2012 Music Predictions | Revisited / by


At the very top of the year, I gave you a list of predictions that I thought was going to happen in music throughout the year. Some of them were dead on and some were just plain off. Needless to  say, it's fun looking back at what I thought was going to happen while knowing what actually happened.

Below we will check off the predictions that were spot on and take a deeper look at the ones that we're just plain lies. The end of the year is fun because most of the posts are just big reflections throughout the year. Check it out below.

  • Ciara's comeback won't be as big as everyone is expecting it to be. TRUE
  • Beyoncé will release a new album shortly after giving birth (Strong enough to bare the children, then get back to business.) FALSE - she perfromed at Revel
  • Usher's new album will tank. TRUE
  • Brandy's new album will make some noise on the R&B charts. TRUE
  • Kelly Rowland will become just a little bigger in the U.S. than she was last year. FALSE - her single "Ice" was a failure
  • Jennifer Hudson & Britney Spears will get hitched. FALSE
  • Chris Brown will have another bitch fit, even though he's not doing interviews. True
  • Whitney Houston will do it big this year. FALSE - Who knew she would have died a month later
  • Adele will continue to slay. TRUE
  •  Ciara will have a top 20 single. FALSE - "Sweat" "Sory" and "Got Me Good" failed to ignate the charts
  • Rihanna will sign to Roc Nation. TRUE - management wise..
  • American Idol will have even lower ratings. TRUE
  • Nicki Minaj will continue to dominate the female hip-hop force TRUE
  • Lil Kim will make some noise but will not over shadow Nicki. TRUE
  • Justin Bieber will have the higest album sales of this year. FALSE - Taylor Swift did
  • Ashanti will not have a successful comeback. TRUE!!!!!
  • Lady Gaga will release a brand new album. FALSE
  • Ke$ha will make her comeback and it will be huge. TRUE...no so huge though
  • Melanie Amaro will make her mark in music. FALSE
  • Mariah Carey's year will not be HUGE. TRUE!!!!
  • Rihanna will get hospitalized. TRUE
  • 50 Cent will continue to struggle with life. TRUE
  • T.I. will not blow up the charts like he once did. TRUE
  • Frank Ocean will be successful. TRUE
  • Beyoncé will rehire Mathew Knowles as her manager. FALSE
  • Drake will release 4 more singles from "Take Care". TRUE
  • Rihanna's 'Talk That Talk" era will abruptly end. TRUE
  • Cassie will EPICALLY FAIL in music this year. TRUE
  • There will be a new Watch The Throne album before the year's end. FALSE
  • Taylor Swift's new album will not be as big as the previous one. FALSE
  • Selena Gomez will some how lose her "good girl" image. FALSE
  • Jordin Sparks will put out another underrated album. FALSE
  • Leona Lewis will not be able to reignite the charts. TRUE
  • There will be some sort of Destiny's Child reunion. TRUE
  • LeToya Luckett & Michelle Williams won't have very successful albums. N/A
  • Ester Dean will secure a place in music. False
  • Fantasia will attempt a return to music. False
  • Beyoncé's performance in "A Star Is Born" will be Oscar worthy. FALSE
  • Miley Cyrus will never make it back to the top. TRUE
  • Britney Spears will not put out a new album. TRUE
  • Alicia Keys will find moderate success with her new album. TRUE
  • Tamia will ATTEMPT to being back R&B but will fail as well. TRUE
I think I did A GOOD JOB!!