Gotye, fun. and Mumford & Sons split the top three awards at the Grammys on Sunday night, capping an awards show that featured tributes to Bob Marley and The Band drummer Levon Helm as well as the return of Justin Timberlake.
No single artist dominated the awards show like Adele did last year, and the British songstress scored another trophy this year for Best Pop Solo Performance. Instead, several musical acts won a few awards.
Gotye (left), a Belgian-Australian musician, won three awards, including Record of the Year for "Somebody That I Used To Know." That song, now almost two years old, topped the charts in more than 30 countries around the world and inspired endless covers, from TV show "Glee" to popular YouTubers like Sam Tsui and Boyce Avenue.
fun. took home a pair of trophies and upon receiving the Song of the Year award for "We Are Young," lead singer Nate Ruess joked that the band was not young. It then won Best New Artist. Go figure.
Mumford & Sons, who first made a big impression on the American public playing alongside Bob Dylan at the Grammys two years ago, also won a pair of awards — one for their second album, "Babel," and another for Long-Form Music Video.
Frank Ocean, who released one of the best reviewed albums of the year, missed out on most of the night's biggest awards. He still took home two Grammys — one for Best Urban Contemporary Album and another for his contributions to Jay-Z and Kanye West's "No Church in the Wild."
That song won Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, and was one of three wins on the night for West and Hova. The two also took home two of the top prizes in the rap categories, winning both Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for the song “N—– in Paris.”
The biggest winner on the night was Dan Auerbach, the guitarist and lead singer of The Black Keys. He earned four awards, three with Patrick Carney for the Keys' latest album "El Camino," and one as Producer of the Year for his work on albums like Dr. John’s “Locked Down” and Grace Potter & the Nocturnals’ “The Lion The Beast The Beat."
Other repeat winners include Carrie Underwood and Skrillex. See the ful list of winners below.
2013 Grammy Winners
Record of the Year: "Somebody That I Used to Know," Gotye feat. Kimbra. Wally De Backer, producer; Wally De Backer & Francois Tetaz, engineers/mixers; William Bowden, mastering engineer
Album of the Year: "Babel," Mumford & Sons
Song of the Year: “We Are Young,” Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Fun. featuring Janelle Monae)
Best New Artist: fun.
Pop Solo Performance: “Set Fire to the Rain [Live],” Adele
Pop/duo group performance: "Somebody That I Used to Know," Gotye featuring Kimbra.
Pop Instrumental Album: “Impressions,” Chris Botti
Pop Vocal Album: “Stronger,” Kelly Clarkson
Dance recording: "Bangarang," Skrillex featuring Sirah
Dance/electronica album: "Bangarang," Skrillex
Traditional pop vocal album: "Kisses on the Bottom," Paul McCartney
Rock Performance: “Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys
Hard rock/metal performance: "Love Bites (So Do I)," Halestorm.
Rock song: "Lonely Boy," The Black Keys.
Rock album: "El Camino," The Black Keys.
Alternative music album: "Making Mirrors," Gotye
R&B performance: "Climax," Usher
Traditional R&B performance: "Love on Top," Beyonce
R&B song: "Adorn," Miguel Pimentel
Urban Contemporary Album: “Channel Orange,” Frank Ocean
R&B album: "Black Radio," Robert Glasper Experiment
Rap performance: "N—– in Paris," Jay-Z, Kanye West
Rap/Sung Collaboration: “No Church in the Wild,” Jay-Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean, The Dream
Rap song: "N—– in Paris," Shawn Carter, Mike Dean, Chauncey Hollis, Kanye West
Rap album: "Take Care," Drake.
