Anoushka Shankar to perform at 65th annual Grammy Awards

Updated: Jan 28 2023 4:23PM

Mumbai, Jan 28 (PTI) Composer and sitarist Anoushka Shankar is set to perform at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on February 5. The sitar player will perform the song "Udhero Na" alongside vocalist Arooj Aftab from his new album 'Vulture Prince'. The track is nominated in the Best Global Music Performance category at this year's Grammys.

Shankar's latest album 'Between Us…' with Metropole Orkest & Jules Buckley featuring Manu Delago has also been nominated for the Best Global Music Album, making her the first Indian female musician to receive two Grammy nods in one year. "I'm genuinely over the moon to be performing at the Grammy Awards premiere ceremony for the third time. This time I'm excited to share the stage with the wonderful Arooj Aftab, playing her beautiful song 'Udhero Na'.

"I’m grateful my music on this song and on my album 'Between Us…' has been recognised with a nomination again and am proud to represent India and my instrument, the sitar, on this world stage," she said in a statement.