With surprises and steals everywhere, we’re taking a look back at the evening’s biggest winners and our favorite backstage pics.
It was a fun. and unpredictable night at music’s biggest night – with the aforementioned upstart band taking home Best New Artist honors over the talented work of Frank Ocean. Fun. also scored a big win in the Song of the Year category, bringing home the gold for the hit anthem “We Are Young.”
Jay-Z and Kanye West had three wins a piece, helping cap a year that including plenty of triumphs in and out of the studio for the hip-hop giants.
The evening wasn’t controversy-free either – as Chris Brown refused to take part in a standing ovation for Frank Ocean as he made his way to the stage to accept an award. The moment was captured and soon took over the Internet in animated GIF form.
But perhaps the biggest surprise of the night came in the Album of the Year category, where the lovable band Mumford & Sons took home honors for their album “Babael” – beating out The Black Keys and other prohibitive favorites.
For a look at the winners in photo form – and some classic backstage shots, check out the gallery above!