The late national hero Oliver Mtukudzi was on Sunday night remembered by the Recording Academy for his contribution to music.
The Zimbabwean musician died on Januray 23 2019 at the age of 66. He was remembered amongst a host of other artists and industry professionals the music community lost in 2018–2019. The Recording Academy salutes each individual for their respective talents and contributions.
The 61st GRAMMY Awards telecast on CBS featured an In Memoriam segment highlighting some of the late musicians via a video tribute, and all of these individuals who died prior to Jan. 8, 2019 are included in the official 61st GRAMMY Awards program book.