2013 GRAMMY Awards (Winners + Performances)

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards was held on February 10, 2013, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The show was broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT.



  • MusiCares Person of the Year: Bruce Springsteen
  • President’s Merit Award: L.A. Reid
  • Record of the Year: “Somebody That I Used to Know” Gotye featuring Kimbra
  • Song of the Year: “We Are Young” FUN. featuring Janelle Monáe
  • Album of the Year: “Babel” Mumford & Sons
  • Best New Artist: FUN.
  • Best Pop Solo Performance: “Set Fire to the Rain” ADELE
  • Best Pop Vocal Album: “Stronger” Kelly Clarkson
  • Best Urban Contemporary Album: “Channel ORANGE” Frank Ocean
  • Best Short Form Music Video: ”We Found Love” Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris (Melina Matsoukas, video director; Juliette Larthe & Ben Sullivan, video producers)
  • Best Long Form Music Video: “Big Easy Express” Mumford & Sons (Edward Sharpe, Magnetic Zeros & Old Crow Medicine Show Emmett Malloy, video director; Bryan Ling, Mike Luba & Tim Lynch, video producers) 
  • Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media: “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross
  • Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: “Somebody That I Used to Know” Gotye featuring Kimbra
  • Best Alternative Music Album: “Making Mirrors” Gotye
  • Best Rap/Song Collaboration: “No Church in the Wild” by Jay-Z & Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean & The-Dream
  • Best Rap Performance: “Niggas in Paris” Jay-Z featuring Kanye West
  • Best Rap Song: “Niggas in Paris” Jay-Z featuring Kanye West
  • Best Rap Album: “Take Care” Drake
  • Best Country Album: ”Uncaged” Zac Brown Band
  • Best Country Solo Performance: “Blown Away” Carrie Underwood
  • Best Rock Album: “El Camino” The Black Keys
  • Best Rock Performance: “Lonely Boy” The Black Keys
  • Best R&B Album: “Black Radio” Robert Glasper
  • Best Dance/Electronica Album: “Bangarang” Skrillex
  • Best Dance Recording: “Bangarang” Skrillex featuring Sirah
  • Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: “Kisses on the Bottom” Paul McCartney
  • Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance: “Love Bites (So Do I)” Halestorm
  • Best Rock Song: ”Lonely Boy” The Black Keys
  • Best R&B Performance: “Climax” Usher
  • Best Traditional R&B Performance: “Love on Top” Beyoncé
  • Best R&B Song: ”Adorn” Miguel
  • Best Country Duo/Group Performance: ”Pontoon” Little Big Town
  • Best Country Song: ”Blown Away” Carrie Underwood
  • Best New Age Album: “Echoes of Love” Omar Akram
  • Best Regional Roots Album: “The Band Courtbouillon” Wayne Toups, Steve Riley & Wilson Savoy
  • Best Folk Album: “The Goat Rodeo Sessions” Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile
  • Best Blues Album: “Locked Down” Dr. John
  • Best Americana Album: “Slipstream” Bonnie Raitt
  • Best Compilation Soundtrack Album: “Midnight in Paris”
  • Best Latin Jazz Album: “¡Ritmo!” The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band
  • Best Jazz Vocal Album: “Radio Music Society”, Esperanza Spaulding
  • Best Improvised Jazz Solo: “Hot House” Gary Buron & Chick Corea
  • Best New Age Album: “Echoes of Love” Oakram
  • Best Comedy Album: “Blow Your Pants Off” Jimmy Fallon
  • Best Spoken Word Album: “Society’s Child: My Autobiography” Janis Ian
  • Best Children’s Album: “Can You Canoe?” The Okee Dokee Brothers
  • Best Reggae Album: “Rebirth” Jimmy Cliff
  • Best Contemporary Classical Composition: “Hartke, Stephen: Meanwhile – Incidental Music To Imaginary Puppet Plays” Stephen Hartke
  • Best Classical Compendium: “Penderecki: Fonogrammi; Horn Concerto; Partita; The Awakening Of Jacob; Anaklasis” Antoni Wit
  • Best Classical Vocal Performance: “Poemes,” Renee Fleming
  • Best Producer of the Year, Classical: Blanton Alspaugh
  • Best Orchestral Performance: “Adams Harmonielehre and Short Ride In A Fast Machine” Michael Tilson Thomas
  • Best Opera Recording: “Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen” James Levine and Fabio Luisi
  • Best Engineered Album, Classical: “Life & Breath” Tom Caufield and John Newton
  • Best Tropical Latin Album: “Retro” Marlow Rosado y La Riqueña
  • Best Regional Mexican or Tejano Album: “Pecados y Milagros” Lila Downs
  • Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album: “Imaginaries” Quetzal
  • Best Latin Pop Album, Rock or Urban Album: “MTV Unplugged (Deluxe Edition)” Juanes
  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: “Eye on It” TobyMac
  • Best Gospel Album: “Gravity”, Lecrae
  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Song: “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord),” Matt Redman
  • Best Gospel Song: “Go Get It,” Mary Mary
  • Best Gospel Contemporary Christian Musical Performance: ”10,000 Reason (Bless the Lord)” Matt Redman
  • Best Surround Sound Album: Modern Cool, Jim Anderson, surround mix engineer; Darcy Proper, surround mastering engineer; Michael Friedman, surround producer (Patricia Barber)
  • Best Remixed Recording, Non Classical: “Promises” (Skrillex & Nero Remix) Skrillex, remixer (Nero)
  • Best Engineered Album, Non Classical: “The Goat Rodeo Sessions,” Richard King, engineer, Richard King, mastering engineer (Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile)
  • Best Historical Album: The Smile Sessions (Deluxe Box Set), Alan Boyd, Mark Linett, Brian Wilson & Dennis Wolfe
  • Best Album Notes: Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles, Billy Vera
  • Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection, Fritz Klaetke,
  • Best Recording Package: “Biophilia” Michael Amzalag & Mathias Augustyniak, art directors (Björk)
  • Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist: “City of Roses” Thara Memory & Esperanza Spalding, arrangers (Esperanza Spalding)
  • Best Instrumental Arrangement: “How About You” Gil Evans, arranger (Gil Evans Project)
  • Best Instrumental Composition: “Mozart Goes Dancing” Chick Corea, composer (Chick Corea & Gary Burton)



