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    India wins big; Shankar Mahadevan, Zakir Hussain clinch ‘Best Global Music Album’ award | ActionPunjab

    66th Grammy Awards: India wakes up to a happy Monday morning as musicians Shankar Mahadevan, and Zakir Hussain’s fusion band Shakti clinched the Grammy Awards for Best Global Music Album for their latest release, ‘This Moment’.

    Taking to X, Grammys shared the post and wrote, “Congrats Best Global Music Album winner – ‘This Moment’ Shakti. #GRAMMYs.”

    They were nominated in the race Grammys with artists like Susana Baca, Bokante, Burna Boy and Davido.

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    In an acceptance speech, Mahadevan said, “Thank you boys. Thank you God, family, friends and India. India, we are proud of you.”

    His shout-out to the nation evoked a loud cheer from the crowd.
    Mahadevan also thanked his wife for her constant support.

    “Last but not the least, I would like to dedicate this award to my wife whom every note of my music is dedicated to,” he added.

    Taking to his X handle, three-time Grammy Award-winning musician Rickey Kej heaped praise on singer Shankar Mahadevan and tabla maestro Zakir Hussain’s band ‘Shakti’ for their win at this year’s Grammys. 

    The 66th Annual Grammy Awards 2024 are being held in Los Angeles.

    ‘This Moment’ album was released in June 2023, and is the band’s first album in 45 years. The band also kicked off their world tour.

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    It features eight compositions and performances created by John McLaughlin (guitar, guitar synth), Zakir Hussain (tabla), Shankar Mahadevan (vocalist), V Selvaganesh (percussionist), and Ganesh Rajagopalan (violinist).

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