First time nominees Jamaican reggae group Morgan Heritage is pleased that it won a Grammy Award earlier during the course of this week. The group won the award for Best Reggae Album at the 58th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California on Monday 15th February 2016.
Gramps Morgan said he was thankful to let the lord be glorified and magnified. He added that it’s been many years that the group has been putting out their work, and being nominated is an accomplishment by itself,” he added.
Gramps extends kudos and much love and blessing to everyone who had a heart in participating in that album. The other nominees for the Best Reggae Album award were Jah Cure, Barrington Levy, and Luciano.
The reggae group won for their album ‘Strictly Roots’, which topped the Billboard Reggae Album Chart when it was released last April. Morgan was proud that their album was recognized by such an elite academy of musicians, song writers and composers. He sees this as a great accomplishment for Jamaica’s culture and music, and for that of the Caribbean as a whole.
He stated that they had to go to the Federal Express and ship out the CDs, and ensure that as many people as possible have the album, and that was not easy. However, the group is now proud of its accomplishment because it is all round winner. He said “We produce on the album, we play on the album, we sang, we wrote, and it is all mostly on our own label; so the label is now a Grammy award winning record company.
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