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Sitarist Anoushka Shankar once again loses Grammy award

Indian sitarist Anoushka Shankar who was nominated for her album ‘Land of Gold’ at the Grammy awards, lost the trophy for the sixth time. She was nominated in World Music category and was defeated by

India TV Entertainment Desk, Los Angeles [ Published on: February 13, 2017 10:45 IST ]
Anoushka Shankar

Indian sitarist Anoushka Shankar who was nominated for her album ‘Land of Gold’ at the Grammy awards, lost the trophy for the sixth time. She was nominated in World Music category and was defeated by cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

Yo-Yo Ma was nominated for his album ‘Sing Me Home’ and has received 19 Grammys till now.

Anoushka was accompanied by her husband, British director Joe Wright at the music ceremony.

"Very excited that this man is my date to the #grammys today! It's the first time he's been free to join me. #husband #JoeWright #love," she tweeeted.

For the event, the musician chose a red, high-slit velvet Sabyasachi Mukherjee gown.

Anoushka, the daughter of famous sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, received her first ever Grammy nomination at the age of 20 but she is yet to bag an award despite multiple nominations.

However, her late father won two individual Grammys as well as two in collaborations.

(With PTI Inputs)

 

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