Grammy Predictions 2017

Graphic by Anthony DeNitto

By Matt Reinstein

Arts Reporter

Record of the Year

Hello- Adele

Formation- Beyoncé

7 Years- Lukas Graham

Work- Rihanna Featuring Drake

Stressed Out- Twenty One Pilots

Will Win: Hello- Adele

Should Win: Formation- Beyonce

Shouldn’t Be There: Work- Rihanna Featuring Drake

Was Robbed: Cranes in the Sky- Solange

Album of the Year

25- Adele

Lemonade- Beyoncé

Purpose- Justin Bieber

Views- Drake

A Sailor’s Guide to Earth- Sturgill Simpson

Will Win: Lemonade- Beyoncé

Should Win: A Sailor’s Guide to Earth- Sturgill Simpson

Shouldn’t Be There: Views- Drake

Was Robbed: A Seat at the Table- Solange

Song of the Year

Formation- Beyoncé

Hello- Adele

I Took A Pill In Ibiza- Mike Posner

Love Yourself- Justin Bieber

7 Years- Lukas Graham

Will Win: Hello- Adele

Should Win: Hello- Adele

Shouldn’t Be There: I Took A Pill In Ibiza- Mike Posner

Was Robbed: I Love Kaye- Kanye West

Best New Artist

Kelsea Ballerini

The Chainsmokers

Chance The Rapper

Maren Morris

Anderson .Paak

Will Win: Chance The Rapper

Should Win: Anderson .Paak

Shouldn’t Be There: The Chainsmokers

Was Robbed: Frankie Cosmos

Best Rock Song

Blackstar- David Bowie

Burn the Witch: Radiohead

Hardwired- Metallica

Heathens- Twenty One Pilots

My Name Is Human- Highly Suspect

Will Win: Blackstar- David Bowie

Should Win: Tie between Blackstar and Burn the Witch- Radiohead

Shouldn’t Be There: Heathens- Twenty One Pilots

Was Robbed: Bang Bang- Green Day

Best Rock Album

California- Blink-182

Tell Me I’m Pretty- Cage The Elephant

Magma- Gojira

Death Of A Bachelor- Panic! At The Disco

Weezer- Weezer

Will Win: Weezer- Weezer

Should Win: Weezer- Weezer

Shouldn’t Be There: California- Blink-182

Was Robbed: Skeleton Tree- Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Best Alternative Music Album

22, A Million- Bon Iver

Blackstar- David Bowie

The Hope Six Demolition Project- PJ Harvey

Post Pop Depression- Iggy Pop

A Moon Shaped Pool- Radiohead

Will Win: Blackstar- David Bowie

Should Win: Post Pop Depression- Iggy Pop

Shouldn’t Be There: 22, A Million- Bon Iver

Was Robbed: Teens of Denial- Car Seat Headrest

Best Rap Album

Coloring Book- Chance The Rapper

And The Anonymous Nobody- De La Soul

Major Key- DJ Khaled

Views- Drake

Blank Face LP- Schoolboy Q

The Life of Pablo- Kanye West

Will Win: Coloring Book- Chance The Rapper

Should Win: The Life of Pablo- Kanye West

Shouldn’t Be There: Major Key- DJ Khaled

Was Robbed: Telephone- Noname

 

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