A familiar topic from the Kirby franchise has been nominated for a Grammy Award. This has recently been confirmed by the organization of this event by publishing in the last few hours all the categories and the list of those seeking recognition on January 31, 2022.
It is worth remembering that music themes published between September 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021 are nominated in this edition. While it isn’t the first time a video game industry topic has been nominated, it has seldom happened for it.
Among the 86 categories there is a special name under “Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A capella«. This is Meta Knight’s Revenge, an arrangement by The 8-Bit Band and Button Masher. prestigious groups that pay tribute to video game songs from across history and release their own version of them.
The original version of the Grammy-nominated Kirby song
Meta Knight’s Revenge is a theme that first appeared in the Kirby Super Star game for the SNES console in 1996.. This is the first song heard in the mini-game from The Revenge of Meta Knightwhere this character is trying to control Dream Land and it is Kirby who has to stop him by shooting down the halberd ship.
The arrangement can be heard on YouTube and the original version is included in the Kirby Super Star version of the SNES emulator of the Nintendo Switch Online subscription.
Source: Academy Grammy Awards.