Black Keys, Halestorm, Skrillex Bring Home Grammy Awards
The 55th annual Grammy Awards have come and gone and rock artists certainly claimed their fair share of trophies. Big winners included blues duo the Black Keys, post-Format alt/pop rockers fun., GRD favorites Halestorm and more.
The ceremony was aired last night (February 10) on CBS. As SPIN recounts, the Black Keys, Gotye, Skrillex, Jay-Z and Kanye West tied for the most Grammys won with three each. Black Keys nabbed Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song for their hit “Lonely Boy,” and Best Rock Album for El Camino. Throw in Dan Auerbach’s Producer of the Year award and the Akron, OH native comes out on top as the biggest winner.
Before the live telecast, Halestorm won the Grammy for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance for the song “Love Bites (So Do I).” Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor and production partner Atticus Ross were awarded the Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media Grammy for their work on The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. See the full list of winners at the Grammy Awards official site.
One of the best performances of the night goes to the Black Keys with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band as their horn section and Dr. John on keyboards while performing “Lonely Boy.” Detroit rock royalty Jack White was also a highlight of the awards show, bringing both his all-female and all-male bands to perform “Love Interruption” and “Freedom at 21,” respectively. Watch both performances below.
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Watch Black Keys Perform “Lonely Boy” at 2013 Grammy Awards
Watch Jack White Perform “Freedom at 21″ at 2013 Grammy Awards