Top Caribbean Music Songs


Rank All Time Artist Song Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
123
Bob Marley and The Wailers No Woman No Cry Reggae 1975
2
284
Jimmy Cliff Many Rivers to Cross Pop Reggae 1969
3
286
Desmond Dekker & The Aces Israelites Rocksteady 1968
4
540
Bob Marley and The Wailers Redemption Song Roots Reggae Singer/Songwriter 1980
5
543
The Wailers Get Up, Stand Up Roots Reggae 1973
6
582
Jimmy Cliff The Harder They Come Pop Reggae 1972
7
651
Junior Murvin Police & Thieves Roots Reggae 1976
8
756
Althea and Donna Uptown Top Ranking Reggae 1977
9
806
M.I.A. Galang Dancehall Electropop, UK Hip Hop 2004
10
812
Toots and The Maytals Pressure Drop Reggae 1969
11
872
The Wailers I Shot the Sheriff Roots Reggae 1973
12
1127
Millie My Boy Lollipop Jamaican Ska Bubblegum 1964
13
1141
Lily Allen Smile Pop Reggae Pop 2006
14
1222
The Specials A Message to You Rudy Rocksteady 2 Tone 1979
15
1224
Desmond Dekker & The Aces 007 (Shanty Town) Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady 1967
16
1261
The Melodians Rivers of Babylon Rocksteady, Roots Reggae 1970
17
1362
Toots and The Maytals 54 46 (Was My Number) Reggae 1968
18
1469
Burning Spear Marcus Garvey Roots Reggae 1975
19
1473
Bob Marley and The Wailers One Love/People Get Ready Roots Reggae 1977
20
1509
Gregory Isaacs Night Nurse Reggae 1982
21
1523
Augustus Pablo King Tubby Meets the Rockers Uptown Dub 1974
22
1555
Dillinger Cocaine in My Brain Deejay 1976
23
1731
Culture Two Sevens Clash Roots Reggae 1977
24
1734
Major Lazer feat. Amber Coffman Get Free Dub Art Pop, Downtempo 2012
25
1820
Stevie Wonder Master Blaster (Jammin') Pop Reggae 1980
26
1851
Wayne Smith Under Me Sleng Teng Digital Dancehall 1985
27
1863
Damian Marley Welcome to Jamrock Dancehall, Reggae 2005
28
1915
Tenor Saw Ring the Alarm Dancehall 1985
29
1918
Peter Tosh Legalize It Roots Reggae 1975
30
1977
The Clash The Guns of Brixton Reggae Post-Punk 1979
31
1982
Bob Marley and The Wailers Jamming Roots Reggae 1977
32
2088
Bob Marley and The Wailers Stir It Up Reggae 1973
33
2096
Eric Clapton I Shot the Sheriff Pop Reggae Pop Rock 1974
34
2251
Men at Work Down Under Pop Reggae Pop Rock 1981
35
2280
Max Romeo Chase the Devil Roots Reggae 1976
36
2281
The Police Walking on the Moon Pop Reggae New Wave 1979
37
2357
Prince Buster Al Capone Jamaican Ska 1965
38
2427
Bob Marley and The Wailers Is This Love Lovers Rock, Roots Reggae 1978
39
2561
Dawn Penn You Don't Love Me (No, No, No) Dancehall 1994
40
2573
Alton Ellis I Am Still in Love Reggae, Rocksteady 1977
41
2650
The Congos Fisherman Roots Reggae 1977
42
2660
Dave and Ansil Collins Double Barrel Deejay, Skinhead Reggae 1970
43
2812
Barrington Levy Here I Come Dancehall 1984
44
2814
The Abyssinians Satta Massa Gana Roots Reggae 1971
45
2854
Bob Marley and The Wailers Trench Town Rock Roots Reggae 1971
46
2870
Horace Andy Skylarking Dub, Roots Reggae 1972
47
2875
UB40 Red Red Wine Pop Reggae 1983
48
2933
The Wailers Simmer Down Reggae 1964
49
2940
Bob Marley and The Wailers Exodus Roots Reggae 1977
50
2969
Toots and The Maytals Funky Kingston Reggae 1973
51
3137
Bob Marley and The Wailers Could You Be Loved Reggae 1980
52
