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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

Soweto choir on way to hat-trick

Soweto choir on way to hat-trick

Dec 2, 2010 By Andile Ndlovu The Times Topping off a year in which the choir toured the globe again and [sic]:  the news of the nomination in the Best Traditional World Music Album category raised as much jubilance as on the previous occasions. “The choir is absolutely thrilled, there was plenty of shouting when [...]

December 2, 2010 Elaine Articles 0

Fourth Grammy nomination for Soweto Gospel Choir

Fourth Grammy nomination for Soweto Gospel Choir

Debbi de Souza December 2, 2010 Artlink.co.za Two time Grammy Award winners, Soweto Gospel Choir woke up this morning to the news that the Choir’s 5th album entitled “Grace” is nominated in the Best Traditional World Music Album category. A delighted Shimmy Jiyane, the Choir’s leader, is thrilled to receive news of the Choir’s fourth [...]

December 2, 2010 Elaine Articles, News 0

2011 Grammy Nominations!!

2011 Grammy Nominations!!

The 2011 Grammy Nominations have been announced, and the Soweto Gospel Choir are up for one solo category with their Grace album and are part of two additional categories with Christopher Tin. The categories are: Best Traditional World Music Album [Vocal or Instrumental.] Pure Sounds – Gyuto Monks Of Tibet I Speak Fula – Bassekou [...]

December 2, 2010 Elaine News 3

Grammy Recap

Grammy Recap

The 51st Grammy Awards were held last night in Los Angeles. The Choir, unfortunately, couldn’t pull a three-peat as they lost in the Contemporary World Music Album category to the Global Drum Project. Their collaboration with Peter Gabriel in the song Down to Earth, however, did win the Grammy for Best Motion Picture Song. Vusi [...]

February 9, 2009 Elaine News, Photos 0

Handicapping the Oscar race for best song

Handicapping the Oscar race for best song

Todd Martens December 9, 2008 Los Angeles Times Finding music worthy of an original song nomination wasn’t much of a challenge the last two years. As evidence, three selections from “Enchanted” were nominated in 2008 and three from “Dreamgirls” in 2007. But in early summer, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences altered the [...]

December 9, 2008 Elaine News 0

Choir lands third Grammy nomination

Choir lands third Grammy nomination

by Noughty Maluleke and JoNews Reporter City of Johannesburg December 8, 2008 Winning awards is one of the things the Soweto Gospel Choir does well. The other is helping those in need. There is the singing also, of course. The Soweto Gospel Choir has been nominated for a third Grammy Award – with two wins [...]

December 8, 2008 Elaine Articles, News 0

Choir on verge of Grammy greatness

Choir on verge of Grammy greatness

05 December 2008 Edward Tsumele Sowetan The Soweto Gospel Choir is on the brink of bringing more glory and honour to Mzansi. The globe-trotting outfit has been nominated yet again for a Grammy Award – the third consecutive year in the group’s history. Last year they walked away with a Grammy, bringing their haul of [...]

December 5, 2008 Elaine News 0

Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir meets Madiba

Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir meets Madiba

Mar 26 2008 SAPA (More photos behind the jump) The Soweto Gospel Choir presented their second Grammy Award to former president Nelson Mandela at his foundation in Houghton on Wednesday. Speaking on behalf of the choir, Sipokazi Luzipo thanked Madiba for meeting the group. “We thank you for seeing us. We are here to show [...]

March 26, 2008 Elaine Articles, News, Photos 0