Sara Evans took a risk in releasing a Rod Stewart cover as the follow-up to the comeback song of 2010's 'A Little Bit Stronger,' and it didn't really work. 'My Heart Can't Tell You No' never caught fire, leaving her hoping to gain some momentum in 2012.

She will win if: Voters have grown tired with watching a younger generation of female artists take home hardware while a number of equally talented but older artists are left as only nominees.