Conchord gets Grammy nomination

Last updated 12:27 07/12/2012
bret xs
KENT BLECHYNDEN/Fairfax NZ
Bret McKenzie has been nominated for a Grammy.

Relevant offers

National News

Donald Trump says perpetrators of Manchester attack are 'evil losers' Five fictional families show how different Kiwis save, and how they can save better Can Kiwis taste the price difference between expensive and cheap wine? To start saving, you first need to know everything about what you're spending Napier's drinking water being chlorinated following positive test The full list: Is your local school over capacity or at risk of overcrowding? To tip or not to tip? An American in New Zealand weighs in Wellington retail group asks banks to help solve ATM begging problem Gas odouriser spillage causes stink near Te Awamutu Manchester tragedy will traumatise so many children

Flight of the Conchords star Bret McKenzie has been nominated for a Grammy award for his Oscar-winning track Man or Muppet.

McKenzie's song, written for The Muppets movie, is up for "best song written for visual media".

Also nominated in McKenzie's category is Abraham's Daughter from The Hunger Games, Learn Me Right by Mumford & Sons from Brave, Let Me Be Your Star from Smash and Safe & Sound From The Hunger Games.

McKenzie was musical supervisor on The Muppets last year.

He won a Grammy award with Jemaine Clement in 2007, had roles in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and in the new Hobbit movie, and has played in various Wellington bands, including The Black Seeds.

Ad Feedback

- The Dominion Post

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content