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Ziggy Marley Wins 2017 Grammy – Most Reggae Grammys in history

Ziggy Marley Wins Grammy for Best Reggae Album 2017
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Ziggy Marley won the 2017 Grammy award best Reggae Album. Marley won the Grammy for his self-titled album “Ziggy Marley “. It was his 7th Grammy award in the best Reggae Album category. It is also the most Grammy wins in history for the category. Below is a list of Ziggy Marley’s 6 other best Reggae Album Awards.

  • Best Reggae Album 1989 – Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers for the album “Conscious Party
  • Best Reggae Album 1990 – Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers for the album “One Bright Day
  • Best Reggae Album 1998 – Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers for the album “Fallen Is Babylon
  • Best Reggae Album 2007 – Ziggy Marley for the album “Love Is My Religion
  • Best Reggae Album 2014 – Ziggy Marley for the album “In Concert
  • Best Reggae Album 2015 – Ziggy Marley for the album “Fly Rasta

The nominees for Best Reggae Album award for 2017  included Devin Di Dakta & J.L. for the album “Sly & Robbie Presents Devin Di Dakta & J.L. – Reggae for Her;” J Boog for “Rose Petals;” Raging Fyah for “Everlasting;” Rebelution for “Falling into Place;” and SOJA for “SOJA: Live in Virginia.” The group Morgan Heritage took the 2016 Reggae Grammy for “Strictly Roots.” Ziggy Marley was the winner of two of the past three Reggae Grammys, taking home the award in 2014 and 2015.

Here are the Best Reggae Album covers and the labels.

Ziggy Marley (2017 Grammy Winner)
Ziggy Marley Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley
Label: Tuff Gong Worldwide

Sly & Robbie Presents… Reggae For Her
Sly & Robbie Presents... Reggae For Her

Devin Di Dakta & J.L
Label: Tuff Gong International, Taxi Records

Rose Petals
Rose Petals J Boog

J Boog
Label: Wash House Music Group

Everlasting
Everlasting Raging Fyah

Raging Fyah
Label: Dub Rockers/VP Records

Falling Into Place
Falling Into Place Rebelution

Rebelution
Label: Easy Star Records

Live In Virginia
Live In Virginia SOJA

SOJA
Label: ATO Records

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