Monday, February 11, 2013

All The Glitz and Glamour From The Grammy Awards 2013




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'I Will Wait' folk band Mumford & Sons took home one of the biggest awards of the night in the general field of Album of the Year for their second LP, Babel, which was presented to them by last year's winner, Adele.

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It was a triumphant night for some of the biggest and newest artists in music last night at the 2013 Grammy Awards, with the likes of Mumford & Sons, The Black Keys and Frank Ocean among the big winners.

The Black Keys dominated the rock categories taking home a total of three awards for Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song and Best Rock Album for El Camino, while the band's producer Dan Auerbach won his own award for Producer of the Year (Non Classical).

The Black Keys won three awards at the 2013 Grammys (WENN)

Gotye and Kimbra were awarded Record of the Year for 'Somebody That I Used To Know', which also took the award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, while the band also won Best Alternative Album for Making Mirrors.

Frank Ocean was triumphant in the R&B and Rap category (Nate Beckett / Splash News)

It was certainly a fruitful night for Fun. who scooped two awards for Best New Artist and Song of the Year for 'We Are Young' which features Janelle Monae.

While Frank Ocean missed out on the major generic awards, he was triumphant in the R&B categories winning Best Urban Contemporary Album for his debut Channel Orange and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration which he shared with Jay-Z and Kanye West and The-Dream for 'No Church In The Wild.

Check out the full winners' list below...

Album Of The Year - Mumford & Sons - Babel

Record Of The Year - 'Somebody That I Used To Know'

Song Of The Year - fun. featuring Janelle Monáe - 'We Are Young'

Best New Artist - fun.

Best Pop Solo Performance - Adele - 'Set Fire To The Rain' [Live at the Royal Albert Hall]

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance - Gotye featuring Kimbra - 'Somebody That I Used To Know'

Best Pop Vocal Album - Kelly Clarkson - Stronger

Best Dance Recording - Skrillex featuring Sirah – 'Bangarang'

Best Dance/Electronica Album - Skrillex - Bangarang

Best Alternative Music Album - Gotye - Making Mirrors

Best Rock Performance - The Black Keys - 'Lonely Boy'

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance - Halestorm - 'Love Bites (So Do I)'

Best Rock Song - The Black Keys - 'Lonely Boy'

Best Rock Album - The Black Keys - El Camino

Best R&B Performance - Usher - 'Climax'

Best Traditional R&B Performance - Beyoncé - 'Love on Top'

Best R&B Song - Miguel - 'Adorn'

Best Urban Contemporary Album - Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

Best R&B Album - Robert Glasper Experiment - Black Radio

Best Rap Performance - Jay-Z & Kanye West - 'N****s in Paris'

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration - Jay-Z & Kanye West Featuring Frank Ocean & The-Dream - 'No Church In The Wild'

Best Rap Song - Jay-Z & Kanye West - 'N****s in Paris'

Best Rap Album - Drake - Take Care

Best Country Solo Performance - Carrie Underwood - 'Blown Away'

Best Country Album - Zac Brown Band - Uncaged

Best Americana Album - Bonnie Raitt - Slipstream

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media - Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Best Song Written For Visual Media - 'Safe and Sound' (from The Hunger Games) Producer of the Year (Non Classical) - Dan Auerbach

Best Short Form Music Video - Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris - 'We Found Love'

Best Dance recording: Bangarang, Skrillex featuring Sirah

Best Dance/electronica album: Bangarang, Skrillex

Best Latin pop album: MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition, Juanes

Best Latin rock, urban or alternative album: Imaginares, Quetzal

Best Latin jazz album: Ritmo!, The Clare Fisher Latin Jazz Big Band

Best Tropical Latin album: Retro, Marlow Rosado Y La Riquena

Best Country duo/group performance: Pontoon, Little Big Town

Best Country song: Blown Away, Josh Kear, Chris Tompkins

Best Gospel song: Go Get It, Mary Mary

Best Gospel album: Gravity, Leerae

Best Blues album: Locked Down, Dr. John

Best Folk album: The Goat Rodeo Sessions, Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile.

Best Americana album: Slipstream, Bonnie Raitt

Best Bluegrass album: Nobody Knows You, Steep Canyon Rangers

Best Reggae album: Rebirth, Jimmy Cliff

Best World music album: The Living Room Sessions Part 1, Ravi Shankar

Best Children's album: Can You Canoe?, The Okee Dokee Brothers

Best Spoken word album: Society's Child: My Autobiography, Janis Ian

Best Comedy album: Blow Your Pants Off, Jimmy Fallon

Best New age album: Echoes of Love, Omar Akram

Best Jazz vocal album: Radio Music Society, Esperanza Spalding

Best Jazz instrumental album: Unity Band, Pat Metheny Unity Band

Best Large jazz ensemble album: Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You), Arturo Sandoval

Best Pop instrumental album: Impressions, Chris Botti

Best Compilation soundtrack album: Midnight in Paris, various artists

Best Score soundtrack album: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross

Best Song written for visual media: Safe & Sound (From The Hunger Games), Taylor Swift, John Paul White, Joy Williams

Best Musical theater album: Once: A New Musical, Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti

Best Producer of the year, classical: Blanton Alspaugh

Best Producer of the year, non-classical: Dan Auerbach

Best Instrumental composition: Mozart Goes Dancing, Chick Corea.

Best Orchestral performance: Adams: Harmonielehre & Short Ride in a Fast Machine, Michael Tilson Thomas (San Francisco Symphony)

Best Opera recording: Wagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen, James Levine and Fabio Luisi

Best Choral performance: Life & Breath: Choral Works by Rene Clausen, Charles Bruffy

Best Short-form music video: We Found Love, Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris

Best Long-form music video: Big Easy Express, Mumford & Sons.

Best Historical album: The Smile Sessions (Deluxe Box Set), Alan Boyd, Mark Linett, Brian Wilson, Dennis Wolfe

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