Author’s Pick: 54th Grammy Awards Predictions


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Perhelatan akbar untuk insan musik dunia, Grammy Awards, akan segera diselenggarakan kurang dari satu bulan mendatang yakni 12 Februari 2012. Dalam Post sebelumnya, saya sudah menuliskan daftar nominasi Grammy Awards yang ke-54 dan kini saatnya untuk memberikan prediksi saya untuk beberapa nominasi penting di ajang ini. Perlu diingatkan ini hanyalah daftar prediksi yang tidak mutlak dan tentunya belum tentu benar, anda juga bebas memprediksikan siapa yang akan membawa piala Grammy yang prestisius ini. Berikut prediksi saya untuk pemenang Grammy Awards 2012 untuk daftar pemenang aslinya kita tunggu saja sampai hajatan ini selesai digelar. Check ‘Em Out!

01. Record of the Year:

Rolling In The Deep – Adele

Holocene – Bon Iver

Grenade – Bruno Mars

The Cave – Mumford & Sons

Firework – Katy Perry

Should Win: Holocene – Bon Iver/The Cave – Mumford & Sons

Will (Probably) Win: Rolling In The Deep – Adele/Holocene – Bon Iver

02. Album of the Year:

21 – Adele

Wasting Light – Foo Fighters

Born This Way – Lady Gaga

Doo-Wops & Hooligans – Bruno Mars

Loud – Rihanna

Should Win: 21 – Adele/Born This Way – Lady Gaga

Will (Probably) Win: Born This Way – Lady Gaga

03. Song of the Year:

All of the Lights – Kanye West, Kid Cudi, Rihanna, & Fergie

The Cave – Mumford & Sons

Grenade – Bruno Mars

Holocene – Bon Iver

Rolling In The Deep – Song of the Year

Should Win: Rolling In The Deep – Adele/The Cave – Mumford & Sons

Will (Probably) Win: Rolling In The Deep – Adele

04. Best New Artist:

The Band Perry

Bon Iver

J. Cole

Nicki Minaj

Skrillex

Should Win: Bon Iver

Will (Probably) Win: Nicki Minaj/Bon Iver

05. Best Pop Solo Performance:

Someone Like You – Adele

You And I – Lady Gaga

Grenade – Bruno Mars

Firework – Katy Perry

Fuckin’ Perfect – Pink

Should Win: You And I – Lady Gaga

Will (Probably) Win: You And I – Lady Gaga/Someone Like You – Adele

06. Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:

Body And Soul – Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse

Dearest – The Black Keys

Paradise – Coldplay

Pumped Up Kicks – Foster The People

Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera

Should Win: Body And Soul – Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse

Will (Probably) Win: Body And Soul – Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse/ Dearest – The Black Keys

 

07. Best Pop Vocal Album:

21 – Adele

The Lady Killer – Cee Lo Green

Born This Way – Lady Gaga

Doo Wops & Hooligans – Bruno Mars

Loud – Rihanna

Should Win: 21 – Adele

Will (Probably) Win: 21 – Adele/ Doo Wops & Hooligans – Bruno Mars

08. Best Dance Recording:

Raise Your Weapon – Deadmus5 & Greta Svabo Bech

Barbra Streisand – Duck Sauce

Sunshine – David Guetta & Avicii

Call Your Girlfriend – Robyn

Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites – Skrillex

Save The World – Swedish House Mafia

Should Win: Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites – Skrillex

Will (Probably) Win: Sunshine – David Guetta & Avicii

09. Best Dance/Electronica Album:

Zonoscope – Cut/Copy

4×4=12 – Deadmau5

Nothing But The Beat – David Guetta

Body Talk, PT. 3 – Robyn

Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites – Skrillex

Should Win: Body Talk, PT. 3 – Robyn

Will (Probably) Win: Nothing But The Beat – David Guetta

10. Best Rock Performance

Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall – Coldplay

Down By The Water – The Decemberists

Walk – Foo Fighters

The Cave – Mumford & Sons

Lotus Flower – Radiohead

Should Win: Walk – Foo Fighters/ The Cave – Mumford & Sons

Will (Probably) Win: Walk – Foo Fighters

11. Best Rock Song:

The Cave – Mumford & Sons

Down By The Water – The Decemberists

Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall – Coldplay

Lotus Flower – Radiohead

Walk – Foo Fighters

Should Win: Lotus Flower – Radiohead

Will (Probably) Win: The Cave – Mumford & Sons

12. Best Rock Album:

Rock ‘N Roll Party Honoring Les Paul – Jeff Beck

Wasting Light – Foo Fighters

Come Around Sundown – Kings of Leon

I’m With You – Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Whole Love – Wilco

Should Win: Wasting Light – Foo Fighters

Will (Probably) Win: Wasting Light – Foo Fighters

13. Best Alternative Music Album:

Bon Iver – Bon Iver

Code & Keys – Deatch Cab For Cutie

Torches – Foster The People

Circuital – My Morning Jacket

The King of Limbs – Radiohead

Should Win: Bon Iver – Bon Iver/ The King of Limbs – Radiohead

Will (Probably) Win: Torches – Foster The People

14. Best R&B Performance:

Far Away – Marsha Ambrosius

Pieces of Me – Ledisi

Not My Daddy – Kelly Price & Stokley

Is This Love – Corinne Bailey Rae

You Are – Charlie Wilson

Should Win: Not My Daddy – Kelly Price & Stokley/Far Away – Marsha Ambrosius

Will (Probably) Win: You Are – Charlie Wilson

15. Best Traditional R&B Performance:

Sometimes I Cry – Eric Benet

Fool For You – Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona

Radio Message – R. Kelly

Good Man – Raphael Saadiq

Surrender – Betty Wright & The Roots

Should Win: Good Man – Raphael Saadiq/Sometimes I Cry – Eric Benet

Will (Probably) Win: Good Man – Raphael Saadiq/Fool For You – Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona

