– Soweto Gospel Choir wins Grammy for a non-religious category!
In a more exciting news, The Soweto Gospel Choir has won in a non-Gospel/Christian category! The Group won a Grammy for the Best World Music Album, for their album “Freedom”, in a category that comprised of Nigeria’s Seun Kuti, Bombino, Fatoumata Diawara and Yiddish Glory.
Also, Tori Kelly won for the Best Gospel Performance and Best Gospel Album. Lauren Daigle also walked away with two Grammys.
Soweto Gospel Choir won Grammy In 2006 and 2007, for Best Traditional World Music Album. In December of 2018, the choir joined Beyonce on stage at the Global Citizen Festival, singing a Zulu rendition of the song Halo.
See Winners List Below:
Band Best Gospel Performance/Song
“Never Alone” — Tori Kelly featuring Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin and Victoria Kelly, songwriters
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
“You Say” — Lauren Daigle; Lauren Daigle, Jason Ingram and Paul Mabury, songwriters
Best Gospel Album
“Hiding Place” — Tori Kelly
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
“Look Up Child” — Lauren Daigle
Best Roots Gospel Album
“Unexpected” — Jason Crabb
Best World Music Album
“Freedom” — Soweto Gospel Choir