South Africa: Soweto Gospel Choir Wins Third Grammy Award


The Soweto Gospel Choir has made South Africa proud by winning the Best World Music Album award for their album Freedom at the 61st Grammy Awards, held in Los Angeles.

The album is best known for its liberation struggle songs.
This is the choir’s third Grammy award.
The music group’s previous wins were in 2007 and 2008 in The Best Traditional World Music Album category.
The group announced the win on their Twitter account, sparking congratulatory messages from fans.

Grammy Award winners list for 2019
Here is a list of winners in the major categories for the Grammy Awards, which were handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles:

-Album of the Year: Kacey Musgraves, Golden Hour.
-Record of the Year (best overall song.
performance): Childish Gambino, This Is America
-Song of the Year (recognizing songwriting): Donald Glover (Childish Gambino) and Ludwig Goransson, This Is America.
-Best New Artist: Dua Lipa.
Best Music Video: Childish Gambino, This Is America.
-Best Rap Album: Cardi B, Invasion Of Privacy.
-Best Rock Album: Greta Van Fleet, From the Fires.
-Best Pop Vocal Album: Ariana Grande, Sweetener.
-Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, Shallow.
-Best Urban Contemporary Album: The Carters, Everything Is Love.
-Best R&B Album: H.E.R., H.E.R..
-Best Alternative Music Album: Beck, Colors.
-Best World Music Album: Soweto Gospel Choir, Freedom

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