Fun. wins Grammy Award for best new artist
members of fun., from left, Nate Ruess, Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff accept the award for song of the year for "We Are Young" at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
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 award. The band's lead singer Nate Ruess says he didn't expect his group to win best new artist. They were also 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."
Musical group fun., from left, Jack Antonoff, Nate Ruess and Andrew Dost arrive at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach so far is the leading winner with four awards.
Fun's sophomore album, "Some Nights," is up for album of the year against Ocean, The Black Keys, Jack White and Mumford & Sons.