Messages of congratulations have been pouring in since the news that legendary South African isicathamiya group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo have won a Grammy. The Grammy Award was for the Best World Music Album for their album, Shaka Zulu Revisited: 30th Anniversary Celebration which was released in 2017. This adds up to their 5th Grammy win so far.
WE WON THE GRAMMY AWARD FOR BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM!! SHAKA ZULU REVISITED. Our 5th Grammy Award. Such an honor. Thank U Grammy Awards. Thank U fans and friends. Thank U South Africa!! pic.twitter.com/1lsqGQiM23
— Ladysmith Black Mambazo (@therealmambazo) January 28, 2018
They shared on their social media, videos of them celebrating their win!
— Ladysmith Black Mambazo (@therealmambazo) January 29, 2018
Twitter has shown massive excitement and pride with them paying tribute to the legendary group for flying the SA flag up high.
— Munei Tshamano (@sensei_munei) January 29, 2018
Ladysmith Black Mambazo bagged their 5th #GRAMMYs However for me the greatest lesson from them is that of succession planning. Joseph Shabalala may have formed the group but he is no longer the face of it. They continue to have longevity by incorporating new members! pic.twitter.com/njWqECeRS2
— Sukoluhle Nyathi (@SueNyathi) January 29, 2018
Ladysmith Black Mambazo has done it again! It’s important to note that they’re recognised in the world for a South African 🇿🇦 sound. They’re indeed a national treasure. Congratulations on your fifth award 🎉#GRAMMYs pic.twitter.com/OpmOYy4yOU
— KatlehoMK 🇿🇦 (@KatlehoMK) January 29, 2018
Congratulations to Ladysmith Black Mambazo on their Grammy Achievement!
Never Doubted ZA When It Came To The Creativity/Talent, Our Time Has Been Long Overdue. The World Is Finally Watching. 🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦#Grammys
— Karabo, the Dhesigner (@karabodhl) January 29, 2018
A big congratulations to the legends!