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What will win Best Rap Album at Grammys?

By Gold Derby News Desk
Feb 08 2013 07:37 am

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

“Take Care” - Drake
“Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1” - Lupe Fiasco
“Life Is Good” - Nas
“Undun” - The Roots
“God Forgives, I Don’t” - Rick Ross
“Based On A T.R.U. Story" - 2 Chainz

Darrin's analysis
Drake underperformed in nominations while Nas scored four surprise nominations.

As Drake’s album was a big seller, he is the frontrunner here, but Nas is a serious spoiler.

David's analysis
None of the nominees for Best Rap Album are nominated for Album of the Year. 

Drake’s “Take Care” is the biggest seller of the six nominees.

Nas is nominated throughout the Rap Field and has yet to win a Grammy.

Lupe FiascoThe Roots and Rick Ross all have one nomination this year while 2 Chainz received two.

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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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