3174
Blondie The Tide Is High Pop Reggae New Wave 1980
53
3299
Max Romeo & The Upsetters War ina Babylon Roots Reggae 1976
54
3346
Bob Marley and The Wailers War Roots Reggae 1976
55
3368
Harry J. Allstars Liquidator Skinhead Reggae 1969
56
3370
Bob & Marcia Young, Gifted and Black Pop Reggae 1970
57
3399
Dennis Brown Money In My Pocket Dub, Roots Reggae 1972
58
3465
The Skatalites Guns of Navarone Jamaican Ska 1965
59
3497
Bob Marley and The Wailers Lively Up Yourself Roots Reggae 1971
60
3605
M.I.A. Boyz Dancehall UK Hip Hop 2007
61
3610
Harry Belafonte Banana Boat (Day-O) Calypso, Mento 1956
62
3672
Paul Simon Mother and Child Reunion Pop Reggae Singer/Songwriter 1972
63
3799
Bob Marley and The Wailers Waiting in Vain Lovers Rock 1977
64
3875
Ace of Base All That She Wants Pop Reggae Dance-Pop, Europop 1992
65
3944
Eddy Grant Electric Avenue Pop Reggae Electro-Disco, Synthpop 1982
66
3950
Lord Kitchener London Is the Place for Me Calypso 1951
67
3988
Sean Paul Get Busy Ragga 2002
68
3990
Ken Boothe Everything I Own Pop Reggae 1974
69
3995
The Paragons The Tide Is High Rocksteady 1967
70
4031
War Why Can't We Be Friends? Pop Reggae Soul 1975
71
4032
Sister Nancy Bam Bam Dancehall, Deejay 1982
72
4132
Bob Marley and The Wailers Three Little Birds Pop Reggae, Roots Reggae 1977
73
4170
Bob Marley and The Wailers Concrete Jungle Roots Reggae 1973
74
4180
Chaka Demus & Pliers Murder She Wrote Dancehall 1992
75
4266
Manu Chao Me gustas tú Pop Reggae Latin Alternative 2001
76
4479
Major Lazer feat. Vybz Kartel Pon de Floor Dancehall Dutch House 2009
77
4594
The Folkes Brothers Oh Carolina Mento 1960
78
4656
Musical Youth Pass the Dutchie Pop Reggae 1982
79
4682
Shaggy Boombastic Dancehall 1995
80
4696
10cc Dreadlock Holiday Pop Reggae 1978
81
4739
Anthony Red Rose Tempo Digital Dancehall 1985
82
4892
Burning Spear Slavery Days Roots Reggae 1975
83
4996
Rubén Blades Desapariciones Reggae Singer/Songwriter 1984
84
5079
Shabba Ranks with Chevelle Franklyn Mr. Loverman Pop Reggae, Ragga 1992
85
5101
Hugh Roy and John Holt Wear You to the Ball Deejay 1970
86
5214
The Heptones Book of Rules Roots Reggae 1973
87
5317
Half Pint Greetings Dancehall, Deejay 1986
88
5321
Shaggy Oh Carolina Dancehall, Pop Reggae 1993
89
5331
Jimmy Cliff Viet Nam Pop Reggae 1969
90
5379
Major Lazer feat. Mr Lexx and Santigold Hold the Line Ragga 2009
91
5438
Led Zeppelin D'yer Mak'er Pop Reggae Pop Rock 1973
92
5626
Bob Marley and The Wailers Buffalo Soldier Roots Reggae 1983
93
5719
Eric Donaldson Cherry Oh Baby Reggae, Rocksteady 1971
94
5729
Seeed Dickes B Dancehall Hip Hop 2000
95
5754
Bob Marley and The Wailers Duppy Conqueror Roots Reggae 1970
96
5779
Grace Jones I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango) Dub Art Pop, Sophisti-Pop 1981
97
6071
Beenie Man Who Am I Ragga 1998
98
6160
Phyllis Dillon Don't Stay Away Rocksteady 1967
99
6256
The Clash Bankrobber Reggae 1980
100
6276
Bob Andy I've Got to Go Back Home Rocksteady 1967
101
6398
Johnny Nash Stir It Up Pop Reggae 1972
102
6442
The Clash Rudie Can't Fail Reggae 1979
103
6450
The Andrews Sisters Rum and Coca-Cola Calypso Vocal Group 1944
104
6451
Grace Jones Nightclubbing Dub Art Pop 1981
