On Feb. 10 the 55th Annual Grammy Awards show was broadcast live on CBS and the artists who won big were Frank Ocean, Kanye West, Skrillex, The Black Keys, fun., Jay-Z, Carrie Underwood, and Mumford & Sons. The award show took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and through the sea of live performances, there were some awards handed out. You can view a list of 2013 Grammy Award winners below.
The big winner of the night was Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. In 2013 he won a total of four Grammy Awards, three of which were awarded to his band The Black Keys, and one award he won in the category Producer of the Year.
The Black Keys, Gotye, Jay-Z, Kanye West, and Skrillex all took home three awards. All of those musicians were at the award show except for Kanye West, who was on vacation with girlfriend Kim Kardashian.
Taking home the big award for Album of the Year was Mumford & Sons and the win was for their sophomore studio album, "Babel". The British folk-rock band also took home a Grammy award in the category Best Long Form Music Video for "Big Easy Express".
Newcomer Frank Ocean took home two awards, one for his album "Channel Orange" in the Best Urban Contemporary Album category, and one for his collaboration song "No Church in the Wild". Fun also took home two awards, and they performed their single "Carry On" live at the award show.
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The 55th Annual Grammy Award Winners:
Record of the Year - "Somebody That I Used to Know" – Gotye featuring Kimbra
Album of the Year - "Babel" – Mumford & Sons
Song of the Year - "We Are Young"
Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Fun featuring Janelle Monáe)
Best New Artist - fun.
Best Pop Solo Performance - "Set Fire to the Rain" (Live) – Adele
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
"Somebody That I Used to Know" – Gotye featuring Kimbra
Best Pop Instrumental Album - "Impressions" – Chris Botti
Best Pop Vocal Album - "Stronger" – Kelly Clarkson
Best Dance Recording - "Bangarang" – Skrillex & Sirah
Best Dance/Electronica Album - "Bangarang" – Skrillex
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - "Kisses on the Bottom" – Paul McCartney
Best Rock Performance - "Lonely Boy" – The Black Keys
Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance - "Love Bites (So Do I)" – Halestorm
Best Rock Song - "Lonely Boy" - Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton & Patrick Carney, songwriters (The Black Keys)
Best Rock Album - "El Camino" – The Black Keys
Best Alternative Music Album - "Making Mirrors" – Gotye
Best R&B Performance - "Climax" – Usher
Best Traditional R&B Performance - "Love on Top" – Beyoncé
Best R&B Song - "Adorn" - Miguel Pimentel, songwriter (Miguel)
Best Urban Contemporary Album - "Channel Orange" – Frank Ocean
Best Rap Performance - "Ni**as in Paris" – Jay-Z & Kanye West
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration - "No Church in the Wild" – Jay-Z and Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean & The-Dream
Best Rap Song - "Ni**as In Paris" -
Shawn Carter, Mike Dean, Chauncey Hollis & Kanye West, songwriters (W.A. Donaldson, songwriter) (Jay-Z & Kanye West)
Best Rap Album - "Take Care" – Drake
Best Country Solo Performance - "Blown Away" – Carrie Underwood
Best Country Duo/Group Performance - "Pontoon" – Little Big Town
Best Country Song - "Blown Away" - Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)
Best Country Album - "Uncaged" – Zac Brown Band
Best Comedy Album - "Blow Your Pants Off" – Jimmy Fallon
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Dan Auerbach for:
El Camino (The Black Keys) (A)
Locked Down (Dr. John) (A)
"Savage" (Hacienda) (S)
Shakedown (Hacienda) (A)
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical - "Promises" (Skrillex & Nero Remix) Skrillex, remixer (Nero)