Through the week of the 20th, the AllMusic Blog will be publishing our editors' favorite albums of 2009. We'll be covering well over a dozen genres and styles, from rap to reggae, R&B to electronic, country to Latin, blues to metal, folk to soundtracks, and several points in-between. Right now, on the AllMusic Blog, we take a look at our favorite reggae albums of 2009. Be sure to check our overall feature of new albums and classical releases, AllMusic Loves 2009, and our other 2009 in Review posts.

Buju Banton - Rasta Got Soul
Jahdan Blakkamoore - Buzzrock Warrior
Delus & Konshens - Modern Revolution
Elephant Man - Energy God: The Best of Elephant Man
Joe Gibbs - Scorchers from the Early Years 1967-73
Jah Shaka - Jah Shaka Presents: The Positive Message
Lady Saw - Extra Raw: The Best of Lady Saw
Mad Professor - Audio Illusion of Dub
Major Lazer - Guns Don't Kill People... Lazers Do
Ziggy Marley - Family Time
Mavado - Mr. Brooks...A Better Tomorrow
Tommy McCook & the Supersonics - Pleasure Dub
Freddie McGregor - Mr. McGregor
Niney the Observer - Roots with Quality (Brilliant Box)
Lee "Scratch" Perry - Return from Planet Dub
Queen Ifrica - Montego Bay
Tarrus Riley - Contagious
Winston Riley - Quintessential Techniques: Reggae Anthology
Delroy Wilson - Dub Plate Style
Various Artists - Ragga Ragga Ragga 2009