Indian descent Ricky Kej wins his second Grammy Award


Acclaimed Indian descent musician, composer, producer, and environmentalist Ricky Kej won his second Grammy Award.

The 64th annual Grammy Awards was held Sunday, April 3 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Forty-year-old Kej bagged the trophy along with Stewart Copeland for ‘Devine Tides’ in the Best New Age Album category.

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.”

Kej’s win made everyone extremely happy.

Congratulating him, a user tweeted, “Congratulations, Ricky. A well-deserved one. Very, very, very happy for you. Here’s to many more accolades to you and your team.”

“Many congratulations, Ricky. Two Grammys! Here’s to more,” another one wrote.

Born in North Carolina, Kej presently lives in Bengaluru, India, and won his first Grammy in 2015 for the album Winds of Samsara’ in the Best New Age Album category, which is composed in collaboration with South African flutist and composer Wouter Kellerman.