Sunday, February 13, 2011

Final Grammy Predictions

Let's see how this goes.

Record of the Year:
1. Lady Antebellum "Need You Now"
2. Eminem featuring Rihanna "Love the Way You Lie"
3. Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys "Empire State of Mind"
4. Cee-Lo Green "Fuck You"
5. B.o.B. featuring Bruno Mars "Nothin' On You"

Album of the Year:
1. The Suburbs, Arcade Fire
2. Recovery, Eminem
3. Need You Now, Lady Antebellum
4. The Fame Monster, Lady Gaga
5. Teenage Dream, Katy Perry

Song of the Year:
1. "Need You Now"
2. "Love the Way You Lie"
3. "Fuck You"
4. "The House that Built Me"
5. "Beg Steal or Borrow"

New Artist:
1. Justin Bieber
2. Mumford and Sons
3. Drake
4. Florence + the Machine
5. Esperanza Spalding

Pop Female:
1. Lady Gaga "Bad Romance"
2. Katy Perry "Teenage Dream"
3. Sara Bareilles "King of Anything"
4. Norah Jones "Chasing Pirates"
5. Beyonce "Halo (LIVE)"

Pop Male:
1. Bruno Mars "Just the Way You Are"
2. Michael Jackson "This Is It"
3. Michael Buble "Haven't Met You Yet"
4. John Mayer "Half of My Heart"
5. Adam Lambert "Whataya Want From Me"

Pop Group:
1. Sade "Babyfather"
2. Train "Hey Soul Sister (LIVE)"
3. Paramore "Only Exception"
4. Maroon 5 "Misery"
5. Glee Cast "Don't Stop Believin'"

Pop Collaboration:
1. B.o.B., Eminem and Hayley Williams "Airplanes, Part II"
2. Elton John and Leon Russell "It Wasn't For Bad"
3. Lady Gaga and Beyonce "Telephone"
4. Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No 1, Jeff Beck & Oumou Sangare "Imagine"
5. Katy Perry and Snoop Dogg "California Gurls"

Pop Album:
1. The Fame Monster, Lady Gaga
2. Teenage Dream, Katy Perry
3. I Dreamed a Dream, Susan Boyle
4. My World 2.0, Justin Bieber
5. Battle Studies, John Mayer

Traditional Pop Album:
1. Crazy Love, Michael Buble
2. Love is the Answer, Barbra Streisand
3. Fly Me To The Moon…The Great American Songbook: Volume V, Rod Stewart
4. The Greatest Love Songs Of All Time, Barry Manilow
5. Let It Be Me: Mathis In Nashville, Johnny Mathis

Dance Recording:
1. Robyn "Dancing On My Own"
2. Rihanna "Only Girl (In the World)"
3. Lady Gaga "Dance in the Dark"
4. La Roux "In for the Kill"
5. Goldfrapp "Rocket"

Dance Album:
1. La Roux, La Roux
2. Further, The Chemical Brothers
3. Head First, Goldfrapp
4. Black Light, Groove Armada
5. These Hopeful Machines, BT

Rock Solo:
1. Neil Young "Angry World"
2. Robert Plant "Silver Rider"
3. Eric Clapton "Run Back to Your Side"
4. Paul McCartney "Helter Skelter"
5. John Mayer "Crossroads"

Rock Group:
1. Arcade Fire "Ready to Start"
2. Black Keys "Tighten Up"
3. Muse "Resistance"
4. Jeff Beck and Joss Stone "I Put a Spell on You"
5. Kings of Leon "Radioactive"

Hard Rock Performance:
1. Them Crooked Vultures "New Fang"
2. Stone Temple Pilots "Between the Lines"
3. Ozzy Osbourne "Let Me Hear You Scream"
4. Alice in Chains "A Looking in View"
5. Soundgarden "Black Rain"

Rock Song:
1. "Little Lion Man"
2. "Angry World"
3. "Tighten Up"
4. "Resistance"
5. "Radioactive"

Rock Album:
1. Mojo, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
2. Le Noise, Neil Young
3. Backspacer, Pearl Jam
4. The Resistance, Muse
5. Emotion & Commotion, Jeff Beck

Alternative Album:
1. The Suburbs, Arcade Fire
2. Brothers, Black Keys
3. Contra, Vampire Weekend
4. Broken Bells, Broken Bells
5. Infinite Arms, Band of Horses

R&B Female:
1. Fantasia "Bittersweat"
2. Monica "Everything to Me"
3. Jazmine Sullivan "Holding You Down (Going in Circles)"
4. Faith Evans "Gone Already"
5. Kelly Price "Tired"

R&B Male:
1. El DeBarge "Second Chance"
2. Usher "There Goes My Baby"
3. (Kirk Whalum &) Musiq Soulchild "We're Still Friends"
4. Kem "Why Would You Stay"
5. Jaheim "Finding My Way Back"

R&B Group/Duo:
1. Sade "Soldier of Love"
2. Ronald Isley and Aretha Franklin "You've Got a Friend"
3. John Legend and The Roots "Shine"
4. Chuck Brown, Jill Scott & Marcus Miller "Love"
5. Chris Brown and Tank "Take My Time"

Traditional R&B Performance:
1. John Legend and The Roots "Hang on In There"
2. Betty Wright "Go (LIVE)"
3. R. Kelly "When a Woman Loves"
4. Calvin Richardson "You're So Amazing"
5. Ryan Shaw "In Between"

Urban/Alternative Performance:
1. Cee-Lo Green "Fuck You"
2. Janelle MonĂ¡e & Big Boi "Tightrope"
3. Carolyn Malachi "Orion"
4. Eric Roberson "Still"
5. Bilal "Little One"

