Wouter Kellerman, Zakes Bantwini & Nomcebo Zikode pose in the press room with the award for Best Global Performance during the 65th Annual Grammy Awards. AFP/Frederic J. Brown
JOHANNESBURG - Zakes Bantwini, Wouter Kellerman, and Nomcebo Zikode have done South Africa proud at the 65th annual Grammy Awards.
The trio scooped Best Performance in the Global Music category.
The award is for their hit song 'Bayethe'.
Their win follows last year's Grammy won by DJ Black Coffee for the Best Dance/Electronic Album.
This is Kellerman's fourth Grammy, while it's a first for both Bantwini and Zikode.
Took me 17 years to find my path,— Zakes Bantwini (@ZakesBantwiniSA) February 5, 2023
I have no words to express the emotions and grace that have come over me.
This moment is owed to my late Mother & Father.
Unkulu’ Nkulu uNumber 1!!!!
🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿 #roadtothegrammys pic.twitter.com/FLhi2OmzTT
Look at God!!! From Hammarsdale to the world! 🌍— Nomcebo Zikode (@Nomcebozikode) February 5, 2023
I never imagined that God would take me to such heights and platforms!
I want to give a special shoutout to my fans 💚🙏🏽@wouterkellerman, @tholsi_pillay, @zakesbantwini @sibo_the_zulu @fraserselwyn 👗 @gertjohan #GRAMMYs pic.twitter.com/gFPSArX49B
We won the Grammy for the Best Global Music Performance for our song ‘Bayethe’ Thank so much to everybody for all the support - this is for the whole of South Africa! Awesomeness @ZakesBantwiniSA @Nomcebozikode #africatotheworld #grammy #grammy2023 pic.twitter.com/qK31QPBHCl— Wouter Kellerman (@wouterkellerman) February 5, 2023