For the last three years foreign acts have taken up the GRAMMY’s most prestigious award. However this year, the lead contenders are all Americans. In contrast to last year’s rock-dominated pack of nods. This year’s mainstream pop albums and other top-sellers could be amongst the race.
With more than 3 million copies in the U.S. alone Taylor Swift’s Red could be considered a lock. A former Album of the Year (AoTY) winner has all the necessary buzz to join this line-up. However it’s facing fierce competition so might as well get snubbed. The two certain locks are pop/soul singer Bruno Mars with Unorthodox Jukebox and off course Justin Timberlake’s comeback record The 20/20 Experience (The Whole Experience). Both are also former AoTY-nominees. Click here to see the rest of the predictions