Album Bhajans, containing eight devotional Hindu songs sung by Danish Punjabi singer and actress Anita Hjorth Lerche of Indianapolis, has been nominated for the One World Music Awards 2016 in the category of "Best Global Fusion Album of 2016".
Anita Lerche, who is also famous as "Heer from Denmark", said "I feel so honored and am grateful to everyone from my creative team! Thank you for your amazing work. I am also happy for my friends from Sultans of String (Chris McKhool) and Ciro Hurtado who are also nominated in the same category - they both have got some excellent albums, which you should check out."
Maahiya (Single) song had won a ‘Danish World Award 2009’ for World Track of the Year. It’s a fusion of East and West. Cheshire Cat is rapping in English in a reggae style and Anita sings traditional Punjabi Folk.
It was produced in Birmingham by Flavasia (Kully B & Gussy G) and has got lyrics by the legendary Dev Raj Jassal.
The Award winners will be announced on June 4.
Earlier this year Anita's music was featured alongside AR Rahman, Anoushka Shankar, Sonu Nigam, Joss Stone, Vanessa Carlton and many other international artists!
It is her recording of the Swedish folk song "Vem Kan Segla" that has been chosen for the triple album 'Music to Inspire — Artists United Against Human Trafficking', produced by Rukus Avenue.