Bands/Musicians Famous Bands from Jamaica

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List famous Jamaican bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity with photos when available. These popular bands from Jamaica come from a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, punk and acoustic. These might not necessarily be the best Jamaican bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from Jamaica. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented Jamaican musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

This list contains bands like Big Joe and Little John.

This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from Jamaica?" and "Which bands are popular in Jamaica?"

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Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Bob Marley Reggae

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Jimmy Cliff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Jimmy Cliff Ska, Reggae

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Lee “Scratch” Perry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Lee “Scratch” Perry Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Peter Tosh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Peter Tosh Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Ziggy Marley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Ziggy Marley Reggae

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Sean Paul is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Sean Paul Hip hop music, Ragga, Dancehall

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Heavy D is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Heavy D Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, New jack swing

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Damian Marley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Damian Marley Hip hop music, Ragga, Dancehall

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Shaggy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Shaggy Hip hop music, Ragga, Dancehall

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Eek-a-Mouse is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Eek-a-Mouse Reggae

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Toots Hibbert is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Toots Hibbert Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Lynval Golding is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Lynval Golding New Wave, Ska, Rock music

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Buju Banton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Buju Banton Dancehall, Reggae, Roots reggae

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Sandy Denton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Sandy Denton Hip hop music, Dance music

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Ky-Mani Marley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Ky-Mani Marley Hip hop music, Dancehall, Reggae

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Jepther McClymont is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica

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Danny Ray is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Danny Ray

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Carlton
Carlton "Carly" Barrett Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Joe Harriott is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica

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Yellowman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Yellowman Ragga, Dancehall, Reggae

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Shabba Ranks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Shabba Ranks Ragga, Dancehall, Reggae

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Junior Marvin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Junior Marvin Rock music, Reggae, Rhythm and blues

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Desmond Dekker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Desmond Dekker Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Don Carlos is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Don Carlos Reggae

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Stranger Cole is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Stranger Cole Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Barrington Levy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Barrington Levy Dancehall, Reggae, Ragga jungle

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Cutty Ranks is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Cutty Ranks Dancehall, Reggae

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Alton Ellis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Alton Ellis Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Augustus Pablo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Augustus Pablo Reggae, Roots reggae, Dub

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Beenie Man is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Beenie Man Ragga, Dancehall, Reggae

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Bunny Wailer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Bunny Wailer Ska, Reggae, Roots reggae

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Glen Washington is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Glen Washington

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Tanya Stephens is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Tanya Stephens Dancehall, Reggae

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Dawn Penn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Dawn Penn Dancehall, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Judy Mowatt is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Judy Mowatt Reggae, Roots reggae, Gospel music

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Louie Rankin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica

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Dizzy Reece is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica

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Max Romeo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Max Romeo Reggae, Roots reggae

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Mutabaruka is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica

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Rico Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Rico Rodriguez Ska, Reggae, Jazz

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Elephant Man is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Elephant Man Dirty rap, Dancehall, Pop music

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Dr. Alimantado is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica

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Leroy Sibbles is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Leroy Sibbles Reggae

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Bounty Killer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Bounty Killer Dancehall, Reggae

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Tami Chynn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Tami Chynn Dancehall, Pop music, Reggae

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Sizzla is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Sizzla Dancehall, Reggae, Roots reggae

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Mavado is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Mavado Hip hop music, Ragga, Dancehall

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Sasha is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Sasha Reggae

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Ken Boothe is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Ken Boothe Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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Cham is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Bands from Jamaica
Cham Ragga, Dancehall, Reggae