Five-time Grammy-award-winning music legends Ladysmith Black Mambazo. File picture: Jason Boud/ANA

Johannesburg - South African group Ladysmith Black Mambazo won their fifth Grammy award on Sunday in New York.

The group took the award for the Best World Music Album for their album Shaka Zulu Revisited: 30th Anniversary Celebration.

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They tweeted " We won the Grammy Award for Best World Music Album!!! Shaka Revisited. Our 5th Grammy Award. Such an honour. Thank U Grammy Awards. Thank you fans and friends. Thank you South Africa!!"
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Congratulations have poured on social media.

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