Bob Marley receives Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

by DRW
(Jamaica)

Bob Marley

Bob Marley

Reggae music’s greatest icon has posthumously captured another accolade after receiving a new Lifetime Achievement Award Grammy recently.


Legendary Reggae singer, Bob Marley earned a replacement version of the same lifetime achievement award that he initially copped in 2001. According to reports, Recording Academy personnel recently visited Jamaica and later noticed that the original version of Marley’s lifetime Grammy had been damaged; thus, leading to the decision of creating a new rendition of said award.

Bob Marley’s eldest son and fellow Reggae superstar, Ziggy Marley reportedly accepted the award alongside his sister, Karen Marley following a Recording Academy screening of the popular documentary, Marley at the Los Angeles Film School on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood recently.

According to Neil Portnow, the Grammy Recording Academy president and CEO dubbed Bob Marley’s music as ‘song of faith, devotion and revolution.’

Bob Marley has earned several posthumous awards since dying of cancer at the tender age of 36 in 1981; being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 and earning a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2001, just to name a few.

source:examiner.com

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Comments.

Subscribe to our Eblast and get the latest Dancehall, Reggae News and Releases sent directly to you.

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

To have your projects featured on dancehallreggaeworld.com, Please email us at [info@dancehallreggaeworld.com]

Get your music sent to over 20,000 Subscribers now!!! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Articles You Might Have Missed ......

Custom Search
Custom Search

Did You Miss These?

Recent Articles

  1. Empire Record Signs Major Deal With Konshens

    Mar 23, 17 03:45 PM

    Dancehall Artiste Konshens Signs Major record deal with United States based record label Empire Record.

    Read More

  2. Top upcoming festivals Dancehall & Reggae Music

    Mar 23, 17 11:13 AM

    The a list of all the upcoming festivals in jamaica, dancehall, clubs, sumfest, nam and jam among many others. All are listed here

    Read More

  3. Lutan Fyah Music Never Dies - 16th Studio Album

    Mar 22, 17 10:00 PM

    The latest release with Jamaican modern roots veteran, Lutan Fyah; "Music Never Dies" is Lutan Fyah's 16th album to date and his first with I Grade Records.

    Read More

  4. Bay-C Trending In Latin Market With Bubble Butt Collaboration

    Mar 22, 17 05:42 PM

    March 22, 2017 Kingston Jamaica After a successful first year for his solo career, popular bass vocalist Bay-C - formerly of super group T.O.K, is doing

    Read More

  5. Jupitar - "I Have Signed Million Dollar Record Deal"

    Mar 22, 17 01:50 PM

    Enemies hitmaker Jupitar born Mikel Mint is arguably one of the best Ghanaian reggae and dancehall musicians due to the enormous efforts he has been putting in his music career.

    Read More

  6. RastaMils Releases Official Video for "Bluffing"

    Mar 22, 17 11:55 AM

    Reggae Singer RastaMils Releases Official Video for "Bluffing" Produced by Bobby Digital

    Read More