Rankings
These are the actors and musicians we project will earn the most accolades this Awards Season. Rankings are based on probabilities for all StarDraft-eligible noms and awards. You can use these rankings as a draft guide.


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RANK   CELEBRITY CATEGORY POINTS PROJECTED REMAINING POINTS
1
Olivia Rodrigo
MUSIC
18.0
18.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Olivia Rodrigo has gone from Disney child star to one of the most popular artists on the planet. Her songs inspired Tik Toks generating millions of view and she is now positioned to potentially sweep the general field and the pop field. This is certain to be Olivia's year.
Sour (Album)

Good 4 U (Song)

Drivers License (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Drivers License (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Sour (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Drivers License (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance (Grammys) - Drivers License (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album (Grammys) - Sour (Album)
2
Kodi Smit-McPhee
FILM
0
19.875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Kodi Smit-McPhee isn't new to acting - he was nominated for Best Young Actor at the Critics' Choice in 2009 - but this is the first time he's been a contender to make a major splash in an awards season, and the first time he's appeared on the StarDraft rankings. He could be in for a heck of a debut season.
The Power of the Dog
3
Jason Sudeikis
TV
0
18.75
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Coming off a huge first season and a strong showing at this year's Emmys, Ted Lasso is the favorite to lead the comedy category this season. Jason Sudeikis is about as sure a bet as there is for nominations this year, though some newcomers t the category may give the show a run for its money.
South of Heaven

Ted Lasso
4
Benedict Cumberbatch
FILM
0
18.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Cumberbatch is back, baby! After a year outside the StarDraft top 200, the perennial heavyweight is projected to rack up big points for his lead role in The Power of the Dog. You know what else is back? Westerns.
What If...

Spider-Man: No Way Home

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

The Power of the Dog
5
Judi Dench
FILM
0
16.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Great Dame! Need we say more? Just draft her, okay?
Off the Rails

Belfast
6
Caitriona Balfe
FILM
0
16.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
She may not be the most prolific of actors, but whenever she's in something she has a shot for gold.
Belfast
7
Matthew Macfadyen
TV
0
16.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Matthew Macfadyen and Sarah Snook were both nominated for the last season of Succession at the Critics Choice Awards and the Emmys. Can they get over the hump this season and take home wins?
Succession
8
Jeremy Strong
TV
0
16.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Succession is to this StarDraft season what The Crown was to last. The show, and just about everyone in it, is sure to rake in the nominations this season. Jeremy Strong is probably the best bet, but you're virtually guaranteed points with anyone in the show.
Succession
9
Will Smith
FILM
0
16.35
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Big Willie is the early favorite for the Lead Actor categories this awards season for his role as Richard Williams - the father of Venus and Serena. Will he carry the momentum through the season?
King Richard
10
Kirsten Dunst
FILM
0
15.375
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Kirsten Dunst has won an MTV Movie Award for "Best Kiss" (y'all know the one), but she doesn't have an Oscar just yet. Will this be the year?
The Power of the Dog
11
Ciaran Hinds
FILM
0
14.925
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Ciaran Hinds is FROM Belfast, and he's also IN Belfast. Man, what a neat coincidence.
Kin

Belfast

Zack Snyder's Justice League
12
Lady Gaga
FILM, MUSIC
15.0
12.425
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
An Italian socialite, a murder, and fashion? Sounds like the role Lady Gaga was destined to play. Oh, and she also put out music this year with Tony Bennett.
Love for Sale (Album)

House of Gucci

I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Love for Sale (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album (Grammys) - Love for Sale (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)
13
Kristen Stewart
FILM
0
14.1
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
We gave Kirsten Dunst a shout-out for her Best Kiss win at the MTV Movie Awards, but Kristen Stewart won it 4 YEAR IN A ROW. Can she make the leap to an Oscar?
Spencer
14
Kate Winslet
TV
0
13.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Kate Winslet was praised as much for her impressive mastery of the Philly accent as she was for her tremendous acting as the eponymous Mare of Easttown. After a stressful career as a detective, let's hope she's able to retire down the shore in a house right by the wooder where she can kick back and spend the rest of her days eating hoagies and watching the Iggles.
Mare of Easttown
15
Bradley Cooper
FILM
0
12.8
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
That bro from The Hangover became a very serious actor and hauled in the points in 2019 for A Star Is Born. This year he's in two contending films. Will he rake in the points again?
Licorice Pizza

Nightmare Alley
16
Jesse Plemons
FILM
0
12.45
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
We still think of him as psychopathic Todd from Breaking Bad, but Jesse Plemons is a bona fide perennial StarDraft contender these days. Just don't go catching any tarantulas in front of him.
Windfall

Antlers

Jungle Cruise

The Power of the Dog
17
Brian Cox
TV
0
12.375
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The patriarch of the Roy family is not to be trifled with. Brian Cox is sure to rake in points this season as Succession's third season rolls along through Awards Season.
Blade Runner: Black Lotus

Lawrence: After Arabia

Separation

Succession
18
Richard Jenkins
FILM
0
12.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
You may remember Richard Jenkins as "the guy who helped rescue a fish-man to salvage his neighbor's romance." He's got big point potential this season, with individual award potential for The Humans and ensemble potential among the stacked cast of Nightmare Alley.
The Humans

Nightmare Alley
19
Ann Dowd
FILM, TV
0
10.675
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Ann Dowd is a double-threat this year with potential points for both Mass and The Handmaid's Tale.
The Handmaid's Tale

Mass
20
Jessica Chastain
FILM, TV
0
10.55
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
If you always wanted to see Jessica Chastain in stories involving marriages falling apart, this is your year! She's eligible in both film and TV for her work in The Eyes of Tammy Faye and Scenes from a Marriage, respectively.
The 355

Scenes from a Marriage

The Forgiven

The Eyes of Tammy Faye
21
Jean Smart
TV
0
11.45
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Jean Smart has a legitimate shot at individual nominations for two different TV roles this year - Mare of Easttown and Hacks - and is the odds on favorite to win for one of them. She's a top pick for TV this season.
Mare of Easttown