105
6471
Sean Paul Gimme the Light Pop Reggae, Ragga 2001
106
6478
Luciano It's Me Again Jah Roots Reggae 1994
107
6597
Sia feat. Sean Paul Cheap Thrills Dancehall Contemporary R&B, Electropop 2015
108
6632
The Slickers Johnny Too Bad Reggae 1970
109
6677
Toots and The Maytals Sweet and Dandy Reggae 1969
110
6685
Snow Informer Pop Reggae Pop Rap 1992
111
6722
Justin Hines with The Dominoes & Tommy McCook & His Ska-Talite Carry Go Bring Come Jamaican Ska 1964
112
7222
Willie Williams Armagideon Time Roots Reggae 1978
113
7260
Lee Perry Roast Fish and Corn Bread Roots Reggae 1976
114
7367
Scritti Politti The Word Girl Pop Reggae Sophisti-Pop 1985
115
7404
The Sabres of Paradise Wilmot Dub Electronic 1994
116
7412
Bob Marley and The Wailers Small Axe Reggae 1970
117
7475
Janet Kay Silly Games Lovers Rock 1979
118
7481
Bunny Wailer Dream Land Roots Reggae 1976
119
7491
Don Drummond Eastern Standard Time Jamaican Ska 1964
120
7516
Bob Marley and The Wailers Natural Mystic Roots Reggae 1977
121
7566
Ini Kamoze Here Comes the Hotstepper Pop Reggae Pop Rap 1994
122
7597
Third World Now That We've Found Love Pop Reggae 1978
123
7661
The Pioneers Long Shot Kick the Bucket Reggae 1969
124
7666
The Heptones Fattie Fattie Rocksteady 1966
125
7669
The Maytals Bam-Bam Jamaican Ska 1966
126
7690
Peter Tosh with Mick Jagger (You Got to Walk And) Don't Look Back Pop Reggae 1978
127
7735
Dennis Brown Revolution Reggae 1983
128
7802
David Bowie Loving the Alien Pop Reggae Progressive Pop, Sophisti-Pop 1984
129
7844
Peter Tosh Equal Rights Roots Reggae 1977
130
7851
Bob Marley and The Wailers Kaya Reggae 1971
131
7955
Michigan & Smiley Nice Up the Dance Dancehall 1979
132
7976
The Police Voices Inside My Head Pop Reggae 1980
133
8024
Sean Paul Like Glue Dancehall 2002
134
8070
Yellowman Zungguzunggu- guzungguzeng Dancehall, Deejay 1982
135
8094
Harry Belafonte Jamaica Farewell Calypso 1956
136
8264
Grace Jones Private Life Dub Art Pop, New Wave 1980
137
8322
Lee Perry & the Full Experiences Disco Devil Dub 1977
138
8467
UB40 One in Ten Pop Reggae 1981
139
8544
Delroy Wilson Dancing Mood Rocksteady 1966
140
8590
Bob Marley and The Wailers Put It On Reggae 1971
141
8663
Trinity Three Piece Suit Deejay 1977
142
8797
Junior Byles Curley Locks Roots Reggae 1974
143
8881
The Mighty Diamonds Right Time Roots Reggae 1976
144
9001
Cham Ghetto Story / Ghetto Story Chapter 3 (feat. Akon) Ragga 2006
145
9168
Bob Marley Nice Time Reggae 1967
146
9266
Rihanna Pon de Replay Dancehall Contemporary R&B, Dance-Pop 2005
147
9353
The Beat Stand Down Margaret Pop Reggae 2 Tone 1980
148
9356
Sublime Santeria Pop Reggae Alternative Rock, Third Wave Ska 1996
149
9359
Shaggy feat. Rik Rok It Wasn't Me Pop Reggae Contemporary R&B 2000
150
9499
Gentleman Dem Gone Reggae 2002
151
9519
Bob Marley and The Wailers Soul Rebel Reggae 1970
152
9562
Third World 96 Degrees in the Shade Roots Reggae 1977
153
9666
Jimmy Cliff Wonderful World, Beautiful People Pop Reggae Pop Soul 1969
154
9758
Bob Marley and The Wailers Roots, Rock, Reggae Roots Reggae 1976
155
9788
The Paragons On the Beach Rocksteady 1967
156
9818
Monyaka Go deh yaka Reggae 1983
157
9898
