. The song about millets featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been nominated in the Best Global Music Performance category for the Grammy Awards 2024. The track titled ‘Abundance of Millets’...

Mulayam, SM Krishna, Zakir Hussain, Kumar Mangalam Birla get Padma awards


New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav, former External Affairs minister in the UPA government S M Krishna and tabla maestro Zakir Hussain were among six luminaries selected for the country’s second highest civilian honour Padma Vibhushan. According to an official statement released on the eve of Republic Day, Yadav, medical professional...

The sound of Indian music at the Grammys


Amid all the noise about snubs and transparency, there are a few Indian tunes that have struck the right note at the Grammy Award nominations this year. This is not the first time that Indian classical music has got recognition by the Recording Academy. A peek into the past would highlight that music rooted deep...