Grammy Awards: Selected winners

Mumford & Sons Folk rockers Mumford & Sons received two awards, including album of the year

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Fun, Gotye, The Black Keys and Mumford & Sons were among the winners at the 55th Grammy Awards, the most prestigious music awards in the US.

The awards were handed out at two separate ceremonies in Los Angeles on 10 February.

The categories, 81 in all, ranged from pop and rock to gospel and bluegrass. A selection of the winners is listed below.

Album of the year

Babel - Mumford & Sons

Also nominated:

  • El Camino - The Black Keys
  • Some Nights - Fun
  • Babel - Mumford & Sons
  • Channel Orange - Frank Ocean
  • Blunderbuss - Jack White

Record of the year

Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye featuring Kimbra

  • Lonely Boy - The Black Keys
  • Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson
  • We Are Young - Fun featuring Janelle Monae
  • Thinkin Bout You - Frank Ocean
  • We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift

Best new artist

Fun

Also nominated:

  • Alabama Shakes
  • Hunter Hayes
  • The Lumineers
  • Frank Ocean

Song of the year

We Are Young - Fun featuring Janelle Monae

Also nominated:

  • The A Team - Ed Sheeran
  • Adorn - Miguel
  • Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
  • Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson

Best pop solo performance

Set Fire To The Rain (Live) - Adele

Also nominated:

  • Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson
  • Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
  • Wide Awake - Katy Perry
  • Where Have You Been - Rihanna

Best pop duo/group performance

Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye featuring Kimbra

Also nominated:

  • Shake It Out - Florence & The Machine
  • We Are Young - Fun featuring Janelle Monae
  • Sexy And I Know It - LMFAO
  • Payphone - Maroon 5 & Wiz Khalifa

Best pop vocal album

Stronger - Kelly Clarkson

Also nominated:

  • Ceremonials - Florence & The Machine
  • Some Nights - Fun
  • Overexposed - Maroon 5
  • The Truth About Love - Pink

Best dance recording

Bangarang - Skrillex featuring Sirah

Also nominated:

  • Levels - Avicii
  • Let's Go - Calvin Harris featuring Ne-Yo
  • Don't You Worry Child - Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin
  • I Can't Live Without You - Al Walser

Best dance/electronica album

Bangarang - Skrillex

Also nominated:

  • Wonderland - Steve Aoki
  • Don't Think - The Chemical Brothers
  • > Album Title Goes Here < - Deadmau5
  • Fire & Ice - Kaskade

Best traditional pop vocal album

Kisses On The Bottom - Paul McCartney

Also nominated:

  • Christmas - Michael Buble
  • A Holiday Carole - Carole King

Best rock performance

Lonely Boy - The Black Keys

Also nominated:

  • Hold On - Alabama Shakes
  • Charlie Brown - Coldplay
  • I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons
  • We Take Care Of Our Own - Bruce Springsteen

Best rock song

Lonely Boy - The Black Keys

Also nominated:

  • Freedom At 21 - Jack White
  • I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons
  • Madness - Muse
  • We Take Care Of Our Own - Bruce Springsteen

Best rock album

El Camino - The Black Keys

Also nominated:

  • Mylo Xyloto - Coldplay
  • The 2nd Law - Muse
  • Wrecking Ball - Bruce Springsteen
  • Blunderbuss - Jack White

Best R&B performance

Climax - Usher

Also nominated:

  • Thank You - Estelle
  • Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.) - Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Ledisi
  • I Want You - Luke James
  • Adorn - Miguel

Best urban contemporary album

Channel Orange - Frank Ocean

Also nominated:

  • Fortune - Chris Brown
  • Kaleidoscope Dream - Miguel

Best R&B album:

Black Radio - Robert Glasper Experiment

Also nominated:

  • Back To Love - Anthony Hamilton
  • Write Me Back - R. Kelly
  • Beautiful Surprise - Tamia
  • Open Invitation - Tyrese

Best rap performance

N****s In Paris - Jay-Z & Kanye West

Also nominated:

  • HYFR - Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
  • Daughters - Nas
  • Mercy - Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz
  • I Do - Young Jeezy featuring Jay-Z & Andre 3000

Best rap album

Take Care - Drake

Also nominated:

  • Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1 - Lupe Fiasco
  • Life Is Good - Nas
  • Undun - The Roots
  • God Forgives, I Don't - Rick Ross
  • Based On A T.R.U. Story - 2 Chainz

Best country album

Uncaged - Zac Brown Band

Also nominated:

  • Hunter Hayes - Hunter Hayes
  • Living For A Song: A Tribute To Hank Cochran - Jamey Johnson
  • Four The Record - Miranda Lambert
  • The Time Jumpers - The Time Jumpers

Best Americana album

Slipstream - Bonnie Raitt

Also nominated:

  • The Carpenter - The Avett Brothers
  • From The Ground Up - John Fullbright
  • The Lumineers - The Lumineers
  • Babel - Mumford & Sons

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