Oscars 2019: Sasha Stone (Awards Daily) tops all Experts predicting winners

Congratulations to our Expert Sasha Stone (Awards Daily) for a tremendous score of 91.67% when predicting the 2019 Oscars winners on Sunday. She leads 37 Experts, journalists who cover the entertainment industry throughout the year. See Experts’ scores.

Over 8,000 people worldwide predicted these Academy Awards champs at the Hollywood ceremony. Our champ got 22 of the 24 categories correct, only missing for Best Actress (choosing Glenn Close over Olivia Colman) and Best Documentary Feature (choosing “RBG” over “Free Solo”). That means she got Best Picture (“Green Book”) and the other three acting winners (Rami Malek, Regina King, Mahershala Ali).

You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. To see your own scores, go to the User menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use the drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.”

For the other 36 Experts following Stone, we next have a three-way tie at 79.17% for Pete Hammond (Deadline), Scott Mantz (Collider) and Wilson Morales (BlackFilm).Up next with 75.00% correct are Erik Davis (Fandango) and Tariq Khan (Fox TV). Following them at 70.83% are Edward Douglas (Weekend Warrior), Perri Nemiroff (Collider) and Peter Travers (Rolling Stone).

Up next is an eight-way tie at 66.67% for Joyce Eng (66.67%), Matthew Jacobs (HuffPo), Jack Mathews (Gold Derby), Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby), Christopher Rosen (TV Guide), Keith Simanton (IMDB), Anne Thompson (Indiewire) and Brian Truitt (USA Today). A five-way tie follows at 62.50% for Jen Chaney (Vulture), Michael Musto (NewNowNext), Claudia Puig (KPCC), Jeffrey Wells (Hollywood-Elsewhere) and Glenn Whipp (L.A. Times). The next group at 58.33% has Thelma Adams (Gold Derby), Debbie Day (Rotten Tomatoes), Dave Karger (IMDB), Susan King (Gold Derby), Alicia Malone (TCM), Kevin Polowy (Yahoo) and Susan Wloszczyna (Gold Derby).

A four-way tie is up next at 54.17% for Eric Deggans (NPR), Tim Gray (Variety), Michael Hogan (Vanity Fair) and Adnan Virk. Grae Drake (Rotten Tomatoes) and Andrea Mandell (USA Today) follow with 50.00%. Bonnie Fuller (Hollywood Life) is next with 45.83% and then Krista Smith (Vanity Fair), who only picked 22 categories, is at 50.00%.

Sasha Stone is also among the 9 Experts out of 37 who correctly predicted that “Green Book” would win Best Picture. The other 8 sages: Pete Hammond (Deadline), Keith Simanton (IMDb), Tim Gray (Variety), Jeff Wells (Hollywood Elsewhere), Perri Nemiroff and Scott Mantz (Collider), Wilson Morales (Black Film) and Adnan Virk.

PREDICT the Emmy nominees now; change them until July 16

In the near future, you can check out how our experts rank this year’s Emmy contenders. Then take a look at the most up-to-date combined odds before you make your own 2019 Emmy predictions. Don’t be afraid to jump in now since you can keep changing your predictions until just before nominations are announced on July 16.

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