2010s Music Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s  

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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.

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Rasta Got Soul is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Rasta Got Soul Buju Banton - Nominated in 2010.

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The Reggae Power is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
The Reggae Power Sly & Robbie and Spicy Chocolate - Nominated in 2015.

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In Concert is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
In Concert Ziggy Marley - Won in 2014.

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One Love, One Life is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
One Love, One Life Beres Hammond - Nominated in 2014.

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The Cure is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
The Cure Jah Cure - Nominated in 2016.

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Harlem-Kingston Express Live! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Harlem-Kingston Express Live! Monty Alexander - Nominated in 2012.

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Summer in Kingston is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Summer in Kingston Shaggy - Nominated in 2012.

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Before the Dawn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Before the Dawn Buju Banton - Won in 2011.

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Isaacs Meets Isaac is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Isaacs Meets Isaac Gregory Isaacs and King Isaac - Nominated in 2011.

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Brand New Me is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Brand New Me Gregory Isaacs - Nominated in 2010.

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Legacy: An Acoustic Tribute to... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Legacy: An Acoustic Tribute to Peter Tosh Andrew Tosh - Nominated in 2011.

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Miracle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Miracle The Original Wailers - Nominated in 2013.

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Rebirth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Rebirth Jimmy Cliff - Won in 2013.

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Strictly Roots is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Strictly Roots Morgan Heritage - Won in 2016.

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Reggae Knights is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Reggae Knights Israel Vibration - Nominated in 2012.

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Acousticalevy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Acousticalevy Barrington Levy - Nominated in 2016.

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Revelation is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Revelation Lee "Scratch" Perry - Nominated in 2011.

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Imperial Blaze is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Imperial Blaze Sean Paul - Nominated in 2010.

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Reincarnated is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Reincarnated Snoop Dogg - Nominated in 2014.

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Reggae Connection is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Reggae Connection Sly & Robbie & the Jam Masters - Nominated in 2014.

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Full Frequency is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Full Frequency Sean Paul - Nominated in 2015.

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Fly Rasta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Fly Rasta Ziggy Marley - Won in 2015.

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Out of Many One Music is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Out of Many One Music Shaggy - Nominated in 2015.

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Made in Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Made in Jamaica Bob Sinclar and Sly and Robbie - Nominated in 2011.

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Back on the Controls is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Back on the Controls Lee “Scratch” Perry - Nominated in 2015.

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Branches of the Same Tree is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Branches of the Same Tree Rocky Dawuni - Nominated in 2016.

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Amid the Noise and the Haste is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Amid the Noise and the Haste SOJA - Nominated in 2015.

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Wild and Free is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Wild and Free Ziggy Marley - Nominated in 2012.

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Reggae Got Soul: Unplugged on ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Reggae Got Soul: Unplugged on Strawberry Hill Toots & The Maytals - Nominated in 2013.

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New Legend - Jamaica 50th Edit... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
New Legend – Jamaica 50th Edition Sly and Robbie, The Jam Masters - Nominated in 2013.

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The Messiah is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
The Messiah Sizzla - Nominated in 2014.

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One Pop Reggae + is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
One Pop Reggae + Sly and Robbie and the Family Taxi - Nominated in 2011.

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Tomahawk Technique is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Tomahawk Technique Sean Paul - Nominated in 2013.

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Awake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Awake Julian Marley - Nominated in 2010.

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Zion Awake is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Zion Awake Luciano - Nominated in 2016.

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Revelation Pt. 1 – The Root of... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Revelation Pt. 1 – The Root of Life Stephen Marley - Won in 2012.

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Mind Control is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Best Grammy-Nominated Reggae Albums of the 2010s
Mind Control Stephen Marley - Won in 2010.