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Grammys 2013: Fun. Is Best New Artist, Gotye Wins Record of the Year

February 11, 2013 (4:00 am) GMT
Fun. surprisingly defeats Frank Ocean for the new artist title, while Gotye nabs the coveted prize for his hit song 'Somebody That I Used to Know' featuring Kimbra.
Grammys 2013: Fun. Is Best New Artist, Gotye Wins Record of the Year

is the Best New Artist at the 2013 Grammy Awards. Presenting the trophy was who introduced the category by saying, "I was never even nominated in this category and I have my own eyelash line." She went on giving a shout out to last year's Best New Artist, "Take that ."

Fun. beat out , , and . Earlier that night, the indie pop band took the stage to accept Song of the Year for "We Are Young", during which lead singer said onstage, "We are not very young. We've been doing this for 12 years."

announced the winner of Record of the Year, which went to for "Somebody That I Used to Know" featuring . "The man standing behind us with a cane is a big reason I was inspired to make music," Gotye credited Prince when accepting the prize.

Through the same song, the Belgian-Australian artist earlier won Best Pop Duo/Group Performance trophy at the pre-telecast show. He also had already bagged Best Alternative Music Album gong for his album "".

Another coveted title, Best Country Album, went to for "". The band defeated Hayes, , and The Time Jumpers for the said accolade.

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