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Selected winners at the 55th annual Grammy Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Winners in selected major categories at the 55th annual Grammy Awards announced Sunday during ceremonies at the Nokia Theatre and Staples Center:
_ Record of the year: "Somebody That I Used to Know," Gotye featuring Kimbra.
_ Album of the year: "Babel," Mumford & Sons.
_ Song of the year: "We Are Young," fun.
_ New artist: fun.
_ Pop solo performance: "Set Fire to the Rain (Live)," Adele.
_ Pop vocal album: "Stronger," Kelly Clarkson.
_ Pop/duo group performance: "Somebody That I Used to Know," Gotye featuring Kimbra.
_ Traditional pop vocal album: "Kisses on the Bottom," Paul McCartney.
_ Rap performance: "N(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk)s in Paris," Jay-Z, Kanye West.
_ Rap song: "N(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk)s in Paris," Shawn Carter, Mike Dean, Chauncey Hollis, Kanye West.
_ Rap/sung collaboration: "No Church in the Wild," Jay-Z, Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean, The-Dream.
_ Rap album: "Take Care," Drake.
_ R&B performance: "Climax," Usher.
_ Traditional R&B performance: "Love on Top," Beyonce.
_ R&B song: "Adorn," Miguel Pimentel.
_ R&B album: "Black Radio," Robert Glasper Experiment.
_ Urban contemporary album: "Channel Orange," Frank Ocean.
_ Rock performance: "Lonely Boy," The Black Keys.
_ Rock song: "Lonely Boy," The Black Keys.
_ Rock album: "El Camino," The Black Keys.
_ Hard rock/metal performance: "Love Bites (So Do I)," Halestorm.
_ Alternative music album: "Making Mirrors," Gotye.
_ Dance recording: "Bangarang," Skrillex featuring Sirah.
_ Dance/electronica album: "Bangarang," Skrillex.
_ Latin pop album: "MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition," Juanes.
_ Latin rock, urban or alternative album: "Imaginares," Quetzal.
_ Latin jazz album: "Ritmo!," The Clare Fisher Latin Jazz Big Band.
_ Tropical Latin album: "Retro," Marlow Rosado Y La Riquena.
_ Country solo performance: "Blown Away," Carrie Underwood
_ Country duo/group performance: "Pontoon," Little Big Town.
_ Country song: "Blown Away," Josh Kear, Chris Tompkins.
_ Country album: "Uncaged," Zac Brown Band.
_ Gospel song: "Go Get It," Mary Mary.
_ Gospel album: "Gravity," Leerae.
_ Blues album: "Locked Down," Dr. John.
_ Folk album: "The Goat Rodeo Sessions," Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile.
_ Americana album: "Slipstream," Bonnie Raitt.
_ Bluegrass album: "Nobody Knows You," Steep Canyon Rangers.
_ Reggae album: "Rebirth," Jimmy Cliff.
_ World music album: "The Living Room Sessions Part 1," Ravi Shankar.
_ Children's album: "Can You Canoe?," The Okee Dokee Brothers.
_ Spoken word album: "Society's Child: My Autobiography," Janis Ian.
_ Comedy album: "Blow Your Pants Off," Jimmy Fallon.
_ New age album: "Echoes of Love," Omar Akram.
_ Jazz vocal album: "Radio Music Society," Esperanza Spalding.
_ Jazz instrumental album: "Unity Band," Pat Metheny Unity Band.
_ Large jazz ensemble album: "Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You)," Arturo Sandoval.
_ Pop instrumental album: "Impressions," Chris Botti.
_ Compilation soundtrack album: "Midnight in Paris," various artists.
_ Score soundtrack album: "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross.
_ Song written for visual media: "Safe & Sound" (From "The Hunger Games"), Taylor Swift, John Paul White, Joy Williams.
_ Musical theater album: "Once: A New Musical," Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti.
_ Producer of the year, classical: Blanton Alspaugh.
_ Producer of the year, non-classical: Dan Auerbach.
_ Instrumental composition: "Mozart Goes Dancing," Chick Corea.
_ Orchestral performance: "Adams: Harmonielehre & Short Ride in a Fast Machine," Michael Tilson Thomas (San Francisco Symphony).
_ Opera recording: "Wagner, Der Ring des Nibelungen," James Levine and Fabio Luisi.
_ Choral performance: "Life & Breath: Choral Works by Rene Clausen," Charles Bruffy.
_ Short-form music video: "We Found Love," Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris.
_ Long-form music video: "Big Easy Express," Mumford & Sons.
_ Historical album: "The Smile Sessions" (Deluxe Box Set), Alan Boyd, Mark Linett, Brian Wilson, Dennis Wolfe.
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