The Grammy Awards, which are considered to be the highest honors in the American music world, have been announced, and the work of the group in which Keita Ogawa, a percussionist from Nagasaki Prefecture, is participating is the best contemporary instrumental album. Selected for the award.

The Grammy Awards are considered to be the most prestigious award in the American music world, and this is the 63rd time.

The awards were announced in Los Angeles, California on the 14th, and the best contemporary instrumental album award was given to "Live at the" by Snarky Puppy, a group in which percussionist Keita Ogawa participates.・ Royal Albert Hall ”was selected.

Mr. Ogawa won the award in this category as a member of the same group four years ago.

Originally from Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Ogawa is currently based in New York, participating in various groups including Snarky Puppy, and co-starring with artists from many countries.

Meanwhile, Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande won the Best Pop Duo / Group Performance Award, and the Korean male group BTS, which had been attracting attention, missed the award.

The announcement of this year's Grammy Awards was originally scheduled for January, but has been postponed to this month due to the effects of the new coronavirus.