Meet Arooj Aftab, Pakistan’s first female Grammy nominee – her song Mohabbat made it to Barack Obama’s 2021 Summer Playlist on Instagram, and her new album ‘Vulture Prince’ is making waves

When Arooj Aftab was announced as a nominee for best new artist at the 64th Grammy Awards, it marked the first time that a Pakistani woman was recognised by the recording academy, making history for Pakistan and South Asia.The 36-year-old genre-blending vocalist is also the first Pakistani to be nominated in the best new artist category. Musician Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was nominated in 1996 for best traditional folk album and best world music album.Who are Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s…


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