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Jimmy Cliff “Rebirth” Wins Grammy For Best Reggae Album

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Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff won his second Grammy today for Best Reggae Album with his critically acclaim disc “Rebirth.”

The reggae star went into the Grammy Awards with stiff competition from The Original Wailers (Miracle), Sean Paul (Tomahawk Technique), Toots & The Maytals (Reggae Got Soul: Unplugged On Strawberry Hill), and Sly & Robbie & The Jam Masters (New England – Jamaica 50th Edition).

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This marks Jimmy Cliff’s second Grammy. He won his first Grammy Award in 1985 with his album Cliff Hanger.

Rebirth was produced by Rancid’s Tim Armstrong and features the singles “World Upside Down,” “Guns Of Brixton,” “Reggae Music,” and “Cry No More.”

The album peaked at number 76 in the U.S. and number 83 in the U.K.

Jimmy Cliff was not present at the Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles to accept his award.

 
 
 
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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000203626930 Rona Te Pania

    Master yin yang…Jimmy Cliff you Rock Solid…IrIe. I love your music, ya another favourite reggae artist.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    GREAT POSITIVE REGGAE SINGER , CREATOR BLESS.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1436082967 Solomon Gyang

    Congrats to Jimmy Clff for the Grammy award

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000982262381 Mistah Arthur Omondi

    Vibes Alive

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    ALL THESE YEARS THIS IS THE FIRST TIME ZIGGY MARLEY AND DAMIAN MARLEY WENT TO THE GRAMMY AWARD. PRESIDENT OBAMA INTERVIEW , BOB MARLEY HELP HIM TO KNOW WHAT WAS WAS HAPPEND IN THE WORLD. OUT OF AMERICA, TEARS RUNNING DOWN MY EYE. IT OKAY FOR MALE TO CRY.NEXT LIFE WILL BE BETTER FOR ALL THE HUMAN BEING ON THIS PLANET EARTH. GOD LOVE US ALL THROUGH OUR PAIN, SUFFERING, SICKNESS. THE CREATOR IS THEIR FOR US. HAVE A POSITIVE , LOVE, PEACEFUL NIGHT WITH YOUR FAMILYGOD BLESS JIMMY CLIFT.

  • James Maxwell

    Jimmy Cliff deserve this Grammy. congrats