Berklee Indian Ensemble’s “Shuruaat”, which contains Dr Nashid Kamal and Armeen Musa’s song “Jaago Piya”, has been nominated for the 65th Annual Grammy Awards in the category of Best Global Music Album. They are the first Bangladeshis to have this honour at the world’s biggest musical award.” Jaago Piya” was written by Dr Nashid Kamal, voiced, and composed by Armeen herself. The album also features works of legendary Asian artists like Shankar Mahadevan and Ustaad Zakir Hussain. Armeen told The Daily Star about the news, and the official Grammy website also put up a list of the nominees.
“This is an absolute honour to be in consideration … ,” said the artiste. “I am still waiting for the news to sink in.”Dr Nashid Kamal is an eminent Bangladeshi vocalist, writer, and professor of demography. Armeen, a renowned Bangladeshi singer-composer, rose to fame with the hit single, ‘Bhromor Koio’, a remake of Radha Raman’s classic, which she sang right out of high school. She is a graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music. The Grammy Awards ceremony will be held at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on February 5.