Meet Falguni Shah who won the best children’s music album of the year award at the Grammy’s

Apr 4, 2022

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Indian-American artist Falguni Shah, who is a New-York based singer and songwriter,...

...won the best children’s music award at the Grammy today.

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Also known as Falu, she won the award for her album named ‘A Colourful World’.

The award winner’s album is about kites, colours, and rainbows.

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Falu has been nominated twice in the same category at the Grammy’s but couldn’t win the award earlier.

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The Indian-American singer is renowned for blending Indian melodies with western sounds.

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Shah has collaborated with various big musicians like AR Rahman, Philip Glass,...

...rapper Wyclef Jean, singer-songwriter Ricky Martin and the Blues Traveler Band.

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In her early years in Mumbai, Falu was trained rigorously in the Jaipur Gharana musical tradition.

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She then moved to the United States in 2000 and joined the...

...Boston-based Indo-American band Karyshma as a lead vocalist.

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In May 2009, Falu made a special appearance at the Time 100 Gala in Time magazine's yearly gala...

...celebrating their list of the 100 most influential people in the world, where she also performed a rendition of ‘Jai Ho’ from the movie Slumdog Millionaire alongside music composer AR Rahman.

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Further in 2018, she came out with another 12-song children’s album ‘Falu’s Bazaar’... Hindi, English, and Gujarati, which was nominated for the Grammy’s in 2019.

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