Afghan pianist, Omar Akram wins a Grammy

Afghan-American pianist Omar Akram has won the Best New Age Album Award at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards for Echoes of Love, his fourth studio album released on June 05, 2012.

Akram’s win comes as the Afghan National Orchestra performs at three iconic venues in the US, including the Kennedy Centre and Carnegie Hall.

Omar Akram takes home Best New Age Album at the 55th Grammy Awards