48th Grammy Prediction: Winners Will Be…(Part 2)






Category 31 – Best Rap Solo Performance

Testify – Common
Mockingbird – Eminem
対抗 Disco Inferno – 50 Cent
Number One Spot – Ludacris
U Don’t Know Me – T.I.
本命 Gold Digger – Kanye West

Category 32 – Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group

本命 Don’t Phunk With My Heart – The Black Eyed Peas
対抗 The Corner – Common Featuring The Last Poets
Encore – Eminem Featuring Dr. Dre & 50 Cent
Hate It Or Love It – The Game Featuring 50 Cent
Wait (The Whisper Song) – Ying Yang Twins

Category 33 – Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

1,2 Step – Ciara Featuring Missy Elliott
本命 They Say – Common Featuring Kanye West & John Legend
Soldier – Destiny’s Child Featuring T.I. & Lil Wayne
対抗 Numb/Encore – Jay-Z Featuring Linkin Park
Rich Girl – Gwen Stefani Featuring Eve

Category 34 – Best Rap Song

Candy Shop – Curtis Jackson & Scott Storch, (50 Cent Featuring Olivia)

Diamonds From Sierra Leone(Kanye West)

本命 Don’t Phunk With My Heart – William Adams, Printz Board, Stacy Ferguson & George Pajon, Jr., (The Black Eyed Peas)

Hate It Or Love It – Curtis Jackson, A. Lyon, Jayceon Taylor & M. Valenzano, (The Game Featuring 50 Cent)]

対抗 Lose Control – M. Elliott, C. Harris & G. Isaacs III, (Missy Elliott Featuring Ciara & Fat Man Scoop)

Category 35 – Best Rap Album

Be – Common
The Cookbook – Missy Elliott
Encore – Eminem
対抗 The Massacre – 50 Cent
本命 Late Registration – Kanye West




Category 45 – Best Contemporary Jazz Album

Keystone – Dave Douglas
本命 Soulgrass – Bill Evans
対抗 The Way Up – Pat Metheny Group
The Spirit Music Jamia: Dance Of The Infidel – Meshell Ndegeocello
Momentum – Joshua Redman Elastic Band

Category 46 – Best Jazz Vocal Album

本命 J’ai Deux Amours – Dee Dee Bridgewater
対抗 Blueprint Of A Lady – Sketches Of Billie Holiday – Nnenna Freelon
Good Night, And Good Luck.- Dianne Reeves
Duos II – Luciana Souza
I’m With The Band – Tierney Sutton

Category 47 – Best Jazz Instrumental Solo

‘Round Midnight – Alan Broadbent, soloist
Track from: ‘Round Midnight
Away – Ravi Coltrane, soloist
Track from: In Flux
対抗 The Source – Herbie Hancock, soloist
Track from: Flow (Terence Blanchard)
A Love Supreme – Acknowledgement – Branford Marsalis, soloist
Track from: Coltrane’s A Love Supreme Live In Amsterdam
本命 Why Was I Born? – Sonny Rollins, soloist
Track from: Without A Song – The 9/11 Concert

Category 48 – Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group

対抗 Flow – Terence Blanchard
Lyric – Billy Childs Ensemble
本命 Live At The House Of Tribes – Wynton Marsalis
Beyond The Sound Barrier – Wayne Shorter Quartet
What Now? – Kenny Wheeler With Dave Holland, Chris Potter & John Taylor


Category 51 – Best Gospel Performance

対抗 Be Blessed – Yolanda Adams
Track from: Day By Day
本命 Looking For You – Kirk Franklin
I Call You Faithful – Donnie McClurkin
Lift Him Up – Hezekiah Walker & Love Fellowship Choir
Pray – CeCe Winans
Track from: Purified

Category 52 – Best Gospel Song

Again I Say Rejoice – Israel Houghton & Aaron Lindsey, songwriters (Israel & New Breed)
対抗 Be Blessed – Yolanda Adams, James Harris III, Terry Lewis & James Q. Wright, songwriters (Yolanda Adams)
Track from: Day By Day
本命 Heaven – Erica Campbell, Joi Campbell, Trecina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters (Mary Mary) Track from: Mary Mary
Lift Him Up – Joeworn Martin, songwriter (Hezekiah Walker & Love Fellowship Choir)
We Must Praise – James Moss, songwriter (J Moss)

