Rocky Dawuni nominated for 2016 Grammy Awards

Ghanaian reggae artiste, Rocky Dawuni has made history by being the first Ghanaian to be nominated for the Grammy Awards in the US.

The Ghanaian, who is based in the US, received a nomination in the Best Reggae Album category in the world’s most respected music awards event next year.

The nominees for the 2016 awards were announced Monday.

Rocky Dawuni received the nomination for his album ‘Branches Of The Same Tree’ and will slug it out with some of the biggest names in reggae music in the world.

Also nominated in that category are Jah Cure for ‘The Cure’, Barrington Levy for ‘Acousticalevy’, Luciano for ‘Zion Awake’ and Morgan Heritage for their album, ‘Strictly Roots’.

Winners of the 2016 edition of the awards will be announced on February 2 2016 in a ceremony that will be telecast live on American cable network, CBS.

Credit: Joy News