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2014 Best New Artist prediction
The nominees are:
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
WHO’S MISSING: Lorde, Imagine Dragons, Florida Georgia Line
THE PLAYERS: Each of these acts has made tremendous strides this year, although it feels like Ed Sheehan should have been nominated last year when his song, “The A Team,” was up for song of the year.
THE ODDS: This is a notoriously tough category with voters often going for a long shot, such as a few years ago when they chose jazz darling Esperanza Spalding. If Musgraves gets the Nashville vote, she could grab the prize, but Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will be the name most recognized by Grammy voters because of their pop success.
THE WINNER: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
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