2024 Grammy Awards Nominees for Finest Reggae Album Revealed

by Howard Campbell

SOUTH FLORIDA – Three earlier winners will contest the Finest Reggae Album class on the 2024 Grammy Awards, scheduled for February 4 on the Crypto.com Enviornment in Los Angeles.

2024 Grammy Awards Nominees for Best Reggae Album

Burning Spear (No Destroyer), Beenie Man (Simma) and Buju Banton (Born For Greatness) go for his or her third and second wins, respectively.

Buju Bags 7 Awards at the 38th Annual International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA)
Buju on the thirty eighth Annual Worldwide Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA)

Bermudian-American Collie Buddz with Cali Roots Riddim 2023, and Julian Marley & Antacus’ Colours of Royal, full the nominees who have been introduced November 10 by the Recording Academy.

The 78 year-old Spear, a pillar of the roots-reggae motion, gained in 2000 for Calling Rastafari, and in 2009 with Jah is Actual.

2024 Grammy Awards Nominees for Best Reggae Album - Beenie Man
Beenie Man

Beenie Man took the class in 2001 with Artwork And Life, whereas Buju Banton gained in 2011 for Earlier than The Daybreak.

First contested in 1985 as Finest Reggae Recording, the inaugural Grammy Award went to Black Uhuru with Anthem. Kabaka Pyramid gained in 2023 for The Kalling.

The nomination caps a outstanding comeback for Burning Spear, who started his recording profession 54 years in the past on the legendary Studio One in Kingston, Jamaica.

Finest recognized for songs comparable to Marcus Garvey and Jordan River, he resumed touring in 2022 after a decade-long break. No Destroyer, launched in August, is the singer-songwriter’s first studio album since Jah is Actual got here out 15 years in the past.

2024 Grammy Awards Nominees for Best Reggae Album Revealed - Collie Buddz
Collie Buddz

Collie Buddz, whose greatest recognized track in reggae circles is Come Round, performs on the Grace Jamaica Jerk Pageant in Miramar on November 12.