Grammy Winners 2013!

I am not a fan of the Grammys. I can’t stand their selection process. They exist only to reaffirm who had the biggest hits of the year and have nothing to do with critical response, or general level of talent and artistry in music (Seriously? Fun. as best new artist???). Nevertheless, they are one of the biggest award shows out there so every year, despite our hatred, we all gather to pay attention to their selections. Here’s a full list of last night’s winners in the major categories below.

Record Of The Year

Lonely Boy, The Black Keys

Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You), Kelly Clarkson

We Are Young, Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe

WINNER: Somebody That I Used to Know, Gotye Featuring Kimbra

Thinkin Bout You, Frank Ocean

We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, Taylor Swift


Album Of The Year

El Camino, The Black Keys

Some Nights, Fun.

WINNER: Babel, Mumford & Sons

Channel Orange, Frank Ocean

Blunderbuss, Jack White


Song Of The Year

The A Team, Ed Sheeran, songwriter (Ed Sheeran)

Adorn, Miguel Pimentel, songwriter (Miguel)

Call Me Maybe, Tavish Crowe, Carly Rae Jepsen & Josh Ramsay, songwriters (Carly Rae Jepsen)

Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You), Jörgen Elofsson, David Gamson, Greg Kurstin & Ali Tamposi, songwriters (Kelly Clarkson)

WINNER: We Are Young, Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe)


Best New Artist

Alabama Shakes


Hunter Hayes

The Lumineers

Frank Ocean


Best Pop Solo Performance

WINNER: Set Fire To The Rain [live], Adele

Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) Kelly Clarkson

Call Me Maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen

Wide Awake, Katy Perry

Where Have You Been, Rihanna


Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Shake It Out, Florence & the Machine

We Are Young, Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe

WINNER: Somebody That I Used To Know, Gotye Featuring Kimbra

Sexy And I Know It, Lmfao

Payphone, Maroon 5 & Wiz Khalifa


Best Pop Vocal Album

WINNER: Stronger, Kelly Clarkson

Ceremonials, Florence & the Machine

Some Nights, Fun.

Overexposed, Maroon 5

The Truth About Love, Pink


Best Dance Recording

Levels, Avicii

Let’s Go, Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-yo

WINNER: Bangarang, Skrillex Featuring Sirah

Don’t You Worry Child, Swedish House Mafia Featuring John Martin

I Can’t Live Without You, Al Walser


Best Dance/Electronica Album

Wonderland, Steve Aoki

Don’t Think, The Chemical Brothers

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WINNER: Fire & Ice, Kaskade

Bangarang, Skrillex


Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Christmas, Michael Bublé

A Holiday Carole, Carole King

WINNER: Kisses On The Bottom, Paul Mccartney


Best Rock Performance

Hold On, Alabama Shakes

WINNER: Lonely Boy, The Black Keys

Charlie Brown, Coldplay

I Will Wait, Mumford & Sons

We Take Care Of Our Own, Bruce Springsteen


Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance

I’m Alive, Anthrax

WINNER: Love Bites (So Do I), Halestorm

Blood Brothers, Iron Maiden

Ghost Walking, Lamb Of God

No Reflection, Marilyn Manson

Whose Life (Is It Anyways?), Megadeth


Best Rock Song

Freedom At 21, Jack White, songwriter (Jack White)

I Will Wait, Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall & Marcus Mumford, songwriters (mumford & Sons)

WINNER: Lonely Boy, Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton & Patrick Carney, songwriters (the Black Keys)

Madness, Matthew Bellamy, songwriter (Muse)

We Take Care Of Our Own, Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)

Best Rock Album

WINNER: El Camino, The Black Keys

Mylo Xyloto, Coldplay

The 2nd Law, Muse

Wrecking Ball, Bruce Springsteen

Blunderbuss, Jack White


Best Alternative Music Album

The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do, Fiona Apple

Biophilia, Björk

WINNER: Making Mirrors, Gotye

Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, M83

Bad As Me, Tom Waits


Best R&B Performance

Thank You, Estelle

Gonna Be Alright (f.t.b.), Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Ledisi

I Want You, Luke James

Adorn, Miguel

WINNER: Climax, Usher


Best Traditional R&B Performance

Lately, Anita Baker

WINNER: Love On Top, Beyoncé

Wrong Side Of A Love Song, Melanie Fiona

Real Good Hands, Gregory Porter

If Only You Knew, Swv

Best R&B Song

WINNER: Adorn, Miguel Pimentel, songwriter (Miguel)

