Grammy Awards Predictions 2014 - Take 40 Decides!

20 November 2013

It’s that time of year! Grammy Nominations will be announced in just under a month at the annual Grammy Nominations Live! Concert in NYC, and here at Take40, we are VERY excited!

Keeping in mind that albums released after September 30th 2013 will only be eligible for the 2015 ceremony (i.e. PRISM, ARTPOP), take a look below at our predictions for nominees for the biggest awards at the 2014 Grammy Awards!

The nominations ceremony will take place on December 6th 2013, and the awards ceremony will take place on February 9th.

Grammy Awards Predictions:

Album Of The Year
Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience
Taylor Swift – Red
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
Drake – Nothing Was The Same

Winner? Close race between JT and Taylor, we think 20/20 will come out on top.

Honourable Mentions:
Various – The Great Gatsby Soundtrack
Kanye West – Yeezus
Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d. city

Record Of The Year
Robin Thicke ft. T.I. and Pharrell – Blurred Lines
Katy Perry – Roar
Just Give Me A Reason – Pink ft. Nate Ruess
Imagine Dragons – Radioactive
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop
Justin Timberlake – Mirrors

Winner? This is a hard one… maybe Blurred Lines could trump them all.

Honourable Mentions:
Rihanna ft. Mikky Ekko – Stay
Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball
Taylor Swift – I Knew You Were Trouble
Adele – Skyfall
Bruno Mars – Locked Out Of Heaven

Song Of The Year
Lorde – Royals
Just Give Me A Reason – Pink ft. Nate Ruess
Imagine Dragons – Radioactive
Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball
Justin Timberlake – Mirrors

Winner? We think Mirrors is in with a big chance here – and deservedly so.

Honourable Mentions:
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Same Love
Rihanna ft. Mikky Ekko – Stay
Robin Thicke ft. T.I. and Pharrell – Blurred Lines
Katy Perry – Roar
Taylor Swift – I Knew You Were Trouble
Adele – Skyfall
Bruno Mars –If I Was Your Man

Best New Artist
Ed Sheeran
HAIM
Emeli Sande
Ariana Grande
Kendrick Lamar
Lorde

Winner? Kendrick Lamar or Ed Sheeran, although Ariana Grande is in with a chance!

Best Pop Vocal
Katy Perry – Roar
Just Give Me A Reason – Pink ft. Nate Ruess
Justin Timberlake – Mirrors
Miley Cyrus – Wrecking Ball
Taylor Swift – I Knew You Were Trouble
Bruno Mars – Locked Out Of Heaven

Winner? TOO CLOSE TO CALL!!!! We hope Katy or Miley can win their first ever Grammy.





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Comments (2)

No! No no no.... how can there be no Work Bitch by Britney in here?? I mean, JT's Mirrors is alright, I agree with you there. But oh my gosh, so over Katy Perry's album already. Roar has been massively overplayed and I find it very generic to be honest. Work Bitch is different and edgy - and very motivational!! :) :)

Posted by SummerAly on 23 November 2013

This is the Grammys. Songs that are well written and well produced get nominated for the main categories. Britney Spears' songs get nominated maybe for dance recording of the year not the major categories. Katy Perry's album is ineligible due to the timing of the release so maybe next year. As for Take 40, you forget Daft Punk- Get Lucky for Record of the Year. Good Kid Maad City was better than NWTS so Drake can't be put in that album of the year category, replace with either Good Kid Maad City or Vampire Weekend's latest album. For Best New Artist replace Emeli Sande with Phillip Phillips or Kacey Musgraves, you need to have someone from country genre there.

Posted by ffarah on 24 November 2013

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