Our two music awards editors -- David Schnelwar and Darrin Dortch -- disagree on the winner of Best Country Solo Performance at this Sunday's Grammys.
Dierks Bentley - “Home”
Eric Church - “Springsteen” -- Darrin
Ronnie Dunn - “Cost Of Livin’”
Hunter Hayes - “Wanted”
Blake Shelton - “Over” -- David
Carrie Underwood - “Blown Away”
Carrie Underwood is the lone female artist nominated against four male artists. She previously won Best Female Country Vocal Performance three years in a row. This year, her song “Blown Away” is also nominated for Best Country Song.
Hunter Hayes has three nominations this year including Best New Artist. That gives him a statistical advantage to win.
I give Church the edge since his song has won honors at previous country music award shows.
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