NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — On Thursday, Fisk University hosted a Grammy celebration for the Fisk Jubilee Singers after the group won its first-ever Grammy Award this year.
The celebration kicked off at 4 p.m., and the Fisk Jubilee singers will perform. The event will take place on the Fisk University campus in front of Jubilee Hall.
Watch the celebration below:
At this year's Grammy Awards, the Fisk Jubilee Singers took home the award for "Best Roots Gospel Album" for their 150th anniversary album called, "Celebrating Fisk." The Grammy Award-winning album was recorded live at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.
The group was founded in 1871, and the a cappella ensemble performs songs that were sung by slaves prior to the Civil War.