The Grammy Awards: Who won?

The Grammy love was equally distributed: Gotye, Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Fun., and more!


Salon Staff
February 11, 2013 5:30AM (UTC)

RECORD OF THE YEAR

Lonely Boy - The Black Keys

Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson

We Are Young - Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe

WINNER: Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra

Thinkin Bout You - Frank Ocean

We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift

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ALBUM OF THE YEAR

El Camino - The Black Keys

Some Nights - Fun.

WINNER: Babel - Mumford & Sons

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)

WINNER: We Are Young - Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe)

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BEST NEW ARTIST

Alabama Shakes

WINNER: Fun.

Hunter Hayes

The Lumineers

Frank Ocean

 

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE

WINNER: Set Fire To The Rain [live] - Adele

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

WINNER: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra

Sexy And I Know It - Lmfao

Payphone - Maroon 5 & Wiz Khalifa

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BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM

WINNER: Stronger - Kelly Clarkson

Ceremonials - Florence & the Machine

Some Nights - Fun.

Overexposed - Maroon 5

The Truth About Love - Pink

 

BEST DANCE RECORDING

Levels - Avicii

Let's Go - Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-yo

WINNER: Bangarang - Skrillex Featuring Sirah

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Don't You Worry Child - Swedish House Mafia Featuring 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 - Skrillex

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BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE

Hold On - Alabama Shakes

WINNER: Lonely Boy - The Black Keys

Charlie Brown - Coldplay

I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons

We Take Care Of Our Own - Bruce Springsteen

 

BEST HARD ROCK/METAL PERFORMANCE

I'm Alive - Anthrax

WINNER: Love Bites (So Do I) - Halestorm

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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 & Sons)

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WINNER: Lonely Boy - Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton & Patrick Carney, songwriters (the Black Keys)

Madness - Matthew Bellamy, songwriter (Muse)

We Take Care Of Our Own - Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)

 

BEST ROCK ALBUM

WINNER: El Camino - The Black Keys

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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

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Biophilia - Björk

WINNER: Making Mirrors - Gotye

Hurry Up, We're Dreaming. - M83

Bad As Me - Tom Waits

 

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE

Thank You - Estelle

Gonna Be Alright (f.t.b.) - Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Ledisi

I Want You - Luke James

Adorn - Miguel

WINNER: Climax - Usher

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BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE

Lately - Anita Baker

WINNER: Love On Top - Beyoncé

Wrong Side Of A Love Song - Melanie Fiona

Real Good Hands - Gregory Porter

If Only You Knew - Swv

 

BEST R&B SONG

WINNER: Adorn - Miguel Pimentel, songwriter (Miguel)

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 - Darhyl "dj" Camper, Elle Varner & Andrew "pop" Wansel, songwriters (Elle Varner)

 

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM

Fortune - Chris Brown

Kaleidoscope Dream - Miguel

WINNER: Channel Orange - Frank Ocean

 

BEST R&B ALBUM

WINNER: Black Radio - Robert Glasper Experiment

Back To Love - Anthony Hamilton

Write Me Back - R. Kelly

Beautiful Surprise - Tamia

Open Invitation - Tyrese

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE 

Hyfr (Hell Ya ... Right) - Drake Featuring Lil' Wayne

WINNER: N****rs In Paris - Jay-z & Kanye West

Daughters - Nas

Mercy - Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz

I Do - Young Jeezy featuring Jay-z & André 3000

 

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION

Wild Ones - Flo Rida Featuring Sia

WINNER: No Church In The Wild - Jay-z & Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean & The-Dream

Tonight (Best You Ever Had) - John Legend Featuring Ludacris

Cherry Wine - Nas Featuring Amy Winehouse

Talk That Talk - Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z

 

BEST RAP SONG 

Daughters - Nasir Jones & Ernest Wilson, songwriters (Patrick Adams, Gary Decarlo, Dale Frashuer & Paul Leka, songwriters) (Nas) Track From: Life Is Good

Lotus Flower Bomb - Olubowale Akintimehin, S. Joseph Dew, Jerrin Howard, Walker Johnson & Miguel Jontel Pimentel, songwriters (Wale Featuring Miguel)

Mercy - Sean Anderson, Tauheed Epps, Stephan Taft, James Thomas, Terrence Thornton & Kanye West, songwriters (Denzie Beagle, Winston Riley & Reggie Williams, songwriters) (Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz)

The Motto - Dwayne Carter, Aubrey Graham & Tyler Williams, songwriters (Drake Featuring Lil' Wayne)

WINNER: N****rs In Paris - Shawn Carter, Mike Dean, Chauncey Hollis & Kanye West, Songwriters (W.A. Donaldson, songwriter) (Jay-Z & Kanye West)

Young, Wild & 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

WINNER: Take Care - Drake

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 SOLO PERFORMANCE 

Home - Dierks Bentley

Springsteen - Eric Church

Cost Of Livin' - Ronnie Dunn

Wanted - Hunter Hayes

Over - Blake Shelton

 

WINNER: Blown Away - Carrie Underwood

 

BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE  

Even If It Breaks Your Heart - Eli Young Band

WINNER: Pontoon - Little Big Town

Safe & Sound - Taylor Swift & The Civil Wars

On The Outskirts Of Town - The Time Jumpers

I Just Come Here For The Music - Don Williams Featuring Alison Krauss

 

BEST COUNTRY SONG

WINNER: Blown Away - Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)

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

WINNER: Uncaged - Zac Brown Band

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


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