Best Dancehall Reggae Artists

Dancehall reggae is a specific genre of reggae music.

The Top Ten

1 Shatta Wale

Shatta have revived reggae dancehall in not! Only Ghana but Africa and today every youth is loving up to him as role model

"he ( Shatta WALE ) has brought dance hall music to the youth of Ghana and Africa in general. Many people have learnt the real lessons of life through some of his songs like # Life to God and # Reality. I think he deserves to be the best and I thank all those who voted for him. Guys he never gives up..

He is the best dancehall artist in Africa.. I love shatta so much...#continue. Do your tin

Shatta is the best dance hall in the world

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2 Vybz Kartel

Kartel has the most hits in dancehall and that's a fact, no dancehall artist has dominated the industry for as long as he did and is still doing even from behind bars and the fact he writes all his songs himself is just incredible, all of the artist on this list had or have ghost writers and they still haven't put out as much hits as the great vybz kartel

The most versatile artist in the game, unfortunately incarceration has hindered his career from reaching its full potential.

Vybz Kartel possibly has the most successful dancehall career within Jamaica and the Caribbean. He has hit after hit and has the biggest influence over Jamaica than any of these artists ever had.

Ask any artist in and outside the reggae genre who is the world best artist as far as dancehall and they will tell you vybz kartel

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3 Sean Paul Sean Paul Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques is a Jamaican rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor.

Sean Paul followed up on what Shabba Ranks started by keeping dancehall music playing on the radio.

Sean Paul I think you are best artist in the world

The man help promoted dancehall internationally

Sean paul is the best singer & rapper of this world.

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4 Bounty Killer

Bounty killer boss the most artist in my opinion he is the best

Bounty killer is one of the best of all time. he contributed by far the most to dancehall and is still doing so

Controversial, Bounty has always kept it real.

Bounty killer is the best hands down;
talent wise none can actually DJ like him. He has never used auto tune. none can perform like him. None can have the impact he does. Dominating, impressive he is the deejay that brought prestige, class, professionalism and self worth to this game. What an artiste. 99.9% of the other artiste a sell out - run gone live America, care only about money, gone on tour everyday and don't get paid.
Real boss artiste

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5 Alkaline

Consistently creating music watch out for 2016 which will be his year- hits include - moving mountains, things me love, more than happy, how it feel, champion boy many more etc...- Alkaline is believed to be the heir to the throne of dancehall after vybz Kartel

He is on his way to becoming the king of dancehall

Alkaline the youngest and top make me lean more about the sound. Alka is the best always

Alkaline is the dancehall main danger...He is the trigger man, the youngest and the baddest..Oooosh!

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6 Stonebwoy

He brought an exception in the reggae dancehall music #he is gifted

The best so far from Ghana and to the world, voice clarity, mad raga flows and sweet melody's

He's to much. 1st dancehall artiste 2 win de BET award

He is the greatest of all time.

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7 Buju Banton

Voice of the Jamaican people unfortunately hindered by incarceration

I live you Buju I always did n will bless

Buju is the best

Mike is an idol.i love Gagamel too much Buju I swear your de best of all reggae times bless

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8 Beenie Man

He stay current, where a lot of artist has fallen off. He still finds hits and his stage performance and presence is second to none in dancehall. He also had mainstream success and still stayed relevant in Jamaica.

Great Artist and performer, he is a down to earth guy. He is always in touch with his root and likes to mingle with his people in Jamaica just like a normal person

Was and still is one of my favourite artists of all time


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9 Shaggy Shaggy Orville Richard Burrell CD, known mostly by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter and deejay.


Shaggy u are the best

Shaggy you v got d killer lyrics n motivation big up

10 Sizzla

Keep on trying do not give up

Representing the Bobo dreads, Sizzla put out the most incredible reggae album since Bob Marley "The Real Rock", his output however is incosistent

The Contenders

11 Rudebwoy Ranking

We all love you Nima bass Rudebwoy Ranking

A real talent try his new album you "should" amazed

Dancehall Anas

Super Bass

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12 Tommy Lee Sparta

For me the most unique artist of all time

Oh no...he sounds like a ape shouting

He is the best dancehall artist

Best man in the world

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13 Winky D

Winky D is a very talented dancehall artist try listening to disappear it will become a disease

Winky d is the man...and the best of all times #extraterrestrial

Winky is the best even in terms of live performance

Winky D (GAFA) your music heals,listen to green like a garden you will go like uh-uh

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14 Soul Jah Love

The best of all time in zim

The king of dancehall big up makuruwani

He is very talented

Dancehall king

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15 Mavado

Gully always on top.. Respect and manners Gully gad...

Mavado music make me feel comfortable with my baby

Mavado is the Greatest Dancehall Artist of all times top 1

In mavado we trust... Dancehall wise.

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16 Popcaan

The best dancehall artist ever

Is the best of the best

Popcaan is the King

Popcaan is the best thing in 2017

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17 Spice

I love her and she's very intelligent and respectful to people and she has very nice song my favorite is the panda remix

Really great female artist!

Stonebwoy is more than shatta wale

18 Busy Signal

With the flow and lyrics of the best dj and adding melody that can match some good dancehall/reggae singers, Busy a.k.a the "Turf President", is the most talented and best dancehall artist of all time. To add to that, he has great live performance ability and effortlessly makes hits on a plethora of topics and variety of beats from multiple different genres.

Best dance hall artist to me

Best of the best

A turf or u all crayz

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19 Shabba Ranks

The first dancehall artist to win a grammy award, the one who pioneered the crossover of dancehall music into the mainstream

Should be WAY higher on this list. Seriously people?

Shabba is a legend yet to be equalled!

To be honest most of his songs only cause headaches and the beats are dry, only Songs I really like are Mr Loverman and Housecall

20 Anthony B

He is truly a good singer

A Catalog of hits and the most amazing live show in reggae music period


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