• Sara Bareilles The Blessed Unrest
• Daft Punk Random Access Memories
• Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city
• Macklemore and Ryan Lewis The Heist
• Taylor Swift Red
The Experts Say:
James Blake: Kendrick is a no-brainer. He has an amazing ability to tell a story.
Darius Rucker: Macklemore made a special record. Now he has to live up to that for the rest of his career.
Matt Berninger: Kendrick's album surprised me every 10 seconds. It's exciting, ambitious and unique.
Vegas Odds Favor:
Taylor Swift 2-1