Amadou & Mariam and Hugh Masekela nominated for a Grammy

From ONE Sun Feb 10 2013, 22:17:11

You've no doubt heard of tonight's Grammy nominees for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, and Best New Artist. But, have you heard of the African artists up for an award? Two of our favorites, Hugh Masekela of South Africa and Amadou & Mariam of Mali, are each making headlines as nominees for [...]

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