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59th GRAMMYs: Predictions for the pop field

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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.

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58th GRAMMYs: Odds for the Pop field

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The Pop field have four categories that award the best in pop music. And not exclusively pop but also crossover hits from artists from other genres such as rock, dance, R&B, alternative and sometimes country.

This year’s race is dominated by Taylor Swift. Taylor received three out of the possible four nominations of the field (as she’s ineligible in traditional pop). Kelly Clarkson and Florence + the Machine gathered three nods each. These three women are also facing each in the Best Pop Vocal Album category.
Let’s take a look now at the odds for each category:

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58th GRAMMYs: Predictions for the Pop Field

We are less than a month away from knowing who are the nominees for the 58th GRAMMYs. As I mentioned on my previous post, I’d be predicting the mainstream fields and this is the turn for the field that everybody hates and loves: Pop. And this year’s pop field could simply be an extension of the general field contenders. Let’s take a look:

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE

  1. Taylor Swift — Blank Space
  2. The Weeknd — Can’t Feel My Face
  3. Ed Sheeran — Thinking Out Loud
  4. Pharrell Williams — Freedom
  5. Ellie Goulding — Love Me Like You Do

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57th GRAMMYs: Odds in the Pop field

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The pop field is highly competitive this year as it includes most of the general field nominees as well as some of the hit singles of the year. Big names and NARAS’ favourites are nominated across the four categories of this field. Let’s now take  a look at the odds in each of these categories:

Best Pop Solo Performance

  1. Sam Smith — Stay with Me (Darkchild Version)
  2. Pharrell Williams — Happy (Live)
  3. Sia — Chandelier
  4. John Legend — All of Me (Live)
  5. Taylor Swift — Shake It Off

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57th GRAMMYs: Predictions for the Pop Field

2014 was a great year for pop music; thus making this field highly competitive with crossover hits, breakthrough artists, and new critically-acclaimed records from former nominees.

These are the predictions for the pop field:

Best Pop Solo Performance 

  • Pharrell Williams — Happy (Live)
  • Sam Smith — Stay with Me
  • Beyoncé — Pretty Hurts
  • Sia — Chandelier
  • John Legend — All of Me (Live)

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56th GRAMMYs: Odds in the Pop Field

jt_press_photo_2013The pop field is as competitive as ever. This year’s top contenders include: 6-time GRAMMY winner, with seven nods this time, Justin Timberlake –represented in three out of the four field categories–; New Zealand’s wunderkind Lorde; Bruno Mars who is also up for the general field; among others. Now, let’s take a closer look at each category.

Best Pop Solo Performance: One thing is certain here. We will definitely a brand new winner (since Adele was not even submitted). We might also have the first male winner; in a category that has definitely been dominated by females. Justin Timberlake, who was completely snubbed in the general field, is up for his eternal-love ballad “Mirrors”. Continue reading “56th GRAMMYs: Odds in the Pop Field”