Celebrating his Grammy win will have to wait.
Jurors returned their verdict on Tuesday after deliberating for 11 hours over two days.
The 37-year-old Banton, whose given name is Mark Myrie, was on trial on accusations that he conspired with two other men in setting up a drug deal in December of 2009.
His album "Before the Dawn" won a Grammy last week for best reggae album.
This is Banton's second trial. A jury deadlocked in his first trial last year.