So How Well A Catch All Pundit Am I?

On Twitter on February 11th I listed

83 Selections for The Grammy’s

Now after seeing the results I can confirm that I got 24 Correct.

Well the following is a list of what I said followed by what actually occurred or happened, so I can use such information to better attune myself to the greater realities of the World in Future.

The Grammies

I said

Prediction Grammy Record of the year : Thinking Out Loud : Ed Sheerhan, WRONG, Score 0

Winner = Uptown Funk, Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Prediction Grammy Album of the year : 1989 : Taylor Swift, CORRECT, Score 1

Winner = Taylor Swift, 1989

Prediction Grammy Song of the year : Thinking out loud : Ed Sheerhan, CORRECT, Score 2

Winner = Thinking out loud, Ed Sheerhan

Prediction Grammy best New Artist : Meghan Trainor, CORRECT, Score 3

Winner = Meghan Trainer

Prediction Grammy Best Pop solo Performance : Heartbeat Song : Kelly Clarkson, WRONG, Score 3

Winner = Thinking out loud, Ed Sherrhan

Prediction Grammy Best Pop Duo / Group Performance : Uptown funk : Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, CORRECT Score 4

Winner = Uptown funk, Mark ronson featuring Bruno Mars

Prediction Grammy Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album : No one ever tells you : Seth Macfarlane, WRONG score 4

Winner = The Silver Lining The Songs of Jerome Kern

Prediction Grammy Best Pop Vocal Album : Piece by piece : Kelly Clarkson WRONG Score 4

Winner = Taylor Swift 1989

Prediction Grammy Best Dance Recording : Never Catch Me : Flying Lotus featuring Kendrick Lamar, WRONG score 4

Winner = Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Beiber

Prediction Grammy Best Dance/Electronic Album : Born in the Echo’s : The Chemical Brothers, WRONG Score 4

Winner = Skrllex and Diplo Present Jack U

Prediction Grammy Best Contemporary Instrumental Album : Afrodeezia : Marcus Miller, WRONG score 4

Winner = Sylva , Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest

Prediction Grammy Best Rock Performance : What Kind Of Man : Florence & The Machine WRONG, score 4

Winner = Alabama Shakes Don’t Wanna Fight

Prediction Grammy Best Metal Performance : 512 : Lamb of God, WRONG, score 4

Winner = Cirice Ghost

Prediction Grammy Best Rock Song : Hold Back The River : Iain Archer and James Bay, WRONG score 4

Winner = Don’t Wanna Fight Alabama Shakes

Prediction Grammy Best Rock Album : Drones : Muse, CORRECT Score 5

Winner = Drones, Muse

Prediction Grammy Best Alternative Music Album : Sound & Color : Alabama Shakes CORRECT Score 6

Winner = Sound & Color Alabama Shakes

Prediction Grammy Best R&B Performance : earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey) : The Weekend CORRECT score 7

Winner = Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)

Prediction Grammy Best Traditional R&B Performance : Little Ghetto Boy : Lalah Hathaway CORRECT score 8

Winner = Little Ghetto Boy Lala Hataway

Prediction Grammy Best R&B song : Really Love : D’Angelo & Kendra Foster, CORRECT score 9

Winner = Really Love, D’Angelo & Kendra Foster

Prediction Grammy Best Urban Contemporary Album : Beauty Behind The Madness : The Weeknd CORRECT score 10

Winner = Beauty Behind The Madness

Prediction Grammy Best R&B Album : Reality Show : Jazmine Sullivan WRONG score 10

Winner = Black Messiah D’Angelo & the vanguard’

Prediction Grammy Best Rap Performance : All Day : Kanye West, WRONG score 10

Winner = Kendrick Lamar

Prediction Grammy Best Rap/ Sung Collaboration : One Man Can Change The World : Big Sean featuring Kanye West & John Legend, WRONG score 10

Winner = Kendrick Lamar These Walls

Prediction Grammy Best Rap Song : Energy : Richard Dorfmeister, WRONG score 10

Winner = Alright Kendrick Lamar

Prediction Grammy Best Rap Album : Compton : Dr Dre WRONG score 10

Winner = To Pimp A Butterfly Kendrick Lamar

Prediction Grammy Best Country Solo Performance : Chances Are : Lee Ann Womack WRONG score 10

Winner = Traveller Chris Stapleton

Prediction Grammy Best Country Duo/ Group Performance : Stay A Little Longer : Brothers Osborne, WRONG score 10

Winner = Girl Crush Little Big Town

Prediction Grammy Best Country Song : Diamond Rings and Old Barstools : Barry Dean WRONG score 10

Winner = Girl Crush, Little Big Town

Prediction Grammy Best Country Album : Pageant Material : Kacey Musgraves, WRONG score 10

