Who will win Grammys 2019? Predictions in 32 categories ranked by odds of winning

On Sunday, February 10, the 61st Annual Grammy Awards will be held in a pair of ceremonies. The Premiere Ceremony in the afternoon will present the vast majority of the 84 categories honoring the best in music across a variety of genres. Then the evening telecast hosted by Alicia Keys will dole out the top prizes, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Artist. So who will prevail? Scroll down for our complete predictions in 32 races with all the nominees ranked in order of their racetrack odds. Our projected winners are highlighted in gold.

Our odds are based on the combined predictions of thousands of Gold Derby users who have entered their forecasts here in our predictions center, and if you haven’t already you can make or update your own predictions until Sunday. Those users include Expert journalists we’ve polled from top media outlets, the Editors who cover awards year-round for Gold Derby, the Top 24 Users who got the highest scores predicting last year’s Grammys, and the All-Star Top 24 who got the highest scores when you combine their predictions from the last two years. Can any of those groups exceed the collective wisdom of our largest bloc of everyday Users?

Kendrick Lamar enters these awards with the most nominations (eight), followed closely by fellow rap artist Drake (seven) and surprise Americana juggernaut Brandi Carlile (six). All are nominated for Album, Record and Song of the Year, fields that have been expanded from five nominees to eight for the first time in history as the recording academy has moved to reform their awards in the last year. How will those changes affect the winners — if at all? Find out who we’re betting on below, and discuss this and more with your fellow music fans in our forums.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Golden Hour,” Kacey Musgraves — 5/1
“Black Panther,” Various Artists — 5/1
“Scorpion,” Drake — 7/1
“Dirty Computer,” Janelle Monae — 7/1
“By the Way, I Forgive You,” Brandi Carlile — 8/1
“Invasion of Privacy,” Cardi B — 8/1
“Beerbongs and Bentleys,” Post Malone — 19/2
“H.E.R.,” H.E.R. — 19/2

RECORD OF THE YEAR
“Shallow,” Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper — 9/2
“This is America,” Childish Gambino — 9/2
“All the Stars,” Kendrick Lamar and SZA — 13/2
“God’s Plan,” Drake — 8/1
“I Like It,” Cardi B feat. Bad Bunny and J Balvin — 17/2
“The Middle,” Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey — 9/1
“The Joke,” Brandi Carlile — 9/1
“Rockstar,” Post Malone feat. 21 Savage — 19/2

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Shallow,” Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper — 39/10
“This is America,” Childish Gambino — 11/2
“All the Stars,” Kendrick Lamar and SZA — 7/1
“The Joke,” Brandi Carlile — 15/2
“God’s Plan,” Drake — 17/2
“The Middle,” Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey — 9/1
“In My Blood,” Shawn Mendes — 9/1
“Boo’d Up,” Ella Mai — 19/2

BEST NEW ARTIST
H.E.R. — 9/2
Dua Lipa — 5/1
Bebe Rexha — 7/1
Greta Van Fleet — 15/2
Luke Combs — 8/1
Margo Price — 9/1
Chloe x Halle — 19/2
Jorja Smith — 10/1

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
“God is a Woman,” Ariana Grande — 82/25
“Havana (Live),” Camila Cabello — 19/5
“Joanne,” Lady Gaga — 4/1
“Colors,” Beck — 9/2
“Better Now,” Post Malone — 9/2

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
“Shallow,” Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper — 9/2
“The Middle,” Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey — 6/1
“Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B — 6/1
“‘S Wonderful,” Tony Bennett and Diana Krall — 13/2
“Fall in Line,” Christina Aguilera and Demi Lovato — 13/2
“Say Something,” Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton — 13/2
“Don’t Go Breaking My Heart,” Backstreet Boys — 7/1

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
“Sweetener,” Ariana Grande — 71/20
“Reputation,” Taylor Swift — 4/1
“Meaning of Life,” Kelly Clarkson — 5/1
“Camila,” Camila Cabello — 6/1
“Shawn Mendes,” Shawn Mendes — 13/2
“Beautiful Trauma,” Pink — 13/2

BEST TRADITIONAL POP ALBUM
“Love is Here to Stay,” Tony Bennett and Diana Krall — 3/1
“The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic!,” Barbra Streisand — 39/10
“My Way,” Willie Nelson — 9/2
“Nat ‘King’ Cole and Me,” Gregory Porter — 9/2
“Standards,” Seal — 9/2

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE
“When Bad Does Good,” Chris Cornell — 16/5
“Four Out of Five,” Arctic Monkeys — 19/5
“Highway Tune,” Greta Van Fleet — 4/1
“Uncomfortable,” Halestorm — 9/2
“Made in America,” The Fever 333 — 9/2

BEST ROCK SONG
“Jumpsuit,” Twenty One Pilots — 82/25
“Black Smoke Rising,” Greta Van Fleet — 19/5
“Masseducation,” St. Vincent — 4/1
“Rats,” Ghost — 9/2
“Mantra,” Bring Me the Horizon — 9/2

BEST ROCK ALBUM
“Pacific Daydream,” Weezer — 17/5
“From the Fires,” Greta Van Fleet — 7/2
“Prequelle,” Ghost — 9/2
“MANIA,” Fall Out Boy — 9/2
“Rainier Fog,” Alice in Chains — 9/2

BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM
“Colors,” Beck — 31/10
“Masseducation,” St. Vincent — 19/5
“Utopia,” Bjork — 9/2
“American Utopia,” David Byrne — 9/2
“Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino,” Arctic Monkeys — 9/2

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
“Summer,” Beyonce and Jay-Z — 82/25
“Best Part,” H.E.R. feat. Daniel Caesar — 7/2
“Long as I Live,” Toni Braxton — 9/2
“Y O Y,” Lalah Hathaway — 9/2
“First Began,” PJ Morton — 9/2

