Max Martin wins his first Grammy
Dark Horse with Kate Perry (written by Max Martin) and Shake It Off with Taylor Swift (written by Max Martin and Johan “Shellback” Schuster) are some of the hit songs for which he earned the nomination. Along with Blank Space (written by Max Martin and Shellback and recorded by Taylor Swift) the songs have dominated the American Billboard Top 100, with 14 weeks at the number one spot.
The Grammy is an accolade by the Recording Academy and is considered the music industry's equivalent of the Academy Awards. The 57th annual Grammy Awards had a total of 105 categories, in 30 different genres.