Thursday, January 23, 2014

2014 Grammy Awards – Nominations & Predictions

This Sunday (January 26, 2014), THE 56th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® will be broadcast on CBS.

While honoring the best in music through its awards, The Grammys also put on one heck of a show for us viewers. Performers this year include Katy Perry, Kacey Musgraves, Imagine Dragons, Keith Urban, and many more...

Millions will be tuning in Sunday night for the live performances and to see who will be taking home a trophy? Here’s a (partial) list of nominations with my picks for the winners highlighted. 
After the broadcast, the official winners will have a ‘**’ before their names.

SPOILER WARNING: And... the winner are...

Album of the Year
Sara Bareilles – The Blessed Unrest
** Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
Taylor Swift – Red

Record of the Year
** Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams – Get Lucky
Imagine Dragons – Radioactive
Lorde – Royals
Bruno Mars – Locked Out of Heaven
Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell Williams & T.I. – Blurred Lines

Song of the Year
Pink feat. Nate Reuss – “Just Give Me a Reason”
Katy Perry – “Roar”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Mary Lambert – “Same Love”
Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”
** Lorde – “Royals”

Best New Artist
Kendrick Lamar
James Blake
Kacey Musgraves
** Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Solo Performance
Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”
Katy Perry – “Roar”
Sara Bareilles – “Brave”
** Lorde – “Royals”
Bruno Mars – “When I Was Your Man”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
** Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams – “Get Lucky”
Pink feat. Nate Reuss – “Just Give Me a Reason”
Rihanna feat. Mikky Eiko – “Stay”
Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell Williams & T.I. – “Blurred Lines”
Justin Timberlake feat. Jay Z – “Suit & Tie”

Best Pop Vocal Album
Lana Del Rey – Paradise
Lorde – Pure Heroine
** Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience - The Complete Experience
Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines

Best Country Solo Performance
Lee Price – “I Drive Your Truck”
Hunter Hayes – “I Want Crazy”
Miranda Lambert – “Mama’s Broken Heart”
Blake Shelton – “Mine Would Be You”
** Darius Rucker – “Wagon Wheel”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
** The Civil Wars – “From This Valley”
Kenny Rogers with Dolly Parton – “You Can’t Make Old Friends”
Kelly Clarkson featuring Vince Gill – “Don’t Rush”
Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift & Keith Urban – “Highway Don’t Care”
Little Big Town – “Your Side of the Bed”

Best Country Song
Taylor Swift – “Begin Again”
Miranda Lambert – “Mama’s Broken Heart”
Lee Brice – “I Drive Your Truck”
** Kacey Musgraves – “Merry Go ‘Round”
Blake Shelton – “Mine Would Be You”

Best Country Album
Taylor Swift – Red
Jason Aldean – Night Train
Tim McGraw – Two Lanes of Freedom
** Kacey Musgraves – Same Trailer Different Park
Blake Shelton – Based on a True Story

For the complete list of nominees (and winners), visit

Share some of your predictions in the comments below.

1 comment:

Thank you for sharing your thoughts.