BEST R&B SONG
“Boo’d Up,” Ella Mai — 16/5
“Feels Like Summer,” Childish Gambino — 19/5
“Focus,” H.E.R. — 4/1
“Long as I Live,” Toni Braxton — 9/2
“Come Through and Chill,” Miguel feat. J. Cole and Salaam Remi — 9/2

BEST R&B ALBUM
“H.E.R.,” H.E.R. — 31/10
“Good Thing,” Leon Bridges — 39/10
“Sex and Cigarettes,” Toni Braxton — 4/1
“Honestly,” Lalah Hathaway — 9/2
“Gumbo Unplugged,” PJ Morton — 9/2

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
“King’s Dead,” Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future and James Blake — 82/25
“Sicko Mode,” Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk and Swae Lee — 19/5
“Nice for What,” Drake — 4/1
“Be Careful,” Cardi B — 9/2
“Bubblin’,” Anderson Paak — 9/2

BEST RAP/SUNG PERFORMANCE
“All the Stars,” Kendrick Lamar and SZA — 31/10
“This is America,” Childish Gambino — 19/5
“Rockstar,” Post Malone feat. 21 Savage — 9/2
“Like I Do,” Christina Aguilera feat. Goldlink — 9/2
“Pretty Little Feats,” 6lack feat. J. Cole — 9/2

BEST RAP SONG
“God’s Plan,” Drake — 16/5
“King’s Dead,” Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future and James Blake — 19/5
“Sicko Mode,” Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk and Swae Lee — 9/2
“Lucky You,” Eminem feat. Joyner Lucas — 9/2
“Win,” Jay Rock — 9/2

BEST RAP ALBUM
“Invasion of Privacy,” Cardi B — 31/10
“Astroworld,” Travis Scott — 4/1
“Swimming,” Mac Miller — 4/1
“DAYTONA,” Pusha-T — 9/2
“Victory Lap,” Nipsey Hussle — 9/2

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
“Everything is Love,” Beyonce and Jay-Z — 3/1
“War and Leisure,” Miguel — 4/1
“The Kids Are Alright,” Chloe x Halle — 9/2
“Ventriloquism,” Meshell Ndegeocello — 9/2
“Chris Dave and the Drumhedz,” Chris Dave And The Drumhedz — 9/2

BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE
“Butterflies,” Kacey Musgraves — 16/5
“Millionaire,” Chris Stapleton — 37/10
“Wouldn’t It Be Great,” Loretta Lynn — 9/2
“Mona Lisa and Mad Hatters,” Maren Morris — 9/2
“Parallel Line,” Keith Urban — 9/2

BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
“Tequila,” Dan and Shay — 82/25
“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line — 37/10
“Dear Hate,” Maren Morris feat. Vince Gill — 4/1
“When Someone Stops Loving You,” Little Big Town — 9/2
“Shoot Me Straight,” Brothers Osborne — 9/2

BEST COUNTRY SONG
“Space Cowboy,” Kacey Musgraves — 82/25
“Tequila,” Dan and Shay — 4/1
“Dear Hate,” Maren Morris feat. Vince Gill — 5/1
“When Someone Stops Loving You,” Little Big Town — 11/2
“Break Up in the End,” Cole Swindell — 7/1
“I Lived It,” Blake Shelton — 7/1

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM
“Golden Hour,” Kacey Musgraves — 59/20
“From A Room: Volume 2,” Chris Stapleton — 39/10
“Port Saint Joe,” Brothers Osborne — 9/2
“Unapologetically,” Kelsea Ballerini — 9/2
“Girl Going Nowhere,” Ashley McBryde — 9/2

BEST COMEDY ALBUM
“Equanimity and The Bird Revelation,” Dave Chappelle — 31/10
“Annihilation,” Patton Oswalt — 39/10
“Tamborine,” Chris Rock — 9/2
“Noble Ape,” Jim Gaffigan — 9/2
“Standup for Drummers,” Fred Armisen — 9/2

BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM
“Faith: A Journey for All,” Jimmy Carter — 16/5
“The Last Black Unicorn,” Tiffany Haddish — 37/10
“Creative Quest,” Questlove — 9/2
“Accessory to War,” Courtney B. Vance — 9/2
“Calypso,” David Sedaris — 9/2

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
“This is America,” Childish Gambino — 59/20
“Apeshit,” Beyonce and Jay-Z — 4/1
“Pynk,” Janelle Monae — 9/2
“I’m Not Racist,” Joyner Lucas — 9/2
“Mumbo Jumbo,” Tierra Whack — 9/2

BEST MUSIC FILM
“Quincy” — 31/10
“Whitney” — 19/5
“Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars” — 9/2
“The King” — 9/2
“Itzhak” — 9/2

BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM
“Jesus Christ Superstar” — 31/10
“The Band’s Visit” — 19/5
“Once on This Island” — 9/2
“My Fair Lady” — 9/2
“Carousel” — 9/2

BEST VISUAL MEDIA COMPILATION
“The Greatest Showman” — 3/1
“Call Me by Your Name” — 4/1
“Stranger Things” — 4/1
“Lady Bird” — 9/2
“Deadpool 2” — 9/2

BEST VISUAL MEDIA SCORE
“The Shape of Water” — 10/3
“Black Panther” — 18/5
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” — 9/2
“Coco” — 9/2
“Blade Runner 2049” — 9/2

BEST VISUAL MEDIA SONG
“Shallow,” Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper — 3/1
“All the Stars,” Kendrick Lamar and SZA — 39/10
“This is Me,” Keala Settle — 9/2
“Remember Me,” Miguel feat. Natalia Lafourcade — 9/2
“The Mystery of Love,” Sufjan Stevens — 9/2

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