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Ziggy Marley Wins 2017 Best Reggae Album Grammy

 Reggae superstar Ziggy Marley has done it again. The son of Bob Marley has taken home his third Best Reggae Album Grammy in the last five years. Marley won for his eponymous album “Ziggy Marley” under the Tuff Gong Worldwide …

Here Are the Nominees for the 2017 Reggae Grammy

 The Grammys have released the nominees for the 2017 Best Reggae Album grammy, and it’s a mix of familiar names and some new faces. The list includes Devin Di Dakta & J.L. for Sly & Robbie Presents … Reggae for …

How to Hear Jazz — Free — in the Dominican Republic

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The 19th Dominican Republic Jazz Festival will celebrate five nights of free concerts November 4-8 in the towns of Santiago Sosúa, Puerto Plata, and Cabarete. The event is slated to host Grammy Award-winning artists, and in …

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 Above: reggae star Ziggy Marley By the Caribbean Journal staff Another year, another Grammy win for Ziggy Marley. Just two days after his father would have turned 70, Jamaica’s Marley did his family proud with his second straight Grammy Award …

 Above; Ziggy Marley By the Caribbean Journal staff The nominations are in, and six reggae stars will duke it out for the 2015 Best Reggae Album Grammy award. Six artists are on the books for this year’s awards, from reggae legend …

 Above: Jimmy Cliff By the Caribbean Journal staff Jimmy Cliff took home the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album Sunday night for his latest work, “Rebirth.” The reggae legend topped a competitive field including Miracle by The Original Wailers; Tomahawk …

 Above: Jamaica’s Sean Paul By the Caribbean Journal staff Grammy-award-winning Jamaican dancehall and reggae artist Sean Paul will be holding his first-ever concert in Haiti on Thursday. The concert, which will also feature artists such as T-Vice, Kreyol La, Team …

 By Alexander Britell It’s not easy to innovate in any musical genre –- but Grammy-winning drummer Dion Parson, a native of St Thomas, is doing just that – bringing together the worlds of the Caribbean and jazz and creating what …

 Anthony Moses Davis a.k.a Beenie Man has been at the forefront of reggae and dancehall music, both in Jamaica and globally, for two decades. His 2000 album, Art & Life, won the Grammy for Best Reggae Album, and the self-proclaimed …