History unfolded at the 2024 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 5th. Indian music legend, Shakti, etched their name in the coveted “Best Global Music Album” category for their album “This Moment”. It’s a monumental first for an Indian artist to claim this prestigious prize.
Shining bright amongst the album’s tracks is “Shrini’s Dream,” featuring the masterful collaborations of Shankar Mahadevan, Zakir Hussain, and John McLaughlin. This captivating piece seamlessly blends Indian musical traditions with jazz, showcasing the virtuosity of each musician.
Shakti’s victory came against formidable contenders like Davido, Burna Boy, Susana Baca, and Bokante. This triumph stands as a testament to Shakti’s artistic brilliance and their invaluable contribution to global music.
Upon receiving the award, Shakti expressed heartfelt gratitude to fans, family, and everyone involved in crafting “This Moment.” Their words resonated, “This award belongs to India, and to music that transcends borders.”
Shakti’s Grammy win represents a significant milestone for Indian music and its artists worldwide. It underscores the increasing global recognition and appreciation for India’s rich musical heritage.
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More Than Just a Trophy: Shakti’s Humble Approach
Following the Grammy win, Shakti placed the award in a humble place at home. They emphasize the immense value of the recognition, but reiterate that the music itself remains the cornerstone of their success.
Shakti continues to enthrall audiences worldwide, sharing their unique musical tapestry with diverse cultures. Their Grammy victory exemplifies the power of music to unite and bridge cultural divides.