Almost 700 Gold Derby readers predicted the nominees for this year’s Grammy Awards. In total, our Users logged nearly 2,800 predictions. To see how you fared, log in to your account and under your profile picture click Grammy Awards Nominations 2013.
Once again, the blue panel ribbons comprised of members of the recording academy came up with some real headscratchers among the contenders in the four general field categories.
Even so, three of our Users — trebor76, JOSH. and Jake — scored best: impressive 80%. Trebor76 breaks the tie because he earned the most game points (6,180), thus establishing himself as winner of our reader contest. Prize: $100 Amazon Gift Certificate.
Another 11 Users scored above our best editor — David Schnelwar — who came in at 70%. I got 67% while Chris Beachum was close behind at 65%. Marcus Dixon scored 57, Daniel Montgomery was at 52, Rob Licuria earned 48% and Charles Bright got 38.
Overall, we did best at predicting the lineups of Record of the Year and New Artist (65%) followed by Album (51%) and Song of the Year (43%).