Grammy Awards 2024: Zakir Hussain bags 3 awards for ‘Pashto’, Shankar Mahadevan’s ‘This Moment’ wins. Check list here

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During the premiere ceremony of the 66th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, US, Zakir Hussain secured the Best Global Music Performance Grammy for his contribution to “Pashto” alongside Bela Fleck and Edgar Meyer, featuring Rakesh Chaurasia.

Notably, Hussain’s impressive track record now boasts three GRAMMY wins, while Rakesh Chaurasia, a virtuoso flute player celebrated his achievement with a total of two Grammy victories.

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

In a post on X, Ricky Kej, an Indian musical composer hailed Indian artists’ winning and said that this is a great year for India at the Grammys. “Ustad Zakhir Hussain, the living legend creates history by winning 3 Grammys in one night!!! Rakesh Chaurasia wins 2!! .. and I am blessed to witness it,” he wrote.

Shankar Mahadevan from Shakti clinched the award for Best Global Music Album at the Grammys, recognizing the album “This Moment.”

Kej wrote in a post, “SHAKTI wins a GRAMMY! Through this album 4 brilliant Indian musicians win Grammys!! Just amazing. India is shining in every direction. Shankar Mahadevan, Selvaganesh Vinayakram, Ganesh Rajagopalan, Ustad Zakhir Hussain. Ustad Zakhir Hussain won a second Grammy along with virtuoso flute player Rakesh Chaurasia. Brilliant!”

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