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Two-time Grammy Award winners, Soweto Gospel Choir, earns a 2019 Grammy Award nomination

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South African ensemble, the Soweto Gospel Choir, is celebrating the success of their latest album, ‘Freedom,’ which has earned them a 2019 Grammy Award nomination in the World Music Album category.

This makes it their third Grammy nomination. The twelve-track album was officially released on Friday, 14 September 2018, and features singles such as ‘Bawo Thixo Somandla,’Ndikhokhele OYehova’ and ‘uMandela Uthi AyihlomeIhlasele.’

The group’s nomination in the World Music Album category was announced on Friday, 8 December 2018 in Los Angeles. The Soweto Gospel Choir has previously won two Grammys, in 2008 and 2007, both in The Best Traditional World Music Album category. The Grammy Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, 10 February, 2019.

The album is available for purchase on iTunes.

Listen to ‘Freedom’ below.

Sanelisiwe Nkosi
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