Jimmy Cliff

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The first major influence in the crossover of reggae, with a hit film and album in 1972's rollickingly hypnotic The Harder They Come.
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Billboard Albums

Year Album Chart Peak
2013 Icon: Jimmy Cliff Top Reggae Albums 15
2013 Rebirth Top Reggae Albums 1
2013 The KCRW Session Top Reggae Albums 4
2012 Rebirth The Billboard 200 76
2012 Rebirth Top Reggae Albums 1
2012 Sacred Fire (EP) Top Reggae Albums 1
2011 Sacred Fire (EP) Top Heatseekers 9
2011 Sacred Fire (EP) Top Reggae Albums 1
2004 Black Magic Top Reggae Albums 11
2000 Jimmy Cliff -- Ultimate Collection Top Reggae Albums 8
1992 Breakout R&B Albums 60
1992 Breakout Top World Music Albums 11
1982 Special The Billboard 200 186
1975 Follow My Mind The Billboard 200 195
1975 The Harder They Come The Billboard 200 140

Billboard Singles

Year Single Chart Peak
1995 Hakuna Matata Adult Contemporary 26
1994 I Can See Clearly Now (From "Cool Runnings") Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 98
1993 I Can See Clearly Now Adult Contemporary 9
1993 I Can See Clearly Now Top 40 Mainstream 7
1993 I Can See Clearly Now (From "Cool Runnings") The Billboard Hot 100 18
1992 Breakout Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 81
1992 Peace Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 96
1983 Reggae Night R&B Singles 89
1982 Special R&B Singles 76
1970 Come Into My Life The Billboard Hot 100 89
1970 Wonderful World, Beautiful People The Billboard Hot 100 25

Grammy Awards

Year Album/Track Award
1985 A Cliff Hanger Best Reggae Album