Winner = Traveller Chris Stapleton

Prediction Grammy Best New Age Album : Voyager : Catherine Duc WRONG, score 10

Winner = Grace Paul Avgerinos

Prediction Grammy Best Improvised Jazz Solo : Arbiters Of Evolution : Donny Mccaslin WRONG score10

Winner = Cherokee Christian Mcbride

Prediction Grammy Best Jazz Vocal Album : Many A New Day : Karrin Allison, WRONG score 10

Winner = For One To Love, cecile McLorin

Prediction Grammy Best Jazz Instrumental Album : Breathless : Terrance Blanchard featuring the E-collective, WRONG score 10

Winner = Past Present John Scofield

Prediction Grammy Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album : The Thompson Fields : Maria Schneider CORRECT score 11

Winner = The Thompson Fields Maria Schneider

Prediction Grammy Best Latin Jazz Album : Identities are changeable : Miguel Zenon, WRONG score 11

Winner = Made In Brazil Eliane Elias

Prediction Grammy Best Gospel Performance Song : Intentional : Travis Greene, WRONG score 11

Winner = Wanna Be Happy Kirk Franklin

Prediction Grammy Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance Song : Holy Spirit : Francesca Battistelli CORRECT score 12

Winner = Holy Spirit, Francesca Battistelli

Prediction Grammy Best Gospel Album : Covered:Alive In Asia [live] : Israel & NewBreed CORRECT score 13

Winner =Covered Alive In Asia, Israel and newbreed

Prediction Grammy Best Contemporary Christian Music Album : Saints & Sinners : Matt Maher WRONG score 13

Winner = This is not a test, Tobymac

Prediction Grammy Best Roots Gospel Album : Still Rockin’ My Soul : The Fairfield Four CORRECT score 14

Winner = Still Rockin My Soul, The Fairfield 4

Prediction Grammy Best Latin Pop Album : Healer : Alex Cuba WRONG score 14

Winner = Ricky Martin A Quien Quiera Escuchar

Prediction Grammy Best Latin Rock, Urban or Contemporary Album : Hasta La Raiz : Natalia Lafourcade CORRECT score 15

Winner = Hasta La Raiz Natalia Lafourcade tied with Dale Pitbull

Prediction Grammy Best Regional Mexican Music Album : Zapateando : Los Cojolities WRONG score 15

Winner = Realidades Deluxe Edition, Los Tigres del Norte

Prediction Grammy Best Tropical Latin album : Todo Tiene Su Hora : Juan Luis Guerra,, WRONG score 15

Winner = Son De Panama

Prediction Grammy Best American Roots Performance : See that My Grave Is Kept Clean : Mavis Staples CORRECT score 16

Winner = See That My Grave is Kept Clean, Mavis Staples

Prediction Grammy Best American roots Song : Frames : Jason Isbell CORRECT score 17

Winner = Frames Jason Isbell

Prediction Grammy Best Americana Album : The Travelling Kind : Emmylou Harris WRONG score 17

Winner = Jason Isbell Best Americana

Prediction Grammy Best Bluegrass Album : Before The Sun Goes Down : Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, WRONG score 17

Winner = The Muscle Shoals recording, The Steeldrivers

Prediction Grammy Best Blues Album : Born to Play Guitar : Buddy Guy CORRECT score 18

Winner = Born To Play Guitar, Buddy Guy

Prediction Grammy Best Folk Album : Servant Of Love : Patty Griffin, WRONG score 18

Winner = Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Prediction Grammy Best Regional Roots Music Album : La La La La : Natalie Ai Kamauu, WRONG score 18

Winner = Go Go Juice Jon Cleary

Prediction Grammy Best Reggae album : Zion Awake : Luciano, WRONG score 18

Winner = Strictly Roots, Morgan Heritage

Prediction Grammy Best World Music Album : Music from Inala : Ladysmith Black Mambazo WRONG score 18

Winner = Sings Angelique Kidjo

Prediction Grammy Best children’s Album : Dark Pie Concerns : Gustafer Yellowgold WRONG score 18

Winner = Tim Kubart Home

Prediction Grammy Best Spoken Word Album : Yes Please : Amy Poehler, WRONG score 18

Winner = A Full Life Reflections At Ninety , Jimmy Carter

Prediction Grammy Best comedy Album : Back To The Drawing board : Lisa Lampanelli, WRONG score 18

Winner = Live At Maddison Square Garden Louis C K

Prediction Grammy Best Musical Theater Album : The King & I : Ruthie Ann Miles WRONG score 18

Winner = HAMILTON Various

Prediction Grammy Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media : Empire : Timbaland, WRONG score 18

