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Which Jamaican artist won the Grammy Award?

Which jamaican artist won the grammy?

Which Jamaican artist won the Grammy?

RESPONSE: by Wellesley

The latest Jamaican grammy award winner is Koffee for her album, Rapture (2019). The other nominees in the Best Reggae Category category were:

  • Julian Marley's As I Am
  • Sly & Robbie & the Roots Radics' The Final Battle: Sly & Robbie vs. Roots Radics
  • Steel Pulse's Mass Manipulation &
  • Third World's More Work to Be Done

You can read more about Koffee's award here.
But while I have you, should I guess that you might also be interested in who are the Grammy's Best Reggae Album winners, since it's inception in 1985?

So here they are (below).
The year won is listed first, followed by the name of the Jamaican/Reggae Artiste and then the winning album.

I've also sorted it in descending order, meaning the latest winners are listed first.

  • 2020, Koffee, Album: Rapture
  • 2019, Sting & Shaggy, Album: 44/876
  • 2018, Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, Album: Stony Hill
  • 2017, Ziggy Marley, Album: Ziggy Marley
  • 2016, Morgan Heritage, Album: Strictly Roots
  • 2015, Ziggy Marley, Album: Fly Rasta
  • 2014, Ziggy Marley, Album: In Concert
  • 2013, Jimmy Cliff, Album: Rebirth
  • 2012, Stephen Marley, Album: Revelation Pt. 1 – The Root of Life
  • 2011, Buju Banton, Album: Before the Dawn
  • 2010, Stephen Marley, Album: Mind Control – Acoustic
  • 2009, Burning Spear, Album: Jah Is Real
  • 2008, Stephen Marley, Album: Mind Control
  • 2007, Ziggy Marley, Album: Love Is My Religion
  • 2006, Damian Marley, Album: Welcome to Jamrock
  • 2005, Toots & the Maytals, Album: True Love
  • 2004, Sean Paul, Album: Dutty Rock
  • 2003, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Album: Jamaican E.T.
  • 2002, Damian Marley, Album: Halfway Tree
  • 2001, Beenie Man, Album: Art and Life
  • 2000, Burning Spear, Album: Calling Rastafari
  • 1999, Sly and Robbie, Album: Friends
  • 1998, Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, Album: Fallen Is Babylon
  • 1997, Bunny Wailer, Album: Hall of Fame: A Tribute to Bob Marley's 50th Anniversary
  • 1996, Shaggy, Album: Boombastic
  • 1995, Bunny Wailer, Album: Crucial! Roots Classics
  • 1994, Inner Circle, Album: "Bad Boys"
  • 1993, Shabba Ranks, Album: X-tra Naked
  • 1992, Shabba Ranks, Album: As Raw As Ever
  • 1991, Bunny Wailer, Album: Time Will Tell: A Tribute to Bob Marley
  • 1990, Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, Album: One Bright Day
  • 1989, Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, Album: Conscious Party
  • 1988, Peter Tosh, Album: No Nuclear War
  • 1987, Steel Pulse, Album: Babylon the Bandit
  • 1986, Jimmy Cliff, Album: Cliff Hanger
  • 1985, Black Uhuru, Album: Anthem (The first

I hope this helps.

You can learn more about Reggae Music here.


References & Sources

  • "GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Reggae Album",, Accessed, February 14, 2020
  • "Jamaican Grammy Winners Over The Years (Best Reggae Album)",, Accessed, February 14, 2020
  • "Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album",, , Accessed, February 14, 2020

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