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Who Won Grammy Awards 2013

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Who won Grammy Awards in 2013? The following is a list of the nominees in some of the major 2013 Grammy Award categories.

Somebody That I Used to Know – Gotye Featuring Kimbra took home the 2013 Grammy Award for Record of the Year while Mumford and Sons’ album Babel scored the Album of the Year Grammy. Fun. scored the Song of the Year and Best New Artist of the Year awards at the 2013 Grammys.

Miguel’s Adorn won the Grammy for Best R&B song while Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange took home the statue for Best Urban Contemporary Album.

The 2013 Grammy Awards took place on Feb. 10 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The show was broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT and was hosted for the second time by LL Cool J.

Performances at the 2013 Grammy awards included Rihanna, Mumford and Sons, Justin Timberlake with Jay-Z, Kelly Clarkson, Maroon 5 and Alicia Keyes, The Black Keys, Wiz Kalifa and Miguel and Taylor Swift among others.

Before the 2013 Grammy telecast, awards were given pre-show. This year,  Skrillex took home two awards for dance recording, dance/electronica album and remixed recording non-classical. The Black Keys won rock song and rock album and the group’s Dan Auerbach was named producer of the year, non-classical.

Who won Grammy Awards in 2013? The following is a list of the nominees in some of the major 2013 Grammy Award categories.

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Record Of The Year (Nominees)

Lonely Boy – The Black Keys

Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) – Kelly Clarkson

We Are Young – Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe

Somebody That I Used to Know – Gotye Featuring Kimbra

Thinkin Bout You – Frank Ocean

We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together – Taylor Swift

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

Album Of The Year (Nominees)

El Camino – The Black Keys

Some Nights – Fun.

Babel – Mumford & Sons

Channel Orange – Frank Ocean

Blunderbuss – Jack White

WINNER: Babel – Mumford & Sons

Song Of The Year (Nominees)

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: We Are Young — Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe)

Best New Artist (Nominees)

Alabama Shakes


Hunter Hayes

The Lumineers

Frank Ocean


Best Pop Solo Performance (Nominees)

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

WINNER: Set Fire To The Rain [Live] – Adele

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Nominees)

Shake It Out – Florence & the Machine

We Are Young – Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe

Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye Featuring Kimbra

Sexy And I Know It – LMFAO

Payphone – Maroon 5 & Wiz Khalifa

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

Best Pop Vocal Album (Nominees)

Stronger – Kelly Clarkson

Ceremonials – Florence & the Machine

Some Nights – Fun.

Overexposed – Maroon 5

The Truth About Love – Pink

WINNER: Stronger — Kelly Clarkson

Black Keys accept Best Rock Performance for "Lonely Boy" onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards
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Best Rock Performance (Nominees)

Hold On – Alabama Shakes

Lonely Boy – The Black Keys

Charlie Brown – Coldplay

I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons

We Take Care Of Our Own – Bruce Springsteen

WINNER: Lonely Boy by The Black Keys

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance (Nominees)

I’m Alive – Anthrax

Love Bites (So Do I) – Halestorm

Blood Brothers – Iron Maiden

Ghost Walking – Lamb Of God

No Reflection – Marilyn Manson

Whose Life (Is It Anyways?) – Megadeth

WINNER: Love Bites (So Do I) – Halestorm

Best Rock Song (Nominees)

Freedom At 21 – Jack White, songwriter (Jack White)

I Will Wait – Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall & Marcus Mumford, songwriters (mumford & Sons)

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)

WINNER: Lonely Boy – Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton & Patrick Carney (The Black Keys)

Best Rock Album (Nominees)

El Camino – The Black Keys

Mylo Xyloto – Coldplay

The 2nd Law – Muse

Wrecking Ball – Bruce Springsteen

Blunderbuss – Jack White

WINNER: El Camino — The Black Keys

Best R&B Performance (Nominees)

Thank You – Estelle

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

I Want You – Luke James

Adorn – Miguel

Climax – Usher

WINNER: Climax — Usher

Best Traditional R&B Performance (Nominees)

Lately – Anita Baker

Love On Top – Beyoncé

Wrong Side Of A Love Song – Melanie Fiona

Real Good Hands – Gregory Porter

If Only You Knew – SWV

WINNER: Love on Top — Beyonce

Best R&B Song (Nominees)

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)

WINNER: Adorn — Miguel 

Best Urban Contemporary Album (Nominees)

Fortune – Chris Brown

Kaleidoscope Dream – Miguel

Channel Orange – Frank Ocean

WNNER: Channel Orange — Frank Ocean

Best R&B Album (Nominees)

Black Radio – Robert Glasper Experiment

Back To Love – Anthony Hamilton

Write Me Back – R. Kelly

Beautiful Surprise – Tamia

Open Invitation – Tyrese

WINNER: Black Radio — Robert Glasper Experience

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Best Rap Performance (Nominees)

Hyfr (Hell Ya … Right) – Drake Featuring Lil’ Wayne

… 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

WINNER: N**gas in Paris — Jay-Z & Kanye West

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (Nominees)

Wild Ones – Flo Rida Featuring Sia

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

WINNER: No Church In The Wild – Jay-Z & Kanye West w/ Frank Ocean & The Dream

Best Rap Song (Nominees)

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)

… 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)

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

Best Rap Album (Nominees)

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

WINNER: Take Care — Drake


Best Score – Girl With the Dragon Tattoo — Trent Reznor

Best Country SongBlown Away — Carrie Underwood

Best Remix RecordingPromises — Skrillex and Nero

Best Country Duo/Group Performance – Pontoon — Little Big Town

Best Reggae AlbumRebirth — Jimmy Cliff

Best Historical Album Smile — The Beach Boys 

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