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Grammy Awards 2023: Bengaluru-based composer Ricky Kej Wins His Third Grammy

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At the 65th Grammy Awards 2023, India has yet another reason to be proud! Ricky Kej, an Indian music composer, won his third Grammy on February 6 at the 65th annual Grammy Awards ceremony. The award for the best immersive audio album was shared by the US-born musician and Stewart Copeland, drummer of the iconic British rock band The Police.

The duo won the Grammy for best new age album last year for the same work.

Ricky Kej, an Indian music composer and producer, received his third Grammy award on Monday. His album ‘Divine Tides,’ which was nominated for Best Immersive Audio Album. Kej worked on this song with rock legend and Police drummer Stewart Copeland.

He is only the fourth Indian to receive a Grammy award, and he is also the country’s youngest recipient. Kej had previously won a Grammy for Best New Age Album in 2022. The composer also received an award for his 2015 album, ‘Winds of Samsara.’

 

‘Divine Tides,’ which features artists from all over the world, is a tribute to the splendour of our natural world. The critically acclaimed album includes nine songs and eight music videos shot all over the world, from the breathtaking beauty of India’s Himalayas to the icy forests of Spain.

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Ricky is India’s youngest Grammy Award winner, and only the fourth in the country’s history. Stewart Copeland, on the other hand, is a five-time Grammy Award-winning musician and composer from the United States. He is the founder and drummer of the British rock band ‘The Police,’ which has sold over 75 million albums worldwide.

Ricky beat out Christina Aguilera (‘Aguilera,’ The Chainsmokers (‘Memories… Do Not Open,’ Jane Irabloom (‘Picturing The Invisible- Focus 1′), and Nidarosdomens Jentekor & Trondeheimsolistene (‘Tuvahyun – Beatitudes for a Wounded World’).

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