The Best Reggae Bands/Artists Bands/Musicians

The Best Reggae Bands/Artists

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Reggae artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. Many people mistakenly think of Bob Marley as the only reggae band, but there are many popular reggae bands worth exploring. Use this list of reggae artists to discover new music, look up new reggae band names and vote on groups you already know and love. This reggae artists list includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. Reggae groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all reggae bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest reggae bands of all time, since the most famous reggae artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best reggae music.

You can click on the reggae band names to see more information about that particular notable reggae group. If they're near the top of the best reggae artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top reggae bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the reggae band names themselves.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different items, like Rihanna and Eric Clapton. Upvoting your favorites gets them to rise to the top of the list. What makes the most sense to vote on, is it between The Clash and Bob Marley?

All important, significant and iconic names in reggae music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new reggae bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of reggae, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into reggae music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good reggae bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent reggae bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best reggae bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest reggae musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular reggae bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    I Roy

    Dancehall, Reggae More
  2. 52
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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music More
  3. 53
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    Dub poetry, Reggae More
  4. 54
    Up 19
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    Dancehall, Reggae, Soca music More
  5. 55
    Up 14
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    Reggae, Lovers rock More
  6. 56
    Up 10
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    Groundation

    Reggae, Jazz fusion, Roots reggae More
  7. 57
    Up 11
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    Roots Radics

    Reggae More
  8. 58
    Up 17
    Down 7
    Disco, Pop music, Reggae More
  9. 59
    Up 12
    Down 3
    Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady More
  10. 60
    Up 12
    Down 3
    Dancehall, Reggae More
  11. 61
    Up 12
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    David Isaacs

    Reggae More
  12. 62
    Up 14
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    Hip hop music, Dancehall, Folk music More
  13. 63
    Up 9
    Down 1
    Dancehall, Pop music, Reggae More
  14. 64
    Up 9
    Down 1
    Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady More
  15. 65
    Up 15
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    Hip hop music, Ragga, Dancehall More
  16. 66
    Up 10
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    Reggae, Roots reggae More
  17. 67
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    Blue Beat, Ska, Reggae More
  18. 68
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    Reggae, Jazz More
  19. 69
    Up 11
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    Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady More
  20. 70
    Up 7
    Down 0
    Pop music, Ska, Reggae More
  21. 71
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    Cocoa Tea

    Dancehall, Reggae More
  22. 72
    Up 12
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Reggae More
  23. 73
    Up 12
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    Reggae, Roots reggae More
  24. 74
    Up 8
    Down 1
    Reggae, Dub More
  25. 75
    Up 8
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    Pablo Moses

    Reggae More
  26. 76
    Up 15
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    Hip hop music, Ragga, Dancehall More
  27. 77
    Up 9
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    Ragga, Dancehall, Reggae More
  28. 78
    Up 10
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    Dancehall, Reggae, Reggae fusion More
  29. 79
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    Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady More
  30. 80
    Up 10
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    Trip hop, Reggae More
  31. 81
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    Johnny Clarke

    Reggae More
  32. 82
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    Reggae, Dub More
  33. 83
    Up 11
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    Dancehall, Reggae More
  34. 84
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    Reggae More
  35. 85
    Up 11
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    Errol Dunkley

    Reggae More
  36. 86
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    Reggae More
  37. 87
    Up 7
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    Reggae, Roots reggae, Gospel music More
  38. 88
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  39. 89
    Up 7
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    Dancehall, Reggae, Soca music More
  40. 90
    Up 8
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    Dancehall, Reggae, Rocksteady More
  41. 91
    Up 8
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    Reggae More
  42. 92
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    Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady More
  43. 93
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    Reggae More
  44. 94
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    Dancehall, Reggae, Rhythm and blues More
  45. 95
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    Ragga, Nu metal, Dancehall More
  46. 96
    Up 9
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    Reggae More
  47. 97
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    The Chantells

    Reggae More
  48. 98
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    Reggae More
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    Reggae, Roots reggae More
  50. 100
    Up 7
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    Dancehall, Reggae, Reggae fusion More
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