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Grammy Awards 2022 fails to pay tribute to Lata Mangeshkar; fans slam ‘clueless’ Recording Academy: ‘What a shame’

The Grammy Awards 2022 failed to pay tribute to Indian playback singer Lata Mangeshkar on the award present on Sunday evening. The singer was not talked about within the In Memoriam phase of the award present. It comes after the 94th Academy Awards additionally failed to point out Lata and actor Dilip Kumar in its In Memoriam part final month. Also Read| Oscars 2022: In Memoriam phase does not pay tribute to Lata Mangeshkar and Dilip Kumar, fans react

The 2022 Grammys’ In Memoriam, led by Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr, Ben Platt, and Rachel Zegler, paid tribute to the late Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim, Taylor Hawkins, and Tom Parker, amongst a number of others. Musicians Lata Mangeshkar and Bappi Lahiri, who handed away earlier this year, weren’t talked about within the part.

Lata Mangeshkar’s fans have been taking to social media to categorical their disappointment with the Grammys. Some known as The Recording Academy, which organises the Grammy Awards, clueless for failing to point out Lata, whereas others mentioned the motion was opposite to their claims about range and inclusion.

“#GRAMMYs #LataMangeshkar Grammys just remembered #all musicians who died last year. Missing #LataMangeshkar they missed big,” whereas one other commented, “#Grammys forgetting #LataMangeshkar is a huge failure by the @RecordingAcad since there was so much talk about diversity and inclusion!!”

A 3rd one wrote, “So the in-memoriam segment of #GRAMMYs, just like the #Oscars2022, doesn’t include legendary #LataMangeshkar and then these award ceremonies will harp on about diversity & inclusivity. LOL!”

A Twitter person known as the late singer a “bigger star” than everybody else on the Grammy stage. They wrote, “First the Oscars, now no mention of #LataMangeshkar in the In Memoriam of the #GRAMMYs either. How clueless are these executives? Lataji was a bigger star than everyone on that Grammy stage tonight.”

One mentioned they’re going to skip Grammys for all times after it skipped paying tribute to Lata, whereas one other wrote, “totally disgraceful to forget #LataMangeshkar so is In the Guinness book of records for singling the most songs ever, 50,0000.#sad #RIP.” Another tweeted, “#GRAMMYs didn’t pay tribute to the greatest singer of Indian history: #LataMangeshkar or #bappilahiri.”

Lata Mangeshkar died on February 6 this year on the age of 92 weeks after she was admitted to the hospital with Covid-19 and pneumonia. Born on September 28, 1929, Lata had begun her career in 1942 on the age of 13. In a career spanning over seven a long time, she recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi movies. She additionally recorded songs in over 36 regional Indian and overseas languages. She was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour in 2001, and was additionally the recipient of three National Film Awards amongst many different honours.

Singer-composed Bappi Lahiri died on the age of 69 on February 15 this year. He had developed a chest an infection and was being handled for the ailment prior to his demise. Bappi, who composed songs for films corresponding to Disco Dancer, Himmatwala, Sharaabi, Dance Dance, Satyamev Jayate, Commando, Aaj Ke Shahenshah amongst others, final composed the track Bhankas for the 2020 film Baaghi 3.

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