Gotye (L) and Kimbra pose with the awards they won for Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Somebody That I Used to Know" backstage at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 10, 2013. Gotye also w
Gotye (L) and Kimbra pose with the awards they won for Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Somebody That I Used to Know" backstage at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 10, 2013. Gotye also won for Best Alternative Music Album.Reuters

The much-awaited Grammy Awards 2013 kicked off on a glamorous and lively note at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, on Sunday. Country singer Taylor Swift gave the evening's first lively performance with a sweet rendition of the song, "We're Never, Ever Getting Back Together".


British band Mumford & Sons took home the 'Album of the Year' award for 'Babel' at the 55th annual Grammy Awards ceremony. The Black Keys' singer Dan Auerbach walked away with five trophies, including producer of the year award.

The Grammy Awards 2013 saw an array of younger generation artistes like Gotye, Frank Ocean, Akron, Black Keys, and Fun. bagging the coveted trophies.

Indian sitar legend Ravi Shankar won the best world music album award for "The Living Room Sessions Part 1" sixty days after his death. He was also honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award posthumously. His daughter Anoushka Shankar, who was also nominated in the same category for her album "Traveller", accepted the award on her father's behalf.

Hosted by LL Cool J, the event had some of the biggest names in the music industry performing on stage. Among those giving out electrifying stage performances were Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Rihanna, Mumford & Sons, Black Keys, New Orleans, Alicia Keys, Adam Levine, Bruno Mars and Kelly Clarkson.


Here is the complete List of the 2013 Grammy Awards winners:

1. Record Of The Year

"Somebody That I Used To Know", Gotye Featuring Kimbra

2. Album Of The Year

Babel, Mumford & Sons

3. Song Of The Year

"We Are Young", Fun, songwriters (Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess)

4. Best New Artist


5. Best Pop Solo Performance

"Set Fire To The Rain [Live]", Adele

6. Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

"Somebody That I Used To Know", Gotye Featuring Kimbra

7. Best Pop Instrumental Album

"Impressions", Chris Botti

8. Best Pop Vocal Album

"Stronger", Kelly Clarkson

9. Best Dance Recording

"Bangarang", Skrillex Featuring Sirah

10. Best Dance/Electronica Album

Bangarang, Skrillex

11. Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Kisses On The Bottom, Paul McCartney

12. Best Rock Performance

"Lonely Boy", The Black Keys

13. Best Hard Rock/ Metal Performance

"Love Bites (So Do I)," Halestorm

14. Best Rock Song

"Lonely Boy," The Black Keys (Writers: Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton and Patrick Carney)

15. Best Rock Album

El Camino, The Black Keys

16. Best Alternative Music Album

Making Mirrors, Gotye

17. Best R&B Performance

"Climax," Usher

18. Best Traditional R&B Performance

"Love on Top," Beyoncé

19. Best R&B Song

"Adorn," Miguel (Writers: Miguel)

20. Best Urban Contemporary Album

Channel Orange, Frank Ocean

21. Best R&B Album

Black Radio - Robert Glasper Experiment

22. Best Rap Performance

"N----s in Paris," Kanye West and Jay-Z

23. Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

"No Church in the Wild," Kanye West and Jay-Z featuring Frank Ocean and The-Dream

24. Best Rap Song

"N----s in Paris," Kanye West and Jay-Z (Writers: Shawn Carter, Mike Dean, Chauncey Hollis and Kanye West)

25. Best Rap Album

Take Care, Drake

26. Best Country Solo Performance

"Blown Away," Carrie Underwood

27. Best Country Duo/Group Performance

"Pontoon," Little Big Town

28. Best Country Song

"Blown Away," Carrie Underwood (Writers: Josh Kear and Chris Tompkins)

29. Best Country Album

Uncaged, Zac Brown Band

30. Best New Age Album

Echoes of Love, Omar Akram

31. Best Improvised Jazz Solo

"Hot House," Gary Burton and Chick Corea

32. Best Jazz Vocal Album

Radio Music Society, Esperanza Spalding

33. Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Unity Band, Pat Metheny Unity Band

34. Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Dear Diz (Everyday I Think of You), Arturo Sandoval

35. Best Latin Jazz Album

¡Ritmo!, The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band

36. Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance

"10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)," Matt Redman

37. Best Gospel Song

"Go Get It," Mary Mary (Writer: Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell and Warryn Campbell)

38. Best Contemporary Christian Music Song

"10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)," Matt Redman (Writers: Jonas Myrin and Matt Redman)

39. Best Gospel Album

Gravity, Lecrae

40. Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Eye on It, TobyMac

41. Best Latin Pop Album

MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition, Juanes

42. Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

Imaginaries, Quetzal

43. Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)

Pecados Y Milagros, Lila Downs

44. Best Tropical Latin Album

Retro, Marlow Rosado Y La Riqueña

45. Best Americana Album

Slipstream, Bonnie Raitt

46. Best Bluegrass Album

Nobody Knows You, Steep Canyon Rangers

47. Best Blues Album

Locked Down, Dr. John

48. Best Folk Album

The Goat Rodeo Sessions, Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile

49. Best Regional Roots Music Album

The Band Courtbouillon, Wayne Toups, Steve Riley and Wilson Savoy

50. Best Reggae Album

Rebirth, Jimmy Cliff

51. Best World Music Album

The Living Room Sessions Part 1, Ravi Shankar

52. Best Children's Album

Can You Canoe?, The Okee Dokee Brothers

53. Best Spoken Word Album

Society's Child: My Autobiography, Janis Ian

54. Best Comedy Album

Blow Your Pants Off, Jimmy Fallon

55. Best Musical Theater Album

Once: A New Musical, Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti

56. Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media

Midnight in Paris, Various Artists

57. Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

58. Best Song Written For Visual Media

"Safe and Sound," from The Hunger Games, Taylor Swift and The Civil Wars (Writer: T Bone Burnett, Taylor Swift, John Paul White and Joy Williams)

59. Best Instrumental Composition

"Mozart Goes Dancing," Chick Corea

60. Best Instrumental Arrangement

"How About You," Gil Evans

61. Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)

"City of Roses," Thara Memory and Esperanza Spalding

62. Best Recording Package

"Biophilia," Bjork

63. Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package

Woody at 100, Fritz Klaetke

64. Best Album Notes

Singular Genius: Complete ABC Singles, Billy Vera

65. Best Historical Album

The Smile Sessions, Alan Boyd, Mark Linett, Brian Wilson and Dennis Wolfe

66. Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

The Goat Rodeo Sessions, Richard King

67. Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

Dan Auerbach

68. Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical

"Promises (Skrillex and Nero Mix)," Skrillex

69. Best Surround Sound Album

Modern Cool, Jim Anderson

70. Best Engineered Album, Classical

Life and Breath, Tom Caulfield and John Newton

71. Producer Of The Year, Classical

Blanton Alspaugh

72. Best Orchestral Performance

"Adams: Harmonielehre and Short Ride In A Fast Machine," Michael Tilson Thomas

73. Best Opera Recording

"Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen," James Levine and Fabio Luisi

74. Best Choral Performance

"Life and Breath-Choral Works By René Clausen," Charles Bruffy

75. Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

"Meanwhile," Eighth Blackbird

76. Best Classical Instrumental Solo

"Kurtág and Ligeti: Music For Viola," Kim Kashkashian

77. Best Classical Vocal Solo

"Poèmes," Renée Fleming

78. Best Classical Compendium

"Penderecki: Fonogrammi; Horn Concerto; Partita; The Awakening Of Jacob; Anaklasis," Antoni Wit

79. Best Contemporary Classical Composition

"Hartke, Stephen: Meanwhile - Incidental Music To Imaginary Puppet Plays," Stephen Hartke

80. Best Short Form Music Video

"We Found Love," Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris

81. Best Long Form Music Video

"Big Easy Express," Mumford & Sons


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