Gotye, Kimbra win record of the year Grammy

February 10, 2013


(AP) Last year's biggest hit is also the Grammy winner for record of the year: Gotye's Somebody That I Used to Know earned one of the night's top trophies.

It was Gotye's third award Sunday night. It sold more than 7 million single tracks.

Prince presented the Australian singer with the award. Gotye said the pop icon was a big inspiration.

Gotye and Kimbra also won best pop duo/group performance for Somebody That I Used to Know. Gotye's Making Mirrors picked up best alternative music album.

Gotye's three wins match The Black Keys, Kanye West and Jay-Z. The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach is the leader with four wins.

Associated Press