The 55th Grammy Awards was in Los Angeles on Sunday night with Mumford & Sons, The Black Keys, Gotye, fun. and Frank Ocean taking home the most awards.
Taylor Swift opened with a performance of her single ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’.
Kelly Clarkson, Adele and Skrillex also won awards. Last year Adele took home five awards but this year she won an award for Best Solo Pop Performance with her live version of ‘Set Fire To The Rain’.
Mumford and Sons took home the biggest prize of the night with ‘Babel’ winning the Best Album Of The Year. They also won an award for Best Long Form Music Video.
Pop group fun. won the best new artist award and song of the year with “We Are Young’. Gotyt won three awards including best record of the year for their song ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’.
The Black Keys won four awards of the six they were nominated for and took home the awards for Best Rock Performance, Rock Song and Rock Album. Singer Auerbach also collected the Producer Of The Year Award.
Justin Timberlake was bringing sexy back to the Grammy Awards with some help from Jay-Z to perform comeback single ‘Suit & Tie’.
Frank Ocean won the Best Urban Contemporary Album.
Kelly Clarkson won Best Pop Album with ‘Stronger’.
55th Grammy Awards Major Winners:
Album Of The Year: Mumford & Sons- Babel
Record Of The Year: Gotye featuring Kimbra- Somebody That I Used To Know
Song Of The Year: fun.-We Are Young
Best New Artist: fun.
Best Solo Performance: Adele- Set Fire To The Rain
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 Hard Rock/Metal Performance: Halestorm – ‘Love Bites (So Do I)
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- ‘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 Duo/Group Performance: Little Big Town – Pontoon
Best Country Song: Carrie Underwood – Blown Away
Best Country Album : Zac Brown Band – Uncaged
Best Americana Album: Bonnie Raitt – Slipstream
Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media Safe and Sound (from The Hunger Games)
Producer of the Year (Non Classical): Dan Auerbach
Best Short Form Music Video: Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris -We Found Love
Best Long Form Music Video: Mumford & Sons
What did you think of this year’s Grammy Awards?