Grammy Betting Guide (Odds, Contenders and History)

The annual Grammy Awards are the most prestigious honours for musical excellence. Artists are nominated in individual categories with the normally excited winners revealed at the awards ceremony. Grammy betting odds will be available as soon as we know which artists have received nominations.

Grammy Betting Guide (Odds, Contenders and History)
The Grammys The Grammy Gold Plated Gramophone Award

Grammy Awards Intro

  • The Grammys celebrate outstanding achievements in the recording industry. 
  • Competition between artists will be fierce, especially in the major Grammy categories. 
  • New awards have been added to reflect social change, poetry, and video. 
  • Odds will be available for the annual Grammy Awards from the best betting sites.

Grammy Album Of The Year

The Grammy Album of the Year has been won by the greatest names in music including The Beatles (Sgt Pepper), Simon & Garfunkel (Bridge Over Troubled Water), and Michael Jackson (Thriller). 

The first winners in 1959 were Henry Mancini and Frank Sinatra. 

In recent years Taylor Swift has won album of the year on three occasions and Adele twice. 

As soon as the 2023 Grammy nominations are announced the sportsbooks will add betting odds. 

Year Grammy Album Of The Year Artist Grammy Album of The Year Nominees 2023 Artist
2022 We Are Jon Batiste Voyage Abba
2021 Folklore Taylor Swift 30 Adele
2020 When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go? Billy Eilish Un Verano Sin Ti Bad Bunny
2019 Golden Hour Kacey Musgraves Renaissance Beyonce
2018 24K Magic Bruno Mars Good Morning Gorgeous Mary J Blige
2017 25 Adele In These Silent Days Brandi Carlisle
2016 1989 Taylor Swift Music Of The Spheres Coldplay
2015 Morning Phase Beck Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers Kendrick Lamar
2014 Random Access Memories Daft Punk Special Lizzo
2013 Babel Mumford & Sons Harry's House Harry Styles
2012 21 Adele
2011 The Suburbs Arcade Fire
2010 Fearless Taylor Swift

Adele

Betting On The Grammys

The leading sportsbooks in the US will offer prices in the most prestigious categories. 

These tend to be the following although some firms may go deeper and supply odds on the smaller awards, you will need to check or ask your sportsbook of choice. 

  • The Album Of The Year
  • The Record Of The Year
  • The Song Of The Year
  • The Best New Artist Of The Year

On OLBG we only recommend legal sports betting sites in your specific state, so when placing a Grammy bet please use one of these. 

Old Blue Eyes

Frank Sinatra was nominated in the first year (1959) of the Grammy awards for the album Come Fly With Me, but he missed out. The following year he won the Grammy for Come Dance with Me.

How To Bet On The Grammys

  • Once you have a betting account that is legal for you to bet with you can start selecting your favourite and check the odds. 
  • Go to the Index of your sportsbook and scroll down to the section where it says Entertainment or Music, or Reality,
  • Different sportsbooks categorize these markets differently but as there will not be loads of markets in this section you should be able to find them easily. 
  • The individual Grammy markets that your sportsbook is offering will be available for you to search. 
  • Check you are happy with the odds on offer and select your artist. 
  • The betting slip will load and then click how much you wish to stake on the selection, then confirm.
  • You will be able to see the bet you have placed in your betting account history. 


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Grammy Voting

  • Members of The National Academy of Recording Artists and Sciences (NARAS) nominate and vote.
  • They are required to vote based solely on the quality of the recording.
  • The annual eligibility for songs and artists runs from the 1st of October to the 30th of September. 


Christmas and Thanksgiving

Remember a big hit or act at the back end of the year will not count for the following year's Grammy Awards. The cut-off date is the 30th of September.

Grammy Record Of The Year

Eric Clapton (Tears In Heaven), The Doobie Brothers (What A Fool Believes), and The Eagles (Hotel California) are just three of the recipients of the Grammy for record of the year. 

Billie Eilish has been the most winning artist in recent years with Bad Guy, and Everything I Wanted both picking up the record of the year. 

