In a year that saw some of my all time favourite acts make big comebacks, I take a look at the albums that made my year. 2017’s best albums features the likes of Jay-Z, Kelly Clarkson, Laura Marling and The xx.
Always the most frustrating genre to predict for the Grammy Awards thanks to the bafflingly long build up time most Country records have on radio. There’s a song that has only just reached #1 on the Country Airplay chart, but was released BEFORE the eligibility period for the 2018 Grammy Awards. Despite this, there are …
Releases performed by Sam Hunt and Little Big Town will be nominated and will probably win all 4 of these categories between them, with just Country Album that they might miss out on on the night. Girl Crush and Take Your Time have been such huge hits that I’ll be baffled if a different song picks up the Best Country Song award.
An interesting mix of songs for the main two categories this year and some omissions in my choices that may seem surprising. My picks lean heavily towards the Pop/RnB side of things, with one obvious outlier.