Exploring The World Music Field Nominees

Go inside the nominations in the World Music Field categories for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards
  • Amadou & Mariam
  • Photo: Anthony Barboza/WireImage.com
    Ravi Shankar
  • Photo: Didier Baverel/Getty Images
    Anoushka Shankar
  • Photo: C Brandon/Getty Images
    Hugh Masekela
  • Photo: Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images
    Daniel Ho
January 16, 2013 -- 3:53 pm PST
GRAMMY.com

You've seen the list of nominees, now take a closer look at the artists nominated in the World Music Field for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

This year's World Music Field includes Amadou & Mariam, Hugh Masekela and Anoushka Shankar, who are each returning nominees looking for their first GRAMMY; Daniel Ho, who looks to add to his six prior GRAMMY wins; and the late three-time GRAMMY winner Ravi Shankar, who is among The Recording Academy's 2013 Special Merit Awards recipients.

Best World Music Album

Amadou & Mariam, Folila

 

Amadou & Mariam are up for one nomination this year. They have two prior GRAMMY nominations.

Daniel Ho, On A Gentle Island Breeze

Ho is up for one nomination this year. He has nine prior nominations and six GRAMMY wins.

Hugh Masekela, Jabulani

 

Masekela is up for one nomination this year. He has two prior GRAMMY nominations.

Anoushka Shankar, Traveller

Anoushka Shankar is up for one nomination this year. She has two prior GRAMMY nominations.

Ravi Shankar, The Living Room Sessions Part 1

 

Ravi Shankar is up for one nomination this year. He has eight prior nominations and three GRAMMY wins.

Who will take home the awards in the World Music Field categories? Tune in to the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Feb. 10, 2013, taking place at Staples Center in Los Angeles and airing live on CBS from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

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