2013 Grammys

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55th Annual Grammy Awards which saw Dan Auerbach take home the most gramophones (5). Auerbach tied Mumford and Sons, who also won the Album of the Year award for Babel, FunFrank Ocean and Kanye West for the most nominations on the night.

Trivia

The new categories Best Classical Compendium, Best Latin Jazz Album, and Best Urban Contemporary Album brought the number of awards from 78 to 81. Bruce Springsteen was honored with the MusiCares Person of the Year award.

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February 10, 2013
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Winners

1
Beyoncé, 39
Best Traditional R&B Performance
2
Drake, 34
Best Rap Album
3
Rihanna, 33
Best Short Form Music Video
4
Kanye West, 43
Best Rap Performance
5
Adele, 32
Best Pop Solo Performance
6
Jay-Z, 51
Best Rap Performance
7
Jimmy Fallon, 46
Best Comedy Album
8
Carrie Underwood, 38
Best Country Solo Performance
9
Kelly Clarkson, 38
Best Pop Vocal Album
10
Usher, 42
Best R&B Performance
11
Paul McCartney, 78
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
12
Frank Ocean, 33
Best Urban Contemporary Album
13
Calvin Harris, 37
Best Short Form Music Video
14
Skrillex, 33
Best Dance Recording / Best Dance/Electronic Album
15
TobyMac, 56
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
16
Gotye, 40
Record of the Year/Best Alternative Music Album
17
Lecrae Moore, 41
Best Gospel Album
18
Miguel, 35
Best R&B Song
19
Kimbra, 31
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
20
Trent Reznor, 55
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
21
Juanes, 48
Best Latin Pop Album
22
Esperanza Spalding, 36
Best Jazz Vocal Album
23
Ravi Shankar (1920-2012)
Best World Music Album
24
Bonnie Raitt, 71
Best Americana Album
25
Matt Redman, 47
Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance
26
Jimmy Cliff, 73
Best Reggae Album
27
Chick Corea (1941-2021)
Best Improvised Jazz Solo/Best Instrumental Composition
28
Janis Ian, 70
Best Spoken Word Album
29
Dan Auerbach, 41
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
30
Lila Downs, 52
Best Regional Mexican Music Album (including Tejano)
31
Dr John (1940-2019)
Best Blues Album
32
Robert Glasper, 43
Best R&B Album
33
Arturo Sandoval, 71
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
34
Chris Botti, 58
Best Pop Instrumental Album
35
Atticus Ross, 53
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
36
Gil Evans (1912-1988)
Best Instrumental Arrangement
37
Stephen Hartke, 68
Best Classical Contemporary Composition