Year Record Of The Year Artist Grammy Record Of The Year Nominees 2023 Artist Odds
2022 Leave The Door Open Silk Sonic Don't Shut Me Down Abba
2021 Everything I Wanted Billie Eilish Easy On Me Adele
2020 Bad Guy Billie Eilish Break My Soul Beyonce
2019 This is America Childish Gambino Good Morning Gorgeous Mary J Blige
2018 24K Magic Bruno Mars You And Me And The Rock Brandi Carlile Ft Lucius
2017 Hello Adele Woman Doja Cat
2016 Uptown Funk Mark Ronson -FT Bruno Mars Bad Habit Steve Lacey
2015 Stay With Me Sam Smith The Heart Part 5 Kendrick Lamar
2014 Get Lucky Daft Punk - FT Pharrell Williams Nile Rodgers About Damn Time Lizzo
2013 Somebody That I Use To Know Gotye - FT Kimbra As It Was Harry Styles
2012 Rolling In The Deep Adele
2011 Need You Now Lady Antebellum
2010 Use Someone Kings Of Leon


Billie Eilish


Billie Eilish

Image: Shutterstock/Ben Houdijk


Billie Eilish

As of June 2022, the 20-year-old Billie Eilish was been nominated 17 times for a Grammy and has won 7.

Grammy Song Of The Year

Grammy Classic Winners

Michelle (The Beatles), Streets Of Philadelphia (Bruce Springsteen), and Every Breath You Take (The Police) were winners of the song of the year. 

Most of the winning songs have become classics that we return to. 

The award goes to the songwriter/s who wrote the lyrics and/or melodies to the song. 

Year Song Of The Year Grammy Song of The Year Nominees 2023 Writers Artist
2022 Leave The Door Open abcdefu Sara Davis, Gayle & Dave Pittenger. Gayle
2021 I Can't Breathe About Damn Time Melissa Lizzo Jefferson, Eric Frederic, Blake Slatkin & Theron Makiel Thomas. Lizzo
2020 Bad Guy All Too Well Liz Rose & Taylor Swift. Taylor Swift
2019 This Is America As It Was Tyler Johnson, Kid Harpoon & Harry Styles. Harry Styles
2018 That's What I Like Bad Habit Matthew Castellanos, Brittany Fousheé, Diana Gordon, John Carroll Kirby & Steve Lacy. Steve Lacy
2017 Hello Break My Soul Beyoncé, S. Carter, Terius "The-Dream" Gesteelde-Diamant & Christopher A. Stewart. Beyonce
2016 Thinking Out Loud Easy On Me Adele & Greg Kurstin Adele
2015 Stay With Me God Did Tarik Azzouz, E. Blackmon, Khaled Khaled, F. LeBlanc, Shawn Carter, John Stephens, Dwayne Carter, William Roberts & Nicholas Warwar. DJ Khaled Featuring Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, John Legend & Fridayy.
2014 Royals The Heart Part 5 Jake Kosich, Johnny Kosich, Kendrick Lamar & Matt Schaeffer Kendrick Lamar
2013 We Are Young Just Like That Bonnie Rait Bonnie Rait
2012 Rolling In The Deep
2011 Need You Now
2010 Single Ladies


Bruce Springsteen


Bruce Springsteen
Image: Shutterstock/Jack Fordyce


The Boss

Bruce Springsteen has won 20 Grammys and been nominated 50 times.

Best New Artist Grammy

Let's Hear It For The Girls

Mariah Carey (1991), LeAnn Rimes (1997) and Christine Aguilera (2000) have all won the best new artist Grammy and gone on to stellar careers. 

The last 5 winners have all been female artists. 

Year Best New Artist Grammy Best New Artist Nominees 2023 Odds
2022 Olivia Rodrigo Anitta
2021 Megan Thee Stallion Omar Apollo
2020 Billie Eilish DOMi & JD Beck
2019 Dua Lipa Muni Long
2018 Alessia Cara Samara Joy
2017 Chance The Rapper Latto
2016 Meghan Trainor Måneskin
2015 Sam Smith Tobe Nwigwe
2014 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Molly Tuttle
2013 Fun Wet Leg
2012 Bon Iver
2011 Esperanza Spalding
2010 Zac Brown Band

Most Grammy Wins

Grammy Record Breakers

Conductor Sir George Solti has headed the most Grammy wins for the last 20 years.  