The Cables Baby Why Rocksteady 1968
158
9959
Stupeflip Je fume pu d'shit Pop Reggae French Pop, Synthpop 2002

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10000:
Johnny Nash Hold Me Tight Pop Reggae, Rocksteady 1968
French Montana feat. Swae Lee Unforgettable Dancehall Contemporary R&B 2017
Growling Tiger Money Is King Calypso 1935
Alton Ellis & The Flames I've Got a Date Rocksteady 1967
Gregory Isaacs Rumors Digital Dancehall 1988
Byron Lee & The Dragonaires Jamaica Ska Jamaican Ska 1964
Hugh Roy Wake the Town Deejay 1970
Junior Byles Fade Away Roots Reggae 1975
Theophilus Beckford Easy Snappin' Jamaican Ska Rhythm & Blues 1959
UB40 Food for Thought Dub, Pop Reggae 1980
Ben Harper With My Own Two Hands Reggae 2003
Inner Circle Bad Boys Dancehall, Pop Reggae 1990
Roy Shirley Hold Them Rocksteady 1967
The Maytals Daddy Jamaican Ska 1964
Vybz Kartel Sweet to the Belly Ragga 2003
Diana King Shy Guy Pop Reggae 1995
Junior Reid One Blood Dancehall 1989
Rita Marley One Draw Reggae 1981
Chaka Demus & Pliers Tease Me Ragga 1992
The Maytals Monkey Man Reggae 1969
Serge Gainsbourg Aux armes et caetera Reggae 1979
C. Tangana Mala Mujer Dancehall Contemporary R&B 2017
The Techniques Queen Majesty Rocksteady 1967
The Maytals Sixth and Seventh Books Jamaican Ska 1963
The Ethiopians Train to Skaville Rocksteady 1967
Philippe Lavil & Jocelyn Beroard Kolé Séré Zouk Love, Zouk Love 1987
Prince Buster Madness Jamaican Ska 1963
Buju Banton Murderer Ragga 1993
Eddy Grant I Don't Wanna Dance Pop Reggae 1982
Sugar Minott Oh Mr. D.C. Rocksteady 1977
Delroy Wilson Better Must Come Reggae 1971
The Upsetters Return of Django Jamaican Ska, Skinhead Reggae 1969
Bob Marley and The Wailers Them Belly Full (But We Hungry) Roots Reggae 1974
Cutty Ranks Limb by Limb Ragga 1993
The Police The Bed's Too Big Without You Pop Reggae New Wave 1979
Bob Marley and The Wailers Punky Reggae Party Reggae 1977
The Clash Armagideon Time Dub 1979
Alternative TV Love Lies Limp Reggae Post-Punk 1977
Dr. Alimantado Born for a Purpose Deejay, Roots Reggae 1976
Koffee Rapture Dancehall, Reggae 2019
Mr. Vegas Heads High Ragga 1998
The Congos Ark of the Covenant Roots Reggae 1977
Los Fabulosos Cadillacs El genio del dub Dub Latin Alternative 1987
Frankie Paul War Is in the Dance Dancehall, Reggae 1984
Eric "Monty" Morris Sammy Dead Jamaican Ska 1964
The J. Geils Band Give It to Me Pop Reggae Blues Rock 1973
Alton Ellis & The Flames Dance Crasher Jamaican Ska 1965
Shinehead Who the Cap Fit Dancehall 1986
Wayne Wonder No Letting Go Dancehall Contemporary R&B 2003
Sugar Ray Fly Pop Reggae Pop Rock 1997
Turbulence Notorious Dancehall 2004
Nas & Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley As We Enter Reggae East Coast Hip Hop 2010
Grace Jones Warm Leatherette Dub Art Pop, Sophisti-Pop 1980
The Maytals Do the Reggae Pop Reggae 1968
UB40 King Dub, Pop Reggae 1980
Hopeton Lewis Take It Easy Rocksteady 1967
Jacob Miller Tenement Yard Roots Reggae 1975
Misty in Roots Man Kind Roots Reggae 1979
Beres Hammond Rock Away Lovers Rock 2000
Niney Blood & Fire Roots Reggae 1971
Harry Belafonte Island in the Sun Calypso 1957
Beenie Man feat. Miss Thang Dude Dancehall 2004
