Sting and Shaggy's collaborative project "44\/876" won the 2019 Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album.\r\n\r\n44\/876\u00a0is Shaggy's sixth nomination for Best Reggae Album. He won in 1996 with Boombastic, his platinum-seller for Virgin Records. He was nominated in 2006 for\u00a0Clothes Drop, in 2009 for\u00a0Intoxication, 2012 for Summer in Kingston, and in 2015 for Out of Many, One Music.\r\n\r\nOther acts nominated for this year's Best Reggae Album category were; Black Uhuru for As The World Turns, Etana for Reggae Forever, Ziggy Marley for Rebellion Rises and Protoje for A Matter Of Time.\r\n\r\nShaggy also hosted the 2019 Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony on Sunday.\u00a0The Premiere Ceremony was held at the LA\u2019s Microsoft Theater, just across from the main show\u2019s Staples Center location.\r\n\r\n44\/876\u00a0was named the top-selling reggae album of 2018 in the United States by Billboard Magazine. It has sold more than 52,000 copies and occupied the number one spot on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart for 23 weeks.\r\n\r\nThe project features tracks with a slew of local entertainers including Sly & Robbie, Aidonia, Morgan Heritage and Agent Sasco.\r\n\r\nShaggy and Sting earned a whopping\u00a0US$10 million on the first leg of their 44\/876 tour.\r\n\r\nAccording to\u00a0Billboard Magazine, the duo grossed US$10.8 million during the tour\u2019s opening leg in Europe, securing the\u00a0number four place on the Hot Tours chart.\r\n\r\nThe entertainer played to 132,155 fans in 23 sold-out shows.\u00a0Some of these events were festivals, they also played theatres, parks and historical sites. The smallest and largest shows were in Italy: Trani (2,210) and Verona\u2019s Arena di Verona (12,468).\r\n\r\nShaggy and Sting also had tour stops in Slovakia, Greece, Bulgaria and The Netherlands.