Beautiful Surprise, Tamia Hill, Claude Kelly & Salaam Remi, songwriters (Tamia)

Heart Attack, Benjamin Levin, Rico Love & Tremaine Neverson, songwriters (Trey Songz)

Pray For Me, Antonio Dixon, Kenny Edmonds, Anthony Hamilton & Patrick “jque” Smith, songwriters (Anthony Hamilton)

Refill, Darhyl “dj” Camper, Elle Varner & Andrew “pop” Wansel, songwriters (Elle Varner)


Best Urban Contemporary Album

Fortune, Chris Brown

Kaleidoscope Dream, Miguel

WINNER: Channel Orange, Frank Ocean


Best R&B Album

WINNER: Black Radio, Robert Glasper Experiment

Back To Love, Anthony Hamilton

Write Me Back, R. Kelly

Beautiful Surprise, Tamia

Open Invitation, Tyrese


Best Rap Performance:

Hyfr (Hell Ya … Right), Drake Featuring Lil’ Wayne

WINNER: Paris, Jay-z & Kanye West

Daughters, Nas

Mercy, Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz

I Do, Young Jeezy featuring Jay-z & André 3000

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

Wild Ones, Flo Rida Featuring Sia

WINNER: No Church In The Wild, Jay-z & Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean & The-dream

Tonight (Best You Ever Had), John Legend Featuring Ludacris

Cherry Wine, Nas Featuring Amy Winehouse

Talk That Talk, Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z


Best Rap Song

Daughters, Nasir Jones & Ernest Wilson, songwriters (Patrick Adams, Gary Decarlo, Dale Frashuer & Paul Leka, songwriters) (Nas) Track From: Life Is Good

Lotus Flower Bomb, Olubowale Akintimehin, S. Joseph Dew, Jerrin Howard, Walker Johnson & Miguel Jontel Pimentel, songwriters (Wale Featuring Miguel)

Mercy, Sean Anderson, Tauheed Epps, Stephan Taft, James Thomas, Terrence Thornton & Kanye West, songwriters (Denzie Beagle, Winston Riley & Reggie Williams, songwriters) (Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz)

The Motto, Dwayne Carter, Aubrey Graham & Tyler Williams, songwriters (Drake Featuring Lil’ Wayne)

WINNER: Paris, Shawn Carter, Mike Dean, Chauncey Hollis & Kanye West, Songwriters (W.A. Donaldson, songwriter) (Jay-Z & Kanye West)

Young, Wild & Free, Calvin Broadus, Chris Brody Brown, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Peter Hernandez & Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (t. Bluechel, M. Borrow, T. Griffin, K. Jackson, N. Lee & M. Newman, songwriters) (Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa featuring Bruno Mars)


Best Rap Album

WINNER: Take Care, Drake

Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1, Lupe Fiasco

Life Is Good, Nas

Undun, The Roots

God Forgives, I Don’t, Rick Ross

Based On A T.r.u. Story, 2 Chainz


Best Country Solo Performance

Home, Dierks Bentley

Springsteen, Eric Church

Cost Of Livin’, Ronnie Dunn

Wanted, Hunter Hayes

Over, Blake Shelton

WINNER: Blown Away, Carrie Underwood


Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Even If It Breaks Your Heart, Eli Young Band

WINNER: Pontoon, Little Big Town

Safe & Sound, Taylor Swift & The Civil Wars

On The Outskirts Of Town, The Time Jumpers

I Just Come Here For The Music, Don Williams Featuring Alison Krauss


Best Country Song

WINNER: Blown Away, Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)

Cost Of Livin’, Phillip Coleman & Ronnie Dunn, songwriters (Ronnie Dunn)

Even If It Breaks Your Heart, Will Hoge & Eric Paslay, songwriters (Eli Young Band)

So You Don’t Have To Love Me Anymore, Jay Knowles & Adam Wright, songwriters (Alan Jackson)

Springsteen, Eric Church, Jeff Hyde & Ryan Tyndell, songwriters (Eric Church)


Best Country Album

WINNER: Uncaged, Zac Brown Band

Hunter Hayes, Hunter Hayes

Living For A Song: A Tribute To Hank Cochran, Jamey Johnson

Four The Record, Miranda Lambert

The Time Jumpers, The Time Jumpers

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