Toots and the Maytals won Best Reggae Album today at the 2021 Grammy Awards. Got to Be Tough was released just days before the death of Frederick Nathaniel “Toots” Hibbert at age 77. The Maytals won the award over Buju Banton, Skip Marley, Maxi Priest, and the Wailers. It marks the second Grammy win for Toots and the Maytals after they won Best Reggae Album for True Love in 2004.
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