Mr Arun Shenoy is the first local musician to be nominated for the Grammys.
The nomination of his Spanish Flamenco-inspired album, Rumbadoodle, for Best Pop Instrumental Album for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, was announced at the nomination ceremony on Dec 5.
The 34-year-old producer said the 11-track album took two years to produce, and features a wide array of talents from all over the world, including London, Canada, Los Angeles, Pakistan and India.
Born in Manipal, India, but now a proud Singaporean, Mr Shenoy credits the success of his album to his newfound home and the local music industry.
Read more in The New Paper on Saturday (Dec 15).