GRAMMY NOMINATIONS : Album of the Year

 
The Contenders

Americana
(Neil Young..)

Away From the W
(Dave Matth..)

Babel
(Mumford an..)

Blown Away
(Carrie Und..)

Blunderbuss
(Jack White)

Born and Raised
(John Mayer)

Ceremonials
(Florence a..)

Channel Orange
(Frank Ocea..)

El Camino
(Black Keys)

Four the Record
(Miranda La..)

God Forgives, I
(Rick Ross)

Kisses on the B
(Paul McCar..)

Life is Good
(Nas)

Little Broken H
(Norah Jone..)

Love is a Four
(Jason Mraz)

Lumineers
(The Lumine..)

MDNA
(Madonna)

Making Mirrors
(Gotye)

Mylo Xyloto
(Coldplay)

Our Version of
(Emeli Sand..)

Overexposed
(Maroon 5)

Pink Friday: Ro
(Nicki Mina..)

Radio Music Soc
(Esperanza ..)

Slipstream
(Bonnie Rai..)

Some Nights
(Fun.)

Take Care
(Drake)

Talk That Talk
(Rihanna)

Tempest
(Bob Dylan)

The 2nd Law
(Muse)

The Idler Wheel
(Fiona Appl..)

The Truth About
(Pink)

Tornado
(Little Big..)

Tuskegee
(Lionel Ric..)

Uncaged
(Zac Brown ..)

Uno
(Green Day)

Wrecking Ball (
(Bruce Spri..)
Album of the Year

Last year, Album of the Year was awarded to Adele's "21."

This year, a number of previous winners in this category are back in the running, including Lionel Richie ("Tuskegee"), Bob Dylan ("Tempest"), Paul McCartney ("Kisses on the Bottom"), Norah Jones ("Little Broken Hearts"), and Bonnie Raitt ("Slipstream").

Previous Album of the Year nominees looking for their first win in the category include Bruce Springsteen ("Wrecking Ball"), Rihanna ("Talk That Talk"), Green Day ("Uno"), Coldplay ("Mylo Xyloto"), Dave Matthews Band ("Away from the World"), Madonna ("MDNA"), and John Mayer ("Born and Raised").

Previous Grammy winners hoping to score their first Album of the Year nomination include the Black Keys ("El Camino"), Pink ("The Truth About Love"), Carrie Underwood ("Blown Away"), Zac Brown Band ("Uncaged"), Miranda Lambert ("Four the Record"), Jack White ("Blunderbuss"), Esperanza Spalding ("Radio Music Society"), and Fiona Apple ("The Idler Wheel ...").

Grammy rookies include Fun. ("Some Nights"), Frank Ocean ("Channel Orange"), and Gotye ("Making Mirrors").

Experts’ Rankings
Tom O'Neil
Paul Sheehan
1
Babel
Babel
2
Channel Orange
El Camino
Editors’ Rankings
Chris Beachum
Rob Licuria
Daniel Montgomery
1
Babel
Babel
Channel Orange
2
Talk That Talk
Channel Orange
Babel
3
Channel Orange
Ceremonials
Ceremonials
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