Shaggy and Sting gained Best Reggae Album Grammy on the 61st Annual Grammy Awards.
The duo gained the trophy for his or her collaborative album, 44/876, which was launched on April 20, 2018. The undertaking is no doubt, one the main reggae/dancehall efforts launched final yr and was adequate to offer Shaggy his second Grammy award. The dancehall legend gained his first Grammy in 1996 when his debut album “Bombastic” gained Best Reggae Album. Over the years, he has obtained 5 extra nominations together with a nod for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocal for his traditional single “It Wasn’t Me” that includes Rikrok.
In the reggae class, Shaggy beat out competitions from Etana (Reggae Forever), Black Uhuru (As the World Turns), Ziggy Marley (Rebellion Rises), and Protoje (A Matter Time). Ziggy Marley already gained eight Grammys within the class leaving him probably the most embellished reggae artist.
Shaggy and Sting album, 44/876, debut at primary on the Billboard Reggae Chart and went on to spend 23 non-consecutive weeks on the high the chart with 52,000 copies bought.
Speaking with Billboard, Shaggy says he’s already prepping his new solo album Wah Gwaan. “In an ideal world it might be actually nice for us to launch the brand new album Wah Gwaan after that,” he mentioned. “Leave it to the universe. Then we’ve got a pair singles that we’re gonna put out after the Grammys.”