'Divine Tides' does it again! India's Ricky Kej wins third Grammy

"Just won my 3rd Grammy Award. Extremely grateful, am speechless! I dedicate this Award to India," Ricky said after winning the Award.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 7 Feb 2023, 2:55 pm

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India's music composer Ricky Kej won his third Grammy for his album Divine Tides in the Best Immersive Audio Album category at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards which was held in Los Angeles on February 6.

"Just won my 3rd Grammy Award. Extremely grateful, am speechless! I dedicate this Award to India," Ricky tweeted after winning the Award.


Divine Tides also fetched Ricky his second Grammy award in the Best New Age Album category at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards in 2022. Divine Tides was produced in collaboration with Rock & Roll legend Stewart Copeland.

Ricky also posted a picture of the celebration with Copeland with an Indian meal on Twitter and expressed his gratitude to the latter whom he endearingly addressed him as his "brother and dear friend":

grammy, ricky kej, stewart copeland"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". 

Congratulating Ricky for his third Grammy Award, Prime Minister Naredra Modi extended best wishes to the music composer.


"Congratulations @rickykej for yet another accomplishment. Best wishes for your coming endeavours," Modi tweeted.

Ricky won his first Grammy at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in 2015 for his album Winds of Samsara in the Best New Age Album category.

On winning his first grammy, Ricky had said that he aspired to bring change in the world through his music. True to his word, the music composer, who is also an environmentalist and a professor at National Institute of Advanced Studies, was featured in GQ Heroes in 20220, for using his talent to create a better world through his work and lifestyle.


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