Hacks
22
H.E.R.
MUSIC
21.0
10.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
On the heels of an Oscar win earlier this year for "Fight for You," H.E.R. is back with her first studio album, "Back of My Mind." H.E.R. is one of the most exciting performers today and likely to bring home a few awards again this year.
Damage (Song)

Back of My Mind (Album)

Fight For You (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Back of My Mind (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Fight For You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Performance (Grammys) - Damage (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance (Grammys) - Fight For You

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Song Written for Visual Media (Grammys) - Fight For You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Song (Grammys) - Damage (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Album (Grammys) - Back of My Mind (Album)
23
Hannah Waddingham
TV
0
10.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Hannah Waddingham will try to parlay her Emmy win into a huge StarDraft season, and it's hard to envision much standing in her way. She's the best bet among actresses in Ted Lasso to win individual awards.
Ted Lasso
24
Sarah Snook
TV
0
10.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Matthew Macfadyen and Sarah Snook were both nominated for the last season of Succession at the Critics Choice Awards and the Emmys. Can they get over the hump this season and take home wins?
Succession
25
Juno Temple
TV
0
10.125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Juno Temple will try to ride the Ted Lasso wave this season and may stand a chance at an individual award at the Critics Choice, especially if Hannah Waddingham is considered in the lead category.
Ted Lasso
26
Brett Goldstein
TV
0
10.125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It's hard to imagine him beating out Jason Sudeikis for awards, but Brett Goldstein should ride the Ted Lasso wave this season coming off his supporting actor win at the Emmys. And remember, the Critics Choice Awards have supporting actor categories for TV, so he has a shot for at least one individual award.
Ted Lasso
27
J. Smith-Cameron
TV
0
10.125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
J. Smith-Cameron will look to ride the wave of Succession this season. With the supporting acting categories in the Critics Choice TV Awards, she'll have a chance to take home some gold.
Succession
28
Kieran Culkin
TV
0
9.45
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Kieran Culkin is bordering on the most famous Culkin now, thanks to the popularity of Succession. Any actor in the show is assuredly going to pick up big points this season.
No Sudden Move

Succession
29
Thomasin McKenzie
FILM
0
9.35
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
If it feels like it only took 2 years for Thomasin McKenzie to go from being nominated for Best Young Actor at the Critics Choice Awards to becoming a bona fide contender for Oscars, that's because it did. This year she's in two contending films, including the early Best Picture favorite.
Last Night in Soho

The Power of the Dog
30
Steve Martin
TV
0
9.125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Only Murders is classic Steve Martin & Martin Short - goofy, quirky, and unlike anything else on TV right now. It should get some love this Awards Season. The question is whether it can win against Ted Lasso and Hacks.
Only Murders in the Building
31
Elisabeth Moss
FILM, TV
0
7.575
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Handmaid's Tale feels like the elder statesman of TV dramas. In its first two seasons, it did nothing but win awards, but Season 3 took home fewer wins despite several nominations, and Season 4 came up emptyhanded this year at the Emmys. Can it reclaim the throne against Succession in its peak?
The Handmaid's Tale

The French Dispatch
32
Aunjanue Ellis
FILM
0
8.475
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Aunjanue Ellis is in the running this year for her role as Venus and Serena's mother in King Richard.
King Richard
33
Cate Blanchett
FILM
0
8.325
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Cate Blanchett is a threat to win awards whenever she's in something. She's got a shot at lead actress in Nightmare Alley this season, and should also scoop up some points as a member of the ensemble in Don't Look Up.
Don't Look Up

Nightmare Alley
34
Denzel Washington
FILM
0
8.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Denzel has been all about the movie adaptations of plays in recent years. And boy, are we excited to see him as Macbeth.
The Tragedy of Macbeth
35
Tony Bennett
MUSIC
15.0
6.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The last time Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga collaborated on an album, it won Best Traditional Pop Album at the Grammys. Their second collab, Love For Sale, is probably the strongest contender in that category this year. It's also been announced that it will be Bennett's final album due to progression of Alzheimer's disease. Expect this album to receive all the praise worthy of a retiring legend.
Love for Sale (Album)

I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Love for Sale (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album (Grammys) - Love for Sale (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)
36
Lil Nas X
MUSIC
15.0
6.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Apparently music videos still have the viewers to cause a Satanic panic. Lil Nas X's "Montero" tore up the charts this year and put him in contention to win a best music video and a host of other Grammy's this year.
Montero (Call Me By Your Name) (Song)

Montero (Album)

Industry Baby (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Industry Baby (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Montero (Call Me By Your Name) (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Montero (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Montero (Call Me By Your Name) (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - Montero (Call Me By Your Name) (Song)
37
Joaquin Phoenix
FILM
0
7.225
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Get ready for some weird speeches at this season's award shows! Joaquin Phoenix will try to get back to the podium for his role in C'mon C'mon.
C'mon C'mon
38
Timothee Chalamet
FILM
0
7.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Timothee Chalamet just keeps blowing up. He may not be the strongest contender for individual awards this year, but he's got a high floor with roles in 3 films that may make some noise.
Dune

The French Dispatch

Don't Look Up
39
Evan Peters
TV
0
7.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Ryan Murphy's golden child branched out and was fantastic as Detective Colin Zabel in Mare of Easttown. Coming off an Emmy win, he's in for a strong StarDraft season.
American Horror Story

Mare of Easttown
40
Jared Leto
FILM
0
6.875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It's a good sign for your movie when Jared Leto is the 4th-biggest name on the billing. He should see some nominations for House of Gucci this season.
House of Gucci
41
Willem Dafoe
FILM
0
6.775
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
This year's StarDraft rankings feature both Kirsten Dunst and Willem Dafoe. Guess Tobey Maguire didn't get the memo that he was supposed to be in an Oscar contender this year. Dafoe should pick up points for Nightmare Alley as well as for his ensemble role in The French Dispatch. If the breaks really go his way, he may even get a nod for The Card Counter.
Zack Snyder's Justice League

