Grammy 2013: The winners
United States, February 11, 2013
In the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles were held last night the 55th Grammy Awards in the music industry.
Juanes won his second Grammy award and stated: “This means a lot to me,” and reminded the producer of the album, the Dominican Juan Luis Guerra and his compatriot Fonseca as “good friends”. “Colombia, this is for you” he concluded.
Lila Downs received his award for Best Regional Mexican Album and said: “I am deeply grateful, honored and this award teaches me humility.” “I believe in music, I believe in art. The power of music can move mountains, as we say in Spanish. “
Los Angeles band Quetzal won in the category of best album of Latin rock.
“Babel” by the British Mumford & Sons, won the award for best album of the year, while Gotye won minutes before the award for best record of the year, for the song “Somebody That I Used To Know”.
The Grammy ceremony ended with performances of Juanes, Frank Ocean, and LL Cool J, Travis Barker, Chuck D., Z-Trip and Tom Morello.
Adele The British took the award for best pop solo performance, for “Set Fire To The Rain”.
The Black Keys were the big winners of the evening with four golden gramophones: best rock album (“The Way”), Best Rock Song (“Lonely Boy”), Best Producer (for Dan Auerbach, guitarist and singer) and Best Rock Performance for “Lonely Boy”.
The Cuban musician Arturo Sandoval won the Grammy for best album of Big Band jazz by “Dear Diz (Every Day I Think Of You) and The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band took the best Latin jazz album for” Rhythm “. Previously it was announced that Juanes won the Grammy for Best Latin Pop Album for “MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition”.
The award for best rock album Latin, urban or alternative was to “Imaginaries” by Quetzal, while the statuette for best tropical latin album was for “Retro”, Marlow Rosado and Riquela. Also the golden gramophone in the field of best regional Mexican music album was for Lila Downs for “Sins and Miracles”.
During the ceremony were recalled two great musicians: singer, guitarist, poet, and Argentine composer Luis Alberto Spinetta, ‘El Flaco’, and the unforgettable American singer, Whitney Houston.
List of Grammy Award Winners:
• Album of the year: Babel, Mumford & Sons
• Record of the Year: Someone I knew, with Kimbra Gotye
• Song of the Year: We Are Young, Fun
• New Artist: Fun
• Individual Performance Pop: Set Fire To The Rain (Live) Adele
• Pop Vocal Album: Stronger, Kelly Clarkson
• Best performance: Lonely Boy, The Black Keys
• Contemporary Urban Album: “Channel Orange” Frank Ocean
• Rap / Sung Collaboration: No Church in the Wild, Jay-Z, Kanye West with Frank Ocean, The-Dream
• Individual Performance: Blown Away, Carrie Underwood
• Country Album: Uncaged, Zac Brown Band
• Pop / Duo Group Performance: “Someone I know” Gotye with Kimbra
• Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Kisses on the bottom, Paul McCartney
• Rap Performance: N **** s in Paris, Jay-Z, Kanye West
• Rap Song: N **** s in Paris “, Shawn Carter, Mike Dean, Chauncey Hollis, Kanye West
• Rap Album: Take Care, Drake
• R & B: Climax, Usher
• Traditional R & B Performance: Love on Top, Beyonce.
• R & B Song: Adorn, Miguel Pimentel
• R & B Album: Black, Robert Glasper Experiment
• Rock Song: Lonely Boy, The Black Keys
• Rock Album: El Camino, The Black Keys
• Hard rock / metal performance: Love Bites (Me too), Halestorm
• Alternative Music Album: Making Mirrors, Gotye
• Dance Recording: Bangarang, Skrillex with Sirah
• Dance / Electronic Album: Bangarang, Skrillex
• Latin Pop Album: MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition, Juanes
• Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album: Imaginares, Quetzal
• Latin Jazz Album: Rhythm, The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band!
• Tropical Latin Album: Retro, Marlow Rosado Y La Riquena
• Country duo / group performance: Pontoon, Little Big Town
• Country Song: Blown Away, Josh Kear, Chris Tompkins
• Blues Album: Locked Down, Dr. John
• Folk album: The Goat Rodeo Sessions, Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile
• American Album: Slipstream, Bonnie Raitt
• Bluegrass Album: Nobody Knows You, Steep Canyon Rangers
• Reggae Album: Rebirth, Jimmy Cliff
• World Album: The Living Room Sessions Part 1, Ravi Shankar
• Children’s Album: Can You Canoe, The Okee Dokee Brothers
• Spoken Word Album: Society Child: My Autobiography, Janis Ian
• Comedy Album: Blow Your Pants Off, Jimmy Fallon
• New Age Album: Echoes of Love, Omar Akram
• Vocal Jazz Album: Radio Music Society, Esperanza Spalding
• Instrumental Jazz Album: Unity Band, Pat Metheny Unity Band
• Jazz Ensemble Album: Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You), Arturo Sandoval
• Pop Instrumental Album: Impressions, Chris Botti
• Compilation Soundtrack: Midnight in Paris, various artists
• Best Soundtrack: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
• Song Written for Visual Media: Safe & Sound (From “The Hunger Games”), Taylor Swift, John Paul White, Joy Williams
• Musical Theater Album: Once: A New Musical, Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti
• Producer of the Year, Classical: Blanton Alspaugh
• Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Dan Auerbach
• Instrumental Composition: Mozart Goes Dancing, Chick Corea
• Opera Recording: Wagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen, Fabio Luisi Levine and James
• Performance of Coral: Life and Breath: Choral Works by Rene Clausen, Charles Bruffy
• Short-form music video: We Found Love, Rihanna with Calvin Harris
• Long-form music video: Big Easy Express, Mumford & Sons
• Historical Album: The Smile Sessions (Deluxe Box Set), Alan Boyd, Mark Linett, Brian Wilson, Dennis Wolfe