Grammy nomination for “Paint It Black”

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), which is responsible for nominating Grammy candidates, has Mick Jagger and Keith Richards nominated as arrangers for the classic version of the Rolling Stones hit “Paint It Black”. The classic piece with a cello interpretation was included in the first episode of the Netflix series “Wednesday”. In addition to Jagger and Richards were Esin Aydingoz, Chris Bacon and Alana Da Fonseca nominated for best instrumental and acapella arrangement. The listing was announced on November 10, 2023.

Cello interpretations of various genres

The streaming provider’s series, which appeared in November 2022, was streamed for more than 341 million hours in the first few weeks. This makes “Wednesday” the most successful English-language series debut in Netflix history. In addition to “Paint It Black,” the series also included cello renditions of “Nothing Else Matters” by Metallica and “Physical” by Dua Lipa.

Grammy nomination for Rock Song of the Year

This is the first Grammy nomination for the Rolling Stones members in the “Arrangement” category. The rock legends have received a total of 15 nominations over the years – and Mick Jagger received two alone. Additionally, they won Best Rock Song this year for the song “Angry” from their album “Hackney Diamonds.” nominated. “Hackney Diamonds” is it The band’s first new studio album in 18 years.

The original 1966 version of “Paint It Black” was a No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 but was not nominated for the Grammys. The Stones received their first nomination in 1978 for their album “Some Girls,” which reached number one on the Billboard 200. It was nominated for Album of the Year. But until 1979, the Grammys didn’t have a genre category for rock.

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