Spotify Users Predict Gotye Will Win The Record of The Year Grammy

Gotye fans rejoice for the crooner’s chart-topper ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ is a favourite to win two Grammy awards – according to the sage predictions of users.
The digital music service has released streaming data relating to the amount of listens racked up by Spotify users, effectively predicting which tracks and artists could take home gold at the Gammys if listenability was the only award criteria. The data predicts Gotye wins in both the coveted Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance categories – two of the three awards that he is actually nominated for alongside Best Alternative Music Album for Making Mirrors.
Carly Rae Jepson earworm ‘Call Me Maybe’ will supposedly snag Best Pop Solo Performance while Mumford & Sons’ folk masterpiece ‘Babel’ is the favourite to take out the Album of the Year title at the awards show, taking place on February 11th.
Spotify’s full list of Grammy predictions are as follows:
Album of the Year
The Black Keys – El Camino
Fun. – Some Nights
Mumford & Sons – Babel
Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
Jack White – Blunderbuss
Record of the Year
The Black Keys – “Lonely Boy”
Kelly Clarkson – “Stronger”
Fun. feat. Janelle Monae – “We Are Young”
Gotye feat. Kimbra – “Somebody That I Used to Know”
Frank Ocean – “Thinkin Bout You”
Taylor Swift – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”
Best New Artist
The Alabama Shakes
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
Frank Ocean
Best Country Song
Carrie Underwood – “Blown Away”
Ronnie Dunn -“Cost of Livin’ “
Eli Young Band – “Even If It Breaks Your Heart”
Alan Jackson – “So You Don’t Have to Love Me Anymore”
Eric Church – “Springsteen”
Best Pop Solo Performance
Adele – “Set Fire to the Rain (Live)”
Kelly Clarkson – “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”
Carly Rae Jepsen – “Call Me Maybe”
Katy Perry – “Wide Awake”
Rihanna – “Where Have You Been”
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Florence and the Machine – “Shake It Out”
Fun. – “We Are Young”
Gotye feat. Kimbra – “Somebody That I Used to Know”
LMFAO – “Sexy and I Know It”
Maroon 5 – “Payphone”