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What will win Best Urban Contemporary Album at Grammys?

By Gold Derby News Desk
Feb 07 2013 11:33 am

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Our two music awards editors -- David Schnelwar and Darrin Dortch -- agree on the winner of Best Urban Contemporary at this Sunday's Grammys. 

“Fortune” - Chris Brown
“Kaleidoscope Dream” Miguel
“Channel Orange” - Frank Ocean -- David, Darrin

David's analysis
Best Contemporary R&B Album returns this year, revamped as Best Urban Contemporary Album.

Last year, Chris Brown’s “F.A.M.E.” won Best R&B Album. He returns this year to face stiffer competition with his follow-up album “Fortune.”

Frank Ocean’s “Channel Orange” is the frontrunner to win due to his nomination for Album of the Year.

However, there is still a possibility Miguels “Kaleidoscope Dream” could upset and sweep the R&B Field since Ocean was snubbed for Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song.

Darrin's analysis
Album of the Year nominee Frank Ocean should easily prevail here, but watch out for Miguel’s “Kaleidoscope Dream.” Miguel scored five nominations this year and could spoil.

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Album of the Year: David, Darrin
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New Artist

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

Dance Recording
Dance/Electronica Album

Rock Performance
Rock Song
Rock Album
Alternative Music Album

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

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

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

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