Wednesday nominees met the Grammy Awards and in the case of reggae bands were mainly connoted a revelation and those who aspire to be the golden gramophone ceremony next 26 from January at Staples Center of The Angels, which will be hosted Alicia Keys.
Among the connotados, British band Steel Pulse that after 15 years rereleased an album and received this nomination with “Mass Manipulation“. It is the seventh nomination received by the band, who won the title in 1987 with “Babylon de Bandit”.
Other historical are Sly & Robbie y Roots Radics with “The Final Battle: Sly & Robbie vs Roots Radics“, disk with the participation of the Reggae greats like Lee Perry, Ken Boothe, Horace Andy, Mykal Rose, Mighty Diamonds, Luciano, Toots Hibbert, Max Romeo, Pablo Moses, Freddie McGregor, The Congos and Brinsley Forde. The duo notorious for the grammy reggae music producers were awarded in 1999, with his album “Friends”.
Third World She has been nominated seven times between 1998 Y 2006 no luck. Now they run the race for the Grammy for Best Album Reggae with “More Work To Be Done“, album produced by Damian Marley.
How could it be otherwise, a Marley It is also in this list, but this time it is Julian, with his album “As I Am“, positive news in a year of great sorrow for the young Marley who suffered the loss of her daughter 11 years in July this year. He was nominated earlier in the year 2010, but the award took him his brother Stephen. Notably, the son of Bob more accolades to his name is Ziggy, with 7 gramophones awarded.
The surprise in this machine is the nomination of the revelation of the year, Jamaican singer 19 years Koffee, this year its first EP public -“Rapture“- with which he gained this recognition. It is the fifth woman to receive a nomination in that category since it was established in 1985. The other women who have been nominated Judy Mowatt are (1986), Rita Marley (1992), Sister Carol (1997) Announce y (2019). No woman has received the award until today.
Full list of previous winners in the category Best Reggae Album:
1985 Black Uhuru – Anthem
1986 Jimmy Cliff – Cliff Hanger
1987 Steel Pulse – Babylon the Bandit
1988 Peter Tosh – No Nuclear War
1989 Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers – Conscious Party
1990 Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers – One Bright Day
1991 Bunny Wailer – Time Will Tell: A Tribute to Bob Marley
1992 Shabba Ranks – As Raw As Ever
1993 Shabba Ranks – X-tra Naked
1994 Inner Circle – Bad Boys
1995 Bunny Wailer – Crucial! Roots Classics
1996 Shaggy – Boombastic
1997 Bunny Wailer – Hall of Fame: A Tribute to Bob Marley’s 50th Anniversary
1998 Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers – Fallen Is Babylon
1999 Sly and Robbie – Friends
2000 Burning Spear – Calling Rastafari
2001 Beenie Man – Art and Life
2002 Damian Marley – Halfway Tree
2003 Lee Perry – Jamaican E.T.
2004 Sean Paul – Dutty Rock
2005 Toots & the Maytals – True Love
2006 Damian Marley – Welcome to Jamrock
2007 Ziggy Marley – Love Is My Religion
2008 Stephen Marley – Mind Control
2009 Burning Spear – Jah Is Real
2010 Stephen Marley – Mind Control Acoustic
2011 Buju Banton – Before the Dawn
2012 Stephen Marley – Revelation Pt. 1 – The Root of Life
2013 Jimmy Cliff – Rebirth
2014 Ziggy Marley – In Concert
2015 Ziggy Marley – Fly Rasta
2016 Morgan Heritage – Strictly Roots
2017 Ziggy Marley – Ziggy Marley
2018 Damian 'Jr Gong’ Marley – Stony Hill
2019 Sting & Shaggy – 44/876
Koffee – Toast
Steel Pulse – Cry Cry Blood
Julian Marley – Are You The One
Sly & Robbie vs Roots Radics feat Mykal Rose – This Morning
Third World – Loving You is Easy