Jamaican Reggae Artistes Almost Invisible on Billboard Magazine’s Chart

According to a recent article,  Jamaican Reggae artistes are almost invisible on Billboard Magazine’s top 50 singles chart. This scenario has been trending for a while. and in my opinion this suggests that the quality of the lyrics and the music are not well received by music lovers.

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The article states that, “Only two current songs from Jamaican artists currently occupy the Top 50 of Billboard magazine’s Digital Reggae Singles chart, according to newly-released figures by Nielsen SoundScan.”

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The article continues to say, “New York-based newcomer, Kranium is the highest placed Jamaican on the chart at number 32 with his hit single, Nobody Has to Know, which has sold just under 18,000 copies. The song is also on Billboard’s Next Big Sound chart. Reggae superstar, Jah Cure is at number 45 with his cover of All of Me by John Legend, which has sold just over 1,000 copies.”

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