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Music & Nightlife

Our first Grammy Awards prediction: Adding more nominees in big categories just means more disappointment

No matter who takes home the biggest trophies at the 61st Grammy Awards, one certainty is that more people than usual will be disappointed. Not because the works in contention are exceptionally bad – though some choices do boggle the well-informed mind – but because the Recording Academy for the first time has upped the number of nominees in the major categories from five to eight.