9 Most Surprising Albums That Won Album of The Year (Since 2000)


Hmm, sometimes the albums you expect to win the coveted Grammy for Album of the Year don’t. Here are nine instances where such occurred. No. 1 is clearly the most shocking! Also check out the corresponding Ranker list! 1) Herbie Hancock, River: The Joni Letters (2007) Snubbed: Amy Winehouse, Back In Black & Kanye West,…

58th Annual Grammys Miss Bigger Statement With Album Of The Year


Ah another Grammys has come to a close. Overall, the 58th Annual Grammys were pretty predictable without many questionable awards. That said the biggest quibble comes with the album of the year (AGAIN) with Taylor Swift winning her second AOTY with 1989. Wait a minute – hold up? Why is a big, popular album like…

Early 2016 Grammy Nomination Predictions – October Edition  


  The Grammy nominations don’t occur until December, but folks are already beginning putting their two cents into who will be nominated when the time arrives. Billboard has already dropped a list of potential nominees, and we did so at the end of August (big categories) and early September (specific categories). So here we go…

Reasons Why Each 57th Grammy Nominee for Album of the Year Might Win


Sunday night marks music’s grandest occasion – the Grammy Awards! While there are four big categories, none is more coveted than album of the year. Not only is it the most highly desired, it almost always ranks among the most questionable. Save for a few homeruns (OutKast’s Speakerboxxx/The Love Below and Adele’s 21), one could…