    • Taylor Swift ”We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

    • Elton John & Ed Sheeran “The A Team”

    • fun. “Carry On”

    • Dierks Bentley & Miranda Lambert ”Home” / “Over You”

    • Miguel & Wiz Khalifa ”Adorn”

    • Mumford & Sons “I Will Wait”

    • Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z ”Suit & Tie” / “Pusher Lover”

    • Maroon 5 & Alicia Keys “Daylight” / “Girl on Fire”

  • Rihanna & Mikky Ekko “Stay”

          • The Black Keys “Lonely Boy”

          • Kelly Clarkson: “Tennessee Waltz” / “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” (Tribute to Patti Page / Homage to Carole King)

        • Bruno Mars, Sting, Rihanna & Ziggy Marley ”Locked Out of Heaen” / “Walking on the Moon” / “Could You Be Loved” (Tribute to Bob Marley)

        • The Lumineers & Jack White ”Ho Hey” / “Love Interruption” / “Freedom at 21″

        • Hunter Hayes “Wanted” + Carrie Underwood ”Blown Away” / “Two Black Cadillacs”

        • Stanley Clarke, Chick Corea & Kenny Garrett: “Take Five” (Tribute to Dave Brubeck)
        • Zac Brown, Brittany Howard, Elton John, Mumford & Sons, Mavis Staples & T Bone Burnett (Tribute to Levon Helm)
        • Juanes “Your Song” (Elton John Tribute)
        • Frank Ocean “Forrest Gump”

        • Travis Barker, Chuck D., LL Cool J, Tom Morello & DJ Z-Trip


You can download the full “55th GRAMMY Awards” Gala PART 1 | PART 2



“The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night” was held on December 5, 2012 at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN. Three-time GRAMMY-winning group Maroon 5 performed hit singles: “Moves Like Jagger”, “Payphone” and “One More Night”. On the show also performed Luke Bryan, fun., Ne-Yo, Hunter Hayes, The Band Perry, Dierks Bentley and The Who.

All the nominees HERE


The Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night (Performances)

        • Maroon 5 “One More Night / Moves Like Jagger / Daylight”

          • Hunter Hayes “Pop Vocal Album” (Acoustic)

        • The Band Perry & Dierks Bentley

        • Luke Bryan “I Don’t Want this Night to End”

          • fun. & Janelle Monáe “We Are Young”

        • Ne-Yo “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love  Yourself)”

        • Maroon 5 “Payphone”



You can download the full “The Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night” HERE

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