Category 56 – Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album

本命 I Know The Truth – Shirley Caesar
対抗 Live From Houston …The Rose Of Gospel Dorinda Clark-Cole
Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs – Donnie McClurkin
Say The Name – Martha Munizzi
Singing The Old Time Way – Bishop G.E. Patterson & Congregation
Be Exalted – Marvin Sapp

Category 57 – Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album

本命 Day By Day – Yolanda Adams
対抗 Mary Mary – Mary Mary
The J Moss Project – J Moss
Dream – BeBe Winans
Purified – CeCe Winans

Category 58 – Best Gospel Choir Or Chorus Album

I Speak Life – Donald Lawrence, choir director; Donald Lawrence & Company
Live At The Fellowship – John P Kee, choir director; VIP Mass Choir
対抗 One Church – Kurt Carr, choir director; The Choir Of Life (Japan), The Choir Of Life (USA) & The Kurt Carr Singers
本命 One Voice – Gladys Knight, choir director; Saints Unified Voices
20/85 The Experience – Hezekiah Walker, choir director; The Love Fellowship Choir


Category 85 – Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)

Can’t Buy Me Love
John Clayton Jr. & David Foster, arrangers (Michael Buble)
Track from: It’s Time

対抗 I Should Care
Claus Ogerman, arranger (Diana Krall)
Track from: A Man And His Music

Scary Things
Don Hart, arranger (John Bindel & Nashville Chamber Orchestra)
Track from: Kid Pan Alley

Time To Smile
Jorge Calandrelli, arranger (Tony Bennett)
Track from: The Art Of Romance

本命 What Are You Doing For The Rest Of Your Life?
Billy Childs, Gil Goldstein & Heitor Pereira, arrangers (Chris Botti & Sting)
[Columbia Records]

Category 87 – Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package

Holy Ghost: Rare & Unissued Recordings (1962-70)
Susan Archie & Noel Waggener, art directors (Albert Ayler)
[Revenant Records]

対抗 The Legend
Ian Cuttler, art director (Johnny Cash)
[Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings]

本命 Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959)
Hugh Brown & Jeff Lyons, art directors (Ray Charles)
[Atlantic/Rhino Records]

Weird Tales Of The Ramones
Hugh Brown & Sheryl Farber, art directors (The Ramones)
[Sire/Rhino Records]

You Ain’t Talkin’ To Me – Charlie Poole And The Roots Of Country Music
Howard Fritzson & Michelle Holme, art directors (Charlie Poole With Various
[Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings]


Category 88 – Best Album Notes

The Complete Library Of Congress Recordings By Alan Lomax
John Szwed, album notes writer (Jelly Roll Morton)
[Rounder Records]

対抗 Heaven Must Have Sent You: The Holland/Dozier/Holland Story
Adam White, album notes writer (Various Artists)
[Hip-O/Motown Records]

The Legend
Patrick Carr, album notes writer (Johnny Cash)
[Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings]

本命 Pure Genius: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959)
David Ritz, album notes writer (Ray Charles)
[Atlantic/Rhino Records]

You Ain’t Talkin’ To Me – Charlie Poole And The Roots Of Country Music
Henry Sapoznik, album notes writer (Charlie Poole With Various Artists)
[Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings]

Category 91 – Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

Danger Mouse
Demon Days (Gorillaz) (A)

Nigel Godrich
Chaos And Creation In The Backyard (Paul McCartney) (A)

本命 Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis
Be Blessed (Yolanda Adams) (T)
Dance With My Father (Celine Dion) (T)
Harajuku Girls (Gwen Stefani) (T)
Never Too Much (Mary J. Blige) (T)
Nobody Cares (Deborah Cox) (T)
Pure Gold (Earth, Wind And Fire) (T)
These Boots Are Made For Walkin’ (Jessica Simpson) (S)

Steve Lillywhite
How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (U2) (A)
Mr. A-Z (Jason Mraz) (A)

対抗 The Neptunes
Already Platinum (Slim Thug Featuring Pharrell) (T)
Hollaback Girl (Gwen Stefani) (T)
Let’s Get Blown (Snoop Dogg) (T)
On & On (Missy Elliott) (T)
Say Somethin’ (Mariah Carey Featuring Snoop Dogg) (T)
Touch (Omarion) (T)



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