Grammy Awards 2013


The Grammy Awards has always acted as the holy word for musicians and music lovers alike. This year seems to be a similar case with some highly talented musicians bagging the awards they rightfully deserve. Let’s check it out.

The Winners

The 55th Grammy edition saw Dan Auerbach, Gotye, The Black Keys, Jay-Z, Skrillex and Kanye West bagging the most number of awards. Dan Auerbach won The Best Rock Song and Producer of the Year while Gotye won Record of the Year, Best Alternative Music Album and Best Pop/Duo Group performance for his song ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’.
Album Of The Year was won by Mumford & Sons for their album ‘Babel’.
The sidebalded DJ, Skrillex wasn’t left as well. Skrillex won four Grammys this time around, making it his second consecutive 4-award haul at Grammy’s. He won the Best Dance Recording for his track ‘Bangarang’ and Best Dance/Electronica Album.
Adele yet again won a Grammy, and this time around for her voice featured in theSkyfall soundtrack’s song “Set Fire to the Rain”.
Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song was bagged by Jaz-Z and Kanye West for ‘Ni**as in Paris’. And if that wasn’t enough the duo also won Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for “No Church In The Wild”.

The Performances

Grammy’s 55th leg was big on performances with the biggest musicians gracing the stage with some breathtaking musical pieces.
Taylor Swift dished out her Billboarder “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”, Justin Timberlake who made a comeback performed “Suit & Tie” while Jay-Z gave it his usual-best for “Pusher Lover Girl”.
The Black Keys also performed their Grammy winning track “Lonely Boy” with Dr John and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band. The eager crowd also got a dose of Mumford & Sons with their “I Will Wait”.
Kelly Clarkson paid tribute to Patti Page and homage to Carole King by covering “Tennessee Waltz” and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman”.
A tribute to Bob Marley also ensued with Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Sting, Bob Marley’s sons Damian Marley and Ziggy Marley.
A tribute to Adam Yauch, a founder member of Beastie Boys soon followed. Travis Barker, Chuck D, LL Cool J, Tom Morello and DJ Z-Trip did so by covering “Refuse To Lose” and “No Sleep Till Brooklyn”.

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