Jay-Z (right) joined Timberlake onstage.
Grammy Awards 2013 highlights and wins
The 55th annual Grammy Awards were held Feb. 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Check out onstage wins and highlights.
Pictured: Marcus Mumford of Mumford and Sons was bleeped out while accepting the award for album of the year for "Babel."
Last year’s best album winner Adele presented her fellow British musicians Mumford and Sons with the award.
Justin Timberlake made his grand entrance to the stage with a big band style group of musicians behind him, performing “Suit & Tie.”
Jay-Z (right) joined Timberlake onstage.
Beyonce (right) and Ellen DeGeneres enthusiastically introduced Timberlake, despite a few flubbed lines.
Fun. bandmates (from left) Nate Ruess, Jack Antonoff, and Andrew Dost of Fun. celebrated their win for best new artist. Ruess kept it short, saying he really had to go to the restroom.
Presenter Katy Perry held out the Grammy award for best new artist to Nate Ruess, singer from Fun.
Fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff got a kiss from his sweetheart, “Girls” star Lena Dunham.
Winner of record of the year Gotye (left) and singer Kimbra gave heartfelt acceptance speeches that also included both artists thanking and crediting Prince, who presented them with the award.
Prince had very few words as he presented the award for record of the year, though he did take a quick aside to say “I love this song” about Gotye’s “Somebody I Used to Know.”
Carrie Underwood won plenty of attention with this dress of ever-changing patterns.
See? New pattern.
Hunter Hayes sang a bit of his tune “Wanted” before introducing Underwood.
Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney from The Black Keys played it quiet and cool as they accepted their Grammy for best rock performance for “Lonely Boy.”
Dave Grohl recognized Black Keys singer Dan Auerbach for winning producer of the year before awarding his band with the trophy for rock performance alongside Pauley Perrette.
Auerbach and the Black Keys were back to perform “Lonely Boy” with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Dr. John.
Dr. John gave “Lonely Boy” some funky New Orleans swing.
“Two Broke Girls” star Kat Dennings introduced the Black Keys.
The Lumineers, made up of (from left) Stelth Ulvang, Jeremiah Fraites, Wesley Schultz, Neyla Pekarek, and Ben Wahamaki, who played the RadioBDC Live in the Lab series last year, sang “Hey Ho” before introducing Jack White.
Jack White rocked out.
Jay-Z (left), Frank Ocean (center), and The-Dream accepted the award for best rap/sung collaboration for "No Church in the Wild."
Carly Rae Jepsen (left) and Ne-Yo presented the award for best rap/sung collaboration.
Ryan Seacrest, Justin Timberlake, and NARAS President Neil Portnowspoke about musical education.
Frank Ocean gave an unsteady version of “Forrest Gump,” performing in front of a screen that made it look as though he was walking while playing keyboard.
Juanes performed a bilingual version of Elton John’s “Your Song” before introducing Frank Ocean.
Rihanna dug deep for her performance.
Mikky Ekko joined Rihanna.
Rihanna was back as part of a star-studded tribute to Bob Marley along with his son Ziggy Marley (left) and Bruno Mars (center).
Sting (left) sang with Bruno Mars during the Marley tribute.
Elton John led another all-star tribute. Along with others like Mavis Staples, Zac Brown, and Mumford and Sons, John toasted the late Levon Helm, drummer from The Band, with a rendition of “The Weight.”
Albama Shakes singer Brittany Howard joined the Helm tribute.
Nate Ruess (right) joked that he shouldn’t have written the chorus to song of the year winner "We Are Young" because his band, Fun., isn’t that young.
Faith Hill and her husband, Tim McGraw, handed out the song of the year trophy.
Adele (left) clutched the Grammy for best pop solo performance for "Set Fire To The Rain" as presenters Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull joked around.
Jennifer Lopez joked that she got the memo about no risque clothing as she and Pitbull handed out the award for best pop solo performance.
Kelly Clarkson mentioned several times that she didn’t expect to win a Grammy for best pop vocal album for “Stronger.” Her face reflected it.
“The Big Bang Theory” star Kaley Cuoco pretended to wnt to do a musical number with singer Keith Urban before presenting the award for pop vocal album to Clarkson.
Kelly Clarkson returned to pay tribute to Patti Page and Carol King, before handing out the award for best country album to Zac Brown Band.
Zac Brown walked onstage to claim his best country album award for “Uncaged.”
Marcus Mumford of Mumford and Sons sang “I Will Wait.”
Actor Johnny Depp introduced Mumford and Sons.
Adam Levine and his band Maroon 5 performed “Daylight” before backing Alicia Keys on “Girl on Fire.”
Keys banged some drums during her performance.
Frank Ocean snagged the award for best urban contemporary album for "Channel Orange."
Singer Kelly Rowland presented the trophy to Ocean along with Nas (not pictured).
Taylor Swift gave a theatrical performance of “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” to open the show.
Fun. lead singer Nate Ruess got drenched as he sang “Carry On.”
Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley teamed up to perform two songs, “Over You” and “Home.”
John Mayer congratulated Bonnie Raitt on winning her 10th Grammy during the pre-telecast as the duo introduced Lambert and Bentley.
Carrie Underwood accepted the Grammy for best country solo performance for "Blown Away."
Miguel (right) and Wiz Khalifa did a song together before presenting the award for best country solo performance.
Elton John (left) joined Ed Sheeran for Sheeran’s "The A Team."
Host LL Cool J gave a heartfelt opening monologue.
Singer-actor Justin Timberlake (and his new hairstyle) said a few words.
Timberlake enjoyed a laugh with his new bride, Jessica Biel, during the show.
Chris Brown and Rihanna snuggled as LL Cool J singled Rihanna out among the diverse background of musicians at the show.
Actress Portia de Rossi (left) had a laugh while her wife Ellen DeGeneres got better acquainted with Katy Perry.
Black Keys members Dan Auerbach (left) and Patrick Carney were all smiles as they took home awards for best rock album and best rock song.
Auerbach was back onstage with musician Dr. John (left) to accept the best blues album award for "Locked Down," which Auerbach produced.
Taylor Swift (second from right) was in disbelief as she shared honors with the Civil Wars singer John Paul White (left) and producer T Bone Burnett (second from left) for best song written for visual media for "Safe & Sound (from “The Hunger Games”), while Kaskade looked on.
Gotye (left) and Kimbra (right) received the award for best pop duo/group performance for “Somebody I Used to Know.”
Berklee’s own Esperanza Spalding won best jazz vocal album for "Radio Music Society."
Bonnie Raitt was honored for best Americana album for "Slipstream."
Skrillex (center) brought his entourage up to accept best dance/electronica album.
Anoushka Shankar accepted the award on behalf of the late Ravi Shankar for world music album for his work in "The Living Room Sessions Part 1."
The Robert Glasper Experiment accept ed the award for best R&B album for "Black Radio."
Songwriter Josh Kear accepted the award for best country song for "Blown Away."
Musician Wayne Toups won the award for best regional roots music album for "The Band Courtbouillon."
Musical group eighth blackbird accepted the award for chamber music/small ensemble performance for "Meanwhile."
Little Big Town members Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman (second from left), Jimi Westbrook (right), and Philip Sweet (left) took home the award for country duo/group performance for "Pontoon."
Members of Halestorm smiled as they accepted best hard rock/metal album for "Love Bites (So Do I)."
Songwriter Chris Tompkins spread out as he won best country song for his work on Carrie Underwood's (not pictured) "Blown Away."
Hugh Masekela performed onstage.
National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences President Neil Portnow spoke during the pre-telecast.