It’s hard enough to predict the Grammy winners before they happen, but is it just as challenging to pick the past winners? How good is your memory? Take our poll below to see if you can name the last 20 Album of the Year champs.
Beyonce is currently forecast to win Album of the Year this year for her cultural sensation “Lemonade,” for which she’s nominated nine times total, more than any other artist. In the top category she’s up against Adele (“25”), Justin Bieber (“Purpose”), Drake (“Views”) and Sturgill Simpson (“A Sailor’s Guide to Earth”). But there have been numerous upsets over the last 20 years, so maybe she shouldn’t get too comfortable in her frontrunner perch. One way or another, though, one of these five artists will claim a prime spot in Grammy history.
The 2017 Grammy Awards will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California this Sunday, February 12. The event is being hosted for the first time by James Corden, a Tony and Emmy winning performer and the host of CBS’s “Late Late Show” where he has already gotten cozy with several Grammy winners thanks to his viral segment “Carpool Karaoke.”
Gold Derby readers just like YOU often turn out to be our smartest prognosticators, so it’s important that you give us your predictions. You can continue to update and change your forecasts as often as you like before winner are announced on Feb. 12. Just click “Save” when you’ve settled on your choices. You’ll compete to win a $100 Amazon gift certificate, bragging rights and a place of honor on our leaderboard. Our racetrack odds change as you make your predictions, just as they do when you bet on the Emmys, Oscars, Golden Globes and more. Be sure to read our contest rules and sound off on the Grammy race in our music forum.