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Jesse Royal's Lily still blooms on Billboard

BY KEVIN JACKSON
Observer writer

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

JESSE Royal's Lily of Da Valley spends a second week at number one on Billboard's Reggae Album chart. The set has sold roughly 2,000 copies since its release three weeks ago.

There is one new entry in the Top 10. Solstice by Thunder Body comes in at number three. Released on the Rootfire Cooperative label, Solstice contains 10 tracks and is the first charting title for the 10-piece band from Rochester, New York.

Damian Marley's Stony Hill remains at number two, while Sizzla returns to the Top 10 at number four with I'm Yours.

Rebelution's long-standing Falling Into Place moves up to number five, while Major Lazer's Know No Better (EP) skips from nine to six.

Falling two places to number seven is Chronology by Chronixx, while moving up four spots to number eight is Reggae Gold 2017.

Old Time Something Come Back Again! Volume 2 by The Expanders falls to number nine, while at number 10 is Landon McNamara's A Dollar Short & A Minute Late.

Lost in Paradise by Common Kings is number 11, while Soca Gold 2017 slips one place to number 12.

Live at Red Rocks by Rebelution re-enters the chart at number 13, while British reggae artiste Macka B is number 14 with Health is Wealth.

The compilation Reggae Jammin Volume 4 from Tads International Record is at number 15.