Grammy® Award Winner and US Billboard #1 artist Ricky Kej is an internationally renowned Indian Music Composer, Conservationist, and Professor.
Ricky Kej composed and produced his album ‘SHANTI SAMSARA’, which was launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande in the presence of World Leaders at the United Nations COP21 Climate Change Conference in Paris. Ricky went on to performing music from this album twice at the United Nations General Assembly, NY and the UN Headquarters in Geneva, among other prestigious venues all over the world.
Ricky has been awarded the United Nations “Global Humanitarian Artist”. Among other awards to his credit, he has also won Producer of the year at the South African Music Awards (S.Africa), Album of the year at the Zone Music Awards (New Orleans), Centre for Conscious Creativity ‘FutureVision’ Award (Los Angeles). Ricky is also conferred with the title “Pride of Karnataka” and “Youth Icon of India”. A chapter on Ricky’s life and musical journey is taught in 7th grade English textbooks in India.
Real Leaders, a Signatory to the United Nations has named Ricky Kej as one of the 100 Real Leaders who ‘Inspire the Future’. He is a Conservationist, Environmentalist, professor at the prestigious National Institute of Advanced Studies (at the Indian Institute of Science) and an Ambassador to Earth Day Network. UNICEF has named Ricky Kej as their official ‘Celebrity Supporter’.