SOUTH AFRICAN GROUP, LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO WIN 5TH GRAMMY AWARDS
A South African all male music group, Lady Smith Black Mambazo have just won their 5th Grammy award.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo are a South African male choral group singing in the vocal styles of isicathamiya and mbube. They rose to worldwide prominence as a result of singing with Paul Simon on his 1986 album Graceland, and have won multiple awards, including five Grammy Awards. They were formed by Joseph Shabalala in 1960 and later became one of South Africa’s most prolific recording artists, with their releases receiving gold and platinum disc honours.
The group has since become a mobile academy, teaching people about South Africa and its culture.
The all-male choir have become a favorite at the Grammys, on Sunday, they won for the fifth time with an album that revisits one of its breakthrough works.
The album “Shaka Zulu Revisited: 30th Anniversary Collection took the award for the Best World Music Album.
congratulations Ladysmith black mambazo.