The French Dispatch

The Card Counter

Nightmare Alley
42
Julianne Nicholson
TV
0
6.625
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Mare of Easttown won every acting Emmy it was nominated for, except for one... which it lost to itself. Julianne Nicholson was the beneficiary, beating out castmate Jean Smart in the supporting actress category. Nicholson, and the show as a whole, should be a force this season.
Mare of Easttown
43
Oscar Isaac
FILM, TV
0
5.125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Who doesn't love Oscar Isaac? He can seamlessly go from playing the mayor of Yonkers, NY in a David Simon miniseries to a Rebel pilot in Star Wars. Oh, and he has dashing good looks. He's in a ton this year, but probably has the best shot at points for his work in Scenes from a Marriage.
The Addams Family 2

Scenes from a Marriage

Dune

The Card Counter
44
Billy Crudup
TV
0
6.125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
We still think of him as virtuoso guitarist Russell Hammond from Almost Famous, but Billy Crudup has come a long way in the past 21 years. These days, he's better known as the CEO of the UBA Network on The Morning Show.
Die in a Gunfight

The Morning Show
45
Olivia Colman
FILM, TV
0
4.975
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Olivia Colman is the queen of StarDraft, with the most points all-time of any celebrity. This is the first season where she may not be a top 15 pick, but she's still got a chance to rack up some points for her roles in The Lost Daughter and Landscapers.
Ron's Gone Wrong

The Mitchells vs. The Machines

Mothering Sunday

Landscapers

The Lost Daughter

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
46
Leonardo DiCaprio
FILM
0
5.7
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
DiCaprio stars in Don't Look Up, a story about a doctor who has to warn society about something that has the potential to cause mass devastation across the globe. People will totally heed the warnings, right? Can't imagine much drama here...
Don't Look Up
47
Foo Fighters
MUSIC
9.0
4.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Foo Fighters have been nominated for an astonishing 29 Grammy Awards over the years and have won 12 of them. If you want to win a Grammy in the Rock category, don't put your album out when Dave Grohl & co. have eligible music out.
Shame Shame (Song)

Medicine at Midnight (Album)

Medicine at Midnight (Album)

Waiting on a War (Song)

Making a Fire (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rock Performance (Grammys) - Making a Fire (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rock Song (Grammys) - Waiting on a War (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rock Album (Grammys) - Medicine at Midnight (Album)
48
Nicole Kidman
FILM, TV
0
4.225
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Is Nicole Kidman becoming the next Meryl Streep? It seems like every year she's in something--or everything--and every year she's nominated.
Nine Perfect Strangers

Being the Ricardos
49
Billie Eilish
MUSIC
21.0
4.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell - AKA Billie Eilish - dominated the 2019-2020 StarDraft season as a teenager with her debut studio album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? She's still a teenager, and poised to make another run at some Grammy nominations before she hits age 20. Fun fact: she's both the youngest and second youngest person to win Record of the Year, having done it in back-to-back years.
Your Power (Song)

Therefore I Am (Song)

Happier Than Ever (Song)

Happier Than Ever (Album)

Happier Than Ever (Film)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Happier Than Ever (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Happier Than Ever (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Happier Than Ever (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance (Grammys) - Happier Than Ever (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album (Grammys) - Happier Than Ever (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - Happier Than Ever (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Film (Grammys) - Happier Than Ever (Film)
50
Jennifer Aniston
TV
0
5.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Unfortunately, the Friends reunion doesn't seem likely to earn StarDraft points this year. Fortunately, Jennifer Aniston does thanks to her lead role in The Morning Show.
The Morning Show
51
MJ Rodriguez
FILM, TV
0
3.975
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
This year, MJ Rodriguez became the first openly transgender woman ever to be nominated for an acting Emmy. The TV Drama field is tough this year, but she has a shot to pick up more nominations for the final season of Pose, and maybe some ensemble nominations for her role in tick, tick... Boom!
Pose

tick, tick... Boom!
52
Jason Isaacs
FILM, TV
0
3.95
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Jason Isaacs might be a sneaky contributor this year. He has a shot to pick up nominations as a supporting actor in Mass, and had just enough of a recurring role in Sex Education to earn eligibility in the event the show can break into the awards conversation this year.
Streamline

Creation Stories

Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets

Sex Education

Mass
53
Frances McDormand
FILM
0
4.875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Frances McDormand as Lady Macbeth? YES, PLEASE.
The Tragedy of Macbeth

The French Dispatch
54
Elle Fanning
TV
0
4.85
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Who would have thought a goofy comedy about Catherine the Great would be such award show bait?
The Great
55
Jennifer Lawrence
FILM
0
4.725
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Will J-Law get to stumble up the stairs again this year en route to her second Oscar?
Don't Look Up
56
Corey Hawkins
FILM
0
4.7
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Corey Hawkins may make some noise in the supporting categories this year for his role as Macduff, and has a shot to pick up a few extra points as a member of the ensemble of In the Heights.
In The Heights

The Tragedy of Macbeth
57
Penelope Cruz
FILM
0
4.625
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Penelope Cruz was most recently fantasy-relevant two years ago for her role in Pain and Glory, but she was overshadowed by lead actor Antonio Banderas that year. This year, she''ll contend as a lead, herself, in Parallel Mothers.
Pandemica

Official Competition

Parallel Mothers
58
Jane Houdyshell
FILM, TV
0
3.625
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
A double-threat this season, Jane Houdyshell has a shot at individual nominations for her role in The Humans, as well as some potential ensemble noms for Only Murders in the Building.
Only Murders in the Building

The Humans
59
Drake
MUSIC
6.0
3.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
You may not know this, but the global ambassador for the Toronto Raptors is also a Toronto Rapper.
Certified Lover Boy (Album)

Way 2 Sexy (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Album (Grammys) - Certified Lover Boy (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Performance (Grammys) - Way 2 Sexy (Song)
60
Doja Cat
MUSIC
21.0
3.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Doja Cat had a breakout 2020 en route to being nominated last Grammys for Best New Artist, and she's followed it up with even more success this year, including collabs with Megan Thee Stallion, Saweetie, Ariana Grande, and SZA. She's poised for a big StarDraft season.
Kiss Me More (Song)

Planet Her (Album)

Best Friend (Song)

