Posted in 60th GRAMMYs, Best New Artist

60th GRAMMY Predictions: Best New Artist

BNA-predictions

The 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards are just around the corner. Nominations will be announced, earlier than usual, on November 28th. The ceremony will take place in New York on January 28th, 2018.

And while we wait it is time to take a look at the possible nominees, in one of the ‘Big Four’ categories: Best New Artist.

In this category, all but one of the five major contenders of the year are not ‘new’. But that’s not uncommon in this award. It takes an artist years to get established, unless you are… Lorde? Yes, there are always exceptions but this year  Continue reading “60th GRAMMY Predictions: Best New Artist”

Posted in Song of the Year, 60th GRAMMYs

60th GRAMMY Predictions: Song of the Year

Soty-predictions

The 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards are just around the corner. Nominations will be announced, earlier than usual, on November 28th. The ceremony will take place in New York on January 28th, 2018.

And while we wait it is time to take a look at the possible nominees, in one of the ‘Big Four’ categories: Song of the Year.

Unlike record of the year, this songwriter’s award is more diverse. It usually features at least two songs that are outside of the mainstream pop realm.

Also starting this year, songwriters will receive another general field award. The Album of the Year (AoTY) category  Continue reading “60th GRAMMY Predictions: Song of the Year”

Posted in Record of the Year, 60th GRAMMYs

60th GRAMMY Predictions: Record of the Year

roty-predictionsThe 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards are just around the corner. Nominations will be announced, earlier than usual, on November 28th. The ceremony will take place in New York on January 28th, 2018.

And while we wait it is time to take a look at the possible nominees, in one of the most prestigious categories: Record of the Year.

In recent years, this category has become a popularity contest. Therefore, it is common that the most successful singles of the year get nominated.

Thanks to the submissions posted in the GoldDerby forums, we are now able to speculate better on which Continue reading “60th GRAMMY Predictions: Record of the Year”

Posted in Latin GRAMMYs

Contenders for the 2017 Latin GRAMMY Awards

latingrammy-contenders

In a month, the nominations for the 18th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will be revealed. The Latin Recording Academy is far more secretive than the national academy, as there is absolutely no way to know the submissions. There are no leaks and very few forum threads. Therefore the following predictions for the Latin GRAMMYs’ General Field are mere speculation, though all the songs are theoretically eligible. The eligibility period for this award runs from July 1st, 2016 to May 31st, 2017.

Album of the Year

Unlike at the U.S. GRAMMYs, all categories in the general field have ten nominees. This results in a Continue reading “Contenders for the 2017 Latin GRAMMY Awards”