Grammy’s 2023: Indian composer Rickey Kej creates history; details inside
The music industry’s most awaited, Grammy’s 2023 took place last night in Los Angeles. The 65th Grammy Award highlighted the most deserving who’s who of the music industry. But the main highlight of the evening was undoubtedly Indian composer Ricky Kej, who won his third grammy and took home the most coveted gramophone.
Sharing the exciting news on social media, Kej wrote, "Just won my 3rd Grammy Award. Extremely grateful, am speechless! I dedicate this Award to India. @copelandmusic Herbert Waltl Eric Schilling VanilVeigas Lonnie Park."
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Previously Ricky Kej won the grammy twice under the ‘Best New Age Album category in 2015 for his album ‘Winds of Samsara’ and in 2022 for ‘Divine Tides’ respectively. This year, the Bengaluru-based composer was nominated under the category of ‘Best Immersive Audio Album.’
The album ‘Divine Tides’ made him win the award this time too. The album by Ricky Kej and Rock-legend Stewart Copeland (the police) consists of nine songs and eight music videos that are based on versatile melodies and rhythms that are meant to ease the soul. After winning his second Grammy for the same album, Ricky took over social media and dedicated his award to India.
Written by-Durtiman Sonowal
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Just won my 3rd Grammy Award. Extremely grateful, am speechless! I dedicate this Award to India.@copelandmusic
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— Ricky Kej (@rickykej) February 6, 2023