Need to Know (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Need to Know (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - Best Friend (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Kiss Me More (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Planet Her (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Kiss Me More (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - Kiss Me More (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album (Grammys) - Planet Her (Album)
61
Selena Gomez
TV
0
4.4
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Selena Gomez plays the milennial neighbor who becomes friends with boomers Steve Martin and martin short in the oddball Hulu comedy, Only Murders in the Building.
Only Murders in the Building
62
Justin Bieber
MUSIC
24.0
3.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Bieber's third act (Act 1: teen idol with sweeping hair; Act 2: bona fide mainstream pop icon) as a grimy stoner who for some reason released a gospel EP in the same year that his biggest hit was about where he sources his weed from is, well... maybe just par for the course at this point. Expect him to pick up a Grammy nom or two this year.
Stay (Song)

Peaches (Song)

Justice (Album)

Lonely (Song)

Anyone (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Justice (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance (Grammys) - Anyone (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - Lonely (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album (Grammys) - Justice (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Performance (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)
63
Alana Haim
FILM
0
4.25
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
We're just shocked the rest of the Haim sisters aren't also in Licorice Pizza.
Licorice Pizza
64
Toni Collette
FILM
0
4.125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Toni Collette is somehow a sleeper pick every single season. Maybe folks should stop sleeping on her. She should be a contender as a supporting actress in Nightmare Alley.
Stowaway

Nightmare Alley
65
Rooney Mara
FILM
0
4.125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Rooney Mara is the best at both acting and tolerating Joaquin Phoenix.
Nightmare Alley
66
Jon Batiste
MUSIC
15.0
3.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
I Need You (Song)

We Are (Album)

Freedom (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Freedom (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - We Are (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance (Grammys) - I Need You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - Freedom (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Album (Grammys) - We Are (Album)
67
Hannah Einbinder
TV
0
4.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Hacks is probably the show best suited to contend with Ted Lasso in the comedy category this year, so Hannah Einbinder is worth stashing on your roster.
North Hollywood

Hacks
68
Luke Combs
MUSIC
3.0
3.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Luke Combs should be one of the stronger contenders in the Country categories this year at the Grammys.
Forever After All (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Solo Performance (Grammys) - Forever After All (Song)
69
Marlee Matlin
FILM
0
3.825
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
You may remember her as that actor from every culturally-relevant show in the 2000s, but Marlee Matlin's got a shot at Oscar gold this year for her role in CODA.
CODA
70
Reese Witherspoon
FILM, TV
0
2.75
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Reese Witherpoon should grab some points for The Morning Show this season and may also have a shot to snag some points in the Animated Film categories for Sing 2.
Sing 2

The Morning Show
71
Mark Rylance
FILM
0
3.75
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Mark Rylance has never been a StarDraft heavyweight, but somehow he's worth drafting every single year.
The Phantom of the Open

Don't Look Up
72
Meryl Streep
FILM
0
3.75
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Are you really gonna be the person who doesn't draft Meryl Streep this season? ARE YOU???
Don't Look Up
73
Chris Stapleton
MUSIC
12.0
2.7
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Chris Stapleton has dominated the country categories at the Grammys when he's been nominated in the past. He also managed a nomination for AOTY in 2016, but hasn't managed a win in a general categories. There are some unknowns here, but he should do well enough in the country genre to justify a roster spot in the top-heavy music category.
Starting Over (Song)

Starting Over (Album)

Cold
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Solo Performance (Grammys) - You Should Probably Leave

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Album (Grammys) - Starting Over (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Song (Grammys) - Cold

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Album (Grammys) - Starting Over (Album)
74
Billy Porter
TV
0
3.625
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
We're super sad Pose is ending, if for no other reason then because we're afraid of a world where red carpets don't include Billy Porter. Hopefully, in the show's final season, he can make his way back to the podium.
Cinderella

Pose
75
Nicholas Hoult
TV
0
3.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
That kid from About A Boy is now a perennial contender for TV comedy nominations. Nicholas Hoult should pick up some nominations for his work in The Great.
Those Who Wish Me Dead

The Great
76
Giveon
MUSIC
15.0
2.4
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Giveon came up short last season when he was nominated for, but didn't win, Best R&B Album. No shame in losing to John Legend, of course. But he'll try to get to the podium this year for his work on Justin Bieber's song, Peaches, and his own single, Heartbreak Anniversary.
Heartbreak Anniversary (Song)

Peaches (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Performance (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Song (Grammys) - Heartbreak Anniversary (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)
77
Kanye West
MUSIC
12.0
2.4
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It's frankly hard to know what to put in a short blurb about Kanye these days. He... made an album this year. He might win some Grammys. He'll almost certainly say or do something virtually indefensible. Maybe he'll score you some StarDraft points.
Donda (Album)

Jail (Song)

Hurricane (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Album (Grammys) - Donda (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Hurricane (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - Jail (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Donda (Album)
78
Silk Sonic
MUSIC
12.0
2.4
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars have teamed up as a duo to form Silk Sonic, AKA the only musical group we've ever seen Instagram ads for. Between .Paak's R&B and hip-hop chops and Mars's King Midas-like ability to turn anything into an irresistable hit, we see some Grammy love in store for this project... though some of it might have to wait until next year, since their album missed this season's eligibility period.
Leave the Door Open (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Leave the Door Open (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Leave the Door Open (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Performance (Grammys) - Leave the Door Open (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Song (Grammys) - Leave the Door Open (Song)
79
Jon Bernthal
FILM
0
3.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
"I'm not a tennis coach, but I play one in a movie." Jon Bernthal plays tennis coach Rick Macci in this year's King Richard.
King Richard
80
Margaret Qualley
TV
0
3.275
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Netflix show, Maid, is making waves in the miniseries category, and Margaret Qualley has a chance for awards as the titular character.
Maid
81
Adam Driver
FILM
0
3.125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It's getting to the point where we can't refer to him as the guy from Girls anymore. Adam Driver is both prolific and talented, and that combo is of great value in StarDraft.
The Last Duel

Annette

House of Gucci
82
SZA
MUSIC
12.0
2.1
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
SZA is in contention for 2 songs this year--one on her own (Good Days) and the other as a featured artist on the Doja Cat single, Kiss Me More.
Kiss Me More (Song)

Good Days (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Kiss Me More (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Kiss Me More (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - Kiss Me More (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Song (Grammys) - Good Days (Song)
83
Bo Burnham
MUSIC
6.0
2.1
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Bo Burnham... in music? That's right! His Netflix special, Inside, isn't likely to pick up traction in the film or TV awards, but the album of songs that it spawned might snag a stray Grammy or two.
Inside (The Songs) [Album]