16. Best R&B Song:

Far Away – Marsha Ambrosius

Fool For You – Cee Lo Green

Not My Daddy – Kelly Price & Stokley

Pieces of Me – Ledisi

You Are – Charlie Wilson

Should Win: Far Away – Marsha Ambrosius/Not My Daddy – Kelly Price & Stokley

Will (Probably) Win: Fool For You – Cee Lo Green/Far Away – Marsha Ambrosius

17. Best R&B Album:

F.A.M.E – Chris Brown

Second Chance – El DeBarge

Love Letter – R. Kelly

Pieces of Me – Ledisi

Kelly – Kelly Price

Should Win: Love Letter – R. Kelly

Will (Probably) Win: F.A.M.E – Chris Brown/ Love Letter – R. Kelly

18. Best Rap Performance:

Look At Me Now – Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, & Busta Rhymes

Otis – Jay Z & Kanye West

The Show Goes On – Lupe Fiasco

Moment 4 Life – Nicki Minaj & Drake

Black & Yellow – Wiz Khalifa

Should Win: Otis – Jay Z & Kanye West

Will (Probably) Win: Otis – Jay Z & Kanye West

19. Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:

Party – Beyonce & Andre 3000

I’m On One – DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross, & Lil Wayne

I Need A Doctor – Dr. Dre, Eminem, & Skylar Gray

What’s My Name – Rihanna & Drake

Motivation – Kelly Rowland & Lil Wayne

All of the Lights – Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi, & Fergie

Should Win: All of the Lights – Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi, & Fergie

Will (Probably) Win: I Need A Doctor – Dr. Dre, Eminem, & Skylar Gray

20. Best Rap Song:

All of the Lights – Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi, & Fergie

Black & Yellow – Wiz Khalifa

I Need A Doctor – Dr. Dre, Eminem, & Skylar Gray

Look At Me Now – Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, & Busta Rhymes

Otis – Jay Z & Kanye West

The Show Goes On – Lupe Fiasco

Should Win: All of the Lights – Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi, & Fergie

Will (Probably) Win: All of the Lights – Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi, & Fergie

21. Best Rap Album:

Watch The Throne – Jay Z & Kanye West

Tha Carter IV – Lil Wayne

Lasers – Lupe Fiasco

Pink Friday – Nicki Minaj

My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy – Kanye West

Should Win: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy – Kanye West

Will (Probably) Win: Watch The Throne – Jay Z & Kanye West

22. Best Country Solo Performance:

Dirt Road Anthem – Jason Aldean

I’m Gonna Love You Through It – Martina McBride

Honey Bee – Blake Shelton

Mean – Taylor Swift

Mama’s Song – Carrie Underwood

Should Win: Mean – Taylor Swift

Will (Probably) Win: Mean – Taylor Swift

23. Best Country Album:

My Kinda Party – Jason Aldean

Chief – Eric Church

Own The Night – Lady Antebellum

Red River Blue – Blake Shelton

Here For A Good Time – George Strait

Speak Now – Taylor Swift

Should Win: Speak Now – Taylor Swift

Will (Probably) Win: Speak Now – Taylor Swift/ Own The Night – Lady Antebellum

24. Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media:

Broadwalk Empire I: Volume I – Various Artists

Burlesque – Christina Aguilera

Glee The Music Volume 4 – Glee Cast

Tangled – Various Artist

True Blood: Volume 3 – Various Artist

Should Win: Burlesque – Christina Aguilera

Will (Probably) Win: Broadwalk Empire I: Volume I – Various Artists/ Burlesque – Christina Aguilera

25. Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media:

Black Swan – Clint Mansell

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 – Alexandre Desplat

The King’s Speech – Alexandre Desplat

The Shrine – Ryan Shore

Tron Legacy – Daft Punk

Should Win: Tron Legacy – Daft Punk

Will (Probably) Win: Black Swan – Clint Mansell/ The King’s Speech – Alexandre Desplat

26. Best Song Written For Visual Media:

Born To Be Somebody – Justin Bieber

Christmas Is Killing Us – Danny Smith, Ron Jones, & Seth MacFarlane)

I See The Light – Mandy Moore & Zachary Levi

So Long – Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward

Where The River Goes – Zac Brown

You Haven’t Seen The Last of Me – Cher

Should Win: You Haven’t Seen The Last of Me – Cher

Will (Probably) Win: You Haven’t Seen The Last of Me – Cher/ I See The Light – Mandy Moore & Zachary Levi

27. Producer of the Year, Non-Classical:

Danger Mouse

Paul Epworth

The Smeezingtons

Ryan Tedder

Butch Vig

Should Win: Paul Epworth

Will (Probably) Win: Danger Mouse/Paul Epworth

28. Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical:

Cinema (Skrillex Remix) – Sonny Moore, remixer (Benny Benassi)

Collide (Afrojack Remix) – Afrojack, remixer (Leona Lewis)

End Of Line (Photek Remix) – Photek, remixer (Daft Punk)

Only Girl (In The World) (Rosabel Club Mix) – Abel Aguilera & Ralphi Rosario, remixers (Rihanna)

Rope (Deadmau5 Mix) – Deadmau5, remixer (Foo Fighters)

Should Win: Rope (Deadmau5 Mix) – Deadmau5, remixer (Foo Fighters)/End Of Line (Photek Remix) – Photek, remixer (Daft Punk)

Will (Probably) Win: Only Girl (In The World) (Rosabel Club Mix) – Abel Aguilera & Ralphi Rosario, remixers (Rihanna)

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