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Mumford & Sons' win album of the year for 'Babel'

Sunday - 2/10/2013, 11:53pm  ET

Marcus Mumford, left, and Winston Marshall, of musical group Mumford & Sons, perform at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

MESFIN FEKADU
AP Music Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Mumford & Sons' "Babel" has won the Grammy for album of the year.

The British rockers said they didn't expect to win "since the Black Keys have been sweeping all day."

It was the foursome's second win Sunday night. They also won best long form music video.

"Babel" is platinum-selling success that is still rocking on the charts.

The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach is the night's top winner with four awards.

Gotye, Skrillex, Black Keys, Jay-Z and Kanye West won three Grammys each. Ocean, Chick Corea, Esperanza Spalding and Matt Redman were double winners.


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