Gotye poses backstage with the awards for best pop duo/group performance for “Somebody That I Used to Know” and best alternative music album for “Making Mirrors” at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles. [auth] (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES (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.