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Spice Talks New Album ‘Ten,’ Working With Sean Paul & Shaggy: “I’m So Grateful!”

(repost from GRAMMY.com) The music business is a global breeding ground for ambition and enterprise, but arguably nowhere more so than Jamaica. The dancehall superstar Spice gets hers from a basic, upsetting truth: her scene has been pillaged for musical riches without getting the global credit it deserves. “We’re still ambitious because it’s been around for three decades and there are still artists trying to be impactful and known there,” she…

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DAMIAN MARLEY’S STONY HILL WINS GRAMMY FOR BEST REGGAE ALBUM- Available in deluxe Vinyl LP Set from VP Records

Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley’s “Stony Hill” album won the Best Reggae album category last night at the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Up against contenders Chronixx, Common Kings, J Boog and Morgan Heritage, Marley’s win marks his 4th GRAMMY Award. Having previously won “Best Urban Alternative Performance” for his groundbreaking acclaimed single “Welcome to Jamrock” and others for Best Reggae Album for his studio albums “Welcome to Jamrock” and “Half Way…

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56th GRAMMY AWARD NOMINEES BERES HAMMOND AND SIZZLA IN THE RUNNING FOR BEST REGGAE ALBUM

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will air live on CBS on January 26, 2014. Two titles released on VP Records, Beres Hammond’s One Love, One Life and Sizzla’s The Messiah, are in the running for the Best Reggae Album category. “We are very proud of Sizzla and Beres for this outstanding achievement. Each artist, who are both legends in their own right, created inspiring and groundbreaking material on their latest…

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JAMAICAN REGGAE ICONS BERES HAMMOND AND SIZZLA ARE NOMINATED FOR 2014 GRAMMY AWARD IN THE BEST REGGAE ALBUM CATEGORY

The 2014 Grammy nominees were revealed on Friday, December 6th, 2013. Two titles released on VP Records, Beres Hammond’s One Love, One Life and Sizzla’s The Messiah, are in the running for the Best Reggae Album category. Known to many as the “Otis Redding of Reggae,” Beres Hammond has been producing and pouring out his smoky-sweet vocals over every kind of riddim track for almost 40 years. VP Records released…

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