Congratulations to our User Magic 8 Ball for a terrific score of 75.00% when predicting the 2017 Grammy Awards winners on Sunday. She is the only one with that top percentage with Sula, Briana Breeze, and Javi close behind scoring 71.88%. Our top scorer also has a great point total of 11,355 by using the 500 super bets wisely.
Over 1,600 people worldwide predicted these winners for 32 Grammy categories. Our person in first place missed eight of those categories but had some excellent choices that weren’t frontrunners: Adele for “25” (Album of the Year), Solange for “Cranes in the Sky” (Best R&B Performance), Maxwell for “Lake by the Ocean” (Best R&B Song), Drake for “Hotline Bling” (Best Rap/Sung Performance), and Chance the Rapper for “Coloring Book” (Best Rap Album).
You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. to see your own scores, go to the user menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.” Gold Derby must evaluate each potential winner’s eligibility as per our contest rules. If eligible, the first-place finisher gets a $100 Amazon gift card.
Gold Derby’s top Editor is Daniel Montgomery with 56.25% correct (18 of 32 categories). The next spot is a tie between Marcus Dixon, Tom O’Neil, Paul Sheehan, and myself with 53.13% right. The last position is held by Rob Licuria with 40.63% right. See Editors’ leaderboard.
Be sure to make your Oscar winner predictions. Weigh in now with your picks so that Hollywood insiders can see how the films and performers are faring in our Oscar odds. You can keep changing your predictions right up until just before the ceremony on February 26 at 5:00 pm PT/8:00 pm ET. Be sure to read our contest rules. And join in the fierce debate over the Oscars taking place right now with Hollywood insiders in our forums.