Archives: 56th GRAMMY Awards

Marcus Glenn’s “One Nite Outta This World”, the official artwork for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.
Marcus Glenn’s “One Nite Outta This World”, the official artwork for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.

The predictions listed below do not correspond to my personal favourites. They are a compilation based on GRAMMY history, expert’s choices, best-selling records, critically acclaimed music, and forum discussions. They are for entertainment purposes only

To check my predictions 56th GRAMMY Awards go through each category and field: 

Record of the YearAlbum of the Year │ Song of the Year │ Best New Artist │ PopDanceRockAlternative │R&BRapCountry │Music Video

…Or simply look at my prediction’s list.

Record of the Year  Daft Punk & Pharrel  “Get Lucky”
Album of the Year  Daft Punk ─ Random Access Memories
Song of the Year  “Royals” by Joel Little & Ella Ylich O’Conner (aka Lorde)
Best New Artist  Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Best Pop Solo Performance  Justin Timberlake ─ “Mirrors”
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance  P!nk ft. Nate Ruess ─ “Just Give Me A Reason”
Best Pop Vocal Album  Justin Timberlake ─ The 20/20 Experience (The Complete Experience) 
Best Pop Instrumental Album  Herb Alpert ─ Steppin’ Out
Best Dance Recording  Calvin Harris & Florence Welsh ─ “Sweet Nothing”
Best Dance/Electronica Album  Daft Punk ─ Random Access Memories
Best Traditional Pop Album  Tony Bennett and various artists ─ Viva Duets
Best Rock Performance  Led Zeppelin ─ Kashmir (Live)
Best Metal Performance  Black Sabbath ─ God Is Dead?
Best Rock Song  “Cut Me Some Slack” by Dave Gohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear
Best Rock Album  David Bowie ─ The Next Day
Best Alternative Music Album  Vampire Weekend ─ Modern Vampires of the City
Best R&B Performance  Tamar Braxton ─ “Love And War”
Best Traditional R&B Performance  Fantasia ─ “Get It Right”
Best R&B Song  “Love And War” by Tamar Braxton, Darhyl Camper Jr., LeShaw Daniels & Makeba Riddick
Best R&B Album  John Legend ─ Love in the Future
Best Urban Contemporary Album  Rihanna Unapologetic
Best Rap Performance  Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Wanz  ─ “Thrift Shop”
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration  Jay-Z featuring Justin Timberlake  ─ “Holy Grail”
Best Rap Song  “Thrift Shop” by Ben Haggerty (aka Macklemore) and Ryan Lewis
Best Rap Album  Kendrick Lamar  ─ Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City
Best Country Solo Performance  Darius Rocker ─ “Wagon Wheel”
Best Country Duo/Group Performance  Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift & Keith Urban  ─ “Highway Don’t Care”
Best Country Song  “Mama’s Broken Heart” by Brandy Clark, Kacey Musgraves & Josh Osborne
Best Country Album  Kacey Musgraves ─ Same Trailer Different Park
Best Gospel Album  Tye Tribbet ─ Greater Than
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album  Chris Tomlin ─ Burning Lights
Best Latin Pop Album  Draco Rosa ─ Vida
Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album  La Santa Cecilia ─ Treinta Dias
Best Regional Mexican Album  Intocable ─ En Peligro de Extincion
Best Tropical Latin Album  Marc Anthony ─ 3.0
Best Americana Album  Steve Martin & Edie Brickel ─ Love Has Come for You
Best Reggae Album  Ziggy Marley ─ Ziggy Marley in Concert
Best Spoken Word Album  Stephen Colbert ─ America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren’t
Best Comedy Album  Tig Notaro ─ Live
Best Compilation Soundtrack  Les Misérables 
Best Score Soundtrack  Lincoln by John Williams
Best Song Written for Visual Media  “Skyfall” (from Skyfall) by Adele & Paul Epworth
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical  Pharrell Williams
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical  “One Love/People Get Ready” (Photek Remix) by Rupert Parker
Best Music Video  Jay-Z ─ “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film”
Best Music Film  Paul McCartney ─ Live Kisses

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