alex00g2 replied to the topic 2020 Grammy Awards Predictions | ALBUM OF THE YEAR in the forum Music 23 hours, 55 minutes ago
You can get a win for sales/charts performance or with an acclaimed album.
Typical acclaimed album AOTY winner has most of the following.
safe album also nominated in own genre
Bonus points for previous genre or general field winner
Bonus points for long history of acclaimed albums and/or veteran artist
Beck had pretty much…[Read more]
alex00g2 replied to the topic 2020 Grammy Awards nominations: Reactions (Part 2) in the forum Music 1 day, 1 hour ago
Just wait for the Rolling Stone article. I’m sure they will have the answer you are looking for.
I’m glad I changed my AOTY picks to include Vampire Weekend for Father of the Bride. In some respects their weakest album – Modern Vampires of the City is one of my favourite albums of the decade – but still better than most of the nominees.