Stephen Marley Cops Reggae Grammy, Rhianna in the Winners Ccircle

Stephen Marley, took the 2007 Reggae Grammy Award with his Mind Control released by Tuff Gong/Ghetto Youths/Universal Republic.

Rihanna with her Grammy

The official award ceremony was held Sunday night. The other nominees in the category were all reggae veterans from the 1960s: Burning Spear for The Burning Spear Experience (Burning Music Production); Lee “Scratch” Perry, The End Of An American Dream (Megawave); Sly & Robbie And The Taxi Gang, Anniversary (Taxi Records) and Toots & The Maytals, Light Your Light (Fantasy).

Barbadian sensation Rihanna copped Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (For a Rap/Sung collaborative performance by artists who do not normally perform together. Singles or Tracks only.) for Umbrella, featuring Jay-Z, track from: Good Girl Gone Bad, (Def Jam Recordings).

Rihanna was also nominated for Record of the Year, which was won by Britain’s Amy Winehouse’s Rehab, a track from: Back To Black (Universal Republic Records).

     

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