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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Live blogging of the Grammy’s…

Live blogging of the Grammy’s…

Hi everyone, The Pre Telecast Ceremony for tonight’s Grammy’s awards is kicking off at 1pmPT/4pmET. You can watch the live telecast at the Grammy website or on Youtube. Will “live blog” as much as I can here. 4:37pmET: Christoper Tin and Baba Yetu just won for “Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)” … he thanks the [...]

February 13, 2011 Elaine News, Photos 1

53rd Grammy Awards

53rd Grammy Awards

It’s Grammy weekend!! As announced earlier, the Soweto Gospel Choir are nominated under three different categories this year. Shimmy has traveled to Los Angeles to represent the Choir, along with their producers (including Zwai). I can’t find the exact schedule, but I believe their categories will be part of the pre-telecast show. Keep those fingers [...]

February 12, 2011 Elaine News 0

Vibrant Soweto gospel singers launch centre’s 25th season

Vibrant Soweto gospel singers launch centre’s 25th season

Jessica Pan February 12, 2011 NT News THE vibrant rhythms and vocal harmonies of the Grammy-award winning Soweto Gospel Choir launched the Darwin Entertainment Centre’s 25th season. The South African gospel group is only one of the diverse line-ups scheduled for this year’s season. “We try to choose a variety of shows to appeal to [...]

February 12, 2011 Elaine Articles, Photos 0

Media: Grubby & Dee Dee for Breakfast

Media: Grubby & Dee Dee for Breakfast

Photos and video from the Soweto Gospel Choir’s visit to the Grubby & Dee Dee for Breakfast show in Melbourne on February 11, 2011. Photos: [...]

February 11, 2011 Elaine Photos, Videos 0

SGC at U2 Concert

SGC at U2 Concert

To clarify the below: The Choir has been invited to attend the concert–nothing has been worked out in terms of performing. Just got word that the Soweto Gospel Choir have been invited to U2’s 360° concert in Johannesburg this Sunday, February 13. Not sure the exact details; but the Choir will be present at the [...]

February 9, 2011 Elaine News 0

Videos: Tuesday Aussie Media

Videos: Tuesday Aussie Media

Two videos for you: Ten – Full Circle Link to watch video. (Unfortunately, unless you are in Australia; they will block your IP.  I’m hoping to get a version so that I can share with everyone–will post that once I have.) Nine – Kerri-anne Performing Emarabini / Nkomo Ka Baba. [...]

February 9, 2011 Elaine Videos 0

Video: The Circle

Video: The Circle

Thanks to Aussie fan Ian, here’s the video of the Choir performing their This Little Light of Mine medley on The Circle. There’s also a short interview with Shimmy after wards. Enjoy! [...]

February 8, 2011 Elaine Videos 0

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch turns 102

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch turns 102

February 8, 2011 AAP To songs from an African gospel choir, philanthropist Dame Elisabeth Murdoch has celebrated her 102nd birthday in Melbourne. The mother of media titan Rupert Murdoch, a wheelchair-bound Dame Elisabeth was greeted by about 500 guests including Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu and some of her children and grandchildren, although her famous son [...]

February 8, 2011 Elaine News 0

Music session: The Soweto Gospel Choir

Music session: The Soweto Gospel Choir

Let’s face it, this week has been tougher than most for many Victorians as it is the two year anniversary of Black Saturday. It’s also been a miserable weekend for many thanks to yet more flooding, for some parts of the state water has risen for the third time in six months. Who better to [...]

February 7, 2011 Elaine Articles, Audio, News, Videos 0

Soweto choir visist ahead of Grammy gig

Soweto choir visist ahead of Grammy gig

Sally Bennett Herald Sun February 07, 2011 THEY first charmed Melburnians nine years ago, then became international stars. Last night members of the Soweto Gospel Choir dropped in on their “second home” before jetting off to the Grammy Awards. The double Grammy-winning choir will be on the red carpet again next Monday after being nominated [...]

February 7, 2011 Elaine Articles, Photos 0