[ad_1] Grammys 2024: Shankar Mahadevan, Zakir Hussain win award

Feb 5, 2024

Grammys 2024: Shankar Mahadevan, Zakir Hussain win award

ET Online

Making India Proud

Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain and singer Shankar Mahadevan have made India proud with a terrific win at the presigious 2024 Grammy Awards.

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Global Album of the Year

Shakti, a fusion music group comprising Hussain and Mahadevan has won the award for best global music album for 'This Moment'. (Image: Shakti website)

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The album

'This Moment' features Shakti founding member, guitarist John McLaughlin alongside Hussain, Mahadevan, violinist Ganesh Rajagopalan and percussionist Selvaganesh Vinayakram. (Image: Shakti website)

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After four decades

Shakti's 'This Moment', the group's first studio album in more than 45 years, was released to critical acclaim in June 2023. (Image: Facebook/ John McLaughlin)

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'Thank you, India'

"Thank you boys, God, family, friends and India. We are proud of you, India," said Mahadevan in the speech

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Dedicated to wife

Mahadevan dedicated the award to his wife, Sangeeta.“Last but not the least, I’d like to dedicated to award to my wife for whom my every note of music is dedicated to. Love you,” he said.

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About Shakti

McLaughlin, a British guitarist, formed Shakti in 1973 with Hussain, Indian violin player L Shankar, and percussionist T H 'Vikku' Vinayakram. (Image: X/ John McLaughlin)

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First album

Along with mridangam player Ramnad V Raghavan, the band released their first album 'Shakti with John Mclaughlin' in 1975.

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