Damian Marley has won the Grammy for Best Reggae Album for ‘Stony Hill‘ at 60th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony held on Sunday Madison Square Garden in New York City.
This marks Damian’s third Grammy. He previously won for Best Reggae Album for Welcome To Jamrock (2006) and Best Urban/Alternative Performance for the said album. His ‘Halfway Tree‘ album received the 2002 Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album.
This is the first time since 2003 that the ceremony is held outside Los Angeles.
— Recording Academy (@RecordingAcad) January 28, 2018
Here were the nominees
Best Reggae Album
Common Kings, Lost in Paradise
J Boog, Wash House Ting
Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Stony Hill
Morgan Heritage, Avrakedabra
In 2017, Ziggy Marley won his 7th Grammy Award for his self-titled Reggae Album at Grammys in Los Angeles, America. The Marley holds the record for the most wins in this category, with seven wins as of 2017. Morgan Heritage took home the 2016 Grammy, their first.
Shaggy performed duet with American legend Sting “Don’t Make Me Wait” which they first performed at the Shaggy and Friends Concert