Song of the year: Will win
“Despacito” has certainly proven to be the song of the summer and of the year. The catchy, Latin pop song has become the most streamed song ever. This track is by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee and it features Justin Bieber. People all around the world cannot stop singing the Spanish lyrics. It’s pretty obvious that “Despacito” will win the Grammy.
Song of the year: Should win
“1-800-273-8255” may not have been the most popular song of the year, but it deserves to win. It focuses on real world issues that society fails to address. It’s by Logic, featuring Alessia Cara. The song is incredibly well-written and it shows how one phone call can save your life. It’s an inspiring song that’s actually made a difference. Since its release, more and more people have call...
Best New Artist: Will and should win
Khalid has undoubtedly stolen the spotlight this year after dropping his remarkable debut album, “American Teen” coupled with a long list of features such as “1-800-273-8255” by Logic. With his breakthrough hits “Location” and “Young Dumb & Broke”, he has definitely proven to have been one of the most popular artists this year.
Record of the Year: Will and should win
“REDBONE” Just go listen to it.
Album of the Year: Will win
After being ridiculously snubbed two years ago for his 2015 masterpiece “To Pimp A Butterfly,” Kendrick Lamar should easily net this grammy for the slightly more mainstream-leaning “DAMN.” both as the Recording Academy realizes his importance as an artist, his powerful message, musical mastery.
Album of the Year: Should win
All of the albums on this list are excellent, but Lorde’s “Melodrama” is utterly radical, offering up a new twist on a familiar subject — the “breakup album” — and simply having some of the most emotionally affecting songs to come out of pop music in a long time. Songs as creatively written as “The Louvre” or “Supercut” were hard to find in 2017, in the mainstream or the under...