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President Mbeki meets award winning Soweto Gospel Choir

President Mbeki meets award winning Soweto Gospel Choir

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March 2, 2008 Elaine Photos Comments Off on President Mbeki meets award winning Soweto Gospel Choir

Mbeki lauds Soweto Gospel Choir

Mbeki lauds Soweto Gospel Choir

Michael Appel BuaNews February 12, 2008 Pretoria – President Thabo Mbeki has congratulated the Soweto Gospel Choir for winning their second consecutive Grammy Award, saying they continue to do the nation proud. The choir picked up a Grammy Award for Best Traditional World Music Album at the ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday. The 26 [...]

February 12, 2008 Elaine Articles Comments Off on Mbeki lauds Soweto Gospel Choir

Soweto Gospel Choir wins again

Soweto Gospel Choir wins again

by Millicent Kgowedi     12 February 2008  City of Johannesburg There is another award on the trophy shelf for the Soweto Gospel Choir, which has received its second Grammy for the album, African Spirit. A proud Soweto Gospel Choir has received its second Grammy Award in Los Angeles, winning the Best Traditional World Music category for [...]

February 12, 2008 Elaine Articles, News Comments Off on Soweto Gospel Choir wins again

Soweto Gospel Choir wins second consecutive Grammy

Soweto Gospel Choir wins second consecutive Grammy

Reuters feature about the Choir winning their second Grammy. Songs featured: This Little Light of Mine / M’Lilo Vutha Mathanjeni / If You Ever Needed the Lord and Woza Meli Wami. Choir members featured: Gugu Mbongwa and Milton Ndlakuse. Unfortunately, the video is no longer available to view. If you have a copy of this [...]

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Second Grammy Win!

Second Grammy Win!

Lucas Bok (L) and Shimmy Jiyane of the Soweto Gospel Choir pose with their Grammy awards for Best Traditional World Music Album for “African Spirit” at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles February 10, 2008. [...]

February 10, 2008 Elaine News, Photos Comments Off on Second Grammy Win!

Soweto’s singing sensations

Soweto’s singing sensations

iAfrica.com 21 Feb 2007 “We are thrilled at this honour. It’s every musician’s dream and for us the dream has come true,” said the Soweto Gospel Choir’s Executive Producer Beverly Bryer on accepting the group’s award for Best Traditional World Music at the Grammys last Sunday. Those associated with the group see their win as [...]

February 21, 2007 Elaine Articles Comments Off on Soweto’s singing sensations

You’re forgiven for not knowing a thing about SA’s Grammy award winners

You’re forgiven for not knowing a thing about SA’s Grammy award winners

Andrew Walker 18 February 2007 Sunday Independent When one wins an award as prestigious as a Grammy, instant international stardom is expected. You would expect to become an A-list celebrity rubbing shoulders with the who’s who, picking and choosing your concerts – not to mention being entitled to stake your appearance fee, no matter how [...]

February 18, 2007 Elaine Articles, News Comments Off on You’re forgiven for not knowing a thing about SA’s Grammy award winners

Soweto choir living their dream with Grammy win

Soweto choir living their dream with Grammy win

February 13, 2007 Solly Maphumulo The Star What does it take to make a dream come true? Hard work, according to the Soweto Gospel Choir’s Bev Briars. The globe-trotting choir achieved their dream on Sunday night when they were awarded the Grammy for best traditional world music album for Blessed. Speaking to The Star from [...]

February 13, 2007 Elaine Articles Comments Off on Soweto choir living their dream with Grammy win

SGC Wins Grammy!

SGC Wins Grammy!

Members of the Soweto Gospel Choir accept the award for best traditional world music album for “Blessed” at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, in Los Angeles. [...]

February 11, 2007 Elaine News, Photos Comments Off on SGC Wins Grammy!

Soweto choir rocks the world

Soweto choir rocks the world

Valerie Boje 8 February 2007 Pretoria News Three people behind the success of South Africa’s super choir, the Soweto Gospel Choir, are on their way to the US and the 49th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. Producer/director Beverly Bryer, musical director David Mulovhedzi and record producer Robin Hogarth leave South Africa today. Twenty-five [...]

February 8, 2007 Elaine Articles, News Comments Off on Soweto choir rocks the world