Inside (Film)

All Eyes on Me (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Song Written for Visual Media (Grammys) - All Eyes on Me (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Film (Grammys) - Inside (Film)
84
Kacey Musgraves
MUSIC
6.0
2.1
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Kacey Musgraves crushed at the Grammys for her last album, Golden Hour. She won all four awards she was nominated for in 2019! She'll try to do it again with this year's Star-Crossed.
Justified (Song)

Star-Crossed (Album)

Camera Roll
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Solo Performance (Grammys) - Camera Roll

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Song (Grammys) - Camera Roll
85
Megan Thee Stallion
MUSIC
3.0
2.1
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Megan Thee Stallion was one of the biggest surprises of last StarDraft season, winning 3 of the 4 Grammys she was nominated for. Her album, Good News, is eligible for this season. It's likely to be a force in the hip hop/rap categories and may compete for general awards as well.
Body (Song)

WAP (Song)

Good News (Album)

Thot Shit (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Performance (Grammys) - Thot Shit (Song)
86
Tyler the Creator
MUSIC
6.0
2.1
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It's probably safe to say that Tyler is no longer the same guy who a decade ago called himself "the biggest troll of 2011" and was banned from the UK for 4 years. While he hasn't lost his edge, he's crossed over into having mainstream appeal. He won Best Rap Album in 2020 for Igor, and his most recent album, Call Me If You Get Lost, includes features from Lil Wayne, Pharrell, and Ty Dolla Sign.
Call Me If You Get Lost (Album)

Wusyaname (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Album (Grammys) - Call Me If You Get Lost (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Wusyaname (Song)
87
Issa Rae
TV
0
3.075
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Issa Rae has been oft-nominated, but has generally come up empty when it comes to wins at the major awards. Will she fare better in Insecure's final season?
Insecure
88
Peter Dinklage
FILM
0
3.05
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
GoT is over, but Peter Dinklage isn't. He'll compete for lead actor nods as the namesake Cyrano de Bergerac.
Cyrano
89
Beanie Feldstein
FILM, TV
0
2.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Beanie Feldstein is not your mom's Monica Lewinsky. She lends a modern, more compassionate--and less misogynist--lens to the scandal in her role as the young intern. She also may pick up some ensemble points for The Humans.
American Crime Story: Impeachment

The Humans
90
Ewan McGregor
TV
0
3.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
StarDraft's favorite Scotsman is back, this time as fashion designer Halston in the new Netflix miniseries. He's set up for a strong season after winning the lead actor award at the Emmys.
The Birthday Cake

Halston
91
Mickey Guyton
MUSIC
9.0
1.8
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Remember Her Name
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Solo Performance (Grammys) - Remember Her Name

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Song (Grammys) - Remember Her Name

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Album (Grammys) - Remember Her Name
92
21 Savage
MUSIC
6.0
1.8
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
21 Savage was busy as a featured artist this year, and his album, Savage Mode II, will be eligible for Grammys this season.
My Life (Song)

Savage Mode II (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Performance (Grammys) - My Life (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - My Life (Song)
93
J. Cole
MUSIC
12.0
1.8
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
J. Cole's album, The Offseason, might see a little Grammy love this year, but we wouldn't count on it.
Pride is the Devil (Song)

My Life (Song)

The Off-Season (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Album (Grammys) - The Off-Season (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Performance (Grammys) - My Life (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Pride is the Devil (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - My Life (Song)
94
Jazmine Sullivan
MUSIC
9.0
1.8
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Heaux Tales (Album)

Pick Up Your Feelings (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Performance (Grammys) - Pick Up Your Feelings (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Song (Grammys) - Pick Up Your Feelings (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Album (Grammys) - Heaux Tales (Album)
95
J.K. Simmons
FILM, TV
0
1.75
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
You've no doubt seen a thing or two that J.K. Simmons has been in, because he's been in everything. He was busy this year, but his best shot at an individual nomination is probably for his role alongside Nicole Kidman in Being the Ricardos.
Seal Team

Goliath

Being the Ricardos

Invincible

Zack Snyder's Justice League

Spider-Man: No Way Home
96
Ariana DeBose
FILM
0
2.75
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Ariana DeBose is basically the queen of musicals on film. This year, it's West Side Story.
Schmigadoon

West Side Story
97
Jennifer Coolidge
TV
0
2.75
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
This may be Stifler's mom's best role since... well, Stifler's mom. She's at her comedic best in The White Lotus as a grieving rich white lady on a journey to find herself at a Hawaii resort.
10-Year-Old Tom

The Fungies

Single All The Way

The White Lotus

Pierre the Pigeon-Hawk
98
Murray Bartlett
TV
0
2.75
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The White Lotus should contend in the miniseries field this season, but unlike some of the others (Halston, Mare of Easttown, Genius: Aretha), it came out after the Emmys, so it's harder to predict how the academies will vote. Still, it's sure to be in the conversation, and Murray Bartlet is probably the best contender as lead actor.
The White Lotus
99
Martin Short
TV
0
2.75
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Only Murders is classic Steve Martin & Martin Short - goofy, quirky, and unlike anything else on TV right now. It should get some love this Awards Season. The question is whether it can win against Ted Lasso and Hacks.
Only Murders in the Building

Schmigadoon
100
Owen Wilson
FILM, TV
0
1.75
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The only major film/TV award Owen Wilson has ever received was as part of the ensemble of Inherent Vice, which earned the Robert Altman award at the 2014 Independent Spirit Awards. Luckily for Owen, StarDraft added the Independent Spirit Awards for 2021-2022, so maybe he'll have a shot at some points.
Loki

The French Dispatch
101
Andrew Garfield
FILM
0
2.675
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Andrew Garfield, or as we like to call him, the old new Spider-Man, has a high point ceiling this year, with potential to win individual awards for two different films.
The Eyes of Tammy Faye

tick, tick... Boom!
102
Al Pacino
FILM
0
2.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Big Al! His show Hunters didn't quite get the critical acclaim he might have hoped for last year, but he could be in line for ensemble points or even an individual nod or two for his role in House of Gucci.
American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

