Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album


Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album

The Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album has been awarded since 1985. From 1985 to 1991 the award was called the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Recording.

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.

2000s

*Grammy Awards of 2008
**Stephen Marley for "Mind Control"
***Burning Spear for The Burning Spear Experience
***Lee "Scratch" Perry for The End Of An American Dream
***Sly & Robbie And The Taxi Gang for Anniversary
***Toots & the Maytals for Light Your Light

*Grammy Awards of 2007
**Ziggy Marley for "Love Is My Religion"
***Buju Banton for Too Bad
***Matisyahu for Youth
***Sly & Robbie for Rhythm Doubles
***UB40 for Who You Fighting For?

*Grammy Awards of 2006
**Damian Marley for "Welcome to Jamrock"
***Burning Spear for Our Music
***Sean Paul for The Trinity
***Shaggy for Clothes Drop
***Third World for Black Gold & Green

*Grammy Awards of 2005
**Toots & the Maytals for "True Love"
***Jimmy Cliff for Black Magic
***Sly & Robbie for The Dub Revolutionaries
***Steel Pulse for African Holocaust
***various artists for Def Jamaica

*Grammy Awards of 2004
**Sean Paul for "Dutty Rock"
***Buju Banton for Friends for Life
***Burning Spear for Free Man
***Third World for Ain't Givin' Up
***Wayne Wonder for No Holding Back

*Grammy Awards of 2003
**Roger Lomas (engineer/mixer & producer) & Lee "Scratch" Perry (producer & artist) for "Jamaican E.T."
***Alpha Blondy for Merci
***Bounty Killer for Ghetto Dictionary: The Mystery
***Capleton for Still Blazin
***Freddie McGregor for Anything for You

*Grammy Awards of 2002
**Arlick Thompson (engineer), Stephen Marley (producer) & Damian Marley for "Halfway Tree"
***Beres Hammond for Music Is Life
***Ky-Mani Marley for Many More Roads
***Luciano for A New Day
***various artists for Island Warriors

*Grammy Awards of 2001
**Beenie Man for "Art and Life"
***Dennis Brown for Let Me Be the One
***Gregory Isaacs for Private & Confidential
***Pato Banton for Life Is A Miracle
***The Wailing Souls for Equality

*Grammy Awards of 2000
**Burning Spear for "Calling Rastafari"
***Aswad for Roots Revival
***Beenie Man for The Doctor
***Steel Pulse for Living Legacy
***Third World for Generation Coming

1990s

*Grammy Awards of 1999
**Sly and Robbie for "Friends"
***Beenie Man for Many Moods of Moses
***Buju Banton for Inna Heights
***Toots and the Maytals for Ska Father
***The Wailing Souls for Psychedelic Souls

*Grammy Awards of 1998
**Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers for "Fallen Is Babylon"
***Aswad for Big Up
***Burning Spear for Appointment with His Majesty
***Steel Pulse for Rage and Fury
***Yellowman for Freedom of Speech

*Grammy Awards of 1997
**Bunny Wailer for "Hall of Fame - A Tribute to Bob Marley's 50th Anniversary"
***Gregory Isaacs for Mr. Cool
***Maxi Priest for Man with the Fun
***Sister Carol for Lyrically Potent
***The Skatalites for Greetings from Skamania

*Grammy Awards of 1996
**Shaggy for "Boombastic"
***Burning Spear for Rasta Business
***The Skatalites for Hi-Bop Ska! The 30th Anniversary Recording
***Third World for Live It Up
***Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers for Free Like We Want 2 B

*Grammy Awards of 1995
**Bunny Wailer for "Crucial! Roots Classics"
***Aswad for Rise and Shine
***Black Uhuru for Strongg
***Dennis Brown for Light My Fire
***Inner Circle for Reggae Dancer
***various artists for Stir It Up

*Grammy Awards of 1994
**Inner Circle for "Bad Boys"
***Black Uhuru for Mystical Truth
***Burning Spear for The World Should Know
***Maxi Priest for Fe Real
***Ziggy Marley & Melody Makers for Joy and Blues

*Grammy Awards of 1993
**Shabba Ranks for "X-tra Naked"
***Steel Pulse for Rastafari Centennial/Live in Paris - Elysee Montmartre
***Jimmy Cliff for Breakout
***Third World for Committed
***The Wailing Souls for All Over the World

*Grammy Awards of 1992
**Shabba Ranks for "As Raw as Ever"
***Black Uhuru for Iron Storm
***Bunny Wailer for Gumption
***Rita Marley for We Must Carry On
***Steel Pulse for Victims
***Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers for Jahmekya

*Grammy Awards of 1991
**Bunny Wailer for "Time Will Tell - A Tribute to Bob Marley"
***Andrew Tosh for Make Place for the Youth
***Black Uhuru for Now
***Burning Spear for Mek We Dweet
***Toots & the Maytals for An Hour Live

*Grammy Awards of 1990
**Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers for "One Bright Day"
***Third World for Serious Business
***Wailers Band for I.D. (album)
***Bunny Wailer for Liberation
***Burning Spear for Live in Paris Zenith '88

1980s

*Grammy Awards of 1989
**Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers for "Conscious Party"
***Jimmy Cliff for Hanging Fire
***Toots for Toots in Memphis
***UB40 for UB40
***UB40, Chrissie Hynde for Breakfast in Bed

*Grammy Awards of 1988
**Peter Tosh for "No Nuclear War"
***Burning Spear for People of the World
***Third World for Hold On to Love
***UB40 for UB40 CCCP (Live in Moscow)

*Grammy Awards of 1987
**Steel Pulse for "Babylon the Bandit"
***Black Uhuru for Brutal
***The Itals for Rasta Philosophy
***Jimmy Cliff for Club Paradise
***Linton Kwesi Johnson & the Dub Band for Linton Kwesi Johnson in Concert with the Dub Band

*Grammy Awards of 1986
**Jimmy Cliff for "Cliff Hanger"
***The Blue Riddim Band for Alive in Jamaica
***Melody Makers featuring Ziggy Marley for Play the Game Right
***Burning Spear for Resistance
***Judy Mowatt for Working Wonders

*Grammy Awards of 1985
**Black Uhuru for "Anthem"
***Jimmy Cliff for Reggae Night
***Peter Tosh for Captured Live
***Steel Pulse for Steppin' Out
***Yellowman for King Yellowman


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