Posted in 60th GRAMMYs, Record of the Year

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 59th GRAMMYs, Pop Field

59th GRAMMYs: Predictions for the pop field

59grammys-pop

At last some of the most important submissions for the 59th GRAMMYs had been leaked giving us a refreshed view on the possible nominations.

And we begin with the pop field packed with the biggest hits of the year, dance club tunes, teen-pop realness and of course Adele. Some of the early contenders such as Coldplay, Paul Simon and the 1975 had been switched to rock whereas Lady Gaga did not submit anything, despite “Perfect Illusion” being eligible.

Here are the odds for the pop field. Songs are listed in order of likelihood of being nominated.

Best Pop Solo Performance Continue reading “59th GRAMMYs: Predictions for the pop field”

Posted in 59th GRAMMYs

59th GRAMMYs: The early contenders

The 58th GRAMMYs are now history but now it is time to look at the contenders for next year’s edition. Even though it is still too early to make concrete predictions, there are already some candidates. The eligibility period for the 59th Grammy Awards started on October 1st, 2015 meaning we are now into the second quarter. The period ends next September 31st.

It is worth noticing that all of this year’s winners in the general field came from the first quarter of the 2014/15 eligibility period. Could this happen this year? Well, these is what we got so far:

Adele

Continue reading “59th GRAMMYs: The early contenders”

Posted in 58th GRAMMYs

58th GRAMMYs: Odds in other categories

Predictions for the mainstream fields have already been covered, but the GRAMMYs have a total of 83 categories and you’d have to be a music genius to known them all. In fact, members are not obliged to vote in all of them. There are, however, some categories where we will find familiar faces, radio-friendly songs, and music videos.

Let’s now take a look at the possible winners in the fields for dance/electronic, Latin music, visual media (music for films/TV, etc..), production, and music video/film.

Best Dance Recording

The rules for this category had been changed to prevent pop singers winning here Continue reading “58th GRAMMYs: Odds in other categories”

Posted in 58th GRAMMYs

58th GRAMMY Nominees Announced: Analysis and reactions

3813bcd3d4accb7634eea23a2a7ab190.1000x1000x1The speculation is over. We know all of the nominees. And everybody is now talking about who got snubbed and who made a surprise. In reality, there were no major snubs or any jaw-dropping surprises.

Several media outlets talked about Justin Bieber and Luke Bryan getting snubbed, as they were among the top-selling artists of the year. However, commercial success is not a big indicator at the GRAMMYs. And also, neither of them were top contenders in the general field. Bieber, on the other hand, is a favourite to win Best Dance Recording. So, keep calm beliebers.

But the most  Continue reading “58th GRAMMY Nominees Announced: Analysis and reactions”