SOJA wins Reggae Grammy

April 03, 2022
Soja, winners of the award for best reggae album for 'auty in the Silence,' pose in the press room at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday.
Soja, winners of the award for best reggae album for 'auty in the Silence,' pose in the press room at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday.

American reggae band SOJA (an acronym for Soldiers in Jah Army) has won the Grammy for Best Reggae Album with

Beauty in the Silence.

It is the third time that the eight-piece reggae band, which was established in 1997, has been nominated in the category.

SOJA's Beauty in the Silence features Rebelution, Dirty Heads, Slightly Stoopid, UB40, Stick Figure, and Collie Buddz.

Five Jamaican were among the six nominees in the Best Reggae Album category. They were Spice, Etana, Sean Paul, Jesse Royal, Gramps Morgan and SOJA. It was the first time in the history of the Reggae Album category which was instituted 36 years ago, that two women were nominated at the same time.

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