Fusion Band Shakti Wins Grammy Award
The legendary fusion band Shakti has been honored with a Grammy Award for Best Global Music Album, a testament to their pioneering blend of Indian classical music with jazz. The award, presented at the recent Grammy ceremony, celebrates Shakti’s latest album, This Moment, which has captivated audiences and critics alike with its intricate rhythms and innovative musical fusion.
Featuring icons like guitarist John McLaughlin and tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain, Shakti has been at the forefront of global music fusion since the 1970s. Their Grammy win acknowledges not only their musical excellence but also their role in bringing diverse musical traditions to a worldwide audience.
In their acceptance, Shakti dedicated the award to their fans and the musicians who have inspired them and emphasized the Grammy win as a recognition of music’s universal language. This accolade underlines Shakti’s enduring impact on the music industry and their contribution to the appreciation of global musical heritage.