Grammy contenders for best new artist
Will Carly Rae Jepsen face fun. or One Direction?
Sure, they have yet to follow up “What Makes You Beautiful” with as big a radio hit, but that doesn’t take away from this British quintet’s astonishing accomplishments, including releasing two of the top-selling albums of the year and selling out arenas for a 2012 spring/summer tour AND for a 2013 tour. Are Grammy voters ready to award a boy band? An absolute sure bet to land a nomination.