R&B Song:
1. "Bittersweet"
2. "Second Chance"
3. "Shine"
4. "Finding My Way Back"
5. "Why Would You Stay"

R&B Album:
1. Wake Up!, John Legend and The Roots
2. Back to Me, Fantasia
3. Still Standing, Monica
4. Another Round, Jaheim
5. The Love & War Masterpeace, Raheem DeVaughn

Contemporary R&B Album:
1. The ArchAndroid, Janelle Monae
2. Raymond vs Raymond, Usher
3. Untitled, R. Kelly
4. Graffiti, Chris Brown
5. Transition, Ryan Leslie

Rap Solo:
1. Eminem "Not Afraid"
2. Kanye West "Power"
3. Drake "Over"
4. T.I. "I'm Back"
5. Ludacris "How Low"

Rap Group/Duo:
1. Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz "On To The Next One"
2. Big Boi, Bosko, Cutty & Mouche "Shutterbugg"
3. Drake, T.I. & Swizz Beatz "Fancy"
4. Ludacris & Nicki Minaj "My Chick Bad"
5. Young Jeezy & Plies "Lose My Mind"

Rap/Sung Collaboration:
1. Jay-Z and Alicia Keys "Empire State of Mind"
2. Eminem & Rihanna "Love the Way You Lie"
3. B.o.B & Bruno Mars "Nothin' On You"
4. John Legend, The Roots, Melanie Fiona & Common "Wake Up Everybody"
5. Chris Brown, Tyga & Kevin McCall "Deuces"

Rap Song:
1. "Empire State of Mind"
2. "Love the Way You Lie"
3. "Not Afraid"
4. "Nothin' On You"
5. "On To The Next One"

Rap Album:
1. Recovery, Eminem
2. The Blueprint 3, Jay-Z
3. Thank Me Later, Drake
4. How I Got Over, The Roots
5. The Adventures Of Bobby Ray, B.o.B.

Country Female:
1. Miranda Lambert "The House That Built Me"
2. Carrie Underwood "Temporary Home"
3. LeAnn Rimes "Swingin'"
4. Gretchen Wilson "I'd Love To Be Your Last"
5. Jewel "Satisfied"

Country Male:
1. Keith Urban "'Til Summer Comes Around"
2. Jamey Johnson "Macon"
3. Toby Keith "Cryin' For Me (Wayman's Song)"
4. Chris Young "Gettin' You Home"
5. David Nail "Turning Home"

Country Group/Duo:
1. Lady Antebellum "Need You Now"
2. Zac Brown Band "Free"
3. Little Big Town "Little White Church"
4. Dailey & Vincent "Elizabeth"
5. The SteelDrivers "Where Rainbows Never Drive"

Country Collaboration:
1. Zac Brown Band & Alan Jackson "As She's Walking Away"
2. Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert & Jamey Johnson "Bad Angel"
3. Dierks Bentley, Del McCoury & The Punch Brothers "Pride (In the Name of Love)"
4. Blake Shelton & Trace Adkins "Hillbilly Bone"
5. Marty Stuart & Connie Smith "I Run to You"

Country Song:
1. "Need You Now"
2. "The House That Built Me"
3. "Free"
4. "The Breath You Take"
5. "I'd Love To Be Your Last"
6. "If I Die Young"

Country Album:
1. Need You Now, Lady Antebellum
2. Revolution, Miranda Lambert
3. You Get What You Give, Zac Brown Band
4. The Guitar Song, Jamey Johnson
5. Up On The Ridge, Dierks Bentley

Spoken Word Album:
1. The Woody Allen Collection: Mere Anarchy, Side Effects, Without Feathers, Getting Even, Woody Allen
2. A Funny Thing Happened On the Way To The Future..., Michael J. Fox
3. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Audiobook), Jon Stewart, Samantha Bee, Wyatt Cenac, Jason Jones, John Oliver & Sigourney Weaver
4. This Time Together: Laughter And Reflection, Carol Burnett
5. American on Purpose, Craig Ferguson
6. The Bedwetter, Sarah Silverman

Comedy Album:
1. Weapons Of Self Destruction, Robin Williams
2. I Told You I Was Freaky, Flight of the Conchords
3. Stark Raving Black, Lewis Black
4. Kathy Griffin Does The Bible Belt, Kathy Griffin
5. Cho Dependent, Margaret Cho

Musical Show Album:
1. A Little Night Music
2. Fela!
3. American Idiot
4. Sondheim on Sondheim
5. Promises, Promises

Compilation Soundtrack
1. Crazy Heart
2. Treme
3. Glee: The Music, Volume 1
4. True Blood - Volume 2
5. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Score Soundtrack
1. Inception, Hans Zimmer
2. Sherlock Holmes, Hans Zimmer
3. Toy Story 3, Randy Newman
4. Alice in Wonderland, Danny Elfman
5. Avatar, James Horner

Song from a Film/TV:
1. "The Weary Kind," Crazy Heart
2. "This City," Treme
3. "Down in New Orleans," The Princess and the Frog
4. "I See You," Avatar
5. "Kiss Like Your Kiss," True Blood

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical:
1. The Smeezingtons (Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine)
2. RedOne
3. Dr. Luke
4. Danger Mouse
5. Rob Cavallo

Short-Form Video:
1. Lady Gaga "Bad Romance"
2. Johnny Cash "Ain't No Grave / The Johnny Cash Project"
3. Cee-Lo Green "Fuck You"
4. Gorillaz, Mos Def & Bobby Womack "Stylo"
5. Eminem and Rihanna "Love the Way You Lie"

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