Fun. wins Grammy Award for best new artist

Published on NewsOK Modified: February 11, 2013 at 1:05 am •  Published: February 11, 2013
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fun. is a double Grammy winner. The pop-rock trio was named best new artist.

The group bested Frank Ocean, who was buzzed to win. The band's lead singer Nate Ruess, of Glendale, Ariz., says he didn't expect his group to win best new artist. They were up against Alabama Shakes, Hunter Hayes and The Lumineers.

Fun.'s "We Are Young" picked up song of the year early Sunday night. They also performed their new single "Carry On."

Fun.'s sophomore album, "Some Nights," was up for album of the year against Ocean, The Black Keys and Jack White as well as eventual winner Mumford & Sons.

Fun. was also nominated for best pop vocal album for "Some Nights," and record of the year and best pop duo/group performance for "We Are Young."



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