*Photos: Various sources including Grammy, Reggae Sumfest and more

Last night, the Recording Academy celebrated the 57th Annual Grammy Award Nominations by hosting “A Very GRAMMY Christmas” concert on CBS. Hosted by hip-hop icon, LL Cool J, the night was filled with delightful performances by Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Mary J. Blige, Sam Smith and more.  Although no reggae artists performed, the academy announced the official nominations for “Best Reggae Album” yesterday. And the nominees are (drumroll please) …

*Photos courtesy of Tuff Gong Worldwide, VP/Atlantic Records, Upsetter, Ranch Entertainment, Inc., Universal Music Japan, VP Records, Taxi Records, Ato Records

Ziggy Marley

Fly Rasta (Tuff Gong Worldwide)

“I Don’t Wanna Live on Mars”


“I Get Up”  

Sean Paul

Full Frequency (VP Records/Atlantic)

“Other Side of Love”

“Lights On”

“Riot” (featuring Damian Marley)


Out of Many, One Music (Ranch Entertainment, Inc.)

“Fight This Feeling” (featuring Beres Hammond)

“You Girl” (featuring Ne-Yo)

“Never Knew What I Missed” (featuring Samira)

Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate

The Reggae Power (Universal Music Japan, VP Records, Taxi Records)

“Love On My Mind” (featuring Crystal Kay & Beenie Man)

“Star Across the Sky” (featuring Romain Virgo)

“Dancin’ Time” (featuring Mr. Vegas & CHEHON)

Lee Scratch Perry

Back On The Controls (Upsetter)

“Pow Satan & Pow Dub”

“Believe This Dub”

“Copy My Dub”      


Amid The Noise And Haste (ATO Records)

“Easier” (featuring Anuhea & J Boog)

“I Believe” (featuring Michael Franti & Nahko) 

“She Still Loves Me” (featuring Collie Buddz)


Congrats to all the nominees! We wish you the best of luck!

Who do you think will win the 2015 Grammy for Best Reggae Album?  Why do you like that particular album? We want to hear from you, so comment below!

The 2015 Grammy Nominations for Best Reggae Album Announced!

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