Congrats to Mumford & Sons who took home the biggest award tonight! Their latest release ‘Babel’ has received a grammy for ‘Album of the Year’.
The year’s ceremony was fairly represent all music from all major genres, classics to modern, that’s why this was the biggest night for musicians and participants, becoming most-awaited moment of the year! Well, if the last year was gives much grammys for the Foo Fighters, today becomes more alternative rather than mainstream rock. In other words, the year is for the modern rock!
Performers are fun, Black Keys, Mumford & Sons, Sting, Lumineers, Jack White. The night closed with performance by Travis Barker and Tom Morello (among others).
Here are the winners from the year’s ceremony, that have a rock elements in it:
- Record of the Year: ‘Somebody That I Used to Know‘ by Gotye. Other nominees are: fun, Black Keys.
- Album of the Year: ‘Babel‘ by Mumford & Sons. Other nominees are: fun, Black Keys, Jack White.
- Song of the Year: ‘We Are Young‘ by fun. Other nominees are: Carly Rae Jepsen.
- Best New Artist: fun. Other nominees are: Lumineers, Alabama Shakes.
- Best Rock Performance: ‘Lonely Boy‘ by The Black Keys. Other nominees are: Alabama Shakes, Coldplay, Mumford & Sons, Bruce Springsteen.
- Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance: ‘Love Bites (So Do I)‘ by Halestorm. Other nominees are: Anthrax, Iron Maiden, Lamb of God, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth.
- Best Rock Song: ‘Lonely Boy‘ by The Black Keys. Other nominees are: Jack White, Mumford & Sons, Muse, Bruce Springsteen.
- Best Rock Album: ‘El Camino‘ by The Black Keys. Other nominees are: Coldplay, Muse, Bruce Springsteen, Jack White.
- Best Alternative Album: ‘Making Mirrors‘ by Gotye. Other nominees are Fiona Apple, Björk, M83, Tom Waits.
- Best Comedy Album. Nominated: ‘Rize of the Fenix’ by Tenacious D.
- Best Short Form Music Video. Nominated: ‘Houdini’ by Foster the People.
- Best Long Form Music Video: ‘Big Easy Express‘ by Mumford & Sons. Other nominees are: U2