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Contest: TAM Picks the 2011 Grammy Awards

2010 was a great year for music. With a huge decrease in both record and touring sales, the music industry stayed the course, producing some great pop hits and platinum albums. While awards shows like the MTV Video Music Awards have gained a lot of steam in recent years, the Grammy Awards are still incredibly important in the legacy of an artists career.

Below are our picks for the 2011 Grammy Awards. We encourage you to pick along. The person with the most correct answers (posted in our comments section) will win a free album of their choice from the TAM Picks selection. Make your picks below and tune in on Sunday to see if you are a winner!!

Another side note. We only picked 13 of the hundred plus categories. We felt that these represented the best mix.

Record of the Year

Album of the Year

Song of the Year

Best New Artist

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

Best Pop Performance By A Duo or Group With Vocals

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals

Best Pop Vocal Album

Best Rock Song

Best Rap Solo Performance

Best Rap Song

Best Rap Album

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  • Comment by Josh F posted February 11, 2011 at 18:41

    Record of the Year

    * Nothin’ On You, B.o.B. Featuring Bruno Mars
    * Love The Way You Lie, Eminem Featuring Rihanna
    * Fuck You, Cee Lo Green (my pick)
    * Empire State of Mind, Jay-Z and Alicia Keys
    * Need You Now, Lady Antebellum

    Album of the Year

    * The Suburbs, Arcade Fire
    * Recovery, Eminem
    * Need You Now, Lady Antebellum
    * The Fame Monster, Lady Gaga (my pick)
    * Teenage Dream, Katy Perry

    Song of the Year

    * Beg Steal or Borrow, Ray LaMontagne
    * Fuck You, Brody Brown, Cee Lo Green, Ari Levine, Philip Lawrence & Bruno Mars
    * The House That Built Me, Tom Douglas & Allen Shamblin
    * Love The Way You Lie, Alexander Grant, Skylar Grey & Marshall Mathers
    * Need You Now, Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott (my pick)

    Best New Artist

    * Justin Bieber
    * Drake (my pick)
    * Florence + The Machine
    * Mumford & Sons
    * Esperanza Spalding

    Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

    * King of Anything, Sara Bareilles
    * Halo (Live), Beyonce
    * Chasing Pirates, Norah Jones
    * Bad Romance, Lady Gaga (my pick)
    * Teenage Dream, Katy Perry

    Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

    * Haven’t Met You Yet, Michael Buble
    * This Is It, Michael Jackson
    * Whataya Want From Me, Adam Lambert
    * Just The Way You Are, Bruno Mars (my pick)
    * Half of My Heart, John Mayer

    Best Pop Performance By A Duo or Group With Vocals

    * Don’t Stop Believin, Glee Cast (my pick)
    * Misery, Maroon 5
    * The Only Exception, Paramore
    * Babyfather, Sade
    * Hey, Soul Sister (Live), Train

    Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals

    * Airplanes Part II, B.o.B., Eminem and Hayley Williams
    * Imagine, Herbie Hancock, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No 1, Jeff Beck and Oumou Sangare
    * If It Wasn’t For Bad, Elton John and Leon Russell (my pick)
    * Telephone, Lady Gaga and Beyonce
    * California Gurls, Katy Perry and Snoop Dogg

    Best Pop Vocal Album

    * My World 2.0, Justin Bieber
    * I Dreamed A Dream, Susan Boyle
    * The Fame Monster, Lady Gaga (my pick)
    * Battle Studies, John Mayer
    * Teenage Dream, Katy Perry

    Best Rock Song

    * Angry World, Neil Young
    * Little Lion Man, Mumford and Sons
    * Radioactive, Kings of Leon
    * Resistance, Muse (my pick)
    * Tighten Up, The Black Keys

    Best Rap Solo Performance

    * Over, Drake
    * Not Afraid, Eminem (my pick)
    * How Low, Ludacris
    * I’m Back, T.I.
    * Power, Kanye West

    Best Rap Song

    * Empire State of Mind, Jay-Z and Alicia Keys (my pick)
    * Love the Way You Lie, Eminem and Rihanna
    * Not Afraid, Eminem
    * Nothin’ On You, B.o.B. Featuring Bruno Mars
    * On To The Next One, Jay-Z Featuring Swizz Beatz

    Best Rap Album

    * The Adventures of Bobby Ray, B.o.B.
    * Thank Me Later, Drake
    * Recovery, Eminem
    * The Blueprint 3, Jay-Z (my pick)
    * How I Got Over, The Roots