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And the 2009 Grammy Award Goes To…


We’ve now spent weeks speculating who is going to win in some of the biggest categories in the 2009 Grammy Awards. Seeing as though the awards show is just hours away, I decided it was time for my picks. I have noted the poll winners from previous weeks.

Record Of The Year
(Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s), if other than the artist.)

Chasing Pavements
Adele

Viva La Vida
Coldplay

(MY PICK)

Bleeding Love
Leona Lewis

Paper Planes
M.I.A

Please Read The Letter
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Album Of The Year
(Award to the Artist(s) and to the Album Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s)/Mixer(s) & Mastering Engineer(s), if other than the artist.)

Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
Coldplay

Tha Carter III
Lil Wayne

(MY PICK)

Year Of The Gentleman
Ne-Yo

Raising Sand
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

In Rainbows
Radiohead

Song Of The Year
(A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

American Boy
William Adams, Keith Harris, Josh Lopez, Caleb Speir, John Stephens, Estelle Swaray & Kanye West, songwriters (Estelle Featuring Kanye West)

Chasing Pavements
Adele Adkins & Eg White, songwriters (Adele)

I’m Yours
Jason Mraz, songwriter (Jason Mraz)

(MY PICK)

Love Song
Sara Bareilles, songwriter (Sara Bareilles)

Viva La Vida
Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay)

(**The Truth About Music Poll Winner**)

Best New Artist
(For a new artist who releases, during the Eligibility Year, the first recording which establishes the public identity of that artist.)

Adele

Duffy

Jonas Brothers
(MY PICK)

Lady Antebellum

Jazmine Sullivan

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

Chasing Pavements
Adele

(MY PICK)

Love Song
Sara Bareilles

(**The Truth About Music Poll Winner**)

Mercy
Duffy

Bleeding Love
Leona Lewis

(**The Truth About Music Poll Winner**)

I Kissed A Girl
Katy Perry

So What
Pink

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
(For a solo vocal performance. Singles or Tracks only.)

All Summer Long
Kid Rock

Say
John Mayer

That Was Me
Paul McCartney

I’m Yours
Jason Mraz

(MY PICK)

Closer
Ne-Yo

Wichita Lineman
James Taylor

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
(For established duos or groups, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)

Viva La Vida
Coldplay

Waiting In The Weeds
Eagles

Going On
Gnarls Barkley

Won’t Go Home Without You
Maroon 5

Apologize
OneRepublic

(MY PICK)

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
(For a collaborative performance, with vocals, by artists who do not normally perform together. Singles or Tracks only.)

Lesson Learned
Alicia Keys & John Mayer

4 Minutes
Madonna, Justin Timberlake & Timbaland

Rich Woman
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

If I Never See Your Face Again
Rihanna & Maroon 5

(MY PICK)

No Air
Jordin Sparks & Chris Brown

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3 Legacy Comments

  • Comment by katy posted February 08, 2009 at 22:07

    omg, john mayer….i wanted i’m yours, too :(

  • Comment by Greg posted February 08, 2009 at 22:11

    is that 1 for 7? thats what you get from voting against Plant

  • Comment by Harris posted February 09, 2009 at 00:08

    I refuse to vote for albums that 3 1/2 people in the country have heard. Did you listen to Plants new album?? Didn’t think so.