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July 25, 2024

Arooj Aftab wins Best World Music Performance. Music Press Asia
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Arooj Aftab’s “Mohabbat” Wins Best Global Music Performance

Behind the South Asian folk and jazz fusion that won a Grammy, Aftab draws inspiration from what she calls her “inherited heritages” — Pakistani and Sufi traditions, jazz, folk, and minimalist music. Arooj Aftab is the first woman of Pakistani descent to win a Grammy. Her performance of Mohabbat won her the Best Global Music Performance at the 2022 Grammys.…

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