Sunday 19 August, 2018

Damian Marley wins third Grammy for Best Reggae Album

Damian "Jr Gong" Marley

Damian "Jr Gong" Marley

Damian "Jr Gong" Marley won the Best Reggae Album category at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday.

Marley's 'Stony Hill' album beat out Chronixx's 'Chronology'; Morgan Heritage's 'Avrakedabra'; J Boog's 'Wash House Ting'; and 'Lost In Paradise' by Common Kings.

Damian Marley and his mom, Cindy, in Miami on Sunday evening celebrating the latest addition to his Grammy collection.

It's Marley's third Grammy award for Best Reggae Album, having won previously for 'Half Way Tree' and 'Welcome to Jamrock'.

'Stony Hill' is Marley's fourth studio album. It was released in July 2017, 12 years after his last solo album, 'Welcome to Jamrock'. Backed by the first single 'Nail Pon Cross', released in August 2016, the album has sold well since its release and he toured Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and the island nation of Mauritius. 

Who was your choice for the Reggae Grammy?

Damian Marley (Stony Hill)
24%
Chronixx (Chronology)
68%
Morgan Heritage (Avrakedabra)
3%
J Boog (Wash House Ting)
3%
Common Kings (Lost In Paradise)
2%