*Photos Courtesy of GRAMMY & artists’ Facebook pages

As next week’s 2016 GRAMMY Awards approaches, the excitement builds as artists and fans await the announcement for “Best Reggae Album”.  This year’s nominees include Jah Cure’s The Cure, Barrington Levy’s Acousticalevy, Luciano’s Zion Awake, Rocky Dawuni’s Branches of the Same Tree and Morgan Heritage’s Strictly Roots.  All the nominees are revered veterans with careers spanning a decade or more.  Each album is beautifully crafted and arranged with the artist’s signature sound.  The competition is tough and everyone has an equal chance of earning the crown.  Find out who wins on Monday, February 15th for the 58th GRAMMY Awards live at 8:00 PM EST on CBS.

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*Album artwork courtesy of VP Records (Jah Cure), Tafari Records (Barrington Levy), CTBC Music Group / EMPIRE (Morgan Heritage), JamStyle Records / VPAL Music (Luciano) & Cumbancha (Rocky Dawuni). 

 

Morgan Heritage Strictly Roots (CTBC Music Group / EMPIRE)

“So Amazing” (feat. J Boog, Jemere Morgan & Gil Sharone)

 

Jah Cure The Cure (VP Records)

“Rasta”

 

Luciano Zion Awake (JamStyle Records / VPAL Music)

“Take More Than Money”

 

Barrington Levy Acousticalevy (Tafari Records)

“She’s Mine”

 

Rocky Dawuni Branches of the Same Tree (Cumbancha)

“African Thriller”

 

Who do you think will take home the GRAMMY for 2016?  Comment below!

 

 

 

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GRAMMY Buzz: The Battle for “Best Reggae Album” 2016

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