2021 Grammy Winners: Toots, Prine, Dua Lipa, Strings, Apple, Howard, Haddish, Snarky Puppy

Special Category: Best Reggae Album

Buju Banton - Upside Down

His first album since spending seven years in U.S. prison on a coke conviction earns this Grammy nom. Banton's last album Before the Dawn won a Grammy in 2010. He has six noms.


Skip Marley - Higher Place

Bob and Rita's grandson and Cedella's son received noms for his debut EP and Best R&B Song for "Slow Down" featuring H.E.R. Marley also appears on The Wailers' album (see below).


Maxi Priest - It All Comes Back to Love

His first album in five years (it's produced by Shaggy) earns a Grammy nom. Priest's albums in 1993 and 1996 were also nominated. His real name is Max Elliot.


√ Toots & the Maytals - Got to Be Tough

Sadly, Toots Hibbert died on September 11 from Covid-19 just two weeks after this album was released. He won a Grammy for True Love in 2004 and has five other noms. He's a shoo-in to earn his second, albeit posthumously.


The Wailers - One World

Bob Marley's former band gets an assist from Skip Marley, Cedella Marley and Shaggy on their first Grammy-nominated album. 

Check out the 2021 Grammy nominees here.


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