List of Indian Grammy Award Winners

There are more than 15 Indian Grammy Award Winners that you might not know about.

The Grammy Award or GRAMMY is presented for exceptional achievements in the music industry. It was originally known as the Gramophone Award and still, the trophy depicts a gilded gramophone.

On May 4, 1959, the very first Grammy Award ceremony was held to respect and honours the musical accomplishments of performers for the year 1958.

So, let’s take a look at all the Indian winners of the GRAMMY:

Indian Grammy Award Winners

Indian Grammy Award Winners

YearNameCategoryWon for
1968Ravi ShankarBest Chamber Music PerformanceWest Meets East
1973Ravi ShankarAlbum of the YearThe Concert for Bangladesh
1981Zubin MehtaBest Classical Performance – Instrumental Soloist Or Soloists (With
Isaac Stern 60th Anniversary Celebration
1981Zubin MehtaBest Engineered Recording, ClassicalIsaac Stern 60th Anniversary Celebration
1982Zubin MehtaBest Classical Vocal Soloist PerformanceVerdi: Arias (Leontyne Price Sings Verdi)
1990Zubin MehtaBest Classical Performance, Instrumental Soloist (With Orchestra)Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 In A Minor/Glazunov: Violin Concerto In
A Minor
1990Zubin MehtaBest Classical Vocal PerformanceCarreras, Domingo, Pavarotti In Concert
1991T. H. Vinayakram and Zakir HussainBest World Music AlbumPlanet Drum
1992Vishwa Mohan BhattBest World Music AlbumPlanet Drum
2002Ravi ShankarBest World Music AlbumFull Circle: Carnegie Hall 2000
2008A. R. Rahman, H. Sridhar, P. A. DeepakBest Compilation Soundtrack AlbumSlumdog Millionaire
2008A. R. Rahman, Tanvi Shah, GulzarBest Song Written for Visual MediaSlumdog Millionaire
2008Zakir HussainBest Contemporary World Music AlbumGlobal Drum Project
2013Ravi ShankarLifetime Achievement AwardHonorary
2013Ravi ShankarBest World Music AlbumThe Living Room Sessions Pt. 1
2015Ricky KejBest New Age AlbumWinds of Samsara
2015Neela VaswaniBest Children’s AlbumI Am Malala
2022Ricky Kej, along with Stewart Copeland, P. A. DeepakBest New Age AlbumDivine Tides
2022FaluBest Children’s Music AlbumA Colorful World

As of 2022, there are 14 Indians who have won the GRAMMY.

Falu is the recent winner of the award (in 2022) for the album named A Colorful World.

Who was the first Indian to win the Grammy Award?

Ravi Shankar was the very first Indian to win the Grammy Award in 1968. He won the award for the album named “West Meets East” in the category of “Best Chamber Music Performance”.

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  1. Hafizur Rahman says:

    Is there any record of Sonu Nigam receiving the Grammy awards …. I do not find anz !!

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