Ziggy Marley was one of the early winners yesterday at the 56th annual Grammy Awards.
Marley won in the category of Best Reggae Album for his effort, Ziggy Marley In Concert (Tuff Gong Worldwide label).
In an interview with The Gleaner shortly after the announcement was made, Marley said, "We give thanks, it is an honour and a blessing. Much respect to the Recording Academy and the fans. We are looking forward to the release of my new record FLY RASTA."
Other nominees in the category for Best Reggae Album were, Beres Hammond's One Love, One Life (VP Records), Sizzla's The Messiah (VP Records), Sly & Robbie and The Jam Masters with Reggae Connection (K'z Records), and Snoop Lion's Reincarnated (RCA Records/Berhane Sound System/Boss Lady Ent/Vice/Mad Decent).