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Gotye, Kimbra win record of the year Grammy for 'Somebody That I Used to Know'

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. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
February 10, 2013 - 7:49 PM

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - 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.

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