The legendary music maestro has been nominated for his album Living Room Sessions Part 2
Pandit Ravi Shankar has received a posthumous nomination at 56th Grammy Awards with his album The Living Room Sessions Part 2 in the World Music section. The sitar master, who died last December at the age of 92, won the World Music album award last year for the first part of the album The Living Room Sessions Part 1, besides being given the lifetime achievement honour, which was received by his daughters Anushka Shankar and Norah Jones.
The album consists of three tracks Raga Mishra Kafi, Raga Sindhi Bhairavi and Raga Bhairavi. Others nominees of the World Music Album category are Gipsy Kings’ for Savor Flamenco, Femi Kuti for No Place For My Dream and Ladysmith Black Mambazo for Live: Singing For Peace Around The World.