Grammy Awards 2013

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The 55th Annual Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Centre in Los Angels last night. The most prestigious prize in music were handed out across eighty-one categories – yes, that’s right 81 – it was a lonnng evening!!!

The creme of the music industry took to the stage, with brilliant performances from Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Justin Timberlake. Also, Ed Sheeran performed with Sir Elton John whilst Maroon 5 duetted with Alicia Keys, to name a few on the line-up.

Here are some of the victory highlights…

Album Of The Year – Mumford & Sons – Babel

Record Of The Year – Goyte – ‘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 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 Short Form Music Video – Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris – ‘We Found Love’

All full list of nominees and winners is available at the GRAMMY site here.