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Grammy Awards: We are now expecting Eminem to lose album of the year

February 13, 2011 |  8:15 pm

With Lady Antebellum winning best country album (undeserved), as well as song of the year (undeserved) and now record of the year (alas, undeserved), rapper Eminem should now be considered a surprise album of the year win. If so, Grammy voters have again turned their back on hip-hop, as multiple albums from Kanye West (all of them superior to Eminem's exercise in self-hate that is "Recovery") should have won.

It would also be the second year in a row that a country artist surprised, as Taylor Swift's "Fearless," though a massive hit, wasn't seen as an album of the year shoe-in. 

-- Todd Martens