LOS ANGELES (AP) — DJ-producer Tiesto remixed a song for his birthday and now he has a Grammy for it.
Tiesto remixed John Legend's pop ballad "All of Me," which won the Grammy for best remixed recording, non-classical. Tiesto said he "made this remix spontaneously" for his birthday.
"I gave it away as a free download," he said.
Tiesto said Legend enjoyed the remix so much that made it official. The version was a hit on pop radio in addition to the original version.
Legend's live version of the song is nominated for best pop solo performance. The song peaked at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100.
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