When it comes to rap in regards to the Grammys, the question has become not who we hope wins, but who will win. And the answer usually comes in a trembling echo of united frustration. It happened last year when Kendrick Lamar was up against Macklemore. Rap aficionados were rooting for the Compton, Calif., rapper, whose critically acclaimed debut good kid, m.a.a.d city was branded an instant classic, but Macklemore, who many didn't consider as an "authentic" MC, ultimately swept the category.
Based off the exposure and mainstream success Azalea has achieved in 2014, it's safe to say that she'll beat out the rest of the nominees. Plus Azalea's singles -- specifically "Fancy," featuring Charli XCX -- had the biggest impact on the charts and radio over the competing artists.