Lists of African Grammy award winners
The lists highlight Africans officially recorded winner of the Grammys award in the recording academy database.
As coined from Wikipedia ‘Grammy award is an award presented by the American learned academy of musicians, recording engineers, and producers, and other musical experts to acknowledge achievements and attainment in the world music industry
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Below is the list of Africans creatives with Grammy awards
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They are the most awarded African creatives in history with five Grammy awards
Angélique Kidjo is four (4) time Grammys award winner.
Ali Farka Touré
Late Ali Farka Touré Malian singer and multi-instrumentalist, and one of the African continent’s most globally acclaimed musicians, known for his derivative blends of traditional Malian music.
Ali Farka Touré is a three (3) time Grammys award Winner.
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Owuor Arunga is a Kenyan jazz trumpeter, born in Kisumu in kenya.
Owuor Arunga is a three (3) time Grammys award Winner
Soweto Gospel Choir
Soweto Gospel Choir is a South African Singing choral Group of more than 30-member, known for ensembling and blending the elements of African gospel.
Soweto Gospel Choir is three (3) time Grammys Award Winners.
Burna Boy is a Nigerian singer and songwriter, afrobeat superstar and one of the forerunners of afro-pop culture.
Burna Boy has won (1x) Grammys award
Wizkid is a Nigerian singer and songwriter, afrobeat heavyweight, one of the forerunners of the afrobeat movement.
Wizkid has won (1x) Grammys award
Tinariwen is a group of Tuareg musicians from the north of Mali consist of various guitar professionals sometimes considered as the guitar gods.
Tinariwen has won (1x) Grammys award
Oumou Sangare is a Malian singer and songwriter, known for supporting women’s rights through wassoulou, a genre of popular music derived from vocals and traditional instrumental of rural southern Mali.
Oumou Sangare has won (1x) Grammys award
Youssou Ndour is a Senegalese singer, songwriter and composer, according to Rolling Stone magazine in 2004, he is “perhaps the most famous singer alive” in Senegal and a considerable part of Africa.
Youssou Ndour has won (1x) Grammys award
late Miriam Makeba has won (1x) Grammys award
Sikiru Adepoju is a Nigeria percussionist and recording artist, basically in the genres of traditional African music and world music.
Sikiru Adepoju has won (1x) Grammys award
Wouter Kellerman is a South African globally acclaimed flautist, producer and composer.
Wouter Kellerman has won (1x) Grammys award
Michael Babatunde Olatunji was a Nigerian drummer and recording artist.
Babatunde Olatunji has won (1x) Grammys award