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Monday, February 13, 2012

Femi Kuti Loses To Mali's Tinariwen at 54th Grammy Awards


Femi Kuti and his band.

Nigeria's Femi Kuti's turn to win the much coveted Grammy Awards is yet to come as his second nomination did not make him the winner in the Best World Music Album category won by the Touareg band Tinariwen based in Mali, for their LP Tassili. Their LP beat Femi's
Africa for Africa and two other nominees.





Tassili

Tinariwen
[Anti Records]

AfroCubism

AfroCubism
[World Circuit/Nonesuch]

Africa For Africa

Femi Kuti
[Knitting Factory Records]

Songs From A Zulu Farm

Ladysmith Black Mambazo
[Razor & Tie]








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