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We picked better Grammy nominees in 9 major categories

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Neil Krug

The lead-up to the Grammys traditionally involves a lot of speculation (if not flat-out wagering) about who’s going to walk away with which awards—but complaining about the artists, songs, and albums that weren’t nominated is an equally important tradition. EW‘s already shared our picks for the winners at this year’s event, which airs Sunday on CBS. Now it’s time for the griping.

Record of the Year

Beyoncé, “Drunk in Love”

The Record of the Year category is meant to honor the sound quality of a big song, and few songs released during this year’s eligibility period sounded as big as Bey’s boneshaking ode to liquored-up romance.