Good news for reggae music and St. Lucian reggae performer Taj Weekes and his band, Adowa. Weekes’ “Pariah in Transit” album has made the preliminary list of nominations for the Best Reggae Album category in the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, according to the musician’s record label, Jatta Records.

Five nominees for the Best Reggae Album category will be announced by the National Academy of Recordings, Arts and Sciences — the Grammy organizers — on Dec. 6 at a Los Angeles concert. The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2014, and will be broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m.


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