Asha Bhosle recently entered Guiness World Records for the maximum number of recordings in history. She has sung more than 11,000 solo, duet and chorus backed songs in over 20 Indian languages since 1947.
In 1997, Asha became the first Indian singer to be nominated for the Grammy Award, for Legacy, an album with Ustad Ali Akbar Khan. She was honoured with the Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India. Asha Bhosle received Padma Vibhushan from President Pratibha Patil on Monday May 5, 2008.