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The Dose: 57th Grammy Award predictions

The Dose: 57th Grammy Award predictions

The Dose: 57th Grammy Award predictions
January 25
18:57 2015

There have been better years for music, but the 57th annual Grammy’s are on Sunday, Feb. 8. Six of the editors predicted the outcome of all the major categories. Read ours and share yours.

Record of the Year

“Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)” by Sam Smith

Album of the Year 

“Beyonce” by Beyonce

Song of the Year

“Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift

Best New Artist 


Best Pop Solo Performance 

“Happy” by Pharrell Williams

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance 

“Bang Bang” by Jessie J, Ariana Granda and Nicki Minaj

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album 

“Cheek to Cheek” by Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

Best Pop Vocal Album 

“My Everything” by Ariana Grande

Best Dance/Electronic Album 

“While (1<2)” by deadmau5

Best Rock Performance 

“Do I Wanna Know?” by Arctic Monkeys

Best Metal Performance 

“The Last in Line” by Tenacious D

Best Rock Song 

“Lazaretto” by Jack White

Best Rock Album 

“Turn Blue” by The Black Keys

Best Alternative Music Album 

“This Is All Yours” by Alt-J

Best R&B Performance 

“Drunk in Love” by Beyonce ft. Jay-Z

Best Urban Contemporary Album 

“Girl” by Pharrell Williams

Best Rap Performance 

“Rap God” by Eminem

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration 

“Bound 2” by Kanye West and Charlie Wilson

Best Rap Song 

The editors were undecided, half voting “I” by Kendrick Lamar, and half favoring “Anaconda” by Nicki Minaj

Best Rap Album 

“Because the Internet” by Childish Gambino

Best Country Solo Performance 

“Give Me Back My Hometown” by Eric Church

Best Country Duo/Group Performance 

“Somethin’ Bad” by Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood

Best Country Song 

“American Kids” by Kenny Chesney

Best Country Album 

“Riser” by Dierks Bentley

Best Comedy Album 

“Oh My God” by Louis C.K.

Best Musical Theater Album 

“Hedwig And The Angry Inch” by composer and lyricist  Stephen Trask

Best Compilation Soundtrack 

“Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1”

Best Score 

“Gravity” by Steven Price

Best Song Written for Visual Media 

“Everything Is Awesome” by The Lonely Island

Best Music Video 

“Turn Down for What” by DJ Snake and Lil Jon

Featured Illustration courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

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