We’re so close to the release of the 2015 Grammy Nomination list, and the wait is starting to kill me. I’ve been cruising other music blogs, including Billboard, seeing who music critics are predicting will get nominated, particularly for the biggest award of the night, Album of the Year. There seems to be great consent Beyoncé by Beyoncé and X by Ed Sheeran will get nominated. A couple think Jack White’s Lazaretto will get a nod, as well as Pharrell William’s G I R L.
However, many critics/bloggers/experts think The Frozen Soundtrack will get nominated for Album of the Year and “Let it Go” will see a nod for Record of the Year (which Idina Menzel’s vocal performance alone deserves a Grammy). I never considered Frozen for the Grammys…I thought it could probably get a nod in the Best Song Written for a Visual Media for “Let it Go,” but I didn’t think we’d see it in the major categories.
I don’t know why it would come as a surprise, considering ten soundtracks for movies have been nominated for the big award, two of them actually winning. The last soundtrack to be nominated for Album of the Year was the soundtrack to O Brother, Where Art Thou?, which actually won the Grammy back in 2002. And considering the Frozen soundtrack has been one of the biggest selling albums of this year, it shouldn’t be a surprise to see it nominated.
We’ll just have to wait until December 5th to see who gets the nominated! Fingers crossed for our girl Idina Menzel and the rest of everyone from Frozen.
The soundtracks that have been nominated for Album of the Year were from the following films: Breakfast at Tiffany's, West Side Story, The Sound of Music, Dr. Zhivago, Star Wars, Grease, Flashdance, Beauty and the Beast, The Bodyguard**, O Brother, Where Art Thou?**
**indicates the soundtrack won the Grammy for Album of the Year
Read my Grammy nomination predictions here.