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Musician is first Singaporean to get Grammy nomination

December 14, 2012 - 11:04pm

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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).

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