Beenie Man, Buju Banton, Burning Spear and more nominated for Reggae Grammy

November 10, 2023  -Jamaican artistes Beenie Man, Buju Banton, and Burning Spear, are among the nominees for Best Reggae Album at the 66th Grammy Awards.

The Grammy nominations were announced on Friday morning.

Rounding out the nominees are Bermudian singer Collie Buddz and Julian Marley & Antaeus.

The albums nominated are: No Destroyer by Burning Spear; Buju Banton’s Born For Greatness; Beenie Man’s Simma; Colors of Royal by Julian Marley & Antaeus; and Cali Roots Riddim 2023 by Collie Buddz.

This marks Beenie Man’s fourth nomination, following Many Moods Of Moses, The Doctor, and Art and Life, which won the Best Reggae Album Grammy Award in 2001.

Simma, which features collaborations from Shaggy, Sean Paul, Louie Culture, Superstar, HoodCelebrityy, Charly Blacks, Dexta Daps, Shenseea as well as international stars Stonebwoy and Mya, is Beenie Man’s 17th studio album.

Buju Banton’s project ‘Born For Greatness,” follows his last nomination in 2020.

Burning Spear earned his 13th nomination for his album ‘Destroyer,’ boasting two wins.
Buddz, have also been nominated for their albums: ‘Colors of Royal’ and ‘Cali Roots Riddim 2023,’ respectively.

The winners will be announced on February 4, 2024, at the Arena in Los Angeles. The show will be broadcast on CBS and Paramount+, with the annual Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony preceding the event.

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