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Grammys offers up an eclectic mix of winners

Monday, 11 Feb, 2013 - 01:08

Feb. 11 - Gotye, FUN. and Mumford & Sons take the top honors at this year's Grammy Awards. John Russell reports.

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The 55th annual Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles on Sunday (February 10), where Gotye, FUN. and Mumford & Sons took home the top honors on a night which recognized the work of rap, indie-pop, folk and rock artists. British folk band Mumford & Sons picked up two Grammys, including the coveted Album of the Year for "Babel." The Indie-pop trio FUN. was named Best New Artist and won Song of the Year honors for its hit "We Are Young." Australian singer Gotye won three Grammy awards, including Record of the Year for his heartbreak hit "Somebody That I Used to Know," featuring New Zealand singer Kimbra. Ohio rockers The Black Keys, also went home with three Grammys including Best Rock Album for "El Camino." The night's other winners included Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band, Frank Ocean, Kelly Clarkson, and Adele, who dominated the awards last year and this year won a trophy for best solo performance. Taylor Swift opened the ceremony with a circus-themed rendition of her hit song, "I Knew You Were Trouble." Other notable performances included Justin Timberlake's throwback black and white song and dance routine and Rihanna's intimate rendition of her song, "Stay."

Grammys offers up an eclectic mix of winners

Monday, 11 Feb, 2013 - 01:08

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