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Grammys 2013: Mumford and Sons' Album of the Year Victory Rounds Up Winner List

February 11, 2013 (5:02 am) GMT
The English folk rock band edges out The Black Keys, Fun., Frank Ocean and Jack White for the coveted prize which is announced at the end of the February 10 event.

took home the last trophy handed out at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards. The folk rock act nabbed Album of the Year title for "", triumphing over strong contenders and , as well as relative newcomers and .

Accepting the award from , Marcus Mumford got bleeped out when he said they didn't win last year because of the "Skyfall" songstress. He went on thanking the Grammys for having "opened their arms," as his actress wife watched and wiped tears on the audience seat.

Earlier that night, Mumford & Sons won Best Long Form Music Video for "Big Easy Express" which was announced at the pre-telecast. The band also took the stage as a performer, singing "I Will Wait" off their award-winning album.

Another big winner that night was Fun. who was named Best New Artist of 2013. The American indie pop band also snatched Song of the Year for "We Are Young" ft. . When accepting the award, lead singer quipped, "But we're old," as he claimed they had been in the industry for 12 years.

nabbed another coveted title, Record of the Year, for "Somebody That I Used to Know" featuring . He had earlier won Best Pop Duo/Group Performance trophy for the same song and Best Alternative Music Album gong for his album "" at the pre-telecast.

Among other winners at the live show were Adele, , and . The British songstress won Best Pop Solo Performance for her live rendition of "Set Fire to the Rain" at The Royal Albert Hall.

Wearing a red floral frock, the mother of one said, "Thank you so much. This is amazing." The big winner at last year's Grammys added, "I just wanted to come and be part of the night. I loved it last year, obviously."

Clarkson, meanwhile, nabbed Best Pop Vocal Album for her sixth studio installment "". Her fellow "" alumna, Underwood, won two: Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song for "Blown Away".

Zac Brown Band grabbed the Best Country Album title for their record "". It was the only nomination the band got at the prize-giving event this year, and they managed to win it over the likes of and .

Losing the Best New Artist title, Frank Ocean didn't come home empty handed as he received the Best Urban Contemporary Album award for his debut solo album "". He also shared Best Rap/Sung Collaboration title with , and for their collaboration in "No Church in the Wild".

Jay-Z and Kanye won two other prizes, Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song, for "N****s in Paris". Jigga's wife grabbed a prize for Best Traditional R&B Performance thanks to "Love on Top".

Country music beauty and R&B/pop princess were among other winners at the February 10 show. Swift was one of the musical performers that night, kicking off the show with her "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" on a Carnival-like set.

Below are the winners of major categories at the 2013 Grammy Awards. The full winner list can be seen on the Grammy official site.



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