Toots and The Maytals Time Tough Roots Reggae 1974
Gregory Isaacs Love Is Overdue Roots Reggae 1974
The Orb Perpetual Dawn Dub Ambient House 1991
Burning Spear Door Peeper Roots Reggae 1969
Tapper Zukie M.P.L.A. Deejay 1976
Bim Sherman Solid as a Rock Reggae Contemporary Folk 1996
Billy Ze Kick et Les Gamins en Folie Mangez-moi! Mangez-moi! Pop Reggae 1993
Black Uhuru Sponji Reggae Roots Reggae 1981
Linval Thompson I Love Marijuana Dub, Roots Reggae 1978
Peter Tosh Johnny B. Goode Pop Reggae 1983
Bob Marley and The Wailers Guava Jelly Reggae 1971
No Doubt Underneath It All Pop Reggae 2001
John Holt Police in Helicopter Dancehall, Roots Reggae 1982
Scotty Draw Your Breakes Deejay, Rocksteady 1971
Bad Gyal Jacaranda Dancehall Contemporary R&B, Neoperreo 2017
The Mighty Diamonds Pass the Kouchie Roots Reggae 1981
Carlton & The Shoes Love Me Forever Rocksteady 1968
Bob Marley and The Wailers Zimbabwe Roots Reggae 1979
Bob Marley and The Wailers Crazy Baldhead Roots Reggae 1976
Bob Marley and The Wailers Mr. Brown Reggae 1971
Bob Marley and The Wailers 400 Years Reggae 1970
Joe Gibbs African Dub Dub 1975
Michigan & Smiley Diseases Dancehall, Deejay 1980
Bob Marley and The Wailers Natty Dread Roots Reggae Singer/Songwriter 1974
Colourbox Baby, I Love You So Dub, Pop Reggae 1986
Sugar Minott Good Thing Going Lovers Rock 1980
Lee Perry People Funny Boy Reggae 1968
Big Youth Screaming target Deejay 1972
Israel Vibration The Same Song Roots Reggae 1978
Black Uhuru Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Dub, Roots Reggae 1979
Aswad Warrior Charge Dub 1980
Explainer Lorraine Soca 1982
The Melodians I'll Get Along with You Rocksteady 1967
C.Tangana feat. Rosalía Antes de morirme Dancehall Alternative R&B 2016
The Jamaicans Baba Boom Rocksteady 1967
Burning Spear Social Living Roots Reggae 1978
Jimmy Cliff You Can Get It If You Really Want Pop Reggae 1970
Nina Hagen Band African Reggae Dub New Wave 1979
Dandy Livingstone Rudy a Message to You Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady 1967
Horace Andy Natty Dread a Weh She Want Reggae 1978
Big Youth Ace Ninety Skank / S90 Skank Deejay 1972
The Uniques My Conversation Rocksteady 1968
Smiley Culture Cockney Translation Dancehall 1984
Bob Marley and The Wailers Rebel Music (3 O'Clock Road Block) Roots Reggae Singer/Songwriter 1974
Desmond Dekker You Can Get It If You Really Want Reggae 1970
Johnny Clarke None Shall Escape the Judgement Roots Reggae 1974
Bernard Lavilliers Stand the Ghetto Reggae Chanson 1980
Alpha Blondy Brigadier Sabari (Opération Coup de Poing) Roots Reggae 1982
Lee Perry The Upsetter Rocksteady 1968
VC By His Deeds Pop Reggae 2000
Gorillaz feat. Popcaan Saturnz Barz Digital Dancehall 2017
Eurythmics Right by Your Side Calypso Pop 1983
The Bug Poison Dart Ragga Dubstep 2008
Bob Marley and The Wailers No More Trouble Roots Reggae 1973
Black Uhuru Stalk of Sinsemilla / Sinsemilla Dub, Roots Reggae 1980
Lucky Dube Slave Roots Reggae 1987
Beastie Boys feat. Santigold Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win Dancehall East Coast Hip Hop 2011
Lois & Dub Narcotic Sound System Rougher Dub Downtempo 1996
The Wailers Burnin' and Lootin' Roots Reggae 1973