According to our predictors, Taylor Swift and The Civil Wars will come out on top at the Grammys for Best Country Duo/Group Performance. Their song, "Safe and Sound," from the "Hunger Games" soundtrack, gets field-leading 2/1 odds. It would be the seventh win for Swift and the third for the Civil Wars, who won this category last year.
But it may prove to be a close race. Though our editors and users strongly favor "Safe and Sound," our experts give the slight edge to Little Big Town for "Pontoon," giving the quartet 10/3 odds overall. The song is a proven winner, having already won Single of the Year at the 2012 CMA Awards.
In third place with 9/2 odds is "I Just Come Here for the Music," a collaboration between Don Williams and Alison Krauss. It may be foolish to underestimate them. Williams is a legend who was inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010 but has never won a Grammy, while Krauss, quite the opposite, is a 27-time Grammy winner, making her the most honored vocalist in Grammy history.
Every actor submits only one sample episode, which will be judged by other actors (ranging from 25 to 75 per category jury) between July 28 and August 14. TV series submit six, which will be split into three pairs to be distributed randomly to about 300 voters. We now have uncovered every single title submitted for the 2014 races. CLICK HERE FOR THE EPISODES
We analyze the pros and cons
of episodes submitted by actors
to Emmy judges
Who submitted well? Click links below to read our in-depth analysis of each actor's episode entry.
DRAMA GUEST ACTRESS
Kate Burton ("Scandal")
Jane Fonda ("The Newsroom")
Allison Janney ("Masters of Sex")
Kate Mara ("House of Cards")
Margo Martindale ("The Americans")
Diana Rigg ("Game of Thrones")