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

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

World Famous South African Singing choral Group founded by Joseph Shabalala, known for its role in introducing traditional choral music to the world.

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo

They are the most awarded African creatives in history with five Grammy awards

Angélique Kidjo

Angélique Kidjo is Republic of Benin singer-songwriter, actress, and activist, sometimes regarded as heroic, because of her artistical longevity.

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Angélique Kidjo

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.

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Ali Farka Touré

Ali Farka Touré is a three (3) time Grammys award Winner.



is a Kenyan jazz trumpeter,  born in Kisumu in kenya.

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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.

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Soweto Gospel Choir

Soweto Gospel Choir is three (3) time Grammys Award Winners.

Burna Boy

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

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Burna Boy

Wizkid

Wizkid is a Nigerian singer and songwriter, afrobeat heavyweight, one of the forerunners of the afrobeat movement.

Wizkid has won (1x) Grammys award

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Wizkid

Tinariwen

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

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Tinariwen

Oumou Sangare

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

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Oumou Sangare

Youssou Ndour

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

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Youssou Ndour

South African singer and songwriter, nicknamed Africa she is Associated with musical genres including jazz, Afropop, and world music.

late has won (1x) Grammys award

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Sikiru Adepoju

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

Sikiru AdepojuLists of African Grammy award winners
Sikiru Adepoju

Wouter Kellerman 

is a South African globally acclaimed flautist, producer and composer.

has won (1x) Grammys award

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Babatunde Olatunji

Michael Babatunde Olatunji was a Nigerian drummer and recording artist.

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Olatunji Babatunde

Babatunde Olatunji has won (1x) Grammys award

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