Ziggy Marley bags Grammy for Best Reggae Album

Ziggy Marley bags Grammy for Best Reggae Album

 imageThe Jamaican icon’s eldest son beat out Sly and Robbie and the Jam Masters; Sizzla; Beres Hammond, and Snoop Lion (aka Snoop Dogg/Snoopzilla).

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday January 27, 2014, CMC – The eldest son of Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, has been awarded a Grammy for the Best Reggae Album for his live In Concert set.

The 14-track album, recorded on Marley’s 2012 world tour, got the nod over Sly and Robbie and the Jam Masters’ Reggae Connection; Sizzla’s The Messiah; One Love, One Life by Beres Hammond, and Snoop Lion’s Reincarnated. 

In Concert contains songs from his work with the Melody Makers including Justice and Tomorrow’s People; and True to Myself, taken from his first solo album, Dragonfly.

Marley 45, won his first solo Grammy in 2007 for Love is my Religion. Three years later, he won a Grammy for Best Musical Album for Children with Family Time.

He also won three Best Reggae Album Grammys with the Melody Makers, a group that included his brother Stephen and sisters Sharon and Cedella.

The Grammy Awards were held on Sunday 26 January 2014 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

Souece: http://www.caribbean360.com

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