Every year I start my pop genre article thinking I have my nominations picked out already and every year I end up changing the list completely by the end. You’re never short of potential nominees for the pop category, but whittling it down to just 5 can be difficult
Kicking things off we have probably the toughest category of the year, Best New Artist. Unlike the other big 3 categories, which feature countless potential nominees, Best New Artist is usually difficult to find 5 definite picks.
I couldn’t find the time to put together an in depth look at the nominees for this year’s Grammy Awards so I thought I would take a last minute look at the categories and make some wild predictions just days before the show on Sunday night. Given how wildly inaccurate my nomination predictions were this should …
Best New Artist is a tricky award to decide this year, 2014 has seen plenty of relatively new acts make their mark worldwide, but few of them are eligible here. There have been some huge one off hits as usual, but none have really converted into much for the acts themselves, unlike the huge year long success of acts like Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and fun. that have won this award.