We could take the easy route and look ahead to the year in music with the basics: Yes, Justin Timberlake appears Feb. 16-17 at United Center and there may just be a new Adele album. But what would be the fun in that?
So without the need for "confirmed details" here are our wild guess predictions for 2014 in music, all of which are still 100 percent guaranteed to happen. Well, maybe 90 percent. Call it 80. -- Dana Moran, Matt Pais, Ernest Wilkins