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The album of the year Grammy is the most distinguished award category in the Grammys. The award is not only presented to the singer but includes the producers and any other entity that worked on it. Several stars such as The Weeknd and Dua Lipa will be competing for this prestigious award in the 2021 Grammys. Check out the upcoming album of the year Grammy odds as they are already available online.
Album of the Year Grammy Odds: The Weeknd – After Hours
Released on March 20, 2020, The Weeknd’s Album, After Hours, was a global success. The album collected positive reviews from most of the critics. Some even considered it to be the best work The Weeknd has ever produced. This album has a unique and different vibe from all other albums released by the Canadian singer. The RollingStone describes it as “an epic post-breakup autopsy plus a sense of genuinely felt romantic desolation”.
Just after its release, After Hours topped the Billboard charts and remained in the number one spot for four consecutive weeks. Also, it was the number one album in sixteen different countries, such as the United Kingdom and Canada. As a result of those huge accomplishments, online sportsbook sites in the US place After Hours as the favorite for the Grammy Awards. For instance, on 22Bet, the album of the year Grammy odds for the album to win are 2. Although The Weeknd has previously won two Grammys in the Best Contemporary Album, so this will be his best chance, so far, to win the album of the year.
Album of the Year Grammy Odds: Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia
Dua Lipa released her second studio album, Future Nostalgia, on March 27, 2020. Similar to her first album, Future Nostalgia was well received by the fans and critics. The British singer described her album as “decorated, nostalgic, and feeling like a dancercise class”. Receiving such positive reviews, the album topped the charts in nine countries including Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and the United Kingdom.
Not only did the album top the charts in the UK, it remained there for four consecutive weeks which is a first in Lipa’s history. On the “AnyDecentMusic?” website, the album had very good reviews and received a score of 8.6. Also, the album received even a higher score on Metacritic with 88/100. With such an amount of success, the album is certainly one of the candidates for the album of the year Grammy. Currently, betting odds for Future Nostalgia to win the prize on 22bet are 3.5 just after the Weeknd’s album. Dua Lipa will be looking to further promote the album as she is preparing to start a Future Nostalgia Tour at the beginning of 2021.
Album of the Year Grammy Odds: Fiona Apple – Fetch the Bolt Cutters
On April 17, 2020, Fiona Apple released her fifth album “Fetch the Bolt Cutters”. The American singer stated that she has been working on the album since 2015. Recording mostly took place at Fiona’s home which included some improvised takes. Critics believe that.
Fetch the Bolt Cutters is Apple’s best work so far and described it as an instant classic. She described the album conveys the message of fetching the bolt cutters and getting yourself out of the situation you are in. Also, the album demonstrates the feeling of freedom from oppression. The American singer used previous personal experiences, including bullying and sexual assault, to inspire her to write the album. After its release, the album was at number four on the Billboard 200 charts and was in the top fifteen in Australia and Canada. Album of the year Grammy odds for it win on 22Bet are 4.74.
Many other stars recently released new albums. For instance, Lady Gaga released her sixth album Chromatica in May of 2020. Gaga’s new album tackles problems of PTSD triggers, sexual assault, and antipsychotic meds. The album’s new single, Stupid Love, peaked at number five on the US Billboard and scored 81 on Metacritic. On 22bet, the album of the year Grammy odds for Chromatica to win are 8.
Another strong candidate for the album of the year Grammy award is Harry Styles’ Fine Line. The English singer released his second album by late 2019. Upon its release, Fine Line topped the Billboard 200 and peaked on the number three sport on the UK Albums Chart. Betting odds for this album to win the album of the year Grammy are 10. There are many other Albums nominated to win the award.