55th Annual Grammy Awards (2013) – Event Review

Awal tahun 2013 ini seperti biasa para musisi dan pecinta musik internasional disambut dengan beberapa penghargaan, salah satunya Grammy Awards yang ke 55 atau yang dikenal dengan 55th Annual Grammy Awards, pada tanggal 10 Februari 2013 pukul 20.00 waktu Los Angeles, Amerika Serikat.

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Ajang penghargaan musik terbesar di dunia ini dihadiri oleh begitu banyak musisi papan atas dunia, yang tentunya sedang ‘deg-deg-an‘ menanti pengumuman pemenang penghargaan dari berbagai kategori yang ada. Dengan LL Cool J dan Taylor Swift sebagai  co-host, acara yang bertempat di Staples Center ini ditanyangkan live pada channel CBS, dengan tema “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live! – Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night“.

Sebagai pembuka, Taylor Swift tampil dengan lagunya “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together“,  terdapat juga Justin Timberlake  tampil bersama Jay-Z membawakan lagu terbarunya “Suit & Tie“, diikuti Penampilan energetik dari Alicia Keys yang membawakan lagu “Girl On Fire“. Penampilan tak kalah seru juga dihadirkan oleh Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Sting, Damian Marley dan Ziggy Marley dalam rangka tribute to Bob Marley, dengan membawakan lagu “Locked Out of Heaven“, “Walking on the Moon” dan “Could You be Loved“.

Pada Grammy 2013 ini terdapat pula penampilan dari Jack White dengan dua lagu andalannya “Love Interruption” dan “Freedom at 21“, dan terakhir adalah  penampilan spesial Travis Barker, Chuck D, LL Cool J, Tom Morello dan DJ Z-Trip secara bersamaan sebagai tribute kepada Adam Yauch, rapper, penulis lagu, sutradara film dan aktivis kemanusiaan member Beastie Boys yang telah tiada 4 Mei 2012 lalu,  membawakan dua lagu,  “Refuse to Lose” dan “No Sleep till Brooklyn” . Penasaran siapa saja para Pemenang 55th Annual Grammy Awards (Grammy Awards 2013), ini dia list pemenang dan kategorinya:

We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

Record of the Year: “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye feat. Kimbra
Album of the Year
: Babel, Mumford & Sons
Song of the Year
: “We Are Young,” (Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost and Nate Reuss, songwriters (Fun. feat. Janelle Monae)
Best New Artist: Fun.
Best Pop Solo Performance: “Set Fire to the Rain” (Live), Adele
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
: “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye feat. Kimbra
Best Pop Vocal Album
: Stronger, Kelly Clarkson
Best Dance/Electronica Album
: Bangarang, Skrillex
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
: Kisses on the Bottom, Paul McCartneyBest Rock Performance: “Lonely Boy,” Black Keys
Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
: “Love Bites (So Do I),” Halestorm
Best Rock Song
: “Lonely Boy,” Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton and Patrick Carney (Black Keys)
Best Rock Album: El Camino, Black Keys

Justin Timberlake and Jay Z - Suit & Tie

Justin Timberlake and Jay Z – Suit & Tie

Best Alternative Music Album: Making Mirrors, Gotye
Best R&B Performance
: “Climax,” Usher
Best Traditional R&B Performance
: “Love on Top,” Beyoncé
Best R&B Song
: “Adorn,” Miguel
Best Urban Contemporary Album
: Channel Orange, Frank Ocean
Best R&B Album
: Black Radio, Robert Glasper Experiment


Best Rap Performance
: “N****s in Paris,” Jay-Z and Kanye West
Best Rap Song
: “N****s in Paris,” Jay-Z and Kanye West
Best Rap Album
: Take Care, Drake
Best Country Solo Performance
: “Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood
Best Country Album
: Uncaged, Zac Brown Band
Best Blues Album
: Locked Down, Dr. John
Best Reggae Album
: Rebirth, Jimmy Cliff


Best Comedy Album
: Blow Your Pants Off, Jimmy Fallon
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
Best Historical Album
: The Smile Sessions (Deluxe Boxed Set), Beach Boys
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
: Dan Auerbach

Alicia Keys - Girl on Fire

Alicia Keys – Girl on Fire

Tribute to Bob Marley

Tribute to Bob Marley

Tribute to Bob Marley

Tribute to Bob Marley

Gotye and his Grammys

Gotye and his Grammys

Source: rollingstone.com, forbes.com, google.com

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