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Big Data predicts this year’s GRAMMY winners

24th Jan `14, 01:11 PM in Media & Entertainment

The GRAMMYs are just a few days away. The music world’s biggest awards show will be held on…

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The GRAMMYs are just a few days away. The music world’s biggest awards show will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2014, in LA. Music lovers will be tuning in on CBS for the live telecast, and I’m pretty sure many SiliconANGLE readers will be rooting for their favorite bands or artists to get that coveted golden gramophone.

As always before major awards ceremonies and events, people just love to try and guess the winners. Today, the music service Spotify has released its own 2014 GRAMMY predictions. Using streaming data, it did rather well in predicting some of last year’s winners, including Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” for ‘Record of the Year’, and Mumford & Sons’ “Babel” for the ‘Album of the Year’ title. If Spotify gets its data right again, then the following list could well be an early look at this year’s winners too:

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