House of Gucci
103
AC/DC
MUSIC
9.0
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Power Up (Album)

Shot in the Dark (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rock Performance (Grammys) - Shot in the Dark (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rock Album (Grammys) - Power Up (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - Shot in the Dark (Song)
104
Lil Baby
MUSIC
6.0
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Lil Baby picked up a pair of Grammy noms last year, but this was a quieter year from him. We don't expect much in the way of points, though he could pick up something in the Rap categories.
Hurricane (Song)

Pride is the Devil (Song)

The Voice of the Heroes (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Pride is the Devil (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Hurricane (Song)
105
Sterling K. Brown
TV
0
2.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
This Is Us has likely passed its award show prime, but Sterling K. Brown always has a shot to be nominated. He could be worth a late round pick.
Solar Opposites

This Is Us
106
Carrie Underwood
MUSIC
3.0
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Carrie Underwood took a decidedly nonsecular turn with her recent gospel album, My Savior. The question is whether it will be considered in StarDraft eligible categories. Gospel awards do not score StarDraft points, so she'll need to compete in Country if she wants to earn you some points.
If I Didn't Love You

My Savior (Album)

Only Us (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - If I Didn't Love You
107
Dan + Shay
MUSIC
3.0
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It feels like Dan + Shay are always in the running for a Grammy or two. Just imagine what they could do if they multiplied like Chloe x Halle.
Glad You Exist

Only Us (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - Glad You Exist
108
St. Vincent
MUSIC
3.0
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
St. Vincent is more of a quality over quantity type of musician. The former Polyphonic Spree member has only been nominated for 3 Grammys - one in 2015 and two in 2019 - but she's won 2 of them. She should be a force in this year's rock/alternative categories.
Pay Your Way In Pain (Song)

Daddy's Home (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Alternative Music Album (Grammys) - Daddy's Home (Album)
109
Julianna Margulies
TV
0
2.375
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Julianna Margulies is a serial serial actress. She's been in recurring roles on TV dramas every year since 1994! If The Morning Show can seriously compete in the Drama categories this year, she could pick up some points.
The Morning Show
112
Coldplay
MUSIC
3.0
1.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Higher Power (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - Higher Power (Song)
113
Nas
MUSIC
6.0
1.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Nas didn't make the pre-season rankings, but should we really be surprised to see him earn a Grammy nom? He's up for Best Rap Album for King's Disease II.
King's Disease II (Album)

Bath Salts (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Album (Grammys) - King's Disease II (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - Bath Salts (Song)
114
Eric Bellinger
MUSIC
3.0
1.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
New Light (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Progressive R&B Album (Grammys) - New Light (Album)
115
Baby Keem
MUSIC
9.0
1.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Top o' the mornin'!
Family Ties (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Performance (Grammys) - Family Ties (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - Family Ties (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)
116
Brandi Carlile
MUSIC
12.0
1.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Right on Time (Song)

A Beautiful Noise (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Right on Time (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - A Beautiful Noise (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Right on Time (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance (Grammys) - Right on Time (Song)
117
Daniel Caesar
MUSIC
12.0
1.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
We don't expect much from Daniel Caesar this season, but he might get a little something for his feature on the Biebz track, Peaches.
Peaches (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Performance (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)
118
Brothers Osborne
MUSIC
6.0
1.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Anyone else struggle to remember the difference between Brothers Osborne and Dan + Shay? No? Just us?
Younger Me

Skeletons (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Album (Grammys) - Skeletons (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - Younger Me
119
Reed Birney
FILM
0
2.15
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Better known for his stage work, Reed Birney hopes to earn points this season for his role in Mass.
Nova Vita

Home Before Dark

Mass
120
Martha Plimpton
FILM
0
2.15
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Martha Plimpton last won a major acting award in 2012 for a guest turn in The Good Wife. Will her role in Mass get her back to the podium?
Generation

Mass
121
Michael Keaton
TV
0
2.15
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Michael Keaton stars as Dr. Samuel Finnix in Hulu's miniseries about the opioid crisis.
The Protege

Dopesick
122
Emilia Jones
FILM
0
2.025
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Emilia Jones plays the hearing child of deaf parents struggling as a high schooler to help keep her family's business afloat in CODA.
Locke and Key

CODA
123
Madeline Brewer
TV
0
2.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Madeline Brewer is not a surefire bet for individual awards this year, but may compete in deeper fields like for the Critics Choice Awards. The Handmaid's Tale should do reasonably well as an ensemble in terms of nominations, but may not take home many wins.
Where Are You

Separation

The Handmaid's Tale
124
Joseph Fiennes
TV
0
2.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Voldemort's brother is somehow just as evil as Voldemort. What's up with the Fiennes brothers?
The Handmaid's Tale
125
Steve Carell
TV
0
2.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Steve Carell has proven himself as both a comedic and dramatic actor, but despite copious nominations, he hasn't won a StarDraft-eligible award since 2008. He's in a tough category going against Succession, but he's worth drafting in the mid-late rounds.
The Morning Show
126
Japanese Breakfast
MUSIC
6.0
0.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Jubilee (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Alternative Music Album (Grammys) - Jubilee (Album)
127
Cardi B
MUSIC
3.0
0.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Would you believe that Cardi B hasn't released a studio album since her 2018 debut Invasion of Privacy? Kind of amazing, given how relevant she has stayed in the ensuing years. That's because she's still generating hits as both a lead and featured artist. And thanks to Grammy weirdness, Cardi is still eligible to win awards for WAP, since she didn't submit it for last year's awards.
Up (Song)

Rumors (Song)

WAP (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Performance (Grammys) - Up (Song)
128
Ariana Grande
MUSIC
6.0
0.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Ariana Grande, better known as The Voice's newest coach, is pretty much a lock to put out an album every year, and that keeps her Grammy-relevant. We don't expect her to make much noise in the major categories, but she's always got a shot in the pop genre.
Save Your Tears (Song)

Positions (Song)

