Chuck Arnold predicts who will make noise when the nominees are announced Dec. 1 on a CBS special at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Recovery represented a massive comeback for the 11-time winner. Noms for Album and Record of the Year (for “Love the Way You Lie” with Rihanna) seem to be a lock.
After a decade away, the Empress of Elegance returned with one of 2010’s bestsellers, Soldier of Love. The album and its martial title track should command some love.
Fresh off three CMA wins, including Album of the Year for Revolution, she’s primed to nab her first Grammy behind “The House That Built Me.”
It would be a real shocker if “Need You Now”—a hit that transcended country in a major way—didn’t get tapped for both Record and Song of the Year.
The Fame Monster could follow The Fame with a second straight Album of the Year nod.