Pop music's elite convened at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday for the 55th annual Grammy Awards, hosted by actor and rapper LL Cool J and featuring performances by Justin Timberlake, Jack White, Carrie Underwood, Sting, Rihanna, Elton John and Taylor Swift.
To judge by the Grammys, 2013 was a year with no overwhelmingly dominant musical force. Instead, six separate acts representing a range of genres scored six nominations apiece: Dan Auerbach, Frank Ocean, fun., Jay-z, Kanye West and Mumford & Sons. The coveted best album category pits four of those acts -- Ocean, fun., Mumford & Sons and Auerbach's Black Keys -- against Jack White.
fun.'s "We Are Young" claimed the award for best song, which recognizing songwriting. "I don't know what I was thinking, writing this song," said Nate Ruess. "If this is in HD, everyone can see our faces, and we are not very young." Guitarist Jack Antonoff also thanked his girlfriend, »
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