Positions (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance (Grammys) - Positions (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album (Grammys) - Positions (Album)
129
Arlo Parks
MUSIC
6.0
0.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Arlo Parks may not be a household name just yet, but the British songwriter/poet put together a heck of a debut R&B album evoking major Corinne Bailey Rae vibes. She has a good shot to be nominated for Best New Artist (as was Rae back in 2007), and may well win.
Collapsed in Sunbeams (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Alternative Music Album (Grammys) - Collapsed in Sunbeams (Album)
130
Saweetie
MUSIC
6.0
0.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Saweetie and Quavo called it quits earlier this year, and nothing is sweeter (ahem, saweeter) than winning more Grammys than your ex! She's got a good shot at Best New Artist this year, as well as some genre awards in Hip-Hop/Rap.
Pretty Bitch Music (Album)

Best Friend (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - Best Friend (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)
131
Simon Rex
FILM
0
1.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
133
Tessa Thompson
FILM
0
1.875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
There's no Westworld this StarDraft season, but Tessa Thompson remains relevant for her role in the 1920s Harlem-set period piece, Passing.
Passing
134
ABBA
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
I Still Have Faith in You (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - I Still Have Faith in You (Song)
135
Leon Bridges
MUSIC
6.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Leon Bridges was built for the Traditional R&B Performance category. He's nominated this year for Born Again.
Gold-Diggers Sound (Album)

Born Again (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance (Grammys) - Born Again (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Album (Grammys) - Gold-Diggers Sound (Album)
136
BJ The Chicago Kid
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
More like BJ the Best Traditional R&B Performance Kid.
Bring It On Home To Me (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance (Grammys) - Bring It On Home To Me (Song)
137
Masego
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Studying Abroad: Extended Stay (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Progressive R&B Album (Grammys) - Studying Abroad: Extended Stay (Album)
138
Snoh Aalegra
MUSIC
6.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Temporary Highs in the Violet Skies (Album)

Lost You (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Performance (Grammys) - Lost You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Album (Grammys) - Temporary Highs in the Violet Skies (Album)
139
Fleet Foxes
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Shore (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Alternative Music Album (Grammys) - Shore (Album)
140
DMX
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
DMX was honored with a posthumous Grammy nom after he tragically passed away earlier this year. Will it be a win?
Bath Salts (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - Bath Salts (Song)
141
The Weeknd
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Weeknd hasn't publicly changed his stance on boycotting the Grammys after last year's major snub, so despite putting together a song with Ariana Grande this year, don't expect him to be racking up StarDraft points.
Save Your Tears (Song)

Hurricane (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Hurricane (Song)
142
Halsey
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Halsey is a long shot for any awards this season, but you never know - they may pick up some points!
If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Alternative Music Album (Grammys) - If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power (Album)
143
Ashley McBryde
MUSIC
0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
One Night Standard (Song)
144
BTS
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Butter (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - Butter (Song)
145
Maneskin
MUSIC
0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Teatro d'ira: Vol. I (Album)
146
Taylor Swift
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Even when she has a relative down year, Taylor Swift stays StarDraft-relevant. Her album, Evermore, which dropped less than 5 months after her previous album, is up for Grammys this year. Downside: they haven't made Cats 2 yet, so she's not eligible in Film.
Willow (Song)

Evermore (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Evermore (Album)
147
Rachel Zegler
FILM
0
1.55
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Rachel Zegler plays Maria Vasquez in the new film adaptation of West Side Story. The question is, will the film be received more like La La Land, or The Prom?
West Side Story
148
Nicolas Cage
FILM
0
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
149
Michael Douglas
TV
0
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Michael Douglas had his first credited role all the way back in 1969 and won the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at the Globes 18 years ago, but he's not resting on his laurels. He should pick up some nominations for The Kominsky Method.
The Kominsky Method
150
Jennifer Hudson
FILM, MUSIC
3.0
1.425
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Who's your pick for the better portrayal of Aretha Franklin: Jennifer Hudson or Cynthia Erivo? Fortunately, academy voters don't have to pick, since Hudson will compete in film and Erivo is in TV.
Pierre the Pigeon-Hawk

Tell it Like a Woman

Respsect

Here I Am (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Song Written for Visual Media (Grammys) - Here I Am (Song)
151
Finneas
MUSIC
3.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)
152
Jimmie Allen
MUSIC
3.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)
153
Arooj Aftab
MUSIC
3.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)
154
Robert Glasper
MUSIC
6.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Dinner Party: Dessert (Album)

Born Again (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance (Grammys) - Born Again (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Progressive R&B Album (Grammys) - Dinner Party: Dessert (Album)
155
Lucky Daye
MUSIC
6.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
**** 'Painted' ****
Table for Two (Album)

How Much Can A Heart Take (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance (Grammys) - How Much Can A Heart Take (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Progressive R&B Album (Grammys) - Table for Two (Album)
156
Cory Henry
MUSIC
3.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Something To Say (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Progressive R&B Album (Grammys) - Something To Say (Album)
157
Richard E. Grant
FILM, TV
0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Richard E. Grant is certainly not a juggernaut this season, but you could scrape together some points if he's able to get some dark horse nominations for Everybody's Talking About Jamie and Loki. Plus, with eligibility in both Film and TV, he adds some roster flexibility.
Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard

Moley

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Tuca & Bertie
158
Glass Animals
MUSIC
3.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
CHILDHOOD (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)
159
Ed Sheeran
MUSIC
3.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Sometimes in private conversation, the StarDraft team has compared Ed Sheeran to a snake eating itself, with each album a derivative reworking of the last. Welcome to the shadiest celeb bio of this season.
Bad Habits (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Bad Habits (Song)
160
The Kid LAROI
MUSIC
3.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The epitome of a Gen Z celebrity, The Kid LAROI is an Australian teenager who got big on SoundCloud and is dating a TikTok influencer. He probably won't have a Billie Eilish moment this year at the Grammys, but the future of what it means to be a "celebrity" is coming into greater focus.
Stay (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)
161
Clive Owen
TV
0
1.275
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It would be weird watching an Englishman play an American president if he weren't so damn good at it. He mastered his impression of Slick Willie for the Ryan Murphy miniseries about the Clinton/Lewinsky scandal.
Lisey's Story

