Grammy-2021 was awarded in the USA: a DJ from Kazakhstan became one of the laureates
The 14rd Music Awards took place in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 63 Grammy... DJ Imanbek Zeykenov from Kazakhstan received the remix award, becoming the first Kazakhstani nominee and laureate of this award, as well as the first musician from the CIS and the former USSR to receive this award in the category of non-classical music.
The 63rd US Academy of Recording Academy's most prestigious Grammy Awards ceremony was held without spectators in a hybrid format, with artists performing on five stages adjacent to each other.
Imanbek Zeykenov, 20, is a DJ and music producer from Kazakhstan. In 2019, he became world famous for his remix of Saint Jhn's song "Roses", for which he received the Grammy -2021.
Imanbek was born in Aksu, he learned to play the guitar when he was 8 years old. While studying at the railway college, he began working at the railway station in Aksu, but continued to engage in remixes since 2017. He remixed "Roses" previously released by Guyano-American rapper Saint Jhn through the Russian label Effective Records, which signed him. The remix was made without Saint Jhn's participation, as Imanbek Zeykenov's attempts to contact him on Instagram failed and he received no response.
A remix of this song has appeared on a large number of charts across Europe, including Belgium, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland and Sweden, and has reached number 3 on the Shazam World Top. Following the success and popularity of the remix, the original song, recorded in 2016, has appeared on the US Billboard, British Singles Chart and other countries such as Austria, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland in 2019. "Wikipedia".
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In the nomination "Best Song Written for Visual Media", together with Eilish, her brother Finneas O'Connell won. Eilish, 19, became the youngest singer to record a Bond soundtrack. The 25th James Bond film No Time to Die is slated for release in October 2021. Daniel Craig played 007 for the last time.
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A complete list of laureates and winners can be found at the official Grammy website.
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