Ziggy Marley. Bunny Wailer. Sly and Robbie. These are just a few of the renowned acts that appear on this list of nominees and winners of the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in the 1990s. Outside of their genre, these Grammy-nominated 1990s albums vary greatly in style and tone. Some of the 1990s' best reggae albums focus on dancehall rhythms, while others highlight ska sounds. But all of these recordings are considered among the best reggae albums of the 1990s.
What LPs will you find on this list of '90s Grammy-nominated reggae albums? Toots & the Maytals kept the ska steady beats flowing throughout the '90s. Their albums An Hour Live and Ska Father were both nominated for the Best Reggae album. Burning Spear was also popular with reggae fans and Grammy voters during the decade.
Reggae went pop with the 1996 Grammy-winner Boombastic by Shaggy. Other good releases featured on this roundup of the top Grammy-nominated reggae albums of the '90s include Fe Real by Maxi Priest and The Skatalites' Greeting from Skamania.Which reggae album is the best of the best? That's up to you to decide. Vote your favorite recordings up to the top of the list by giving them a thumbs up.