Bengaluru-based composer Ricky Kej won his third Grammy Award on Monday for the album Divine Tides with rock legend Stewart Copeland
Bengaluru-based composer Ricky Kej won his third Grammy Award on Monday for the album Divine Tides with rock legend Stewart Copeland. Ricky was nominated in the Best Immersive Audio Album category. Following his win, Ricky gave fans on social media a glimpse of how he celebrated the momentous win.
Ricky Kej celebrates third Grammy win
Ricky took to social media to share how he celebrated his third Grammy win. Sharing an image with his ‘guru’ Stewart Copeland, he wrote, “This is how my guru, older brother and dear friend Stewart Copeland and I celebrated our win 🙂 An Indian meal in Los Angeles.. just the two of us. So grateful for him in my life. @copelandmusic @RecordingAcad #3xGrammyWinner #GRAMMYwinners”
After winning the Grammy, Ricky had tweeted, “Just won my 3rd Grammy Award. Extremely grateful, am speechless! I dedicate this Award to India. @copelandmusic Herbert Waltl Eric Schilling Vanil Veigas Lonnie Park.”
Divine Tides is Kej’s collaborative project with Copeland and they bagged another Grammy for Best New Age Album in 2022. The composer also won for his 2015 album, Winds of Samsara. Divine Tides is a tribute to the magnificence of our natural world, and features artists from around the world. The critically acclaimed album contains 9 songs and 8 music videos that were filmed around the world.
Ricky is the 4th Indian to win a Grammy and the youngest person from Indian to get the prestigious accolade. Stewart Copeland has won the Grammy 5 times.
Meanwhile, last year, in an exclusive interaction with Times Now Digital, Ricky had opened up on The Recording Academy failing to mention legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar in their memoriam section. While netizens and celebs may have took cognizance to the omission, two-time Grammy winner Ricky said he feels Lata Mangeshkar is beyond such trivialities.
Source: times now news