American Crime Story: Impeachment
162
Ruth Negga
FILM
0
1.275
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Ruth Negga acts alongside Tessa Thompson in this year's acclaimed film, Passing.
Passing
163
Connie Britton
TV
0
1.25
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It's a bit of a dice roll whether Connie Britton will be nominated for her role in The White Lotus, but she's always a contender when she's in an eligible show.
The White Lotus

Pandemica
164
Christine Baranski
TV
0
1.25
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Good Fight is in the conversation every single year, but that's about as far as it goes. Neither the show nor any of its nominated actors have won any of the awards it's been nominated for over the years.
The Good Fight
165
Jessie Buckley
FILM
0
1.15
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Over the last 4 years, Jessie Buckley has won more than a third of the major awards she's been nominated for. That seems like pretty good odds to us.
Romeo & Juliet

The Lost Daughter
166
DJ Khaled
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
DJ Khaled's album, Khaled Khaled, hit #1 on the Billboard 200. We can't wait to see how well his next album, DJ DJ, does.
Khaled Khaled (Album)
167
Roddy Ricch
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Roddy Ricch had a big year in terms of Grammy noms last year. Often, that's followed by a quieter year, which is what we assume is in store for Roddy this year.
Late At Night (Song)
168
Lil Durk
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Back in Blood (Song)
169
Pooh Shiesty
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Back in Blood (Song)
170
Migos
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Can we just enter Versace for Grammy noms every year?
Culture III (Album)
171
Moneybagg Yo
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
A Gangsta's Pain (Album)
172
Kali Uchis
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Telepatia (Song)
173
Lizzo
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Lizzo put out a song - Rumors - with Cardi B this year. It peaked at #4 on the Billboard charts, but Pitchfork said it felt "strained." Will the Grammy voters feel differently?
Rumors (Song)
174
Wolf Alice
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Blue Weekend (Album)
175
Yola
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Stand for Myself (Album)
176
Morgan Wallen
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Dangerous (Album)
177
Lorde
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Solar Power (Album)
178
Forest Whitaker
FILM, TV
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Forest Whitaker returns to his role as Bumpy Johnson, infamous Harlem crime boss, in Godfather of Harlem this season. He also plays Aretha Franklin's father in this year's film, Respect.
Godfather of Harlem

Respsect
179
Tate McRae
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Too Young to be Sad (Album)
180
Conan Gray
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Overdrive (Song)
181
Ava Max
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
EveryTime I Cry (Song)
182
Lana Del Ray
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Lana Del Ray is a long-shot contender in several categories for her album, Chemtrails Over the Country Club. If you're desperate for music points, she's a high risk/high reward type of pick.
Let Me Love You Like a Woman (Song)

Chemtrails Over the Country Club (Song)

Chemtrails Over the Country Club (Album)
183
DaBaby
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Last year was really the big year for DaBaby, but he might pick up a couple points for his feature on Dua Lipa's Levitating.
Levitating (Song)
184
Celeste
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Not Your Muse (Album)
185
Gabby Barrett
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Live from the Goldmine (Album)

The Good Ones (Song)
186
Clairo
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Sling (Album)
187
Carly Pearce
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
29 (Album)
188
Dua Lipa
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Dua Lipa had a huge 2020-2021 season with her strong showing at the Grammys. As often happens, the following season may bring some residual success as the single version of her song, Levitating, is actually eligible for this year's awards.
Levitating (Song)
189
Eric Church
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Eric Church may or may not crush the Country category this year, but he's a high floor pick as he's likely to compete for song, album, and solo performance in the category.
Hell of a View (Song)

Heart (Album)
190
Tom Hiddleston
TV
0
0.975
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It seems like it's just a matter of time before all of TV and film takes place within the MCU. Tom Hiddleston has an outside shot at acting nominations as the eponymous Loki.
Loki

What If...
191
Sandra Oh
TV
0
0.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The next season of Killing Eve probably won't be out in time for this StarDraft season, so Sandra Oh busied herself with The Chair to try to get you points. Not sure how many she'll come away with, but she's certainly got a shot.
The Same Storm

The Chair
192
Oh Yeong-su
TV
0
0.85
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Never betray your Gganbu. Just take our word for it.
Squid Game
193
Park Hae-soo
TV
0
0.85
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Squid Game craze is sweeping the world. Let's just hope the craze is only the show, and not the actual game.
Squid Game
194
Lee Jung-jae
TV
0
0.85
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
If you haven't seen Squid Game, well... you must not have Netflix, because the South Korean television show is the most watched show ever on the platform. Lee Jung-jae plays Seong Gi-hun, a naive, down-on-his-luck dad who ends up playing the most dangerous of children's games.
Squid Game
195
Chrissy Metz
TV
0
0.85
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Chrissy Metz has picked up a couple of acting nominations over the years for her work on This Is Us, but has never broken through with an individual win. We wouldn't expect that to change this year with the deep field she's in, but she might still be worth picking up if you're short on TV actors.
Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny

This Is Us
196
Mandy Moore
TV
0
0.85
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
If you like awkward portrayals of life within the COVID hellscape, the most recent season of This Is Us is for you! If you like award-winning TV... well, TBD.
This Is Us
197
Michael C. Hall
TV
0
0.75
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Your favorite serial killer is back! Michael C. Hall reprises his role as Dexter a decade after the finale of the last season, and by the sound of the title... we'd venture a guess that there's some more killing ahead.
John and the Hole

Dexter: New Blood
198
Renate Reinsve
FILM
0
0.525
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
If you haven't heard of Renate Reinsve, it's because she's a Norwegian actress who has mostly worked in Norwegian films. This year's The Worst Person In The World has made the jump beyond Norway and will compete at the Oscars in the Best International Feature category.
The Worst Person in the World
199
Alexandra Daddario
TV
0
0.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Alexandria Daddario plays a honeymooner rapidly becoming disillusioned with her marriage in The White Lotus. The show may make waves in the miniseries categories this season.
The Girlfriend Experience

The White Lotus

Die in a Gunfight
200
Cynthia Erivo
TV
0
0.45
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
For all the Broadway fans out there who first heard Cynthia Erivo's pipes in The Color Purple - and for anyone else who has ever heard her sing - seeing her play Aretha is a dream come true. Will it win her awards?
Needle in a Timestack

Genius: Aretha