And that’s good because it’ll take some of the heat off Gaga vs. Madonna.
But who do you think will win the Grammy for Album of the Year?
Wasting Light, Foo Fighters
Born This Way, Lady Gaga
Doo-Wops & Hooligans, Bruno Mars
or Loud, Rihanna
The category usually skews heavier and older, but this time they went young and female, leaving no fewer than three pop divas to battle it out in the mud pit.
They might end up canceling each other out.
But I doubt Rihanna will get that many votes, and Gaga’s album was considered not as commercial a wow as expected. (Besides, there’s that “reductive” problem.)
So that pretty much leaves Adele, who floored critics and buyers alike, and who is coming in after a vocal-cord issue that derailed her tour, so sympathy is on her side as well as all-around good feelings.
Bruno Mars will give her some serious competition — he’d catch a grenade for you — but I’m predicting Adele for the top prize and so is everyone else on earth.
And if Lady Gaga shows up dressed as a giant piece of cheese, will she be attacked by rats?