This is the first time that an Iranian vocalist wins the gold medal wins this award.
Other gold medal winners of the Global Music Award are from Germany, the US, Serbia, Italy, England, and United Kingdom.
Established in 2011, the Global Music Awards is a well-known international music competition which celebrates independent musicians.
Mokhtabad’s piece “Az Sharm Dar Hejabam” is a part of the album “Friend’s Shadow”. The lyrics of the piece is from the world-renowned Iranian poet Hafez (1315-1390).
The gold medal, silver medal, and bronze medal of the Global Music Award is awarded to respectively nine, 100, and 50 people.
From Iran Ahmad Mirmasoumi won the silver medal and Shahin Yousefzamini won the bronze medal.
Last year, Masoud Rezaee won a silver medal in the event.
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Original News : https://en.irna.ir/news/83750988/Popular-singer-Mokhtabad-wins-2020-Global-Music-Award
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