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2013 Grammy Award Winners

Gotye poses with his Grammy awards for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance with Kimbra (R) and for Best Alternative Music Album, backstage at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California Feb. 10, 2013.
Gotye poses with his Grammy awards for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance with Kimbra (R) and for Best Alternative Music Album, backstage at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California Feb. 10, 2013.

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Record Of The Year

Lonely Boy - The Black Keys
We Are Young - Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra - WINNER
Thinkin Bout You - Frank Ocean
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift

Album Of The Year

El Camino - The Black Keys
Some Nights - Fun.
Babel - Mumford & Sons - WINNER
Channel Orange - Frank Ocean
Blunderbuss - Jack White

Song Of The Year

The A Team - Ed Sheeran, songwriter (Ed Sheeran)
Adorn - Miguel Pimentel, songwriter (Miguel)
Call Me Maybe - Tavish Crowe, Carly Rae Jepsen & Josh Ramsay, songwriters (Carly Rae Jepsen)
Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Jörgen Elofsson, David Gamson, Greg Kurstin & Ali Tamposi, songwriters (Kelly Clarkson)
We Are Young - Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe) - WINNER

Best New Artist

Alabama Shakes
Fun. - WINNER
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
Frank Ocean

Best Pop Instrumental Album

24/7 - Gerald Albright and Norman Brown
Impressions - Chris Botti - WINNER
Four Hands and a Heart Volume One - Larry Carlton
Live at the Blue Note Tokyo - Dave Koz
Rumbadoodle - Arun Shenoy

Best Pop Solo Performance

Set Fire To The Rain [live] - Adele - WINNER
Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson
Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
Wide Awake - Katy Perry
Where Have You Been - Rihanna

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Shake It Out - Florence & the Machine
We Are Young - Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra - WINNER
Sexy And I Know It - Lmfao
Payphone - Maroon 5 & Wiz Khalifa

Best Pop Vocal Album

Stronger - Kelly Clarkson - WINNER
Ceremonials - Florence and the Machine
Some Nights - fun.
Overexposed - Maroon 5
The Truth About Love - Pink


Best Dance Recording

Levels - Avicii
Let's Go - Calvin Harris f. Ne-Yo
Bangarang - Skillrex f. Sirah - WINNER
Don't You Worry Child - Swedish House Mafia f. John Martin
I Can't Live Without You - Al Walser

Best Dance/Electronica Album

Wonderland - Steve Aoki
Don't Think - The Chemical Brothers
>Album Title Goes Here< - Deadmau5
Fire & Ice - Kaskade - WINNER
Bangarang - Skillrex

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Christmas - Michael Buble
A Holiday Carole - Carole King
Kisses on the Bottom - Paul McCartney - WINNER

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance

I'm Alive - Anthrax
Love Bites (So Do I) - Halestorm - WINNER
Blood Brothers - Iron Maiden
Ghost Walking - Lamb of God
No Reflection - Marilyn Manson
Whose Life (Is it Anyways?) - Megadeth

Best Rock Song

Freedom at 21 - Jack White, songwriter (Jack White)
I Will Wait - Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall, Marcus Mumford, songwriters (Mumford and Sons)
Lonely Boy - Dan Auerback, Brian Burton, Patrick Carney, songwriters (The Black Keys) - WINNER
Madness - Matthew Bellamy, songwriter (Muse)
We Take Care of Our Own - Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)

Best Rock Album

El Camino - The Black Keys - WINNER
Mylo Xyloto - Coldplay
The 2nd Law - Muse
Wrecking Ball - Bruce Springsteen
Blunderbuss - Jack White

Best Alternative Music Album

The Idler Wheel is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do - Fiona Apple
Biophilia - Bjork
Making Mirrors - Gotye - WINNER
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming - M83
Bad As Me - Tom Waits

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Lately - Anita Baker
Love On Top - Beyonce - WINNER
Wrong Side of a Love Song - Melanie Fiona
Real Good Hands - Gregory Porter
If Only You Knew - SWV

