World famous a capella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo is one of the most active and successful South African acts ever. The made their international breakthrough in 1986 appearing prominently on Paul Simon’s Graceland. They’ve won four Grammys throughout the years, so it was for a good reason that they accompanied Nelson Mandela when he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo in 1993. Their wonderful, flawless ensemble vocals are as poignant as ever. The group was founded in 1964 by Joseph Sabala, who made his dream come true of a choir singing in perfect harmony. The group became known in South Africa by winning so many vocal competitions that they were excluded from future talent shows, simply because they were too good. Aside from Paul Simon they have collaborated with various international musicians such as Stevie Wonder, Mavis Staples and Dolly Parton.