Over 600 Gold Derby readers predicted the nominees for this year’s Grammy Awards. In total, our Users logged more than 2,400 predictions. To see how you fared, log in to your account and under your profile picture click Grammy Awards Nominations 2014.
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, one of our Users — jhadddad — scored an impressive 75%. His savvy picks, including that song nod for Swift and Haim as Best New Artist win him bragging rights and a $100 Amazon Gift Certificate.
At least 100 Users scored above our best editors — Chris Beachum and Daniel Montgomery — who came in at 58%. Rob Licuria earned 53% while Matt Noble and I were at 48% and Marcus Dixon scored 43%.
Overall, we did best at predicting the lineups of New Artist (58%) and Song of the Year (51%) with our success rate for both Album and Record of the Year at 44%.