The band’s album “Strictly Roots,” from the CTBC Music Group, bested the other nominees in the category: “Branches of the Same Tree” by Rocky Dawuni (Cumbancha); “The Cure,” Jah Cure (VP Records); “Acousticalevy,” Barrington Levy (Doctor Dread Presents); and “Zion Awake,” Luciano (Vpal Music).
The Morgan Heritage band — made up of children of reggae artist Denroy Morgan — reached out to fans on social media and showed their appreciation. “Thank you to all our Fans and Team that played a part of Strictly Roots Album! WE WON…YES RASTA! @TheGRAMMYs,” tweeted the group.
Praises for the Grammy win came from a wide ranges of sources, including People’s National Party leader and Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller; Stephen, Ziggy and Rohan Marley; the U.S. Embassy Jamaica; Tessanne Chin, Maxi Priest, Shaggy and John Legend.