Grammy Predictions and Betting Odds

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The  2016 Grammy Awards will be held on Monday, February 15, 2016 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The ceremony recognizes the best recordings, compositions and artists of the year, which runs from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015. It will be broadcast live on CBS and hosted by LL Cool J.

Grammy Awards History

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LL Cool J will be hosting this year’s Grammys Awards.

A Grammy Award is an accolade by NARAS (National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences) to recognize the most outstanding achievements in the music industry. The name Grammy was actually chosen in a contest. It was previously known as Gramophone Awards. The annual presentation Grammy Award’s ceremony features many performances by prominent musicians and artists, and presentation of awards which have the most popular interest. The Grammy Awards are actually the music industry’s equivalent to the Oscars and Emmys. The 1st Grammy Awards ceremony was held in the year 1959 to honor musical accomplishments for the year 1958. The 2016 Grammy Awards will mark the 58th annual ceremony.

The Grammy Awards broadcast is 1 of TV’s major broadcast events, and it ranks as 1 of the most watched and highest rated TV specials. This Recording Academy is basically an organization of producers, musicians, engineers, song writers, and recording professionals, and it’s dedicated to improving both the cultural conditions and the overall quality of life for artists. The Recording Academy is also responsible for ground breaking professional development, advocacy, cultural enrichment, human rights, education, among others.

Kendrick Lamar (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images); Taylor Swift (Photo by Steve Exum/Getty Images for TAS); The Weeknd (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images); Chris Stapleton (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Blackbird)
Top 2016 nominees – Kendrick Lamar ; Taylor Swift ; The Weeknd ; Chris Stapleton

One of the things which makes the Grammy Awards ceremonies stand out from the rest, is that it focuses on the music recording industry. Most of the other music award shows focus on radio play, digital downloads, streaming music, record sales and social media. The Grammy Awards honors both the recording artists and those behind the scenes, such as sound engineers, record producers and the song writers.

To make things a little more exciting, you can place a bet on the Grammy nominees who you think will win the Awards. We have the most current betting lines for Grammy Award’s ceremony along with very useful data about the odds, which is always updated according to expert oddsmakers’ postings. We always include the latest, current live odds pertinent to the Grammys, so as to make sure you have everything you need for an exciting online gaming experience. If you want to participate on the other awards events, you can check out the Golden Globe Awards and the Oscars Academy Awards pages.

Some Facts About The Grammys:

  • The Grammy statuette weighs about 5 pounds 4 ounces.
  • There are numerous popular bands and solo artists who have never won a *Competitive Grammy Award. They include; Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Chuck Berry, Bob Marley, The Who, The Grateful Dead and The Beach Boys.
  • Leanne Rimes is the youngest artist to ever win a Grammy Award at age of 14 years.
  • George Burns was the oldest artist to ever win a Grammy Award at the age of 94 years.
  • U2 has won the most Grammy Awards as a group with 22 Grammys. Metallica and The Beatles are 2nd with 8 each.

Think you know who will win in each category? Why not make it interesting and place a little bet or two! Our list of Top Sports Betting Sites all offer the latest odds on the Grammys as well as some interesting props.

2016 Grammy Awards Odds:
Album of the Year:
Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly: 2/1
Taylor Swift, 1989: 5/2
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness: 6/1
Alabama Shakes, Sound and Color: 7/1
Chris Stapleton, Traveller: 7/1

Song of the Year:
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”: 3/2
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”: 4/1
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”: 9/2
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”: 8/1
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”: 10/1

Record of the Year:
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”: 3/2
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel my Face”: 7/2
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”: 4/1
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”: 10/1
D’Angelo and the Vanguard, “Really Love”: 12/1

Best New Artist:
Meghan Trainor: 1/1
Sam Hunt: 4/1
James Bay: 6/1
Courtney Barnett: 11/1
Tori Kelly: 12/1

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”: 3/2
Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood”: 2/1
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”: 7/1
Maroon 5, “Sugar”: 9/1
Florence + The Machine, ” Ship to Wreck”: 9/1

Best Pop Vocal Album:
Barry Manilow (& Various Artists), My Dream Duets: 3/1
Bob Dylan, Shadows in the Night: 7/2
Josh Groban, Stages: 3/1
Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap, The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern: 5/1
Seth MacFarlane, No One Ever Tells You: 8/1

Best Dance Recording:
Skrillex and Diplo feat. Justin Bieber, “Where Are Ü Now”: 5/2
The Chemical Brothers, “Go: 3/1
Flying Lotus feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Never Catch Me”: 4/1
Above & Beyond feat. Zoë Johnston, :We’re All We Need”: 6/1
Galantis, “Runaway (U & I)”: 7/1

Best Dance/Electronic Album:
Disclosure, Caracal: 3/1
Jamie xx, In Colour: 3/1
Skrillex and Diplo, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü: 4/1
The Chemical Brothers, Born in the Echoes: 7/2
Caribou, Our Love: 5/1

Best Rap Performance:
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”: 5/4
Drake, “Back to Back”: 11/3
Kanye West feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom, and Paul McCartney, “All Day”: 6/1
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”: 9/1
Nicki Minaj feat. Drake and Lil Wayne, “Truffle Butter”: 10/1
J. Cole, “Apparently”: 12/1

Best Rap Song:
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”: 1/1
Kanye West feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney, “All Day”: 5/1
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”: 6/1
Drake, “Energy”: 7/1
Common and John Legend, “Glory”: 19/1

Best Rap Album:
Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly: 5/6
Drake, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late: 5/1
Dr. Dre, Compton: 8/1
J. Cole, 2014 Forest Hills Drive: 9/1
Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint: 10/1

Best Music Video:
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”: 5/2
Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood”: 3/1
Pharrell Williams, “Freedom”: 4/1
A$AP Rocky, “LSD”: 11/2
The Dead Weather, “I Feel Love”: 15/2

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