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Flume wins a Grammy award

The Australian star won 'Best Dance/Electronic Album'

2017 Feb 13     
2 Bit Thugs

Chainsmokers also took home one of the coveted trophies on Sunday night

Last night (12 February) saw the annual Grammy Awards ceremony taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Australian producer Flume was the big winner in the dance/electronic music section, picking up the Best Dance/Electronic Album award for his album Skin. Also nominated were Jean-Michel Jarre for Electronica 1: The Time Machine, Tycho for Epoch, Underworld for Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future and Louie Vega for Louie Vega Starrring... XXVIII.

The Best Dance/Electronic Recording award, meanwhile, went to The Chainsmokers feat Daya for Don't Let Me Down, which beat out Bob Moses's Tearing Me Up, Flume's Never Be Like You, Riton feat Kah-Lo's Rinse And Repeat and Sofi Tukker's Drinkee.

In the urban categories, Chance The Rapper won both Best Rap Album (for Coloring Book) and Best Rap Performance (for No Problem, along with Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz) as well as the overall Best New Artist prize. Best Urban Contemporary Album went to Beyoncé for Lemonade, Best R&B Album went to Lalah Hathaway for Lalah Hathaway Live and Best Rap Song to Drake for Hotline Bling.   

Flume pic: Eva Rinaldi/Creative Commons

 

 

 

 

Tags: Grammy Awards, Grammys, Flume, Tycho, Jean-Michel Jarre, Louie Vega, Underworld, Riton, Bob Moses, Drake, Beyonce, Chance The Rapper