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Justin Timberlake Steals Show At The Grammys 2013!

The likes of Taylor Swift, Rihanna & more also performed...

Justin Timberlake made his return to the Grammy Awards stage last night (February 10), binging a 15-piece band  and a full orchestra to perform his comeback single Suit & Tie.

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Backed by his Tennessee Kids band, Justin sang in his incomparable falsetto, shimmied across the stage like an old school pop idol, giving Suit & Tie a Rat Pack feel by calling Jay-Z out of the audience for the rapper's verse.


Whether in black and white or colour, JT brought down the house and also gave fans a glimpse of what to expect from his third solo LP The 20/20 Experience by singing new track Pusher Love Girl.

Taylor Swift also put on an impressive display surrounded by aerialists, ballerinas, fire dancers and a stage full of circus performers as she acted as the ringleader to open the ceremony in grand style, by mixing a surreal circus with a bit of Alice in Wonderland magic.


Dressed all in while, Swift made sure to pull out all the stops to help get the night off the launch pad. Her mind-bending performance of We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together featured a wayward lover strapped to a spinning wheel.

During her performance, the 23-year old joked: "So, he calls me and says, 'I still love you.' And I'm like, 'I'm sorry, I'm busy opening up the Grammys and we are never, ever getting back together. Like ever'."


Other stand out performances on the night included Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Sting and Damian Marley's tribute to reggae icon Bob Marley, which left everyone from Pharrell to Nicole Kidman bopping their heads in the audience.

Carrie Underwood may have had that cool CGI dress, but Frank Ocean really burned out optic nerves with a trippy performance that made it look like he was running to stand still.


Wearing his signature headband, Frank stood behind a waist-high keyboard surrounded by a white screen for a meditative Forrest Gump.

While a movie of his churning legs running down a secluded desert highway screened below his torso, Ocean crooned the meditative tune flawlessly. Plus, he threw in a sweet whistling solo as he turned to leave the stage.


The likes of Maroon 5 and Alicia Keys, fun., Kelly Clarkson, The Black Keys, Mumford & Sons, Elton John and Ed Sheeran performed on the night, with RiRi also delivering a moving rendition of her current single, Stay.

55th Annual Grammy Awards: The Major Winners:

Album Of The Year
The Black Keys - El Camino
fun. - Some Nights
Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
Mumford & Sons - Babel - WINNER
Jack White - Blunderbuss

Record Of The Year
The Black Keys - 'Lonely Boy'
Kelly Clarkson - 'Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)'
fun. featuring Janelle Monáe - 'We Are Young'
Gotye featuring Kimbra - 'Somebody That I Used To Know' - WINNER
Frank Ocean - 'Thinkin' 'Bout You'
Taylor Swift - 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together'

Song Of The Year
Ed Sheeran - 'The A Team'
Miguel - 'Adorn'
Carly Rae Jepsen - 'Call Me Maybe'
Kelly Clarkson - 'Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)'
fun. featuring Janelle Monáe - 'We Are Young' - WINNER

Best New Artist
Alabama Shakes
fun. - WINNER
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
Frank Ocean

Pop Field

Best Pop Solo Performance
Adele - 'Set Fire To The Rain' [Live at the Royal Albert Hall] - WINNER
Kelly Clarkson - 'Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)'
Carly Rae Jepsen - 'Call Me Maybe'
Katy Perry - 'Wide Awake'
Rihanna - 'Where Have You Been'

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Florence + The Machine - 'Shake It Out'
fun. featuring Janelle Monáe - 'We Are Young'
Gotye featuring Kimbra - 'Somebody That I Used To Know' - WINNER
LMFAO - 'Sexy And I Know It'
Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa - 'Payphone'

Best Pop Vocal Album
Kelly Clarkson - Stronger - WINNER

Florence + the Machine - Ceremonials
fun. - Some Nights
Maroon 5 - Overexposed
Pink - The Truth About Love

Dance/Electronica Field

Best Dance Recording
Avicii - 'Levels'
Calvin Harris featuring Ne-Yo - 'Let's Go'
Skrillex featuring Sirah - 'Bangarang' - WINNER
Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin - 'Don't You Worry Child'
Al Walser - 'I Can't Live Without You'

Best Dance/Electronica Album

Steve Aoki - Wonderland
The Chemical Brothers - Don't Think
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Kaskade - Fire & Ice
Skrillex - Bangarang - WINNER

Alternative Field

Best Alternative Music Album
Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do
Björk - Biophilia
Gotye - Making Mirrors - WINNER
M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
Tom Waits - Bad As Me

Rock Field

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 Hard Rock/Metal Performance
Anthrax - 'I'm Alive'
Halestorm - 'Love Bites (So Do I)' - WINNER
Iron Maiden - 'Blood Brothers'
Lamb of God - 'Ghost Walking'
Marilyn Manson - 'No Reflection'
Megadeth - 'Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)'

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

R&B Field

Best R&B Performance
Estelle - 'Thank You'
Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Ledisi - 'Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.)'
Luke James - 'I Want You'
Miguel - 'Adorn'
Usher - 'Climax' - WINNER

