They're a little bit ska, a little bit dancehall, and have a lot of catchy rhythms. These are the nominees and winners of the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in the 2010s, ranked from top to bottom by you. The best Grammy nominated 2010s albums come in many forms. Some 2010s reggae album artists have been performing for decades, while other acts got a Grammy nomination for their very first production.
What LPs will you find on this list of the best reggae albums of the 2010s? Snoop Dogg recorded under the name Snoop Lion for his album Reincarnated. The reggae/hip-hop masterpiece was nominated for a Best Reggae Grammy in 2014, but it lost to Ziggy Marley's In Concert. Lee “Scratch” Perry was also popular with fans and Grammy voters throughout the decade.
Jimmy Cliff reached a new audience with his Grammy-winning album Rebirth by supporting the release at major music festivals like Coachella and Lollapalooza. Other great recordings featured on this roundup of best 2010s album nominees include Tomahawk Technique by Sean Paul and Buju Banton's Before the Dawn.
Which of these critically acclaimed albums deserves the top spot on this list? That's up to you to decide. Vote your favorite releases up towards number one by giving them a thumbs up.
Rasta Got SoulBuju Banton - Nominated in 2010.
The Reggae PowerSly & Robbie and Spicy Chocolate - Nominated in 2015.
In ConcertZiggy Marley - Won in 2014.
One Love, One LifeBeres Hammond - Nominated in 2014.
The CureJah Cure - Nominated in 2016.
Harlem-Kingston Express Live!Monty Alexander - Nominated in 2012.