Indian-American Singer Falguni Shah Wins Grammy: No Words To Describe Today’s Magic

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New
York-based
Indian
singer
Falguni
Shah,
known
by
her
stage
name
Falu,
won
a
Grammy
Award
for
‘A
Colorful
World’ in
the
best
children’s
album
category.
The
Mumbai-born
singer-songwriter
took
to
Instagram
to
thank
the
Recording
Academy,
which
conducts
the
Grammys,
for
the
win.

Falguni Shah


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2022:
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Red
Carpet
Fashion
By
Dua
Lipa,
Lady
Gaga,
Lil
Nas
X

“I
have
no
words
to
describe
today’s
magic.
What
an
honor
to
perform
for
the
opening
number
of
the
GRAMMY
Premier
Ceremony,
and
then
take
home
a
statue
on
behalf
of
all
the
incredible
people
who
worked
on
A
Colorful
World.

“We
are
humbled
and
thank
the
Recording
Academy
for
this
tremendous
recognition.
THANK
YOU!
(sic)” Shah
wrote
alongside
her
pictures
from
the
event,
which
was
held
on
Sunday
night
in
Las
Vegas.

The
singer,
known
for
her
“modern
inventive
style
with
a
formidable
Indian
classically-shaped
vocal
talent”,
was
previously
nominated
for
a
Grammy
in
the
same
category
for
her
2018
album
“Falu’s
Bazaar”.

Shah,
who
is
in
her
early
40s,
has
trained
in
Hindustani
Classical
music
in
the
Jaipur
musical
tradition
and
in
the
Benares
style
of
thumrie
under
Kaumudi
Munshi
and
semi
classical
music
from
Uday
Mazumdar.
According
to
her
official
website,
she
later
continued
studying
under
the
late
sarangi/vocal
master
Ustad
Sultan
Khan,
and
later
with
the
legendary
Kishori
Amonkar
(Jaipur
style).


Grammys
2022
Performances:
Billie
Eilish,
Olivia
Rodrigo,
Lady
Gaga,
BTS

Shah
moved
to
the
US
in
2000
and
her
subsequent
career
there
has
led
her
to
collaborate
with
the
likes
of
Yo-Yo
Ma,
Wyclef
Jean,
Philip
Glass,
Ricky
Martin,
Blues
Traveler
and
A
R
Rahman,
among
others.

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