GRAMMY Predictions

I have literally been lacking in posting on this blog for a while and I apologise, with work for school piling in up and everything it has just been a very stressful few weeks. But I will be post a lot more regularly (I hope, no promises) in the near future, and since the GRAMMYs is on tonight (well tomorrow morning, like 4am my time to be exact), I will be posting about the Grammys from today to about tomorrow, talking about the nominees, performances, and winners of this year’s GRAMMYs. But on this post, I’ll be predicting the winners of the main categories. I’ll also be pointing out my preferred winners as well as the ones I think will win regardless. Read the list below. The bolded nominee would be my predicted winners and the nominees in italics would be my preferred winners.

Record of the Year:

  • Get Lucky – Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams
  • Radioactive – Imagine Dragons
  • Royals – Lorde
  • Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars
  • Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell 

Album of the Year:

  • The Blessed Unrest – Sara Bareilles
  • Random Access Memories – Daft Punk
  • Good Kid, M.A.A.D City – Kendrick Lamar
  • The Heist – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Red – Taylor Swift

Song of the Year:

  • Just Give Me A Reason – Jeff Bhasker, Pink & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Pink Featuring Nate Ruess)
  • Locked Out Of Heaven – Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine & Bruno Mars, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
  • Roar – Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Katy Perry & Henry Walter, songwriters (Katy Perry)
  • Royals – Joel Little & Ella Yelich O’Connor, songwriters (Lorde)
  • Same Love – Ben Haggerty, Mary Lambert & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert

Best New Artist:

  • James Blake
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Solo Performance:

  • Brave – Sara Bareilles
  • Royals – Lorde
  • When I Was Your Man – Bruno Mars
  • Roar – Katy Perry
  • Mirrors – Justin Timberlake

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:

  • Get Lucky – Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams
  • Just Give Me A Reason – Pink Featuring Nate Ruess
  • Stay – Rihanna Featuring Mikky Ekko
  • Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke Featuring TI & Pharrell
  • Suit & Tie – Justin Timberlake & Jay Z

Best Pop Vocal Album:

  • Paradise – Lana Del Rey
  • Pure Heroine – Lorde
  • Unorthodox Jukebox – Bruno Mars
  • Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke
  • The 20/20 Experience: The Complete Experience – Justin Timberlake

Best Dance/Electronica Album:

  • Random Access Memories – Daft Punk
  • Settle – Disclosure
  • 18 Months – Calvin Harris
  • Atmosphere – Kaskade
  • A Color Map Of The Sun – Pretty Lights

Best R&B Song:

  • Best Of Me – Anthony Hamilton & Jairus Mozee, songwriters (Anthony Hamilton)
  • Love And War – Tamar Braxton, Darhyl Camper, Jr., LaShawn Daniels & Makeba Riddick, songwriters (Tamar Braxton)
  • Only One – PJ Morton, songwriter (PJ Morton Featuring Stevie Wonder)
  • Pusher Love Girl – James Fauntleroy, Jerome Harmon, Timothy Mosley & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake)
  • Without Me – Fantasia Barrino, Missy Elliott, Al Sherrod Lambert, Harmony Samuels & Kyle Stewart, songwriters (Fantasia Featuring Kelly Rowland & Missy Elliot)

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:

  • Power Trip – J. Cole Featuring Miguel
  • Part II (On The Run) – Jay Z Featuring Beyoncé
  • Holy Grail – Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake
  • Remember You – Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd
  • Now Or Never – Kendrick Lamar Featuring Mary J. Blige

Best Rap Album:

  • Nothing Was The Same – Drake
  • Magna Carta…Holy Grail – Jay Z
  • Good Kid, M.A.A.D City – Kendrick Lamar
  • The Heist – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Yeezus – Kanye West