For the second straight year, I've heard of all the Album of the Year nominees. We'll see how long this streak lasts...

Playlist(s) of music in this post: Spotify

You'll have about ten days to listen to the nominees and make your own decisions before the official reveal.

The 1972 nominees for Album of the Year

  • All Things Must Pass, George Harrison
  • Carpenters, Carpenters
  • Jesus Christ Superstar (London Production), Various Artists (Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice)
  • Shaft, Isaac Hayes
  • Tapestry, Carole King

The current One Man Academy (OMA) project is listening to the Grammy's Album of the Year nominees and re-choosing winners, absent of historical context.