You can add Grammy Award winner to Koffee’s accolades as the 19-year-old recording artiste copped the Best Reggae Album Grammy at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles.
She became the first solo female to cop the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album at the 62nd ceremony for the coveted music awards.
Koffee set the music scene alight when she dropped off the lead single from her debut EP in November 2018. “Toast,” which has never been more appropriate, was the smash hit that turned Koffee into a chart-topping success across the globe. The young songstress has already earned bragging rights for making it onto previous President of the United States – Barack Obama’s summer and favorites from 2019 playlists as well as getting her songs featured on social media by the likes of Rihanna, Lil Uzi Vert and many more. Now Koffee boasts the iconic Recording Academy Award and a record to go with it.
On accepting the award, she thanked her fellow nominees for their contributions to reggae and declared her win a victory for reggae and Jamaica.
Other nominees for the Reggae Album of the Year were:
Julian Marley for his album, As I am; Sly and Robbie and Roots Radics for the album: Sly and Robbie vs Roots Radics; Steel Pulse for Mass Manipulation, and Third World for More Work to be Done.
WATCH Koffee’s acceptance speech here:
She is scheduled to perform at the Super Bowl Weekend (January 31-February 1) and Coachella in April.
Reggae gained Grammy status in 1984 as Best Reggae Recording. The first winners Black Uhuru, who were selected in early 1985.