Here's our pick to win Album of the Year

of the Year

Bruce Springsteen

(Bruce Springsteen: James Devaney/

Here’s our pick to win Album of the Year

SURVEY SAYS Springsteen will likely rise to the podium for his E Street-backed meditation on 9/11. ”He captured a moment poignantly and he’s getting respect for that,” says one major-label president. ”They gave it to Steely Dan [in 2001] – you’ve gotta think they’re gonna give it to Bruce,” adds a veteran songwriter. Eminem has an, um, slim chance, even though one insider insists ”it’s the strongest album.”

Originally posted February 20 2003 — 12:00 AM EST

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