After Oscars, Grammy Awards omit Lata Mangeshkar from ‘In Memoriam’ part


Followers of Lata Mangeshkar are disenchanted after the late singer was not included within the ‘In Memoriam’ part of the sixty fourth Annual Grammy Awards.

The absence of the legendary Indian playback singer from the 2022 Grammys ceremony, held on early Monday morning in Las Vegas, comes per week after the Academy Awards disregarded Mangeshkar from its homage phase as properly.

Mangeshkar died on January 6 on account of a number of organ failure. She was 92-years-old.

The followers took to Twitter to criticise the Recording Academy, the establishment that conducts Hollywood’s greatest musical awards night time, for omitting Mangeshkar’s title.

Calling out the Grammys for honouring solely American music, a person mentioned the occasion felt “futile and insignificant”.

“Slightly unrelated, however after they have been paying tributes to artists who handed away this yr and there was no point out of Lata Mangeshkar- India’s most liked singer, all of it felt so futile and insignificant. These reveals don’t have any regard for ‘international’ music- solely American.” One other wrote: “So each the Oscars and the Grammys did not honor the late nice Lata Mangeshkar of their respective memoriam segments? That is a disgrace. #GrammyAwards #Oscars”

A Twitter person mentioned not simply Mangeshkar, the Grammys additionally disregarded veteran music composer Bappi Lahiri (69). Lahiri died of obstructive sleep apnea on January 15, days after Mangeshkar’s demise.

“#GRAMMYs did not pay tribute to the best singer of Indian historical past: #LataMangeshkar or #bappilahiri.”

The ‘In Memoriam’ phase of the Grammys paid tributes to legendary drummer of Foo Fighters Taylor Hawkins, Hollywood performing greats Sidney Poitier and Betty White, singer-actors Meat Loaf, Vicente Fernandez, jazz composer Chick Corea, amongst many others.

In response to ETOnline, whereas the present reportedly started with an inventory of tons of of names to probably embrace, the size of the phase required them to pare down the ultimate record of these to be included.

A way more complete record is featured on the GRAMMYs web site, which additionally doesn’t point out Mangeshkar or Lahiri.

Final week, the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences, which organises the Academy Awards, had additionally disregarded cinema icon Dilip Kumar from its ‘In Memoriam’ record.

Nonetheless, at its 2022 version the British Academy of Movie and Tv Awards (BAFTA) featured Mangeshkar within the ‘In Memoriam’ phase and described the music icon as “an Indian playback singer, who recorded an estimated 25,000 songs for greater than 1,000 Hindi movies over a profession spanning 70 years”.


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