The 2013 Grammy Awards

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The 55th Annual Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles on February 10th, 2013. The ceremony was hosted by LL Cool J. Many trophies were handed out to the outstanding musicians for the previous year. Music stars like Rihanna, The Black Keys, Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift were among the winners. And YES – Rihanna and Chris Brown were sitting together, very cozy after previously walking the red carpet separately!


Here is the list of winners:

Best Alternative Music AlbumMaking Mirrors, Gotye

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: “Somebody That I Used To Know,” Gotye featuring Kimbra

Best Rock AlbumEl Camino, The Black Keys

Best Rock Song: “Lonely Boy,” Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton and Patrick Carney

Best World Music AlbumThe Living Room SessionsPart 1, Ravi Shankar

Best Country Song: “Blown Away,” Josh Kear, Chris Tompkins and Carrie Underwood

Best Country Duo/Group Performance: “Pontoon,” Little Big Town

Best Rap Song: “N****s In Paris,” Shawn Carter, Mike Dean, Chauncey Hollis and Kanye West

Best Rap Performance: “N****s In Paris,” Shawn Carter and Kanye West

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual MediaThe Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross

Best R&B AlbumBlack Radio, Robert Glasper

Best Dance/Electronica AlbumBangarang, Skrillex

Best Dance RecordingBangarang, Skrillex featuring Sirah

Best Regional Roots AlbumThe Band Courtbouillon, Wayne Toups, Steve Riley & Wilson Savoy

Best Folk AlbumThe Goat Rodeo Sessions, Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile

Best Blues AlbumLocked Down, Dr. John

Best Americana AlbumSlipstream, Bonnie Raitt

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album: Midnight In Paris

Best Latin Jazz Album: ¡Ritmo!, The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band

Best Jazz Vocal Album: Radio Music Society, Esperanza Spaulding

Best Improvised Jazz Solo: “Hot House,” Gary Buron & Chick Corea

Best New Age AlbumEchoes of Love, Oakram

Best Comedy AlbumBlow Your Pants Off, Jimmy Fallon

Best Spoken Word AlbumSociety’s Child: My Autobiography, Janis Ian

Best Children’s AlbumCan You Canoe?, The Okee Dokee Brothers

Best Reggae Album: Rebirth, Jimmy Cliff

Best Contemporary Classical Composition: “Hartke, Stephen: Meanwhile – Incidental Music To Imaginary Puppet Plays,” Stephen Hartke

Best Classical Compendium: “Penderecki: Fonogrammi; Horn Concerto; Partita; The Awakening Of Jacob; Anaklasis,” Antoni Wit

Best Classical Vocal Performance: “Poemes,” Renee Fleming  

Best Producer of the Year, Classical: Blanton Alspaugh

Best Orchestral Performance: “Adams Harmonielehre and Short Ride In A Fast Machine,” Michael Tilson Thomas

Best Opera Recording: “Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen,”James Levine and Fabio Luisi

Best Engineered Album, Classical: Life & Breath, Tom Caufield and John Newton

Best Tropical Latin AlbumRetro, Marlow Rosado Y La Riqueña

Best Regional Mexican or Tejano AlbumPecados Y Milagros, Lila Downs

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative AlbumImaginaries, Quetzal

Best Latin Pop Album, Rock or Urban Album: MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition, Juanes

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: Eye on It, TobyMac

Best Gospel Album:Gravity, Lecrae

Best Contemporary Christian Music Song: “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord),” Matt Redman (Writers: Jonas Myrin and Matt Redman) & “Your Presence is Heaven,” Israel and New Breed (Writers: Israel Houghton and Micah Massey)

Best Gospel Song: “Go Get It,” Mary Mary (Writer: Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell and Warryn Campbell)

Best Gospel Contemporary Christian Musical Performance: “10,000 Reason (Bless the Lord)” Matt Redman

Best Surround Sound AlbumModern Cool, Jim Anderson, surround mix engineer; Darcy Proper, surround mastering engineer; Michael Friedman, surround producer (Patricia Barber)

Best Remixed Recording, Non Classical: “Promises” (Skrillex & Nero Remix) Skrillex, remixer (Nero)

Best Engineered Album, Non Classical: “The Goat Rodeo Sessions,” Richard King, engineer, Richard King, mastering engineer (Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile)

Best Historical AlbumThe Smile Sessions (Deluxe Box Set), Alan Boyd, Mark Linett, Brian Wilson & Dennis Wolfe, compilation producers; Mark Linett, mastering engineer (The Beach Boys)

Best Album NotesSingular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles, Billy Vera, album notes writer (Ray Charles)

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: Woody At 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection, Fritz Klaetke, art director (Woody Guthrie)

Best Recording Package: “Biophilia” Michael Amzalag & Mathias Augustyniak, art directors (Björk)

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist: “City of Roses” Thara Memory & Esperanza Spalding, arrangers (Esperanza Spalding)

Best Instrumental Arrangement: “How About You” Gil Evans, arranger (Gil Evans Project)

Best Instrumental Composition“Mozart Goes Dancing” Chick Corea, composer (Chick Corea & Gary Burton)

Best Long Form Music Video“Big Easy Express” Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros & Old Crow Medicine Show

Best Short Form Music Video: “We Found Love” Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris

 

Celebrities at the Grammy awards red carpet …

 

Jennifer Lopez in Anthony Vaccarello dress. 

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Rihanna in Azzedine Alaia dress and Manolo Blahnik shoes.

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Natasha Bedingfield

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Carrie Underwood

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 Juanes

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Chris Brown

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Faith Hill and Tim McGraw

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Ne-Yo

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Jack White

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Adele

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Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose

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Taylor Swift in J Mendel dress and Jimmy Choo shoes.

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Kimbra

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Florence Welch

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Karlie Kloss

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Justin Timberlake

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Gotye

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Beyonce Knowles

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Kelly Rowland in Georges Chakra Couture gown

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Katy Perry in Gucci dress.

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Maroon 5

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John Mayer

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Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz – Alicia was wearing Azzedine Alaia dress.

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Esperanza Spalding

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Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban

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Alexa Chung

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Ashanti in Tony Ward Couture dress.

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Maria Menounos

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Mario Lopez

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

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Chris Brown and Rihanna

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Solange Knowles

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