-That if the woman who has won the most Grammys and the singer of one rock 'n roll's greatest bands to never win a Grammy team up, they will win awards.
-That if you are a dreadlocked rapper with a shiny grill you will win awards but not in the top category.
-That if you are Kid Rock, it doesn't matter if you made one of the biggest selling records of the year you will go home emptyhanded.
-That the era of the clean sweep may be over in our fragmented musical universe.
-That if you are a veteran black actor you will become friends with a younger, white musician.
-That if you are Stevie Wonder you can apparently make a deal whereby you consent to performing with the Jonas Brothers in exchange for closing the show solo style.
-That the great awards show acceptance speech, at least at the Grammys, is a lost art.
-That if you were the cute Beatle you still command awe and respect.
Final score on Grammy predictions:
Reed 3 of 4
Rodman 2 of 4
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ContributorsSarah Rodman is a staff music critic for the Boston Globe.
James Reed is a staff music critic for the Boston Globe.
Jonathan Perry is the Globe's Scene & Heard columnist, covering local music.
Michael Brodeur is the assistant arts editor for the Boston Globe, covering pop music, TV, and nightlife.
Julian Benbow is a staff writer at the Boston Globe, covering sports and music.
Katie McLeod is Boston.com's features editor.
Rachel Raczka is a producer for Lifestyle and Arts & Entertainment at Boston.com.
Emily Wright is an Arts & Entertainment producer at Boston.com.