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Three nominations have come the way of South African musicians for next year's Grammys, including the 16th nomination for the world-renowned isicathamiya and mbube singers, Ladysmith Black Mambazo. They are joined by Wouter Kellerman and gospel singer Neville D.
South African traditional group Ladysmith Black Mambazo has dedicated its latest Grammy award - for "best world music album" for Singing for Peace Around the World - to the memory and legacy of Nelson Mandela.
South Africa's Soweto Gospel Choir is looking forward to making space for another award in its already crowded trophy cabinet. The world-renowned singers have been nominated for a Grammy Award for their fifth album, Grace, in the Best Traditional World Music Album category.
South African group Ladysmith Black Mambazo won the award for best traditional world music album at the 2009 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California on Sunday night.
South Africa's Soweto Gospel Choir won a second consecutive Grammy Award in the category best traditional world music for their album African Spirit at a glitzy ceremony at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles on 10 February.
In a career spanning 40 years they've entertained audiences across the globe, sold over six million albums, performed for the likes of Nelson Mandela and the Queen of England, and collaborated with some of the biggest names in music. Now traditional Zulu musicians Ladysmith Black Mambazo have added a second Grammy award to their collection.