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Grammy nominations for Chronixx, Jr Gong, Morgan Heritage

Published:Tuesday | November 28, 2017 | 9:21 AM
Common Kings' 'Lost in Paradise'.
The cover art of 'Wash House Ting' by J Boog.
The cover of Morgan Heritage's 'Avrakedabra'.
Chronixx's 'Chronology' cover art.
The cover of Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley's album 'Stony Hill'.

Chronixx, Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley and Morgan Heritage are the Jamaican nominees for Best Reggae Album in the 2018 Grammy Awards. Chronixx's Chronology, Marley's Stony Hill and Morgan Heritage's Avrakedabra are up against Common Kings' Lost in Paradise and J Boog's Wash House Ting. J Boog is of Samoan descent and born in the US, while members of the California, US, based Common Kings have roots in Hawaii, Samoa, Fiji, and Tonga.

The full list of nominees was announced this morning. The 2018 Grammy Awards ceremony takes place at Madison Square Garden, New York City on January 28.