The 2013 Grammy Award 'Rock' Winners

Published 10 years ago on February 11, 2013

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

The 2013 Grammy Award 'Rock' Winners -

The 55th annualGrammy Awards took place in Los Angeles (Feb.11) last nightwith Mumford & Sons, The BlackKeys, Fun. and Halestormemerging as winners in the 'Rock Category.' 

Garage rockers The Black Keys took accoladesfor 'Best Rock Performance' and 'Best Rock Song'for 'Lonely Boy,' which the pair alsoperformed live at the Staples Center, as well as picking up'Best Rock Album' for 'El Camino.' Inaddition frontman Dan Auerbach also won'Producer of the Year.' The Ohio two piece were alsonominated for 'Record of the Year' and 'Album of theYear.'

Mumford & Sons, who had received sixnominations prior to the ceremony, took home 'Album of theYear' for 2012's 'Babel.'

On winning the award Marcus Mumfordsaid:

"We figured we weren't going to win anything because The BlackKeys have been sweeping up all day, rightfully so.''

Fun. were awarded with 'Best NewArtist,' beating Alabama Shakes,Hunter Hayes, The Lumineers andFrank Ocean, as well as 'Song of theYear' for 'We Are Young,' featuringJanelle Monae.

There were many surprises at last night's awards but probably nonemore so than Halestorm who toppled a slew ofbattle-hardened 'Rock & Metal' acts to earn 'BestHard Rock / Metal Performance' for their track'Love Bites (So Do I).'

Frontgirl Lzzy Hale saidbackstage,

"It's an incredible genre to be a part of because rock isn'talways the most popular genre. Sometimes we're underground, but weall work really hard on the road. We all look out for oneanother."

Also among the winners was Nine Inch Nailskingpin Trent Reznor, who shared theaward for 'Best Score Soundtrack' with AtticusRoss.

2013 Grammy Awards Rock Categories -

Best Hard Rock / Metal Performance

Anthrax, 'I'm Alive'
Iron Maiden, 'Blood Brothers'
Halestorm, 'Love Bites (So Do I)' - Winner
Lamb of God, 'Ghost Walking'
Marilyn Manson, 'No Reflection'
Megadeth, 'Who's Life Is It Anyways?'

Album of the Year

The Black Keys, 'El Camino'
Fun., 'Some Nights'
Mumford & Sons, 'Babel' - Winner
Frank Ocean, 'Channel Orange
Jack White, 'Blunderbuss'

Best Rock Performance

Alabama Shakes, 'Hold On'
The Black Keys, 'Lonely Boy' - Winner
Coldplay, 'Charlie Brown'
Mumford & Sons, 'I Will Wait'
Bruce Springsteen, 'We Take Care of Our Own'

Best Rock Song

Jack White, 'Freedom at 21′
Mumford & Sons, 'I Will Wait'
The Black Keys, 'Lonely Boy' - Winner
Muse, 'Madness'
Bruce Springsteen, 'We Take Care of Our Own'

Best Rock Album

The Black Keys, 'El Camino' - Winner
Coldplay, 'Mylo Xyloto'
Muse, 'The 2nd Law'
Bruce Springsteen, 'Wrecking Ball'
Jack White, 'Blunderbuss'

Producer of the Year

Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys, Dr. John, Hacienda) - Winner
Jeff Bhasker (fun.)
Diplo (Usher, Major Lazer, Snoop Lion, Marina and the Diamonds,Santigold, No Doubt, Wale, Justin Bieber, Alex Clare)
Markus Dravs (Mumford & Sons, Coldplay)
Salaam Remi (Anthony Hamilton, Amy Winehouse, Alicia Keys &Nicki Minaj, Miguel, Nas, Melanie Fiona, Usher)

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo'- Winner
John Williams, 'The Adventures of Tintin'
Ludovic Bource, 'The Artist'
Hans Zimmer, 'The Dark Knight Rises'
Howard Shore, 'Hugo'
Austin Wintory, 'Journey'


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