Beyonce with 28 awards looks the most likely artist to break Solti's Grammy record.  

Grammys Won Artist
31 Sir George Solti
28 Quincy Jones
28 Beyonce
27 Alison Krauss
27 Chick Corea
26 Pierre Boulez
25 John Williams
25 Vladimir Horowitz
25 Stevie Wonder
24 Jay Z
24 Kanye West
22 U2
22 Vince Gill
Grammys Won Most Wins By A Band
22 U2
15 Foo Fighters
14 Union Station


Beyonce

Beyonce
Image: Shutterstock/A.RICARDO

Grammy Awards

New Grammy Categorys For 2023


The Grammys are always endeavouring to stay relevant and regularly add new award categories that reflect the changing face of music. 

The Academy wants to evolve and is now listening even more to music creators, these new awards come at exactly the right time. 

New Grammy Awards For 2023
Best Alternative Music Performance
Best Americana Performance
Best Score Soundtrack For Video Games And Other Interactive Media
Best Song For Social Change
Best Spoken Word Poetry Album
Songwriter Of The Year, Non-Classical

The complete list of Grammy Awards is below.

Grammy Awards
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
BEST ALBUM NOTES
BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM
BEST AMERICAN ROOTS PERFORMANCE
BEST AMERICAN ROOTS SONG
BEST AMERICANA ALBUM
BEST ARRANGEMENT, INSTRUMENTAL OR A CAPPELLA
BEST ARRANGEMENT, INSTRUMENTS AND VOCALS
BEST BLUEGRASS ALBUM
BEST BOXED OR SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION PACKAGE
BEST CHAMBER MUSIC/SMALL ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE
BEST CHILDREN'S MUSIC ALBUM
BEST CHORAL PERFORMANCE
BEST CLASSICAL COMPENDIUM
BEST CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTAL SOLO
BEST CLASSICAL SOLO VOCAL ALBUM
BEST COMEDY ALBUM
BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES ALBUM
BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC ALBUM
BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC PERFORMANCE/SONG
BEST CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL COMPOSITION
BEST CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
BEST COUNTRY ALBUM
BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE
BEST COUNTRY SONG
BEST DANCE RECORDING
BEST DANCE/ELECTRONIC ALBUM
BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, CLASSICAL
BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM, NON-CLASSICAL
BEST FOLK ALBUM
BEST GLOBAL MUSIC ALBUM
BEST GOSPEL ALBUM
BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE/SONG
BEST HISTORICAL ALBUM
BEST IMPROVISED JAZZ SOLO
BEST INSTRUMENTAL COMPOSITION
BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM
BEST LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM
BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM
BEST LATIN POP OR URBAN ALBUM
BEST LATIN ROCK OR ALTERNATIVE ALBUM
BEST MELODIC RAP PERFORMANCE
BEST METAL PERFORMANCE
BEST MUSIC FILM
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM
BEST NEW AGE ALBUM
BEST NEW ARTIST
BEST OPERA RECORDING
BEST ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE
BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
BEST PROGRESSIVE R&B ALBUM
BEST R&B ALBUM
BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
BEST R&B SONG
BEST RAP ALBUM
BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
BEST RAP SONG
BEST RECORDING PACKAGE
BEST REGGAE ALBUM
BEST REGIONAL MEXICAN MUSIC ALBUM (INCLUDING TEJANO)
BEST REGIONAL ROOTS MUSIC ALBUM
BEST REMIXED RECORDING
BEST ROCK ALBUM
BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE
BEST ROCK SONG
BEST ROOTS GOSPEL ALBUM
BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA
BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM (INCLUDES POETRY, AUDIO BOOKS & STORYTELLING)
BEST TRADITIONAL BLUES ALBUM
BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM
BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE
BEST TROPICAL LATIN ALBUM
NOTE: BEST IMMERSIVE AUDIO ALBUM
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, CLASSICAL
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL
RECORD OF THE YEAR
SONG OF THE YEAR

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