“This is a great honor,” says Shaggy of Grammy win

Grammy host Alicia Keys brought out Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Jada Pinkett Smith who shared stories of how music led them to success.

Shaggy accepts the award for best reggae albumAt the 61st Annual Grammy Awards  Shaggy not only hosted the premiere Ceremony held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles but he also scooped up a Grammy beating out nominees Etana, Ziggy Marley, Protoje and Black Uhuru.

“This is a great honor,” Shaggy said, after receiving the best reggae album Grammy for his collaboration with Sting, “44/876.” “They always say about Grammys that it’s nice to be nominated. I can tell you right now it’s better to win.”

The 50-year-old artist who will release his 12th studio album, “Wah Gwaan” on May 10 also thanked Sting, saying, “He made this project feel like the greatest project I’ve ever been involved with. It was so easy and full of love and joy.”

Other winners included Drake whose heart felt on stage speech was cut off won best rap song for “God’s Plan and Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” won best song, best music video and best rap/sung collaboration.

Grammy host Alicia Keys brought out Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Jada Pinkett Smith who shared stories of how music led them to success.

Pictured: Shaggy accepts the award for best reggae album for “44/876″ at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles Photo by Invision/AP/Matt Sayles.jpg

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