• Arcade Fire, The Suburbs
• Eminem, Recovery
• Lady Antebellum, Need You Now
• Lady Gaga, The Fame Monster
• Katy Perry, Teenage Dream
The Experts Say:
Ezra Koenig: Arcade Fire made a strong, inspiring and really cool third album. It’s like London Calling – every song goes to the next so well.
David Guetta: Lady Gaga. My three-year-old daughter is obsessed with her. I’m not allowed to play anything else.
Cee Lo: Eminem came back from addiction and used his album as a means of catharsis – it’s very brave, and I can appreciate that.
Vegas Odds Favor:
Lady Gaga, 9-to-5
Who Should Win:
Arcade Fire: The world’s most ambitious young band stepped it up – and scored a Number One hit.