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Top 20 Dancehall Artists: 2022’s List of Best Male Dancehall Artists

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Top Male Dancehall Artists

List of the World’s Top Dancehall Artists

While reggae music was what the world became familiar with first, dancehall music has emerged and positioned itself across the world as one of the fastest growing genres of music. A number of the top male dancehall artists have become international stars working with artists across the globe. This genre, which originated in Jamaica, has expanded into all regions and often imitated in places of Europe, Latin America, Africa, and even Asia.

While reggae music touches on numerous of topics and subject matter, from love to the fight of oppression, dancehall music is the life of the party. The visuals of the partying lifestyles of the Caribbean that have often trend and been displayed on social media and in popular culture is centered around the West Indian culture and dancehall music.  Originally started in the dance halls of Jamaica around the 1970s, which is the origins of the name, and now has become one of the world’s top genres.

Some of the past male dancehall artists generations have included Shabba Ranks, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer, Buju Banton, Sean Paul, Shaggy, Ini Kamoze, Capleton, and many more.  Today’s generation has kept the dancehall legacy alive, led by Popcaan, Vybz Kartel, and others, bringing one of the leading genres onto the world’s stage. Below is the lineup of top male dancehall artists of 2022, showcasing the growth of a genre that began decades ago.




Top 20 Male Dancehall Artists

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1. Popcaan follow on Instagram: @Popcaan and watch on Youtube: Popcaan

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2. Vybz Kartel follow on Instagram: @Vybz Kartel and watch on Youtube: Vybz Kartel

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3. Konshens follow on Instagram: @Konshens  and watch on Youtube: Konshens

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4. Masicka follow on Instagram: @Masicka and watch on Youtube: Masicka

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5. Alkaline follow on Instagram: @Alkaline and watch on Youtube: Alkaline

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6. Busy Signal follow on Instagram: @Busy Signal and watch on Youtube: Busy Signal

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7. Mavado follow on Instagram: @Mavado and watch on Youtube: Mavado

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8. Tommy Lee Sparta follow on Instagram: @Tommy Lee Sparta and watch on Youtube: Tommy Lee Sparta

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9. Teejay follow on Instagram: @Teejay and watch on Youtube: Teejay

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10. Ding Dong follow on Instagram: @Ding Dong and watch on Youtube: Ding Dong

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11. Jahmiel follow on Instagram: @Jahmiel and watch on Youtube: Jahmiel

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12. Govana follow on Instagram: @Govana and watch on Youtube: Govana

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13. Squash follow on Instagram: @Squash and watch on Youtube: Squash

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14. Rygin King follow on Instagram: @RyginKing and watch more on Youtube: Rygin King

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15. Aidonia follow on Instagram: @Aidonia and watch on Youtube: Aidonia

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16. Intence follow on Instagram: @Intence and watch on Youtube: Intence

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17. Prince Swanny follow on Instagram: @Prince Swanny and watch on Youtube: Prince Swanny

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18. Demarco follow on Instagram: @Demarco and watch on Youtube: Demarco

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19. Chronic Law follow on Instagram: @Chronic Law and watch on Youtube: Chronic Law

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20. Jahvillani Follow on Instagram: @Jahvillani and watch on Youtube: Jahvillani




Honorable Mention Male Dancehall Artists:

Jah Vinci Instagram: @Jah Vinci and Youtube: Jah Vinci

Charly Black Instagram: @Charly Black and Youtube: Charly Black

Stylo G Instagram: @Stylo G and Youtube: Stylo G

Christopher Martin Instagram: @Christopher Martin and Youtube: Christopher Martin

Rytikal Instagram: @Rytikal and Youtube: Rytikal

Quada Instagram: @Quada and Youtube: Quada

Jafrass Instagram: @Jafrass and Youtube: Jafrass

Savage Savo Instagram: @Savage Savo and Youtube: Savage Savo

Reggae and Dancehall Related Topics:

1 Top Female Reggae Artists List

2 Top 15 All-Time Dancehall Artists

3 Top Male R&B Artists List

4 Top Nigerian Afrobeat & Afropop Artists List

*Unofficial Order. The more popular artists that have a combination of the most followers, streams, and views are near the top.

*If any artists are missing from the list email media@kulturevulturez.com