This year is going to be full of surprises. Every category in the General Field (Best New Artist; Album/Record/Song of the Year) has been expanded from five to eight nominees. In past years, we could rely on traditional voting patterns to make strong predictions. Now, this expansion of the field, coupled with the increased blurring of genre lines, makes accurate predictions infinitely harder. Still worth … Continue reading GRAMMYs Watch: Who’s Taking Home Album of the Year?
In addition to great singles and even greater albums, there were some truly amazing album tracks or standalone singles that deserve their recognition. Here I rank the top 30 album tracks of 2017. To be included on this list, the track must be a song on an album released in 2017 that was not promoted to radio. #30. Lana Del Rey, “Cherry” (from Lust for Life) … Continue reading Top 30 Hidden Gems of 2017
Now that the eligibility period for the 2018 Grammy Awards has officially ended, it’s time to discuss potential nominees. In this 8 part series we will discuss our predictions for the General field, the pop, rock, and rap categories, and one random group of categories. This was probably the hardest group of categories to predict thus far; there are so many deserving nominees and everyone … Continue reading 2018 GRAMMYs Predictions: The R&B Field