Best R&B Song

Adorn - Miguel Pimentel, songwriter (Miguel) - WINNER
Beautiful Surprise - Tamia Hill, Claude Kelly, Salaam Remi, songwriters (Tamia)
Heart Attack - Benjamin Levin, Rico Love, Tremaine Neverson, songwriters (Trey Songz)
Pray For Me - Antonio Dixon, Kenny Edmonds, Anthony Hamilton, Patrick "JQue" Smith, songwriters (Anthony Hamilton)
Refill - Arhyl "DJ" Camper, Elle Varner, Andrew "Pop" Wansel, songwriters (Elle Varner)

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Fortune - Chris Brown
Kaleidoscope Dream - Miguel
Channel Orange - Frank Ocean - WINNER

Best R&B Album

Black Radio - Robert Glasper Experiment - WINNER
Back to Love - Anthony Hamilton
Write Me Back - R. Kelly
Beautiful Surpise - Tamia
Open Invitation - Tyrese

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

Wild Ones - Flo Rida Featuring Sia
No Church In The Wild - Jay-Z, Kanye West f. Frank Ocean, The-Dream - WINNER
Tonight (Best You Ever Had) - John Legend f. Ludacris; Cherry Wine - Nas f. Amy Winehouse
Talk That Talk - Rihanna f. Jay-Z

Best Rap Song

Daughters - Nasir Jones & Ernest Wilson, songwriters (Patrick Adams, Gary DeCarlo, Dale Frashuer & Paul Leka, songwriters) (Nas)
Lotus Flower Bomb - Olubowale Akintimehin, S. Joseph Dew, Jerrin Howard, Walker Johnson & Miguel Jontel Pimentel, songwriters (Wale Featuring Miguel)
Mercy - Sean Anderson, Mike Dean, Tauheed Epps, Willie Hansbro, Malik Yusef Jones, Anthony Khan, Stephen Taft, James Thomas, Terrence Thornton, Herbert Turner & Kanye West, songwriters (Denzie Beagle, Winston Riley, Reggie Stepper & Reggie Williams, songwriters)
The Motto - Dwayne Carter, Aubrey Graham, Noah "40" Shebib & Tyler Williams, songwriters (Drake Featuring Lil' Wayne)
".." in Paris - Shawn Carter, Mike Dean, Chauncey Hollis & Kanye West, songwriters (W.A. Donaldson, songwriter) (Jay-Z & Kanye West) - WINNER
Young, Wild and Free - Calvin Broadus, Chris Brody Brown, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Peter Hernandez & Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (T. Bluechel, M. Borrow, T. Griffin, K. Jackson, N. Lee & M. Newman, songwriters) (Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Featuring Bruno Mars)

Best Rap Album

Take Care - Drake - WINNER
Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1 - Lupe Fiasco
Life is Good - Nas; Undun - The Roots
God Forgives, I Don't - Rick Ross
Based on a T.R.U. Story - 2 Chainz

Best Country Song

Blown Away - Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood) - WINNER
Cost of Livin' - Phillip Coleman & Ronnie Dunn, songwriters (Ronnie Dunn)
Even if it Breaks Your Heart - Will Hoge & Eric Paslay, songwriters (Eli Young Band)
So You Don't Have to Love Me Anymore - Jay Knowles & Adam Wright, songwriters (Alan Jackson)
Springsteen - Eric Church, Jeff Hyde & Ryan Tyndell, songwriters (Eric Church)

Best Country Album

Uncaged - Zac Brown Band - WINNER
Hunter Hayes - Hunter Hayes
Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran - Jamey Johnson
Four the Record - Miranda Lambert
The Time Jumpers - The Time Jumpers

Best Long-form Music Video

Big Easy Express - Mumford and Sons, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Old Crow Medicine Show - WINNER
Bring Me Home Live 2011 - Sade
Radio Music Society - Esperanza Spalding
Get Along - Tegan and Sara
From the Sky Down - U2

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