Ricky Kej and Rock-legend Stewart Copeland (The Police) won the Best New Age Album Grammy for their latest album Divine Tides.
Featuring artists from around the world, Divine Tides is a tribute to the magnificence of our natural world and the resilience of our species. This critically acclaimed album contains 9 songs and 8 music videos that were filmed around the world from the exquisite beauty of the Indian Himalayas to the Icy forests of Spain.
Divine Tides has already won several awards at various festivals from around the world. With rich textures of transcendent music, Divine Tides is a surreal audio-visual experience carefully pieced together by two masters who are at the top of their game. By evoking a powerful emotional response in its listeners, this is truly positive music that can transform our planet. Ricky Kej’s previous Grammy Award win came in 2015 for his album Winds of Samsara.
We must also note that New Age music artist James Asher is credited as Writer on the song CORSO on Tyler, The Creator’s Call Me If You Get Lost album, which won the Best Rap Album category.
The 2022 New Age Grammy nominees were extremely top-heavy, filled with previous winners and A-list artists. There were no surprises this year. Here are the other nominees:
Will Ackerman, Jeff Oster & Tom Eaton
Wouter Kellerman & David Arkenstone
Night + Day
Pieces Of Forever