Trinity Hall’s Picks for Grammys and Academy Awards

By Emily Knepple, Arts & Entertainment Editor, and Brigid Clifford, Editor-in-Chief

When awards season rolls around, students and faculty can expect to find one email in their inbox: the Trinity Hall Tribune’s annual Grammy and Oscar polls! Continue reading to see who the community picked for the Grammy or Academy Award compared to the actual winner.

Grammy Awards (Jan. 28):

Category Trinity Hall’s Choice Actual Winner
Record of the Year “HUMBLE.” Kendrick Lamar “24K Magic” Bruno Mars
Album of the Year “24K Magic” Bruno Mars “24K Magic” Bruno Mars
Song of the Year “1-800-273-8255” Alessia Caracciolo, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, Arjun Ivatury & Khalid Robinson, songwriters (Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid) “That’s What I Like” Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus and Jonathan Yip, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
Best New Artist Khalid Alessia Cara
Best Pop Solo Performance “Praying” Kesha “Shape of You” Ed Sheeran

Academy Awards (Mar. 4):

Category Trinity Hall’s Choice Actual Winner
Best Picture Dunkirk The Shape of Water
Best Actor IT’S A TIE!

Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name

Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out

Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
Best Actress Meryl Streep, The Post

(Fun Fact: Margot Robbie came in second, only losing by one vote for Trinity Hall’s choice!)

Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Best Animated Feature Coco Coco
Best Original Song “This Is Me” The Greatest Showman “Remember Me” Coco


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