Grammy award winner Ricky Kej meets Indian PM Modi

The Bengaluru-based musician was one of two Indians to bag the trophy this year



By ANI

Published: Fri 15 Apr 2022, 8:04 AM

Last updated: Fri 15 Apr 2022, 8:09 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met music composer Ricky Kej and said the Grammy winner’s passion and enthusiasm towards music kept getting stronger.

“Happy to have met you @rickykej! Your passion and enthusiasm towards music keeps getting even stronger. Best wishes for your future endeavours,” tweeted PM Modi.

On April 4, Kej won his second Grammy Award. He bagged the trophy along with Stewart Copeland for ‘Devine Tides’ in the Best New Age Album category at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards.

Sharing the news on Twitter with his followers, Kej wrote: “Won the Grammy Award today for our album Divine Tides. Filled with gratitude and love this living-legend standing with me - @copelandmusic. My 2nd Grammy and Stewart’s 6th. Thank you to everyone who ever collaborated, hired, or listened to my music. I exist because of you.”

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Bengaluru-based Kej won his first Grammy in 2015 for his album ‘Winds of Samsara’ in the Best New Age Album category.


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