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    Top 10 African artistes with Grammy awards

    These are the top 10 African artists with Grammys awards in the recording academy database.

    However, there are more than 10 but Mp3bullet focuses on notable mainstreams in the African music space, and here are the top 10 African artists with Grammys awards.

    See also: Lists of African Grammy award winners

    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.

    Top 10 African artistes with Grammy awards
    Top 10 African artistes with Grammy awards

    Converging around all aspects of the significant escapade and the links to relatively connect African that has won the Grammy awards;



    Below is the list of Africans creatives with Grammy awards

    Top 10 African artistes with Grammy awards
    Top 10 African artistes with Grammy awards

    Ladysmith Black Mambazo – South Africa

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

    Ladysmith Black Mambazo became one of South Africa’s most prolific recording artists, with their releases receiving gold and platinum disc honors.

    Lists of African Grammy award winners
    Ladysmith Black Mambazo

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

    Angélique Kidjo – Benin Republic

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

    Her musical influences include the Afropop, Caribbean zouk, Congolese rumba, jazz, gospel, and Latin styles;

    Lists of African Grammy award winners
    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.

    Lists of African Grammy award winners
    Ali Farka Touré

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



    Owuor Arunga

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

    Lists of African Grammy award winners
    Owuor Arunga

    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.

    Lists of African Grammy award winners
    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

    Lists of African Grammy award winners
    Burna Boy

    Wizkid

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

    Top 10 African artistes with Grammy awards
    Wizkid’s Grammy Plaque

    Wizkid has won (1x) Grammys award

     

    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

    Lists of African Grammy award winners
    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.

    Lists of African Grammy award winners
    Oumou Sangare

    Oumou Sangare has won (1x) Grammys award.

    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

    Lists of African Grammy award winners
    Youssou Ndour

    Top 10 African artistes with Grammy awards

    • Ladysmith Black Mambazo
    • Angélique Kidjo
    • Ali Farka Touré
    • Owuor Arunga
    • Soweto Gospel Choir
    • Burna Boy
    • Wizkid
    • Tinariwen
    • Oumou Sangare
    • Youssou Ndour

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