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Glenn Gamboa (Newsday) top expert predicting Grammys with 58%

By Gold Derby News Desk
Feb 11 2013 13:16 pm
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Nine experts entered predictions for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards.

Only two of them predicted all 35 categories with Glenn Gamboa (Newsday) scoring better, with 20 correct (58%). Among his savvy choices, he accurately predicted the Black Keys' sweep of the rock field, as well as Zac Brown Band's upset victory for Best Country Album.

Gold Derby's Paul Sheehan was close behind with 19 out of 35 (55%).

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Edna Gundersen (USA Today) correctly predicted 12 out of 24 categories (50%), while Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo! Music) got 10 out of 23 (44%).

Two experts entered predictions in 22 races: Shirley Halperin (Hollywood Reporter) batted .500 with 11 correct (50%) and Phil Gallo (Billboard) foresaw five winners (23%).

Leah Greenblatt (Entertainment Weekly) nailed eight of her 14 predix (58%) while Chris Willman went five for 12 (42%).

Gold Derby's Tom O'Neil predicted the fewest categories among experts, scoring seven out of 10 (70%).

20/35 Correct
Glenn Gamboa (Newsday)

19/35 Correct
Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby)

12/24 Correct
Edna Gundersen (USA Today)

10/23 Correct
Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo! Music)

11/22 Correct
Shirley Halperin (Hollywood Reporter)

5/22 Correct
Phil Gallo (Billboard)

8/14 Correct
Leah Greenblatt (Entertainment Weekly)

5/12 Correct
Chris Willman

7/10 Correct
Tom O'Neil (Gold Derby)

 
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