First-time nominees for the Grammy awards, Morgan Heritage, was announced as the Grammy winner for Best Reggae Album at the 58th Grammy Awards.
The reggae group won for their album ‘Strictly Roots’, which topped the Billboard Reggae Album Chart when it was released last April.
The group beat out a strong collection of reggae stars, including The Cure by Jah Cure (VP Records); Branches of The Same Tree by Rocky Dawuni (Cumbancha Records); Acousticalevy by Barrington Levy (Doctor Dread Presents) and Zion Awake by Luciano (VP Records).
“Thank you to all of our fans and team that played a part of Strictly Roots Album,” the group wrote on social media.
“WE WON…YES RASTA.”
The award show took place on February 15, 2016 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
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The Grammy Award is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.