Grammy awards and Indian artistes
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Indians who have won the Grammy awards
2008 Best Compilation Soundtrack Album A. R. Rahman, H. Sridhar, P. A. Deepak for Slumdog Millionaire
2008 Best Song Written for Visual Media A. R. Rahman, Tanvi Shah, Gulzar for Slumdog Millionaire Slumdog Millionaire
2022 ‘Best Children’s Album’ for A Colorful World
2015 ‘Best Children’s Album’ for I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World (Malala Yousafzai)
1968 ‘Best Chamber Music Performance’ for West Meets East
1973 ‘Album of the Year’ for his contribution to the album The Concert for Bangladesh by "George Harrison & Friends"
2002 ‘Best World [Music] Album’ for Full Circle: Carnegie Hall 2000.
2013 ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ (posthumous)
2013 ‘Best World Music Album’ for The Living Room Sessions Pt. 1
2015 Best New Age Album’ for Winds of Samsara with South Africa’s Wouter Kellerman .
2022 ‘Best New Age Album’ for Divine Tides, with Stewart Copeland, ex-of the Police (USA)
2023 Best Immersive Audio Album for Divine Tides with Stewart Copeland.
Tibetan Monks of Palpung Sherab Ling Monastery, near the Bir Tibetan settlement: Best Traditional World Music Album Award for Sacred Tibetan Chants: The Monks of Sherab Ling Monastery
T. H. Vikku Vinayakram
1991 Best World Music Album T. H. Vinayakram and Zakir Hussain Planet Drum
1993 ‘Best World Music Album’ for A Meeting by the River with Ry Cooder (USA).
1991 ‘Best World Album’ for album Planet Drum with percussionist TH Vinayakram
2008 ‘Best Contemporary World Music Album’ for Global Drum Project.
1981 ‘Best Classical Performance – Instrumental Soloist(s) (With Orchestra)’ for Isaac Stern 60th Anniversary Celebration.
1981 ‘Best Engineered Recording, Classical’ award for Isaac Stern 60th Anniversary Celebration.
1982 ‘Best Classical Vocal Soloist Performance’ for Verdi: Arias (Leontyne Price Sings Verdi)
1990 ‘Best Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist (With Orchestra)’ for Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 In A Minor/Glazunov: Violin Concerto In A Minor
1990 ‘Best Classical Vocal Performance’ for Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti In Concert
Indians nominated for the Grammys
Ali Akbar Khan
1 997 Best World Music Album for Legacy
1998 Best World Music Album for Passing on the Tradition
2002 Best World Music Album for Live at Carnegie Hall
2005 Best Contemporary World Music Album for Rise
2012 Best World Music Album for Traveller
2014 Best World Music Album for Traces of You
2015 Best World Music Album for Home
2016 Best World Music Album for Land Of Gold
2021 Best World Music Album for Love Letters
2010 Best Contemporary World Music Album for "Om Namo Narayanaya: Soul Call"
L. Shankar, Zakir Hussain and T. H. Vinayakram
1 996 Best World Music Album for Raga Aberi
2021 Best New Age Album for Periphery
2014 Best World Music Album for The Living Room Sessions Pt. 2
T. H. Vinayakram and Zakir Hussain
1 991 Best World Music Album for Planet Drum
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
1 997 Best World Music Album for Tabula Rasa
1 969 Album Of The Year, Classical for Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra
1969 Best Classical Performance, Orchestra for Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra
1970 Best Opera Recording for Verdi: Il Trovatore
1971 Best Choral Performance, Classical for Verdi: Four Sacred Pieces
1973 Best Opera Recording for Puccini: Turandot
1976 Best Classical Orchestral Performance for The Fourth Of July(Ives: Symphony No. 2, Variations On America/ Copland: Appalachian Spring/ Bernstein: Overture To Candide/ Gershwin: American In Paris)
1978 Best Pop Instrumental Performance for Star Wars And Close Encounters Of The Third Kind
1978 Best Classical Orchestral Performance for Stravinsky: Rite Of Spring
1978 Best Opera Recording for Puccini: La Fanciulla Del West
1979 Best Pop Instrumental Performance for Manhattan - Music From The Woody Allen Film
1980 Best Classical Album for Bartók: Concerto For Violin And Orchestra
1981 Best Classical Album for Isaac Stern 60th Anniversary Celebration
1981 Best Choral Performance (Other Than Opera) for Verdi: Requiem
1983 Best Classical Album for Vivaldi: Four Seasons And Concerto For 4 Violins, Op. 3, No. 10/ Bach: Double Concerto BWV 1043/ Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364
1990 Best Classical Album for Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti In Concert
1994 Album Of The Year for The 3 Tenors In Concert 1994
1994 Best Pop Album for The 3 Tenors In Concert 1994
2007 Best Opera Recording for Verdi: La Traviata
Indians who have been nominated for the Grammy awards: II
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Amjad Ali Khan 2010
Asha Bhosle 2005
Bickram Ghosh Has played on one Grammy- winning (’Full Circle’ with Ravi Shankar) and four Grammy- nominated albums.
Lakshmi Shankar 2009
Louis Banks 2009
Nawang Khechog 1996
Ngawang Tashi Bapu 2006
Vijay Iyer 2011
Indpaedia believes that this is a complete, exhaustive list of all Indians and people of Indian origin who have won or been nominated for a Grammy award.
Three of the winners/ nominees are from the Shankar family.
It would be a pleasure to include Norah Jones, but it is not certain if Miss Jones would want to be included.