'Babel' wins album of the year Grammy

Feb 11, 2013, 11:33 IST | IANS

British indie rock band Mumford & Sons' "Babel" was named album of the year at the 55th Grammy awards ceremony here, while musician Gotye's "Somebody that I used to know" won the record of the year title. The song of the year trophy was bagged by "We are young"

"Babel", produced by Markus Dravs, is the second album by Mumford & Sons. It pipped over other nominees, including The Black Keys' "El Camino", Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange", Jack White's "Blunder Buss" and "Some Nights" by Fun.

Photos: Red carpet at 55th Annual Grammy Awards


(L-R) Musicians Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford, Ted Dwane and Winston Marshall of Mumford & Sons accept Album of the Year award for "Babel" with presenter Adele (far R)

"Somebody that I used to know" by Gotye featuring Kimbra also got the gong in the best pop duo/group performance category.

The Grammy awards ceremony was held here Sunday.

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