Grammy Nominees: Best Reggae Album 2014
The 57th Grammys revealed the nominees in the category BEST REGGAE ALBUM.
Only albums released between Oct. 1, 2013 and Sept. 30, 2014 were eligible to enter. Recordings had to be commercially released in general distribution in the United States, i.e. sales by label to a branch or recognized independent distributor, via the Internet, or mail order/retail sales for a nationally marketed product.
Last year's Grammy award went to Ziggy Marley for his In Concert album!
Fly Rasta - Ziggy Marley
Label: Tuff Gong Worldwide
Full Frequency - Sean Paul
Back On The Controls - Lee 'Scratch' Perry
Out Of Many, One Music - Shaggy
Label: Ranch Entertainment, Inc.
The Reggae Power - Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate
Label: Universal Music Japan, VP Records, Taxi Records
Amid The Noise And Haste - SOJA
Label: Ato Records
Daniel Boyle, producer of Lee Scratch Perry's album, shared this message with Reggaeville:
"Scratch and I just got nominated for a Grammy for an album we purposely produced with old equipment with all imperfections left in!! Shows the roots style production can still cut in in this modern day! Boom!"
SOJA's manager Elliott Harrington shared his excitement via Instagram:
"Congratulations to #Grammy Nominated Artist #SOJA for #BestReggaeAlbum #AmidTheNoiseAndHaste!!! This is the best day of my life."
The winner will be announced February 8th 2015!