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Grammy Nominations for 2017 Best Reggae Album Announced

2017 Reggae Grammy Awards nominations
Written by StephanieK

The Grammys have announced the names of the nominees for the Best Reggae Album award for 2017. The nominees include Devin Di Dakta & J.L. for the album “Sly & Robbie Presents..Reggae for Her;” J Boog for “Rose Petals;” Ziggy Marley for “Ziggy Marley (eponymous);” Raging Fyah for “Everlasting;” Rebelution for “Falling into Place;” and SOJA for “SOJA: Live in Virginia.” The group Morgan Heritage took the Reggae Grammy for “Strictly Roots.” Ziggy Marley was the winner of two of the past three Reggae Grammys, taking home the award in 2014 and 2015. In 1999, Sly & Robbie won a Grammy for “Friends.” The Grammy awards show is scheduled for Sunday, February 12, 2017. Here are the Best Reggae Album covers and the labels.

Sly & Robbie Presents… Reggae For Her
Sly & Robbie Presents... Reggae For Her

Devin Di Dakta & J.L
Label: Tuff Gong International, Taxi Records

Rose Petals
Rose Petals J Boog

J Boog
Label: Wash House Music Group

Ziggy Marley
Ziggy Marley Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley
Label: Tuff Gong Worldwide

Everlasting
Everlasting Raging Fyah

Raging Fyah
Label: Dub Rockers/VP Records

Falling Into Place
Falling Into Place Rebelution

Rebelution
Label: Easy Star Records

Live In Virginia
Live In Virginia SOJA

SOJA
Label: ATO Records

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