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  • See the odds for major awards fluctuated leading up to the 2021 Grammys
  • Taylor Swift’s folklore won Album of the Year at the 63rd Grammy Awards
  • See all the winners and their odds for the top four categories at the 63rd Grammy Awards below

The 63rd annual Grammy Awards ceremony took place on January 31st, 2020. The graphs below track the futures odds to win the major categories by calculating the average from some of the most trusted sportsbooks.

Album of the Year Contenders

  • [Mar 15] Taylor Swift’s folklore won Album of the Year at the 63rd Grammy Awards. The album closed as a -300 favorite prior to the awards ceremony.
  • [Mar 9] With only a week left before the Grammy Awards, Folklore remains the favorite to win Album of the Year. Jacob Collier’s Djesse Vol. 3’s average odds have shortened from +2000 to +1100.
  • [Dec 7] With more sportsbooks releasing odds for the 63rd Grammy Awards, Taylor Swift’s Folklore becomes an even bigger favorite with average odds of -255.
  • [Dec 2] Taylor Swift’s Folklore has opened as the odds-on favorite to win Album of the Year.

Grammy Awards Album of the Year Odds

Album Odds
folklore (Taylor Swift) -300
Future Nostalgia (Dua Lipa) +400
Hollywood’s Bleeding (Post Malone) +1200
Everyday Life (Coldplay) +1400
 Djesse Vol. 3 (Jacob Collier) +1400
 Women In Music Pt. III (Haim) +1800
Black Pumas (Black Pumas) +2000
Chilombo (Jhene Aiko) +2000

Odds as of March 9th, 2021

Taylor Swift’s Folklore was the top favorite to win Album of the Year. Swift has won this award twice before, in 2010 with Fearless and 2016 with 1989. folklore took home the prize for Album of the Year at the 63rd Grammy Awards, making Taylor Swift the first woman ever to win the Album of the Year three times.

Past Album of the Year Winners

Year Winner
2020 When We All Fall Asleep… (Billie Eilish)
2019 Golden Hour (Kacey Musgraves)
2018 24k Magic (Bruno Mars)
2017 Hello (Adele)
2016 1989 (Taylor Swift)

Best New Artist Contenders

  • [Mar 15] Megan Thee Stallion took home Best New Artist at the 63rd Grammy Awards as a massive favorite.
  • [Mar 9] As we inch closer to the Grammy Awards on March 14th, Megan Thee Stallion remains the favorite to win Best New Artist at -295 odds. Ingrid Andress has seen her average odds lengthen from +1450 to +2650.
  • [Dec 7] With more sportsbooks releasing odds for the 63rd Grammy Awards, Megan Thee Stallion’s average odds have increased to -550 making her an even bigger favorite
  • [Dec 2] Megan Thee Stallion is a sizeable opening favorite to win Best New Artist at -400

Grammy Awards Best New Artist Odds

Artist Odds
Megan Thee Stallion -350
Doja Cat +350
Phoebe Bridgers +700
Kaytranada +1600
Noah Cyrus +2200
D Smoke +3300
Ingrid Andress +3300
Chika +5000

Odds as of March 9th, 2021

Billie Eilish won Best New Artist at the 2020 Grammys, along with Best Song, Record, and Album of the Year. Megan Thee Stallion took home the 2021 award at -350 odds.

Past Best New Artist Winners

Year Winner
2020 Billie Eilish
2019 Dua Lipa
2018 Alessia Cara
2017 Chance the Rapper
2016 Meghan Trainor

Song of the Year Contenders

  • [Mar 15] One of the bigger surprises of the night as H.E.R.’s I Can’t Breathe won Song of the Year at +2200.
  • [Mar 9] Under a week before awards night, Taylor Swift’s Cardigan remains the favorite. H.E.R’s Can’t Breathe has dropped as its average odds to win Song of the Year from +700 to +1633.
  • [Dec 7] If The World Was Ending ‘s average odds have shortened to +1700 making them a massive underdog to win the award
  • [Dec 2] Taylor Swift’s Cardigan  has opened as a -125 favorite to win Song of the Year

Grammy Awards Song of the Year Odds

Song Odds
Cardigan (Taylor Swift) -160
Don’t Start Now (Dua Lipa) +325
Black Parade (Beyoncé) +500
 Everything I Wanted (Billie Eilish) +900
Circles (Post Malone) +1800
The Box (Roddy Ricch) +2000
I Can’t Breathe (H.E.R.) +2200
If The World Was Ending (JP Saxe ft. J. Michaels) +2200

Odds as of March 9th, 2021

The song of the year and record of the year are often confused one for another. Song of the Year, simply put, recognizes the composition and songwriting of the songs nominated. Billie Eilish (and her brother / song-writing partner / producer Finneas) won both in 2020!

H.E.R.’s I Can’t Breathe took home Song of the Year in 2021 as the biggest underdog of the night. H.E.R.’s song of the year winner was focused on the Black Lives Matter movement and in memory of George Floyd. H.E.R. said she wrote this song over FaceTime.

Past Song of the Year Winners

Year Winner
2020 Bad Guy (Billie Eilish)
2019 This is America (Childish Gambino)
2018 That’s What I Like (Bruno Mars)
2017 Hello (Adele)
2016 Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran)

Record of the Year Contenders

  • [Mar 15] Billie Eilish’s Everything I Wanted cashes in at +650 as she takes home her second Record of the Year award at the 63rd Grammy Awards.
  • [Mar 9] Beyoncé’s Black Parade has inched closer to Dua Lipa’s Don’t Start Now  in the Record of the Year odds. Black Parade’s average odds have shortened from +800 to +450.
  • [Dec 7] Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyonce’s Savage  has seen their average odds increase a touch now at +350
  • [Dec 2] Dua Lipa’s Don’t Start Now is the opening favorite at -275 to win Record of the Year

Grammy Award Record of the Year Odds

Record Odds
Don’t Start Now (Dua Lipa) -200
 Black Parade (Beyoncé) +650
Everything I Wanted (Billie Eilish) +650
Savage (Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé) +700
Say So (Doja Cat) +1100
Circles (Post Malone) +1400
Rockstar (DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch) +1800
Colors (Black Pumas) +2500

Odds as of  March 9th, 2021

The Record of the Year celebrates and recognizes the artists, producers and engineers that created the songs nominated in this category. Quite often Song of the Year and Record of the Year will share some crossover, and while a win in one category does not always guarantee a win in the other – it can be a pretty good indicator.

Billie Eilish has now won back-to-back Record of the Year awards with Bad Guy winning in 2020 and Everything I Wanted  winning in 2021.

Past Record of the Year Winners

Year Winner
2020 Bad Guy (Billie Eilish)
2019 This is America (Childish Gambino)
2018 24k Magic (Bruno Mars)
2017 Hello (Adele)
2016 Uptown Funk (Bruno Mars)

Archived Grammy Awards odds: 2020

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