Reggae Icon Marcia Griffiths Wins UN Award

New York, USA – The United Nations awarded its prestigious Great Esteem Award to the veteran Jamaican singer Marcia Griffiths. The prize was awarded for her outstanding musical contribution during the last 40 years. Marcia Griffiths is the only Jamaican woman who has had successes in each decade since her debut as an adolescent in 1964. She has recorded duets with Tony Gregory, Desmond Dekker, Bob Marley, Bob Andy, Free I (Jeff Dixon), Freddie McGregor, Cutty Ranks, Tony Rebel, Beenie Man, Buju Banton, Shaggy and Beres Hammond, among others. Marcia Griffiths has also had hits
covering different styles such as ska, rock steady, reggae and dancehall. Listen
Mi Niña, taken from her collaboration with
Spanish reggae band Cañaman.