Who's going to win a Grammy? Vegas makes the odds -- for fun

Who's going to win a Grammy? Vegas makes the odds -- for fun
Wynn Las Vegas director of race and sports operations lays out the odds for the Grammy Awards on Sunday. (Wynn Las Vegas)

Musicians await the results of the 57th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 8, but Johnny Avello can already pick the winners.

The director of race and sports operations at Wynn Las Vegas handicaps the golden gramophones for entertainment purposes only. But if you happen to be in an office pool or want to amaze your friends with your prediction capabilities, these odds can help.


Avello predicts categories from album of the year and record of the year to best new artist and albums in each category of music. Avello posted these on Jan. 13.

Album of the Year

"Beyonce" by Beyonce, 6 to 5

"In The Lonely Hour" by Sam Smith, 8 to 5

"X" by Ed Sheeran, 6 to 1

"Morning Phase" by Beck, 15 to 1

"Girl" by Pharrell Williams, 18 to 1

Record of the Year

"Stay With Me" by Sam Smith, 4 to 5

"Shake It Off" Taylor Swift, 9 to 5

"Chandelier" by Sia, 9 to 2

"Fancy" by Iggy Azalea, featuring Charli XCX, 20 to 1

"All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor, 25 to 1

Best New Artist


Sam Smith, 1 to 5

Iggy Azalea, 5 to 1

Haim, 22 to 1

Brandy Clark, 30 to 1

Bastille, 35 to 1

Best Rock Album

"Turn Blue" by Black Keys, 9 to 5

"Morning Phase" by Beck, 5 to 2

"Songs Of Innocence" by U2, 7 to 2

"Hypnotic Eye" by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, 7 to 1

"Ryan Adams" by Ryan Adams, 10 to 1

Best Rap Album

"The New Classic" by Iggy Azalea, 2 to 1

"Oxymoron" by Schoolboy Q, 5 to 2

"The Marshall Mathers LP 2" by Eminem 7 to 2

"Nobody's Smiling" by Common, 9 to 1

"Blacc Hollywood" by Wiz Khalifa, 10 to 1

"Because The Internet" by Childish Gambino, 15 to 1

Best Pop Vocal Album

"Stay With Me" by Sam Smith, 6 to 5

"X" by Ed Sheeran, 7 to 5

"Ghost Stories" by Coldplay, 12 to 1

"My Everything" by Ariana Grande, 15 to 1

"Prism" by Katy Perry, 18 to 1

"Bangerz" by Miley Cyrus, 30 to 1

Best Country Album

"Platinum" by Miranda Lambert, 8 to 5

"Riser" by Dierks Bentley, 9 to 5

"The Way I'm Livin" by Lee Ann Womack, 6 to 1

"12 Stories" by Brandy Clark, 10 to 1

"The Outsiders" by Eric Church, 15 to 1