Singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan is elated as his and Zakir Hussain’s Shakti band clinched the Best Global Music Album award at the Grammys 2024.
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Gratitude Expressed on Instagram
Taking to Instagram, Shankar shared glimpses from the event along with a heartfelt gratitude note.
In the pictures, Shankar Mahadevan, alongside Zakir Hussain, proudly holds the Grammy trophy. Shankar expressed his disbelief and gratitude in the caption, emphasizing the realization of a lifelong dream.
Overwhelmed by Fan Support
Upon posting, fans showered the comment section with congratulatory messages, reflecting the shared joy and pride in the achievement.
Heartfelt Acknowledgments of Shankar Mahadevan
During his acceptance speech at the Grammys, Shankar Mahadevan extended heartfelt thanks to his bandmates, family, friends, and India, eliciting a resounding cheer from the audience. He also dedicated the award to his supportive wife.
Shakti Band and Their Journey
The Shakti band, comprising John McLaughlin, V Selvaganesh, and Ganesh Rajagopalan, competed with esteemed artists like Susana Baca, Bokante, Burna Boy, and Davido. Their album ‘This Moment’ was released on June 30 the previous year.
Proud Representation of India
In an exclusive interview, Shankar expressed his joy in representing India amidst world-class international artists and receiving accolades, highlighting the pride in showcasing Indian musical talent on a global stage.