And the Grammy Goes To…Damian Marley
Damian Junior Gong Marley recently copped his 4th Grammy award at the 60th annual Grammy ceremony.
Gong was named winner in the Best Reggae Album category for Stony Hill though he was not present in person to accept the award.
Morgan Heritage and Common Kings – who were also nominated for the Grammy have since used social media to congratulate Damian Marley.
Via Facebook, Morgan Heritage said:
“We must say big congrats to our brother @damianmarley! This year was amazing for #Reggae let’s make next year even greater! BLESS UP to the first family of Reggae!”
And Common Kings posted the following on Facebook:
“Congratulations @DamianMarley on the win 🤘🏽 🤘🏽 🤘🏽 and big up to @chronixxmusic @morganheritage and our brother @jboogmusic. What an honor!! “
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports Olivia Grange also offered congratulations via social media.
In a Facebook post she stated:
““This is now the fourth Grammy win for Jr Gong in five nominations, so it’s a very impressive record that he’s establishing. I congratulate him on this latest success. It’s not only a win for Jr Gong, but victory for Jamaica’s Reggae music. We’re very happy that the Reggae Grammy is coming home to Jamaica.”
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