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Grammy winners
Album of the year: “Babel,” Mumford and Sons
Record of the Year: “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye
Song of the Year: “We Are Young,” fun.
Best new artist: fun.
Pop vocal album: “Stronger,” Kelly Clarkson
Dance/electronic album: “Bangarang,” Skrillex
Rock album: “El Camino,” The Black Keys
Alternative album: “Making Mirrors,” Gotye
R&B album: “Black Radio,” Robert Glasper Experiment
Rap album: “Take Care,” Drake
Country album: “Uncaged,” Zac Brown Band
Americana album: “Slipstream,” Bonnie Raitt
Pop solo performance: “Set Fire to the Rain (Live)”, Adele
Pop duo/group performance: “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye featuring Kimbra
Dance recording: “Bangarang,” Skrillex featuring Sirah
Traditional pop vocal album: “Christmas,” Michael Bublé
Traditional pop vocal album: “Kisses on the Bottom,” Paul McCartney
Rock performance: “Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys
Hard rock/metal performance: “Love Bites (So Do I),” Halestorm
R&B performance: “Climax,” Usher
Urban contemporary album: “Channel Orange,” Frank Ocean
Rap performance: “N----- in Paris,” Jay-Z and Kanye West
Rap song: “N----- in Paris,” performed by Jay-Z and Kanye West
Rap/sung collaboration: “No Church in the Wild,” Jay-Z and Kayne West featuring Frank Ocean
Country solo performance: “Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood
Country duo/group performance: “Pontoon,” Little Big Town
Country song: “Blown Away,” performed by Carrie Underwood
Associated Press
The Black Keys – Dan Auerbach, left, and Patrick Carney – accept the award for best rock album Sunday at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

Mumford, Gotye take top Grammys

But Black Keys’ Auerbach walks off with 4 awards

– Mumford & Sons’ “Babel” has won the Grammy for album of the year.

The British rockers said they didn’t expect to win “since the Black Keys have been sweeping all day,” Marcus Mumford said.

It was the foursome’s second win Sunday night. They also won best long-form music video.

“Babel” is platinum-selling success that is still rocking on the charts.

The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach was the night’s top winner with four awards.

Gotye, Skrillex, Black Keys, Jay-Z and Kanye West won three Grammys each. Frank Ocean, fun., Chick Corea, Esperanza Spalding and Matt Redman were double winners.

“We Are Young” helped fun. earn a starring role at these Grammys with nominations in all four major categories after the release of their first album, matched only by Christopher Cross in 1981, and six overall. The band turned in a powerful early performance of “Carry On” as a downpour on stage began mid-song and guitarist Jack Antonoff got a kiss from girlfriend “Girls” creator Lena Dunham after winning.

But Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know,” featuring Kimbra, was 2012’s top-selling song and just as omnipresent. He also won best alternative album for “Making Mirrors” and best pop/duo performance for “Somebody.” Prince presented him with the record of the year trophy and the Australian paid tribute to The Purple One’s influence.

Auerbach took the early lead thanks to a strong run in the pre-telecast awards show and had only lost once midway through the night.

His Black Keys took best rock performance for “Lonely Boy” during the main telecast and earlier in the day won best rock song for “Lonely Boy” and best rock album for “El Camino” with bandmate Patrick Carney, and Auerbach was named producer of the year. He also got an assist – but no trophy – on Dr. John’s best blues album “Locked Down,” which he produced.

Ocean won best urban contemporary album for “channel ORANGE” and best rap/sung collaboration for “No Church in the Wild” with fellow top nominees Jay-Z and West, and The-Dream. The win came after victories for Jay-Z and West for best rap song and best rap performance for “... in Paris,” another “Watch the Throne” track.

Other winners included Rihanna, Beyonce and Taylor Swift, who opened the show as the Mad Hatter. Swift dressed in white top hat, tails, shorts and tall boots during the surreal version of her hummable hit “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” that included a troop of mime clowns and a guy on a tricycle with a flame-thrower attached.

The singer pretended to talk to the offending boyfriend on the phone: “I’m busy opening the Grammys and we’re never getting back together.”

Justin Timberlake debuted new tracks “Suit & Tie” with Jay-Z and “Pusher Love” in a performance that was broadcast in retro black and white.

Rihanna and the extended Marley family paid tribute to Bob Marley. Sting and Bruno Mars helped each other out on their hits “Locked Out of Heaven” and “Walking on the Moon.” Elton John and Ed Sheeran teamed on “The A Team” and Miguel and Wiz Khalifa joined forces teamed up on “Adorn.”

Alicia Keys played drums during Maroon 5’s “Daylight,” before Adam Levine’s band backed her on “Girl on Fire.”

Adele won the first award of the night on the main telecast, taking home best pop solo performance for “Set Fire to the Rain (Live),” in one of the night’s least-surprising moments – though the singer was somewhat taken aback.

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