57th Annual #GRAMMYs (Predictions and Winners List)

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It’s GRAMMY time again y’all!!! I just finished my winner predictions (listed below) and I’m feeling pretty good about them. During the #GRAMMYPremiere telecast (3:30 PM to 6:30 PM ET) and throughout the live 8 PM show, I’ll be listing winners of these categories and some others as they are announced. Good luck to all the GRAMMY predictors out there and to everyone else, hope you have fun watching the show 🙂

FINAL PREDICTIONS:

Record of the Year
1st: Sam Smith, “Stay with Me (Darkchild Version)”
2nd: Sia, “Chandelier”

Winner: Sam Smith, “Stay with Me (Darkchild Version)”

Album of the Year
1st: Beyoncé, Beyoncé
2nd: Beck, Morning Phase

Winner: Beck, Morning Phase

Song of the Year
1st: “Stay with Me (Darkchild Version),” James Napier, William Phillips & Sam Smith, songwriters (Sam Smith)
2nd: “Chandelier,” Sia Furler & Jesse Shatkin, songwriters (Sia)

Winner: “Stay with Me (Darkchild Version),” James Napier, William Phillips & Sam Smith, songwriters (Sam Smith)

Best New Artist
1st: Sam Smith
2nd: Iggy Azalea

Winner: Sam Smith

Best Pop Solo Performance
1st: Sam Smith, “Stay with Me (Darkchild Version)”
2nd: John Legend, “All of Me (Live)”

Winner: Pharrell Williams, “Happy (Live)”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
1st: Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, “Fancy”
2nd: Coldplay, “A Sky Full of Stars”

Winner: A Great Big World with Christina Aguilera, “Say Something”

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
1st: Barbra Streisand with Various Artists, Partners
2nd: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, Cheek to Cheek

Winner: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, Cheek to Cheek

Best Pop Vocal Album
1st: Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour
2nd: Ed Sheeran, x

Winner: Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour

Best Dance Recording
1st: Disclosure feat. Mary J. Blige, “F for You”
2nd: Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne, “Rather Be”

Winner: Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne, “Rather Be”

Best Dance/Electronic Album
1st: Aphex Twin, Syro
2nd: deadmau5, while(1>2)

Winner: Aphex Twin, Syro

Best Rock Performance
1st: Beck, “Blue Moon”
2nd: Arctic Monkeys, “Do I Wanna Know?”

Winner: Jack White, “Lazaretto”

Best Metal Performance
1st: Slipknot, “The Negative One”
2nd: Mastadon, “High Road”

Winner: Tenacious D, “The Next in a Line”

Best Rock Song
1st: “Blue Moon,” Beck Hansen, songwriter (Beck)
2nd: “Ain’t It Fun,” Hayley Williams & Taylor York, songwriters (Paramore)

Winner: “Ain’t It Fun,” Hayley Williams & Taylor York, songwriters (Paramore)

Best Rock Album
1st: Beck, Morning Phase
2nd: The Black Keys, Turn Blue

Winner: Beck, Morning Phase

Best Alternative Music Album
1st: Jack White, Lazaretto
2nd: Arcade Fire, Reflektor

Winner: St. Vincent, St. Vincent

Best R&B Performance
1st: BeyoncĂ© feat. Jay-Z, “Drunk in Love”
2nd: Chris Brown feat. Usher & Rick Ross, “New Flame”

Winner: BeyoncĂ© feat. Jay-Z, “Drunk in Love”

Best Traditional R&B Performance
1st: Robert Glasper Experiment feat. Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm-Jamal Warner, “Jesus Children”
2nd: Marsha Ambrosius & Anthony Hamilton, “As”

Winner: Robert Glasper Experiment feat. Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm-Jamal Warner, “Jesus Children”

Best R&B Song
1st: “Drunk in Love,” Shawn Carter, Rasool Diaz, Noel Fisher, Jerome Harmon, Beyoncé Knowles, Timothy Mosely, Andre Eric Proctor & Brian Soko, songwriters (Beyoncé feat. Jay Z)
2nd: “New Flame,” Eric Bellinger, Chris Brown, James Chambers, Malissa Hunter, Justin Booth Johnson, Mark Pitts, Usher Raymond IV, William Roberts, Maurice “Verse” Simmonds & Keith Thomas, songwriters (Chris Brown feat. Usher & Rick Ross)

Winner: “Drunk in Love,” Shawn Carter, Rasool Diaz, Noel Fisher, Jerome Harmon, Beyoncé Knowles, Timothy Mosely, Andre Eric Proctor & Brian Soko, songwriters (Beyoncé feat. Jay Z)

Best Urban Contemporary Album
1st: Beyoncé, Beyoncé
2nd: Pharrell Williams, GIRL

Winner: Pharrell Williams, GIRL

Best R&B Album
1st: Robert Glasper Experiment, Black Radio 2
2nd: Toni Braxton & Babyface, Love, Marriage & Divorce

Winner: Toni Braxton & Babyface, Love, Marriage & Divorce

Best Rap Performance
1st: Kendrick Lamar, “i”
2nd: Eminem, “Rap God”

Winner: Kendrick Lamar, “i”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
1st: Eminem feat. Rihanna, “The Monster”
2nd: Kanye West & Charlie Wilson, “Bound 2″

Winner: Eminem feat. Rihanna, “The Monster”

Best Rap Song
1st: “i,” K. Duckworth & C. Smith, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)
2nd: “Bound 2,” Mike Dean, Noah Goldstein, Malik Jones, Che Pope, Elon Rutberg, Sakiya Sandifer, John Stephens, Kanye West, Charlie Wilson, Ernest Wilson & Cydel Young, songwriters (Kanye West & Charlie Wilson)