Winner = Glen Campbell I’ll Be Me

Prediction Grammy Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media : Interstellar : Hans Zimmer WRONG score 18

Winner = Birdman

Prediction Grammy Best Song Written For Visual Media : Til It Happens To You : Lady Gaga WRONG score 18

Winner = Glory Various

Prediction Grammy Best Instrumental Composition : Civil War : Bob Mintzer WRONG score 18

Winner = The Afro Latin Jazz Suite Arturo O Farrell

Prediction Grammy Best Arrangement, Instrumental or a Cappella : Do You Hear What I Hear : Armand Hutton WRONG score 18

Winner = Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy

Prediction Grammy Best Arrangement Instrument and Vocals : Sue (Or in a season of Crime) : Maria Schneider CORRECT score 19

Winner = Sue (Or in a season of crime)

Prediction Grammy Best recording Package : Bush : Anita Marisa Boriboon WRONG score 19

Winner = Still The King, Bob Wills and his Texas Play Boys

Prediction Grammy Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package : 30 trips around the sun : Doran Tyson & Steve Vance WRONG score 19

Winner = The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records Vol 2

Prediction Grammy Best Album Notes : Portrait Of An American singer : Ted Olsen, WRONG score 19

Winner = Love has Many Face, A Quartet A Ballet, Waiting To Be danced

Prediction Grammy Best Historical Album : Songs My Mother Taught Me : Mark Puryear WRONG score 19

Winner = The Basement Tapes Complete, Bootleg vol 11

Prediction Best Engineered Album : Sound & Color : Shawn Everett, CORRECT score 20

Winner = Sound & Color Shawn Everett

Prediction Grammy Producer Of The year non classical : Jeff Bhasker CORRECT score 21

Winner = Jeff Bhasker

Prediction Grammy Best remixed recording non classical : Uptown funk : Dave Aude CORRECT score 22

Winner = Uptown Funk Dave Aude

Prediction Grammy Best Surround Sound Album : Amdahl Astrognosia & Aesop : Morten Lindberg, WRONG score 22

Winner = Amused To Death

Prediction Grammy Best Engineered Album Classical : Monteverdi il retorno d’ulisse in Patria : Robert Friedrich WRONG score 22

Winner = Ask Your Mama

Prediction Grammy Producer Of The Year Classical : Manfred Eicher WRONG score 22

Winner = Judith Sherman

Prediction Grammy Best Orchestral Performance : Dutilleux Metabols WRONG score 22

Winner = Shostakovich Under Stalin’’s Shadow

Prediction Grammy Best Opera recording : Steffani Niobe regina di tebe WRONG score 22

Winner = Ravel L-enfant et les Sortileges

Prediction Grammy Best Choral Performance : Paulus Far In the Heavens: Eric Holten WRONG score 22

Winner = Rachmaninoff All Night Vigil

Prediction Grammy Best Chamber Music Small ensemble : Filament : Eighth Blackbird CORRECT score 23

Winner = Filament Eighth Blackbird

Prediction Grammy Best Classical Instrumental Solo : Rzewski : The People united will never be defeated : Ursula Oppens WRONG score 23

Winner = Dutilleux: Violin Concerto

Prediction Grammy Best Classical Solo Vocal Album : Nessun Dorma : Jonas Kaufman WRONG score 23

Winner = Joyce & Tony Live from Wigmore Hall

Prediction Grammy Best Classical Compendium : Paulus Three places of enlightenment : Giancarlo Guerrero CORRECT score 24

Winner = Paulus three Places of Enlightenment

Prediction Grammy Best Contemporary Classical Composition : Wolfe anthracite fields : Julia Wolfe WRONG score 24

Winner = Paulus Prayers & remembrances

Prediction Grammy Best Musical Video : Freedom : Pharrell williams WRONG score 24

Winner = Taylor Swift Bad Blood

Prediction Grammy Best Music Film : What happened Miss Simone? : Nina Simone WRONG score 24

Winner = Amy Amy Winehouse

So that is a Score of 24 Correctly Predicted Results from 83 Categories

And of course given the very diverse range of music, available I could wonder as to how I can improve future results.

In truth the Obvious is that I FAILED to GROUP CLUSTER results, typically in several categories, you will see a SHIFT toward some given individual within a particular audience demographic or target group.

So My results I typically went for a start again process for each and every choice and selection, within each category and so on, which in theory is a good best practice.

Though it can also be a good practice when you can see a particular Group or Singer STANDING OUT within a CATEGORY rating to back them across there given GENRE, because that is what Society and Herding and so on CAUSES, the one choice justifies the next until a BIAS can clearly be seen within a demographic.

This KNOWLEDGE can be used from a Neutral position in some quite interesting ways.

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