Mumfords & Sons Win Album of the Year at the 2013 Grammys

February 10th, 2013
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Mumford & Sons album Babel was named the 2013 Grammy Awards Album of the Year.

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They beat out The Black Keys El Camino, Fun – Some Nights, Frank Ocean – Channel Orange and Jack White Blunderbuss in the Album of the Year category.

Here are some of the other winners:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Babel, Mumford & Sons

RECORD OF THE YEAR
“Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye

SONG OF THE YEAR
“We Are Young,” fun.

BEST NEW ARTIST
Fun.

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
“Set Fire to the Rain,” Adele

BEST POP PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP
“Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye feat. Kimbra

BEST POP INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
Impressions, Chris Botti

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
Stronger, Kelly Clarkson

BEST DANCE RECORDING
“Bangarang,” Skrillex feat. Sirah

BEST ELECTRONICA/DANCE ALBUM
Bangarang, Skrillex

BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM
Kisses on the Bottom, Paul McCartney

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE
“Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys

BEST HARD ROCK OR METAL PERFORMANCE
“Love Bites (So Do I),” Halestorm

BEST ROCK SONG
“Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys

BEST ROCK ALBUM
El Camino, The Black Keys

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM
Making Mirrors, Gotye

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
“Climax,” Usher

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE
“Love on Top,” Beyoncé

BEST R&B SONG
“Adorn,” Miguel

BEST R&B ALBUM
Black Radio, Robert Glasper Experiment

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
Channel Orange, Frank Ocean

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
“N*ggas in Paris,” Jay-Z and Kanye West

BEST RAP OR SUNG COLLABORATION
“No Church in the Wild,” Jay-Z and Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean and The-Dream

BEST RAP SONG
“N*ggas in Paris,” Jay-Z and Kanye West

BEST RAP ALBUM
Take Care, Drake

BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE
“Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood

BEST COUNTRY DUO OR GROUP PERFORMANCE
“Pontoon,” Little Big Town

BEST COUNTRY SONG
“Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM
Uncaged, Zac Brown Band

BEST NEW AGE ALBUM
Echoes of Love, Omar Akram

BEST IMPROVISED JAZZ SOLO
“Hot House,” Gary Burton and Chick Corea

BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM
Radio Music Society, Esperanza Spalding

BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
Unity Band, Pat Metheny Unity Band

BEST LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM
Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You), Arturo Sandoval

BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM
¡Ritmo!, The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band

BEST GOSPEL/CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC PERFORMANCE
“10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord),” Matt Redman

BEST GOSPEL SONG
“Go Get It,” Mary Mary

BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC SONG
“10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord),” Matt Redman
“Your Presence Is Heaven,” Israel and New Breed

BEST GOSPEL ALBUM
Gravity, Lecrae

BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC ALBUM
Eye on It, Tobymac

BEST LATIN POP ALBUM
MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition, Juanes

BEST LATIN ROCK, URBAN OR ALTERNATIVE ALBUM
Imaginaries, Quetzal

BEST REGIONAL MEXICAN ALBUM (INCLUDING TEJANO)
Pecados Y Milagros, Lila Downs

BEST TROPICAL LATIN ALBUM
Retro, Marlow Rosado Y La Riqueña

BEST AMERICANA ALBUM
Slipstream, Bonnie Raitt

BEST BLUEGRASS ALBUM
Nobody Knows You, Steep Canyon Rangers

BEST BLUES ALBUM
Locked Down, Dr. John

BEST FOLK ALBUM
The Goat Rodeo Sessions, Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile

BEST REGIONAL ROOTS MUSIC ALBUM
The Band Courtbouillon, Wayne Toups, Steve Riley & Wilson Savoy

BEST REGGAE ALBUM
Rebirth, Jimmy Cliff

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM
The Living Room Sessions Part 1, Ravi Shankar

BEST CHILDREN’S ALBUM
Can You Canoe?, The Okee Dokee Brothers

BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM
Society’s Child: My Autobiography, Janis Ian

BEST COMEDY ALBUM
Blow Your Pants Off, Jimmy Fallon

BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM
Once: A New Musical

BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
Midnight In Paris

BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, composers

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA
“Safe and Sound” (from The Hunger Games), T Bone Burnett, Taylor Swift, John Paul White and Joy Williams, songwriters (Taylor Swift featuring The Civil Wars)

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