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Anita Baker - 'Lately'
Beyoncé - 'Love on Top' - WINNER
Melanie Fiona - 'Wrong Side Of A Love Song'
Gregory Porter - 'Real Good Hands'
SWV - 'If Only You Knew'

Best R&B Song
Miguel - 'Adorn' - WINNER

Tamia - 'Beautiful Surprise'
Trey Songz - 'Heart Attack'
Anthony Hamilton - 'Pray for Me'
Elle Varner - 'Refill'

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Chris Brown - Fortune
Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream
Frank Ocean - Channel Orange - WINNER

Best R&B Album
Robert Glasper Experiment - Black Radio - WINNER
Anthony Hamilton - Back To Love
R Kelly - Write Me Back
Tamia - Beautiful Surprise
Tyrese - Open Invitation

Best Rap Performance
Drake featuring Lil Wayne - 'HYFR (Hell Ya F**king Right)'
Jay-Z & Kanye West - 'N****s in Paris' - WINNER
Nas - 'Daughters'
Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz - 'Mercy'
Young Jeezy Featuring Jay-Z & André 3000 - 'I Do'

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Flo Rida featuring Sia - 'Wild Ones'
Jay-Z & Kanye West Featuring Frank Ocean & The-Dream - 'No Church In The Wild' - WINNER
John Legend featuring Ludacris - 'Tonight (Best You Ever Had)'
Nas featuring Amy Winehouse - 'Cherry Wine'
Rihanna featuring Jay-Z - 'Talk That Talk'

Best Rap Song
Nas - 'Daughters'
Wale featuring Miguel - 'Lotus Flower Bomb'
Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz - 'Mercy'
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne - 'The Motto'
Jay-Z & Kanye West - 'N****s in Paris' - WINNER
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa featuring Bruno Mars - 'Young, Wild and Free'

Best Rap Album
Drake - Take Care - WINNER

Lupe Fiasco - Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1
Nas - Life Is Good
The Roots - Undun
Rick Ross - God Forgives, I Don't
2 Chainz - Based On a T.R.U. Story

Country Field

Best Country Solo Performance
Dierks Bentley - 'Home'
Eric Church - 'Springsteen'
Ronnie Dunn - 'Cost of Livin''
Hunter Hayes - 'Wanted'
Blake Shelton - 'Over'
Carrie Underwood - 'Blown Away' - WINNER

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Eli Young Band - 'Even If It Breaks Your Heart'
Little Big Town - 'Pontoon' - WINNER
Taylor Swift & the Civil Wars - 'Safe and Sound'
The Time Jumpers - 'On the Outskirts of Town'
Don Williams featuring Alison Krauss - I Just Come Here for the Music'

Best Country Song
Carrie Underwood - 'Blown Away' - WINNER

Ronnie Dunn - 'Cost of Livin''
Eli Young Band - 'Even If It Breaks Your Heart'
Alan Jackson - 'So You Don't Have to Love Me Anymore'
Eric Church - 'Springsteen'

Best Country Album
Zac Brown Band - Uncaged - WINNER

Hunter Hayes - Hunter Hayes
Jamey Johnson - Living For A Song: A Tribute To Hank Cochran
Miranda Lambert - Four the Record
The Time Jumpers - The Time Jumpers

Other Selected Fields

Best Jazz Vocal Album
Denise Donatelli - Soul Shadows
Kurt Elling - 1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project
Al Jarreau (and the Metropole Orkest) - Live
Luciana Souza - The Book Of Chet
Esperanza Spalding - Radio Music Society - WINNER

Best Americana Album

The Avett Brothers - The Carpenter
John Fullbright - From The Ground Up
The Lumineers - The Lumineers
Mumford & Sons - Babel
Bonnie Raitt - Slipstream - WINNER

Music For Visual Media Field

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
The Descendants
Marley
Midnight in Paris - WINNER
The Muppets
Rock of Ages

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
John Williams - The Adventures of Tintin - The Secret of the Unicorn
Ludovic Bource - The Artist
Hans Zimmer - The Dark Knight Rises
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo - WINNER

Howard Shore - Hugo
Austin Wintory - Journey

Best Song Written For Visual Media
'Abraham's Daughter' (from The Hunger Games)
'Learn Me Right' (from Brave)
'Let Me Be Your Star' (from Smash)
'Man or Muppet' (from The Muppets)
'Safe and Sound' (from The Hunger Games) - WINNER

Production Field

Producer of the Year (Non Classical)
Dan Auerbach - WINNER
Jeff Bhasker
Diplo
Markus Dravs
Salaam Remi

Best Short Form Music Video
Foster the People - 'Houdini'
Jay-Z & Kanye West Featuring Frank Ocean & The-Dream - 'No Church In The Wild'
MIA - 'Bad Girls'
Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris - 'We Found Love' - WINNER
Woodkid - 'Run Boy Run'

Best Long Form Music Video
Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and Old Crow Medicine Show - Big Easy Express - WINNER
Sade - Bring Me Home - Live 2011
Esperanza Spalding - Radio Music Society
Tegan & Sara - Get Along
U2 - From the Sky Down

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