A R Rahman & Amjad Ali Khan Get Grammy Nominations
A R Rahman
Music maestros A R Rahman and Amjad Ali Khan have earned Grammy nominations this year. Rahman has been nominated in two categories for his music in Slumdog Millionaire while Ustad Amjad Ali Khan has been nominated in the traditional world music album category for his album ‘Ancient Sounds’.
The official website of Grammy said that Rahman has been chosen in the best soundtrack for motion pictures, television or other visual media category and in the best song for motion picture, television and other visual media category for ‘Jai ho’.
Rahman who was awarded two Oscars in 2009 Golden Globe Award has earned nominations for the first time in Grammy awards.
Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan album ‘Ancient sounds’ was released by Times Music. It comprises of seven tracks composed and written by Khan and one track composed by AlHaj.