Lorino’s Grammy predictions

Posted on: 11:42 am, February 7, 2013, by , updated on: 11:50am, February 7, 2013

Music’s biggest night is just a few days away.  From indie-rock to R&B and hip hop, which artists will take home this year’s top awards in music?  Tony Lorino, the program director and afternoon host of 99.7 The Point, ran down his predictions Tuesday for the FOX 4 Morning Show.

Best New Artist Nominees:

  • Alabama Shakes
  • Fun
  • Hunter Hayes
  • The Lumineers
  • Frank Ocean

Tony’s Pick:  FUN.

Record of the Year Nominees:

  • The Black Keys – “Lonely Boy”
  • Kelly Clarkson – “Stronger”
  • Fun. feat. Janelle Monae – “We Are Young”
  • Gotye feat. Kimbra – “Somebody That I Used to Know”
  • Frank Ocean – “Thinkin Bout You”
  • Taylor Swift – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

Tony’s Pick:  Gotye

Best Pop Solo Performance Nominees:

  • Adele – “Set Fire to the Rain (Live)”
  • Kelly Clarkson – “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”
  • Carly Rae Jepsen – “Call Me Maybe”
  • Katy Perry – “Wide Awake”
  • Rihanna – “Where Have You Been”

Tony’s Pick: Carly Rae Jepsen

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Nominees:

  • Florence and the Machine – “Shake It Out”
  • Fun. – “We Are Young”
  • Gotye feat. Kimbra – “Somebody That I Used to Know”
  • LMFAO – “Sexy and I Know It”
  • Maroon 5 – “Payphone”

Tony’s Pick: Gotye

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