Fittingly, Marley’s victory comes amid the worldwide celebration of the 70th birthday anniversary of his father, the legendary Bob Marley.
Ziggy Marley took home the award for his Fly Rasta album on the Tuff Gong Worldwide label. He beat out SOJA (Amid the Noise); Sly and Robbie featuring Spicy Chocolate (The Reggae Power); Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry (Back on The Controls); Sean Paul (Full Frequency); and Shaggy (Out of Many, One Music).
The ceremony is being held at the Staple Center in Los Angeles.
American group SOJA, Shaggy’s Out of Many, One Music on Ranch Entertainment label, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry’s Back on the Controls on Upsetter label and Sean Paul’s Full Frequency recorded on the VP/Atlantic label.