South African music star and Jerusalema hitmaker Nomcebo Zikode is a Grammy Award winner.
The musician together with Zakes Bantwini, Wouter Kellerman won the Best Global Music Performance beating Arooj Aftab & Anoushka Shankar, Burna Boy, Matt B & Eddy Kenzo, and Rocky Dawuni.
“Thank you so much. This is such a beautiful moment on the road to sharing South African music and culture with the world,” Kellerman said during his acceptance speech.
Zakes Bantwini added: “I just want to say, we are coming from Africa, South Africa. And this moment right here to anybody who’s in Africa just proves and affirms that every dream is valid.”
Taking to the mic after her colleagues, Zikode sang a portion of Jerusalema before thanking her family and team.
WE WON THE GRAMMY! Congrats @wouterkellerman @ZakesBantwiniSA @Nomcebozikode Best Global Music Performance- Courtesy Jen Su reporting via CBS | GRAMMYs for Entertainment News #GRAMMYs #Grammy #SouthAfrica #wouterkellerman #zakesbantwini #nomcebozikode pic.twitter.com/Q3wBsf9ys4
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