KINGSTON, Jamaica CMC – The eldest son of Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, has been awarded a Grammy for the Best Reggae Album for his live In Concert set.
The 14-track album, recorded on Marley’s 2012 world tour, got the nod over Sly and Robbie and the Jam Masters’ Reggae Connection; Sizzla’s The Messiah; One Love, One Life by Beres Hammond; and Snoop Lion’s Reincarnated.
In Concert contains songs from his work with the Melody Makers including Justice and Tomorrow’s People; and True to Myself, taken from his first solo album, Dragonfly.
Marley, 45, won his first solo Grammy in 2007 for Love is my Religion. Three years later, he won a Grammy for Best Musical Album for Children with Family Time.
He also won three Best Reggae Album Grammys with the Melody Makers, a group that included his brother Stephen and sisters Sharon and Cedella.