What is it with the second game in popular video game series? Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid all had strange follow ups that managed to ditch much of what made the original games such an interesting new concept. Final Fantasy is no different and fans are rarely quiet when it comes to the dark …
First off we have the biggest early favourite, of course Taylor Swift’s 1989. It’s crazy to think back to 2 years ago when I was saying the exact same thing about her Red album, which looked like the obvious choice for this award in 2014.
surprise iTunes release from Rap’s most recent superstar, the follow up to an infamously Grammy snubbed album and one of the years true ‘event albums’. I’d say Best Rap Album is the toughest category to call here, with Drake, Kendrick and Dr Dre all more than deserving of the prize.
Of course there’s some crossover with the Song of the Year category, I can’t think of a year when most of the songs haven’t been in both categories. The 3 crossover songs here are the ones I’m most confident about, specifically Uptown Funk, Can’t Feel My Face and Girl Crush.