Who will win Best Pop Solo Performance at Grammys?

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Feb 04 2013 05:05 am
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Our two music awards editors, David Schnelwar and Darrin Dortch, agree on the winner of Best Pop Solo Performance at this Sunday's Grammys. 

Adele - “Set Fire To The Rain” -- David, Darrin
Kelly Clarkson - “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”
Carly Rae Jepsen - “Call Me Maybe”
Katy Perry - “Wide Awake”
Rihanna - “Where Have You Been”

David's analysis
This is Katy Perry’s fifth consecutive Pop Solo nomination without a win. It is her only nomination this year. Perry is not likely to win this year.

Rihanna failed to receive an expected nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album. This is the first time she has been nominated in this category. 

Historically, the winner of this category is either nominated in the General Field or for Best Pop Vocal Album. Following this pattern, the race should be between Kelly Clarkson and Carly Rae Jepsen

If anyone can break this pattern, it would be Adele. Her 2011 album, “21” carried over to become the #1 album of 2012 as well. She won this race last year with "Someone Like You." 

Darrin's analysis
Kelly Clarkson received multiple nominations this year, including Record and Song of the Year bids for “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You).”

But there’s still residual love left over for Adele who had the year’s top selling album and is on track to win an Oscar for “Skyfall,” the acclaimed James Bond theme.

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GENERAL FIELD
Album of the Year: David, Darrin
Record of the Year: David, Darrin
Song of the Year: David, Darrin
New Artist

POP
Pop Solo Performance
Pop Duo/Group Performance
Pop Vocal Album
Traditional Pop Album

DANCE
Dance Recording
Dance/Electronica Album

ROCK 
Rock Performance
Rock Song
Rock Album
Alternative Music Album

R&B
R&B Performance
R&B Song
Rap Album
Traditional R&B Performance

RAP
Rap Performance
Rap/Sung Collaboration
Rap Song
Rap Album
Urban Contemporary Album

COUNTRY
Country Solo Performance
Country Duo/Pop Performance
Country Song
Country Album

 
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