Jamaica’s Ziggy Marley Earns Reggae Grammy

Reggae artistes and the genre as a whole always seem to miss out on camera action during most Grammy Awards.  A pre-show announcement for the 2014 ‘Best Reggae Album‘ has revealed Jamaica’s Ziggy Marley as the winner!

This marks  his second solo Best Reggae Album Grammy Sunday for his live In Concert set.

The amazing 14-track album, earned the award  over Sly and Robbie and the Jam Masters’ Reggae Connection; Sizzla’s The Messiah; One Love, One Life by Beres Hammond; Ziggy Marley’s Ziggy Marley in Concert and Snoop Lion’s Reincarnated.

The talented Jamaican singer’s first solo Grammy came in 2007 for Love is my Religion.

  

Ziggy Marley grammy award best reggae album 2014 Three years later, he won a Grammy for Best Musical Album for Children with Family Time.

At 45 years of age, he is the eldest of  the reggae legend Bob Marley’s sons.

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

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.

The Grammy Awards is being held in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theatre.

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