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10 Honest Alternate Album Covers From Grammy Nominees

Grammy Nominated Albums

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover–well that old adage holds even more true for albums. In preparation for this weekend’s Grammy Awards, here’s a handy guide to what the nominated albums would really be telling you if they had the freedom to be completely honest about the albums’ content and creators.

Kelly Clarkson, Record of the Year

Kelly Clarkson Stronger
Christine Gritmon/RCA

Mumford & Sons, Album of the Year

Mumford and Sons
Christine Gritmon/Island, Glassnote

Frank Ocean, Album of the Year

Frank Ocean Channel Orange
Christine Gritmon/Def Jam

Carly Rae Jepsen, Song of the Year

Carly Rae Jepsen Call Me Maybe
Christine Gritmon/Interscope

Maroon 5, Best Pop Vocal Album

Maroon 5 Overexposed
Christine Gritmon/A&M

Chris Brown, Best Urban Contemporary Album

Chris Brown Fortune
Christine Gritmon/RCA

Fiona Apple, Best Alternative Music Album

Fiona Apple Idler Wheel
Christine Gritmon/Epic

Fun., Album of the Year

Fun. Some Nights
Christine Gritmon/Fueled By Ramen

Gotye, Record of the Year

Gotye Making Mirrors
Christine Gritmon/Eleven

Jack White, Album of the Year

Jack White Blunderbuss
Christine Gritmon/Columbia

The Lumineers, Best New Artist

The Lumineers
Christine Gritmon/Dualtone

– Written by Christine Gritmon and Nick Nadel

— Album Covers by Christine Gritmon

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