Fifth time's the charm for Protoje
Protoje (Photo: Dom Jewel)

PROTOJE earns his fifth-charting title on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart with Third Time's the Charm, released September 23 via In. Digg.Nation Collective/Six Course Music/RCA Records.

The 10-track set debuted at number eight on the latest tally, dated October 8.

Among the songs featured on Third Time's The Charm are Family featuring Jesse Royal, Ten Cane Row featuring British/Jamaican singer Jorja Smith, Late at Night featuring Lila Ike, and Heavy Load with Samory I.

Protoje's previous Billboard entries are The 8 Year Affair (number two in 2013), Ancient Future (one week at number one in 2015), A Matter of Time (one week at number one in 2018), and In Search of Lost Time (number six in 2020).

Iotosh, UK producer Cadenza, 8 Track, IV the Polymath, Ziah.Push and J.L.L. are among the producers who contributed to Third Time's the Charm.

Still on the Billboard reggae chart, Legend by Bob Marley and the Wailers is at number one for a 142nd non-consecutive week, while Best of Shaggy: The Boombastic Collection by Shaggy inches up to familiar territory at number two.

Former chart-topper Wisdom by Stick Figure dips to three, Sean Paul's Dutty Classics Collection inches up to four, while Greatest Hits by UB40 rises to five.

Stick Figure records back-to-back entries with World on Fire and Set in Stone six and seven, respectively, while Outside by Burna Boy remains at nine.

Welcome to Jamrock, the Grammy-winning album by Damian "Junior Gong" Marley re-enters at 10.

In the Cayman Islands, Therapy by Rygin King is the top song according to Hot 104.1 FM while in Canada, The Conscious Underground, a band formed 10 years ago by St Vincentian Allan Agard, takes over the number one spot on the Rebel Vibez Top Ten Reggae chart with Love Yourself.

Richie Stephens' Reverse the Curse is back at the number one spot on the New York Reggae chart.

Kingston Traffic by Naomi Cowan rises from five to three, Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City by Ambelique moves from 10 to eight, and D Major's For Tonight bolts from 16 to 13.

Glory to His Name by Turbulence darts from 18 to 14 and Christopher Martin's Guaranteed steps from 25 to 21.

A new entry at 27 is The Mood by Busy Signal.

On the South Florida Reggae chart, Don't Do It by Hopeton Lindo, Marcia Griffiths and Freddie McGregor is the new number one.

Fifty by Tanya Stephens and Patra moves from 10 to seven, while Always and Forever by veteran singer Leroy Smart rises up from 20 to 23.

Sun Shade's Missing You is the sole new entry at 24.

Rygin King
Kevin Jackson

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