Country Solo Performance: “Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood
Country duo/group performance: "Pontoon," Little Big Town
Country song: "Blown Away," Josh Kear, Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)
Country Album: "Uncaged," Zac Brown Band
New age album: "Echoes of Love," Omar Akram
Improvised Jazz Solo: “Hot House,” Gary Burton & Chick Corea, soloists
Jazz vocal album: "Radio Music Society," Esperanza Spalding
Jazz instrumental album: "Unity Band," Pat Metheny Unity Band
Large jazz ensemble album: "Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You)," Arturo Sandoval
Latin jazz album: "Ritmo!," The Clare Fisher Latin Jazz Big Band
Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance: “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord),” Matt Redman
Gospel song: "Go Get It," Mary Mary
Contemporary Christian Music Song: Tie. “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord),” Jonas Myrin & Matt Redman, song writers (Matt Redman) and “Your Presence Is Heaven,” Israel Houghont & Micah Massey, songwriters (Israel & New Breed)
Gospel album: "Gravity," Leerae
Contemporary Christian Music Album: “Eye On It,” TobyMac
Latin pop album: "MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition," Juanes
Latin rock, urban or alternative album: "Imaginares," Quetzal
Regional Mexican Music Album: ‘Pecados y Milagros,” Lila Downs
Tropical Latin album: "Retro," Marlow Rosado Y La Riquena
Americana album: "Slipstream," Bonnie Raitt
Bluegrass album: "Nobody Knows You," Steep Canyon Rangers
Blues album: "Locked Down," Dr. John
Folk album: "The Goat Rodeo Sessions," Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile
Regional Roots Music Album: “The Band Courtbouillon,” Wayne Toups, Steve Riley & Wilson Savoy
Reggae album: "Rebirth," Jimmy Cliff
World music album: "The Living Room Sessions Part 1," Ravi Shankar
Children's album: "Can You Canoe?," The Okee Dokee Brothers
Spoken word album: "Society's Child: My Autobiography," Janis Ian
Comedy album: "Blow Your Pants Off," Jimmy Fallon
Musical theater album: "Once: A New Musical," Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti
Compilation soundtrack album: "Midnight in Paris," various artists
Score soundtrack album: "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
Song written for visual media: "Safe & Sound" (From "The Hunger Games"), Taylor Swift, John Paul White, Joy Williams
Instrumental composition: "Mozart Goes Dancing," Chick Corea
Instrumental Arrangement: “How About You,” Gil Evans, arranger (Gil Evans Project)
Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): “City of Roses,” Thara Memory & Esperanza Spalding, arrangers (Esperanza Spalding)
Recording Package: ‘Biophilia,” Michael Amzalag & Mathias Augustyniak, art directors (Bjork)
Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: “Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection,” Fritz Klaetke, art director (Woody Guthrie)
Album Notes: “Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles,” Billy Vera, album notes writer (Ray Charles)
Historical Album: “The Smile Sessions (Deluxe Box Set,” Alan Boyd, Mark Linett, Brian Wilson & Dennis Wolfe, compilation producers; Mark Linett, mastering engineer (The Beach Boys)
Engineered Album, Non-Classical: “The Goat Rodeo Sessions,” Richard King, engineer; Richard King, mastering engineer (Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile)
Producer of the year, non-classical: Dan Auerbach.
Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: “Promises (Skrillex & Nero Remix),” Skrillex, remixer (Nero)
Surround Sound Album: “Modern Cool,” Jim Anderson, surround mix engineer; Darcy Proper, surround mastering engineer; Michael Friedman, surround producer (Patricia Barber)
Engineered Album: Classical, “Life & Breath — Choral Works by Rene Clausen,” Tom Caulfield & John Newton, engineers; Mark Donahue, mastering engineer (Charles Bruffy & Kansas City Chorale)
Producer of the year, classical: Blanton Alspaugh.
Orchestral performance: "Adams: Harmonielehre & Short Ride in a Fast Machine," Michael Tilson Thomas (San Francisco Symphony).
Opera recording: "Wagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen," James Levine and Fabio Luisi.
Choral performance: "Life & Breath: Choral Works by Rene Clausen," Charles Bruffy.
Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance: “Meanwhile,” Eight Blackbird
Classical Instrumental Solo: “Kurtag & Ligeti” Music For Viola,” Kim Kashkashian
Classical Vocal Solo: “Poemes,” Renée Fleming (Alan Gilbert & Seiji Ozawa; Orchestre National De France & Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France)
Classical Compendium: “enderecki: Fonogrammi; Horn Concerto; Partita; The Awakening Of Jacob; Anaklasis,” Antoni Wit, conductor; Aleksandra Nagórko & Andrzej Sasin, producers
Contemporary Classical Composition: “Hartke, Stephen: Meanwhile – Incidental Music To Imaginary Puppet Plays,” Stephen Hartke, composer (Eighth Blackbird)
Short-form music video: "We Found Love," Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris.
Long-form music video: "Big Easy Express," Mumford & Sons.