Babel", by the British group Mumford & Sons, won the prize for Album of the Year at the 55th Grammy Awards, but rockers The Black Keys walked away with four golden gramophones.
The Black Keys were confirmed as the big winners with four big wins: Best Rock Album for "El Camino," Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance, both for "Lonely Boy," and Producer of the Year, Non-Classical for guitarist and singer Dan Auerbach.
Gotye, Skrillex, Jay-Z and Kanye West took three awards each, while Frank Ocean, Chick Corea, Esperanza Spalding, Matt Redman and the indie trio Fun. each made it a double play in the nearly four-hour-long gala, hosted by rapper LL Cool J.
In the Latin segment, Juanes won a Grammy for Best Latin Pop Album with "MTV Unplugged Deluxe Edition" and The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band was the winner of Best Latin Jazz Album for "Ritmo" (Rhythm).
Honors for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album went to "Imaginaries" by Quetzal, while the statuette for Best Tropical Latin Album was taken by Marlow Rosado y La Riqueña for "Retro."
The golden gramophone for Best Regional Mexican Music Album was accepted by Lila Downs for "Pecados y Milagros" (Sins and Miracles), and Cuban musician Arturo Sandoval went home with the Grammy for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album for "Dear Diz (Every Day I Think Of You)." EFE