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Whether you prefer your reggae more roots-influenced or with a heavy dose of dancehall, there's an album on this list for you. These are the nominees and winners of the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in the 2000s, re-ranked by you, the music fans. The best reggae albums of the 2000s come in many forms. Some 2000s reggae album artists have been performing for decades, while other acts got a Grammy nomination for their very first recording.

What LPs will you find on this list of the best 2000s album nominees? Damien Marley followed in his family's footsteps of celebrating and recording reggae music. His hip-hop infused releases Halfway Tree and Welcome to Jamrock both took home Grammy Awards for Best Reggae Album in the '00s. Sean Paul was also popular with fans and Grammy voters throughout the decade. Legendary artists like Jimmy Cliff and Burning Spear continued to connect with listeners in the new millennium. Other great albums featured on this roundup of the 2000s best reggae albums include Clothes Drop by Shaggy and Matisyahu's Youth.

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Roots Revival is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Roots Revival Aswad - Nominated in 2000.

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Love Is My Religion is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Love Is My Religion Ziggy Marley - Won in 2007.

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The Doctor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
The Doctor Beenie Man - Nominated in 2000.

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Equality is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Equality The Wailing Souls - Nominated in 2001.

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Dutty Rock is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Dutty Rock Sean Paul - Won in 2004.

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Mind Control is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Mind Control Stephen Marley - Won in 2008.

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Jamaican E.T. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Jamaican E.T. Lee “Scratch” Perry - Won in 2003.

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Merci is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Merci Alpha Blondy - Nominated in 2003.

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True Love is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
True Love Toots & the Maytals - Won in 2005.

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Third Generation Coming is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Third Generation Coming Third World - Nominated in 2000.

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Let Me Be the One is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Let Me Be the One Dennis Brown - Nominated in 2001.

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Art and Life is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Art and Life Beenie Man - Won in 2001.

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Living Legacy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Living Legacy Steel Pulse - Nominated in 2000.

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Too Bad is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Too Bad Buju Banton - Nominated in 2007.

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Let's Get Physical is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Let's Get Physical Elephant Man - Nominated in 2009.

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Life Is a Miracle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Life Is a Miracle Pato Banton & The Reggae Revolution - Nominated in 2001.

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The End of an American Dream is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
The End of an American Dream Lee “Scratch” Perry - Nominated in 2008.

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Black Gold Green is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Black Gold & Green Third World - Nominated in 2006.

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Amazing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Amazing Sly and Robbie - Nominated in 2009.

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Who You Fighting For? is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Who You Fighting For? UB40 - Nominated in 2007.

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Calling Rastafari is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Calling Rastafari Burning Spear - Won in 2000.

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African Holocaust is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
African Holocaust Steel Pulse - Nominated in 2005.

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Private & Confidential is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Private & Confidential Gregory Isaacs - Nominated in 2001.

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Halfway Tree is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Halfway Tree Damian Marley - Won in 2002.

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Music Is Life is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Music Is Life Beres Hammond - Nominated in 2002.

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No Holding Back is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
No Holding Back Wayne Wonder - Nominated in 2004.

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Welcome to Jamrock is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Welcome to Jamrock Damian Marley - Won in 2006.

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Intoxication is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Intoxication Shaggy - Nominated in 2009.

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Repentance is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Repentance Lee “Scratch” Perry - Nominated in 2009.

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Youth is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Youth Matisyahu - Nominated in 2007.

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Anniversary is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Anniversary Sly and Robbie and the Taxi Gang - Nominated in 2008.

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The Burning Spear Experience is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
The Burning Spear Experience Burning Spear - Nominated in 2008.

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Rhythm Doubles is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Rhythm Doubles Sly and Robbie - Nominated in 2007.

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Def Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Def Jamaica Various artists - Nominated in 2005.

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Island Warriors is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Island Warriors Various Artists - Nominated in 2002.

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Vibes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Vibes Heavy D - Nominated in 2009.

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Black Magic is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Black Magic Jimmy Cliff - Nominated in 2005.

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Clothes Drop is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Clothes Drop Shaggy - Nominated in 2006.

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Friends for Life is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Friends for Life Buju Banton - Nominated in 2004.

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Many More Roads is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Many More Roads Ky-Mani Marley - Nominated in 2002.

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Ain't Givin' Up... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Ain't Givin' Up... Third World - Nominated in 2004.

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The Trinity is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
The Trinity Sean Paul - Nominated in 2006.

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Anything For You is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Anything For You Freddie McGregor - Nominated in 2003.

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Ghetto Dictionary: The Mystery is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Ghetto Dictionary: The Mystery Bounty Killer - Nominated in 2003.

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Light Your Light is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Light Your Light Toots & the Maytals - Nominated in 2008.

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Jah Is Real is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Jah Is Real Burning Spear - Won in 2009.

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The Dub Revolutionaries (feat.... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
The Dub Revolutionaries (feat. The Mad Professor) Sly and Robbie - Nominated in 2005.

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Still Blazin' is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Still Blazin' Capleton - Nominated in 2003.

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Free Man is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Free Man Burning Spear - Nominated in 2004.

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Our Music is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2000s
Our Music Burning Spear - Nominated in 2006.