Music Bite: Black Keys, Fun., Mumford & Sons Win Big At 2013 Grammys

February 11, 2013 § 1 Comment


Last night’s 55th annual Grammys was filled with tons of surprises and solid performances! The biggest winners of the night included the usual faces like the Black Keys (with four Grammys including “Best Rock Album” and Mumford & Sons (winning the major “Album of the Year”). The two underdogs of the night were fun. for “Best New Artist” and  Frank Ocean – who now has two brand new Grammys under his belt for “Best Urban Contemporary Album” for Channel Orange and “Best Rap/Sung Collaboration” for The Throne’s “No Church in the Wild”.


But the night truly belonged to Justin Timberlake and his spectacular comeback performance of a retrofied “Suit & Tie” with Jay-Z, along with his new track “Pusher Lover Girl”.


Another strong performance came from Rihanna and her stripped-down duet with Mikky Ekko for “Stay”. The songstress later joined Bruno Mars, Sting, Damian Marley and Ziggy Marley for a short-lived tribute to the reggae legend Bob Marley. Mars began the anticipated tribute with his own song “Locked Out of Heaven”, following Sting’s rendition of his class “Walking on the Moon”. The tribute ended with all five performers taking turns singing Marley’s “Could You Be Loved”.


View some of the highlight performances below:

Click here for even more pictures from the night.

Check out the full list of winners after the jump!

Record of the Year: “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye feat. Kimbra

Album of the Year: Babel, Mumford & Sons

Song of the Year: “We Are Young,” (Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost and Nate Reuss, songwriters (Fun. feat. Janelle Monae)

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 feat. Kimbra

Best Pop Vocal Album: Stronger, Kelly Clarkson

Best Dance/Electronica Album: Bangarang, Skrillex

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Kisses on the Bottom, Paul McCartney

Best Rock Performance: “Lonely Boy,” Black Keys

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance: “Love Bites (So Do I),” Halestorm

Best Rock Song: “Lonely Boy,” Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton and Patrick Carney (Black Keys)

Best Rock Album: El Camino, 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

Best Urban Contemporary Album: Channel Orange, Frank Ocean

Best R&B Album: Black Radio, Robert Glasper Experiment

Best Rap Performance: “N****s in Paris,” Jay-Z and Kanye West

Best Rap Song: “N****s in Paris,” Jay-Z and Kanye West

Best Rap Album: Take Care, Drake

Best Country Solo Performance: “Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood

Best Country Album: Uncaged, Zac Brown Band

Best Blues Album: Locked Down, Dr. John

Best Reggae Album: Rebirth, Jimmy Cliff

Best Comedy Album: Blow Your Pants Off, Jimmy Fallon

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Best Historical Album: The Smile Sessions (Deluxe Boxed Set), Beach Boys

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Dan Auerbach

All Photos Courtesy of: Rolling Stone

[Source: Rolling Stone,

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