61st Annual Grammy Award Predictions, Well Rap Predictions

Music’s biggest night is here! Tonight the 61st Annual Grammy Awards is back in Los Angeles and will be hosted by singer and fifteen-time Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys. In addition to the hot nominee’s we anticipate even hotter performances. Artists from every genre ranging from Cardi B, Yolanda Adams, Shawn Mendes, and The Red Hot Chilli Peppers will take center stage. The performances don’t stop there, musical legend and style icon Diana Ross will also grace us with her presence.
Now it’s time to talk predictions, frankly, I’m here to talk Rap predictions and anything to do with Rap. It is widely known that the Hip-Hop community and The Recording Academy have long been at odds over the lack of recognition. Battles dating back to the 89′ boycott for not televising the Rap award. It’s been 30 years since that infamous boycott and in 30 years Hip-Hop has continued to transcend music and popular culture. Tonight we’ll see if The Grammy’s finally get it right.
Check out my Grammy’s predictions below. Feel free to follow me on social media to get my live reactions.
 1. Record Of The Year
  • I Like It- Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin*
  • The Joke- Brandi Carlile
  • This Is America- Childish Gambino
  • God’s Plan- Drake
  • Shallow- Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper**
  • All The Stars- Kendrick Lamar & SZA
  • Rockstar- Post Malone ft 21 Savage
  • The Middle- Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey
2. Album Of The Year
  • Invasion of Privacy- Cardi B**
  • By The Way, I Forgive You- Brandi Carlile
  • Scorpion- Drake
  • H.E.R- H.E.R
  • Beerbongs & Bentleys- Post Malone
  • Dirty Computer- Janelle Monae
  • Golden Hour- Kacey Musgraves
  • Black Panther: The Album- Kendrick Lamar & Various Artists*
3. Song Of The Year
  • All The Stars- Kendrick Lamar & SZA
  • Boo’d Up- Ella Mai*
  • God’s Plan- Drake
  • In My Blood- Shawn Mendes
  • The Joke- Brandi Carlile
  • The Middle- Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey
  • Shallow- Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
  • This Is America- Childish Gambino
4. Best New Artist
  • Chloe X Halle**
  • Luke Combs
  • Greta Van Fleet
  • H.E.R*
  • Dua Lipa
  • Margo Price
  • Bebe Rexha
  • Jorja Smith
5. Best Urban Contemporary Album
  • Everything Is Love- The Carters*
  • The Kids Are Alright- Chloe x Halle**
  • Chris Dave And The DrumHedz- Chris Dave And The Drumhedz
  • War & Leisure- Miguel
  • Ventriloquism- Meshell Ndegeocello
6. Best Rap Performance. Singles or Tracks only
  • Be Careful- Cardi B
  • Nice For What- Drake*
  • King’s Dead- Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake**
  • Bubblin- Anderson .Paak
  • Sicko Mode- Travis Scott, Drake, (Big Hawk), Swae Lee
7. Best Rap/Sung Performance
  • Like I Do- Christina Aguilera ft Goldlink
  • Pretty Little Fears- 6lack ft. J.Cole
  • This is America- Childish Gambino*
  • All The Stars- Kendrick Lamar & SZA
  • Rockstar- Post Malone ft. 21 Savage**
8. Best Rap Song. A Songwriter(s) award
  • Gods Plan- Drake
  • King’s Dead- Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future, James Blake*
  • Lucky You-Eminem ft. Joyner Lucas
  • Sicko Mode- Travis Scott, Drake, (Big Hawk), Swae Lee
  • Win- Jay Rock
9. Best Rap Album
  • Invasion of Privacy- Cardi B
  • Swimming- Mac Miller
  • Victory Lap- Nipsey Hussle*
  • Daytona- Pusha T
  • Astroworld- Travis Scott

 

*First choice
**Strong second

 

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