Winner: “i,” K. Duckworth & C. Smith, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)

Best Rap Album
1st: Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP2
2nd: Iggy Azalea, The New Classic

Winner: Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP2

Best Country Solo Performance
1st: Miranda Lambert, “Automatic”
2nd: Eric Church, “Give Me Back My Hometown”

Winner: Carrie Underwood, “Something in the Water”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
1st: Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood, “Somethin’ Bad”
2nd: Little Big Town, “Day Drinking”

Winner: The Band Perry, “Gentle on My Mind”

Best Country Song
1st: “Automatic,” Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby & Miranda Lambert, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)
2nd: “Give Me Back My Hometown,” Eric Church & Luke Laird, songwriters (Eric Church)

Winner: “I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” Glen Campbell & Julian Raymond, songwriters (Glen Campbell)

Best Country Album
1st: Miranda Lambert, Platinum
2nd: Eric Church, The Outsiders

Winner: Miranda Lambert, Platinum

Best Jazz Vocal Album
1st: Various Artists (Billy Childs & Larry Klein, producers), Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro
2nd: Dianne Reeves, Beautiful Life

Winner: Dianne Reeves, Beautiful Life

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
1st: Chick Corea Trio, Trilogy
2nd: Jason Moran, All Rise: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Weller

Winner: Chick Corea Trio, Trilogy

Best Gospel Performance/Song
1st: Erica Campbell feat. Lecrae, “Help”; Erica Campbell, Warryn Campbell, Hasben Jones, Harold Lilly, Lecrae Moore & Aaron Sledge, songwriters
2nd: Smokie Norful, “No Greater Love”; Aaron W. Lindsey & Smokie Norful, songwriters

Winner:  Smokie Norful, “No Greater Love”; Aaron W. Lindsey & Smokie Norful, songwriters

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
1st: Lecrae feat. For King & Country, “Messengers”; Torrance Esmond, Ran Jackson, Ricky Jackson, Kenneth Chris Mackey, Lecrae Moore, Joseph Prielozny, Joel Smallbone & Luke Smallbone, songwriters
2nd: MercyMe, “Shake”; Nathan Cochran, David Arthur Garcia, Ben Glover, Barry Graul, Bart Millard, Soli Olds, Mike Scheuchzer & Robby Shaffer, songwriters

Winner: Lecrae feat. For King & Country, “Messengers”; Torrance Esmond, Ran Jackson, Ricky Jackson, Kenneth Chris Mackey, Lecrae Moore, Joseph Prielozny, Joel Smallbone & Luke Smallbone, songwriters

Best Gospel Album
1st: Erica Campbell, Help
2nd: Smokie Norful, Forever Yours

Winner: Erica Campbell, Help

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
1st: MercyMe, Welcome to the New
2nd: Natalie Grant, Hurricane

Winner: For King & Country, Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong.

Best Reggae Album
1st: Ziggy Marley, Fly Rasta
2nd: Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Back on the Controls

Winner: Ziggy Marley, Fly Rasta

Best Spoken Word Album
1st: Joan Rivers, Diary of a Mad Diva
2nd: James Franco, Actors Anonymous

Winner: Joan Rivers, Diary of a Mad Diva

Best Comedy Album
1st: “Weird Al” Yankovic, Mandatory Fun
2nd: Sarah Silverman, We Are Miracles

Winner: “Weird Al” Yankovic, Mandatory Fun

Best Musical Theater Album
1st: Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell & Billy Jay Stein, producers (Carole King, composer & lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast), Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
2nd: Lena Hall & Neil Patrick Harris, principal soloists; Justin Craig, Tim O’Heir & Stephen Trask, producers (Stephen Trask, composer & lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast), Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Winner: Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell & Billy Jay Stein, producers (Carole King, composer & lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast), Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
1st: Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Tom MacDougall & Chris Montan (compilation producers), Frozen
2nd: James Gunn (compilation producer), Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1

Winner: Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Tom MacDougall & Chris Montan (compilation producers), Frozen

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
1st: Steven Price, Gravity
2nd: Christophe Beck, Frozen

Winner: Alexandre Desplat, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Song Written for Visual Media
1st: “Let It Go,” Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, songwriters (Idina Menzel)
2nd: “I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” Glen Campbell & Julian Raymond, songwriters (Glen Campbell)

Winner: “Let It Go,” Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, songwriters (Idina Menzel)

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
1st: Max Martin
2nd: Greg Kurstin

Winner: Max Martin

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
1st: Tijs Michiel Verwest, remixer (John Legend), “All of Me ( TiĂ«sto’s Birthday Treatment Remix)
2nd: Robin Schulz, remixer (Mr. Probz), “Waves (Robin Schulz Remix)”

Winner: Tijs Michiel Verwest, remixer (John Legend), “All of Me ( TiĂ«sto’s Birthday Treatment Remix)

Best Music Video
1st: Sia, “Chandelier” (Daniel Askill & Sia, video directors; Jennifer Heath & Jack Hogan, video producers)
2nd: Pharrell Williams, “Happy” (We Are From LA, video director; Kathleen Heffernan, Solal Micenmacher, Jett Steiger, video producers)

Winner: Pharrell Williams, “Happy” (We Are From LA, video director; Kathleen Heffernan, Solal Micenmacher, Jett Steiger, video producers)

Best Music Film
1st: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer & Judith Hill, 20 Feet from Stardom (Morgan Neville, video director; Gil Friesen & Caitrin Rogers, video producers)
2nd: Beyoncé & Jay Z, On the Run Tour (Jonas Åkerlund, video director; Ed Burke, Svana Gisla & Dan Parise, video producers)

Winner: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer & Judith Hill, 20 Feet from Stardom (Morgan Neville, video director; Gil Friesen & Caitrin Rogers, video producers)

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